Event Details and Route Information
We'll see you on September 8!
We look forward to celebrating our Living Red Participants (riders,
runner, and walkers with type 1 or type 2 diabetes), Champions
(participants who raised $1,000 or more) and all our teams and
participants on September 8! Tour de Cure is a celebration of
your hard work and dedication in the fight to end diabetes and all its
Below you will find all the information you need to know about what to expect on event day.
Reminder: All participants must raise the fundraising minimum of $200 for adults 13 and older, in order to participate on event day. Participants who are living with diabetes must meet the minimum in order to receive their Red Apparel item. Cash, checks, or credit card donations will be accepted at the registration tent on the day of the event.
Tour de Cure Colorado
Salisbury Equestrian Park & Sports Complex
9056 N Motsenbocker Road, Parker, CO, 80134
Emergency Phone Number: 1-888-523-2163
Please program this number into your phone in case of emergency on the routes. We recommend all participants carry a cell phone.
Weather: Diabetes doesn't stop for bad weather and neither does the Tour de Cure - WE RIDE, RUN, & WALK, RAIN OR SHINE! Please check the forecast and dress and pack accordingly.
Parking: When you arrive, please follow the instructions of our parking volunteers to ensure everyone's safety. There is plenty of parking on-site for all participants, volunteers, and supporters. View parking map here.
Early Packet Pickup: In order to participate in our early packet pickup, you must have met the fundraising minimum. By participating in the early packet pick-up, you can avoid any lines at the registration tent on event day. Stop on Tuesday, September 4 at the Performance Bike in Westminster (7430 W 88th Ave, Westminster, CO 80021) or Thursday, September 6 at the Performance Bike in Greenwood Village (6570 S Yosemite St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111) from 4-8 to pick-up your participant bib number and turn in any additional funds you've collected.
Routes: Whether short or long, each route is fully supported with rest stops, SAG vehicles and more.This year, there are 4 cycling routes (100 miles, 63 miles, 30 miles, 12 miles), as well as a 5K Run and 5K Walk. Please remember that all cycling participants must wear a helmet. If a minor is participating, the minor is also required to wear a helmet, if riding.
- 100 Mile Route Map (follow ORANGE color markings on road)
Check-In: 6:00AM, Start: 6:35AM
- United Healthcare 63 Mile Route Map (Follow BLUE color markings on road)
Check-In: 7:00AM, Start: 7:30AM
- 30 Mile Route Map (Follow YELLOW color markings on road)
Check-In: 8:00AM, Start: 8:30AM
- 12 Mile Route Map (Follow RED color markings on road)
Check-In: 9:00AM, Start: 9:30AM
- 5K Run/Walk Route Map (Follow GREEN color markings on road)
Check-In: 10:00AM, Start: 10:30AM
If you need to change your route selection, please alert the volunteers
at check-in located within the check-in tent. Please arrive at route
check-in time of the route you wish to participate in and the volunteers
will update your information.
Training Rides with Performance Bicycle: National Tour Sponsor, Performance Bicycle as local training ride opportunities for all abilities to help you get ready for Tour de Cure! Visit our Training Rides page for complete details.
Please contact Performance Bicycle location hosting the ride with any questions. Rides are subject to change.
Check-In and Start Times: All participants must check-in at the registration tent (unless you participated in an early packet pick-up event. Review the route details above to confirm route check-in and start time. Plan your arrival accordingly to give yourself enough time to check-in, have something to eat, stretch, and line-up. Living Red Participants (participants with diabetes) should make their way to the front of the start line to lead each route off. Coffee, breakfast/snacks, and water will be available in the morning.
Recognition Gifts: Participants who raise the $200 fundraising minimum, will receive an event day t-shirt and finisher medal after you complete your route. If you fundraised $500+, you qualify for additional recognition gifts. In order to receive your $500+ recognition gift on event day, you needed to meet the qualifying fundraising level and complete the recognition gift survey by August 17. You can retrieve your recognition gift at the registration tent after you complete your route.
Any participant who reaches a qualifying fundraising level after August 17 will receive their recognition gift 4-6 weeks post event. Your local ADA staff will work with you directly to select your recognition gift, size and confirm delivery options.
What to bring: All participants should bring a water bottle to reduce waste. Large water dispensers are available on site and at rest stops. All cyclists must wear a helmet when riding. Additional items we recommend include: medications or diabetes supplies, drivers license and medical insurance card, any food you must have or can have if you have a food allergy, extra tube for your bike (if riding).
Last Minute Donations: People often wait until the very end to donate, so use these next few days to follow up with anyone who hasn't donated or make any final asks. Share a link to your page and say that the event is on and it's not too late to give. You can turn in any cash, checks or matching gift forms during the check-in/registration process.
Post-Event Festival: Enjoy live music from noon to 3:00 pm, a post-event festival featuring vendors and sponsors, beer and drink garden for those 21+ ($5 for adult beverage tickets), hot lunch service from noon to 4:30 pm, and much more!
Food: Stay tuned for more details.
Safety: For participants safety, all bib numbers have a tracking feature and are unique to each participant. This is not for timing purposes, but for safety.
Living Red Participants: Stop by our Living Red tent on event day!
Champions: Champions are invited to join us at the Steve Bieringer Memorial Champions Dinner the evening before Tour. Gluten-Free and Vegetarian options are available. Also, be sure to stop by out Champions Exclusive Area on event day!
Go Social & Event Photos: Safely take photos of you and your fellow participants at the event or on the routes. Share your team spirit and please tag us on Facebook @tdccolorado and use the hashtag #tdccolorado. You can view event day photos here.
View our FAQ's page for common event or fundraising questions.