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2022 Tour de Cure: Wine Country 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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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.

10-mile map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40345761
31-mile map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40345795
62-mile map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40345699
100-mile map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40345680

Route signage color matches each route. 100 mile is yellow, 62 mile is red, 31 mile is green and 10 mile is blue.  

EventCAD - When you check in, please take a moment to download our new safety enhancement, EventCAD via the QR code on your rider bib. If you breakdown or need assistance you can use the app which will pinpoint your location and hasten assistance. 

Need more info? Contact Us

2022 Tour de Cure: Wine Country
Event Contact: Tom Hall
Event Contact's Phone: (510) 335-2143
Event Contact's Email: thall@diabetes.org

 

 

SCHEDULE

  • 6:30 am - Registration Opens
  • 7:15 am - 100-mile cyclists depart.
  • 8:15 am - 63-mile cyclists depart.
  • 9:15 am - 30-mile cyclists depart.
  • 10:15 am - 10-mile cyclists depart.
  • 11:30 am - Wellness Village Opens
  • 11:30 am - Lunch Service Begins
  • 11:30 am - Project Power Kids Zone Opens
  • 12:00 pm - Spike Sikes and His Awesome Hotcakes band
  • 12:00 pm - Beer Garden Opens
  • 12:00 pm - Wine Tasting Tent Opens
  • 1:30 pm - Special Announcements
  • 4:30 pm - All Routes are closed; Ride ends.

2022 Wine Country Tour de Cure - What To Know Before You Go

Directions: Take the Rohnert Park Expressway exit (#483) off Highway 101 and head east for three miles until you reach Redwood Circle. Turn right and proceed onto the campus following the directions to our reserved parking lots.

Parking: