What are some charitable causes that you support or would like to support?
The biggest one is the American Diabetes Association's Tour De Cure. In fact you can help, you can join your local Tour De Cure ride, come to the Cleveland area and ride our "Rock n Ride" Tour De Cure ride..
Here is about the ride in the Cleveland/Akron Area.
Join us on June 10th or sponsor us.
Distance Check-In Start Time
100k Championship 7:15 AM 7:45 AM
50k difficult 8:00 AM 8:30 AM
50k moderate 8:00 AM 8:30 AM
25k easy 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
10k Family Fun Ride 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
Join Tour de Cure Rock n' Ride at Blossom Music Center on June 10, 2007.
This fun filled day will include live entertainment post ride as well as fun
festival-style lunch and activities. Enjoy the beauty of Blossom Music
Center Gardens as it plays the back drop to our center stage acts to include
Blues, Jazz and Classic Rock or you can wander the grounds to enjoy some of
the local acoustic artists.
The route for the Tour de Cure Rock n' Ride has been completely redesigned
with you in mind. Routes are rated by level of difficulty and length. ** ALL
ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE **
The 100k Championship Ride will take you through the winding hills and
beautiful scenery of Cuyahoga Falls through the towns of Bath and Peninsula.
Once you are out of the Valley you will wind through the quieter roads. The
100k Championship ride is not for the faint of heart! The 100k Championship
ride requires pre-event training! Any cyclist who completes the 100k
Championship Ride will receive an Official 2007 Tour de Cure Champion Medal
at the post-event celebration.
The 50k difficult will take you through the winding hills and beautiful
scenery of Cuyahoga Falls to include scenery from the small towns of Bath
and Peninsula. There are steep grades and strong winding roads. You will
also have the challenge of conquering big hills like Everett Road, Ira Road,
Boston Mills Road, Hines Hill Road and the Champion of all hills, Martin
The 50k moderate will take you in the opposite direction and through the
beautiful cities of Stow and Hudson. These quaint towns feature beautiful
architecture and wonderful roads with smaller hills and turns. This route
includes many parts of the Bike and Hike trail as it runs along the Cuyahoga
River and through Hudson and Stow.
The 25k route is for our riders who are looking for a beautiful Sunday ride.
This route will take you through some quite neighborhoods and down smaller
roads. This route is also great for families with more experienced riders or
for new riders looking to get acquainted with road cycling.
The 10k Family Fun Route is perfect for families with small children or for
new riders. It is located within the grounds of Blossom Music Center and
will be partially closed to traffic to ensure the safety of our riders and
to give some peace of mind to parents of young riders. This route will
include fun stops which will include a Snack Shack as well as face painting,
Tour de Cure temporary tattoos and much more!
For waypoint sheets of each route please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The post-event celebration will include lunch provided by various vendors
including Subway, Zoup!, A Touch of Sugar and more. Local blues, jazz and
classic rock artist will take the stage for live entertainment. You can also
enjoy the afternoon with a variety of vendors and display booths brought to
you by the American Diabetes Association and local businesses.
All riders who raise and turn-in at least $500 before June 1, 2007 will
receive an Official 2007 Tour de Cure Rock n' Ride VIP Pass. This pass
grants you access to reserved parking, "PDQ Check-in" and the VIP tent which
features a light breakfast provided by Brugger's Bagels and Caribou Coffee
as well as lunch, exclusively provided by Outback Steakhouse.
Top Fund Raisers
Along with receiving your Official 2007 Tour de Cure Rock n' Ride VIP Pass,
the top 5 fund raisers for Tour de Cure will receive a Tour de Cure Cycling
Jersey signed by Greg LeMond-National Tour de Cure Honorary Chair and former
Tour de France cyclist.
* Before April 15, 2007: $15
* Between April 15 and June 10, 2007: $20
* Day of Event: $25
Fund-raising Minimum: $150
Any child under 5 years old is not required to register or fundraise.*A
waiver form is required to be signed by an adult.
Children between 5 and 12 are required to register. If they are riding with
parent in tandem or by cart, they are required to register, but not
fundraise. If they are riding their own bike they are required to register
and fundraise xBD of the minimum to equal $75.
All children over 12 are required to fundraise the minimum of $150.00.
All Cyclists must raise the minimum to participate, in addition to the
registration fee. Registration fees do not count towards fund-raising
minimum and are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Blossom Music Center is located 2 ? miles south of Rt. 8 on Steels Corners
Rd. in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. For additional directions to Blossom Music
Center, please visit www.hob.com/blossom .
Parking for all participants and volunteers is free. Parking is available in
parking lots B and C. Reserved parking for VIP's is located in Parking Lot
Team up! Ask friends, family and colleagues to join you. Team Captains who
recruit 4 additional members, raise and turn-in $1,500 as a team before
April 15, 2007 will receive the 2007 Tour de Cure Micro fiber wind shirt! To
register as a Team Captain or to start your own team, click the appropriate
button atop this page.
For top fund raisers, top team captains, key volunteers and sponsors, Tour
de Cure would like to extend the red carpet to include the 2007 Tour de Cure
Rock n' Ride Appreciation Dinner. Along with awards, live entertainment,
hors d'oeuvres and refreshments you will also get to look back at the event.
Mark your calendars now for July 2007!
Calling all volunteers! If you are unable to ride in this event or if you
just want to help, there are hundreds of volunteer opportunities waiting for
you. All volunteers will receive a commemorative Tour de Cure "CREW"
t-shirt, goody bag and additional amenities. We are looking for volunteers
to help with morning set-up as well as registration, and volunteers to serve
beverages and snacks at rest stops. We have a position perfect for you.