Tour de Cure

Event Details

2022 Tour de Cure: Upstate New York has its own character and style—from a unique starting point to the gorgeous local scenery and so much more! No matter which route you choose, you will enjoy a fun day at this event for such a great cause.

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2022 Tour de Cure: Upstate New York - Saturday, June 11

Before you hop on your bike, important notes for Saturday:

  • Bring a helmet. You must have a helmet to ride.
  • Make sure you have met the $250 fundraising minimum. If you plan to bring additional donations or make a personal gift the morning of the ride, we will have a credit card system on site and collection envelopes on the information table.
  • New for 2022! We have a new Tour de Cure Medical & Mechanical Support Service we are using the day of the ride. Should you need it, requesting help on the route will be as easy as scanning a QR code on your wristband. Stay tuned on more information on this system!
  • Note: we encourage you to test the system in advance of Saturday by making sure your location services are on "Always" or "Allowed all the time" for your preferred browser and logging onto the site.
  • Weather: Dare we say, it is looking pretty good for next Saturday?! Be sure to bring layers and sunblock. Overcast weather can be deceiving.
  • Know your check-in, start & end times. See the Route chart at the bottom of this page.
  • Early Packet Pick-up will be on Friday, June 9th at Fleet Feet (155 Culver Road, Rochester) from 11a-6p. You may also pick up your packets at the Registration Tent the morning of the ride.

Directions to Xerox:
The address for the Campus is 800 Phillips Road, Webster NY 14580. This will take you to the main Xerox Campus. The event takes place in the parking lot directly in front of Building 147. Please enter from Chiyoda Drive. See diagram below.

Please follow all signs and the instructions of your parking directors to ensure everyone's safety.

Arrival and Check-In:
There is a $15 registration fee and you must have raised the $250 fundraising minimum to participate in the Tour de Cure. Please enter your donations online or bring credit/check/cash to the day of the event. Pay attention to your arrival time for your chosen route distance. We want to ensure you have enough time before the ride to check-in. When you arrive at the Tour site, you will head to the Registration Tent to turn in any additional offline donations you have received.

We are excited to announce that RaceCo will be back on site at Tour de Cure this year to offer a streamlined process for check-in. The Registration Tent will be open from 5:30am – 10:00 am on Saturday, and all participant check-in will only occur day of event. Thanks for your understanding and support as we navigate our way out of Covid and back to in-person events.

Tom's Pro Bike and Towpath Bike will have mechanics on-site for any last minute needs before you head out! There will also be bike mechanics at Pultneyville Deli Rest Stop and Wallington FD Rest Stop.

What will you receive at Tour de Cure Registration Tent?

  • Your rider bib: The bibs are chipped, but not for timing. They will register in the system when you start and end the ride at the start/finish line (the inflatable arch). Your lunch and beer ticket are on your bibs.
  • A wristband (with a QR code)
  • A helmet sticker (with a QR code)
  • Your 2022 Tour de Cure: Upstate New York event t-shirt (must reach $250 fundraising minimum)
  • Red Riders will receive a Red Rider jersey (must reach $250 fundraising minimum)

Registration Information Table:
At the Registration Information table, you will find safety pins, route maps, and instructions on how to utilize the new QR code for the day of the ride.

Route Maps:
Route maps will be available at the registration area, and online through Ride with GPS. The routes will be available to download the week of Tour. So continue to check back and watch for posts on our Facebook page! You are encouraged to download the route map before you ride out. Please have a copy of the route with you, whether digital or hard copy.

Checklist/What to bring:

  • The 2022 Tour de Cure: Upstate New York is introducing a new medical and mechanical support feature for the safety of our riders, provided by our amazing HAM volunteers. A QR code will be available day of event to scan for all your support needs.
  • Helmet: Helmets must be worn by all cyclists – NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Your favorite cycling outfit, team jersey, or Tour de Cure shirt
  • Two full water bottles/reservoirs
  • Medical insurance card
  • Medical ID Tag or Bracelet (if applicable)
  • Spare tube, patch kit, and tire tools
  • Favorite energy bar/gel - If there is a particular food that you must have or something you have been eating during training, please bring this with you.
  • Sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, bug spray, pain relievers, Vaseline, vitamins, and any medication you are taking. We will have readily available grab-and-go items at the rest stops.
  • Rain gear – we ride rain or shine!
  • Driver's license
  • Extra cash

Living Red Participants:
A Living Red Participant is a person who lives with diabetes and showcases the courage it takes to live every day with this challenging disease. All riders who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and have met the $250 fundraising minimum are eligible to receive a Red Rider Jersey (please let us know if at the time of your registration, you did not mark yourself as a Red Rider and we will update our records). Please pick up your jersey in the Red Rider Tent.

With hundreds of participants who may share a similar story, and hundreds more to support them, Living Red can help with the first step or the millionth – in the fight to live a healthier life!

Breakfast will be provided in a Grab 'n Go style. Items will include bagels, fruit & oatmeal, along with coffee, tea and apple cider. For lunch, riders and volunteers will have their choice from 6 different Food Trucks on site. If you are one of our Champions, breakfast & lunch will be provided in the Champions Tent, courtesy of The Hideaway.

Finish line festivities:
Here are a few things you can expect after your ride: Massages, located in the main tent Local Music on the main stage, sponsors by Wegmans Team Tent decorating contest Beer Garden with drinks provided by Lake Beverage Selfie Station where you can get your day of event photo and team photos taken Family Fun Zone provided by Dave and Busters Wellness Village with tables and information from event sponsors and vendors, sponsored by Walgreens Along the course: Route Support: SAG Vehicles (Support and Gear) will be offering support to the Tour riders on every route and will be marked with an American Diabetes sign in the windshield.

If you have stopped along the roadside and need assistance, make sure to flag them down. They can provide cyclists with roadside assistance and have the capability to call for medical or emergency assistance anywhere along the route.

*Very important - If you have stopped and DO NOT need assistance, please give them a 'thumbs up' to prevent them from having to stop when it is not necessary. Minors must be accompanied by an adult in the SAG vehicle.

Bike Route Marshals:
Our official Bike Route Marshals will be wearing "BIKE ROUTE MARSHAL" bibs as they ride the routes to ensure riders are following the "rules of the road." They are also there to help you if you need anything!

Course Closing:
All routes will close at 4pm. There is no support after the close time. Please ensure you have trained to be able to finish your route in time. As late afternoon approaches, one of our SAG vehicles will ask you if you would like to be brought to the finish.

Rest Stops:
There are a total of ten (10) rest stops conveniently located at regular intervals along the routes. You'll be able to take a rest, get fruit and/or a snack, sip on Gatorade, and refill your water bottles. The 63-mile route and the 100-mile route have lunch stops (East Palmyra & East Williamson) with sandwiches provided by Amiel's Subs. Port-o-Potties/Restroom facilities will be available at ALL Rest Stops!

This is a rain or shine event. The extended forecast is mid-70's and partially cloudy. Please come prepared for all weather and dress accordingly.

And last, but certainly not least, please have a fantastic ride and THANK YOU!

Many Roads. One Purpose.

Tour de Cure is our premier cycling event for all ages and abilities. Choose the course that best suits you, your family, friends, and coworkers. All the routes will be fully supported with bike mechanics, volunteer route marshals, rest stops with food and water, cheering volunteers and more.

Choose your distance and know that every mile helps make a difference. Whether you choose to ride in person or virtually, all the roads we take lead to the same destination to fundraise for a cure. You can also earn fundraising recognition gifts.

12 mile route

25 mile route

40 mile route

63 mile route

100 mile route

*All routes subject to change.


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You can earn fantastic thank you gifts when you fundraise.  

From the event t-shirt to this exclusive jersey when you raise $500, you will love the recognition gifts.
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  More Details to Come

We are in the process of planning the routes and the event day festivities. As soon as we have the details, we will add them here. This event would not be possible without volunteers. If you are interested in joining the volunteer committee and help plan the event, please reach out to the local staff to learn more.

Contact Us
2022 Tour de Cure: Upstate New York
Event Contact: Jessica Joanis
Event Contact's Phone: (315) 546-5430
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The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Tour de Cure is the premier fundraising campaign of the American Diabetes Association ®, now with virtual engagement designed for anyone and everyone to participate. The campaign has been expanded to include more members of our community and bring them together to learn about diabetes, healthy living and to support people living with diabetes. Tour de Cure is a unique opportunity for businesses, clubs, friends and families to form virtual teams with the vision of a life free of diabetes and all its burdens.

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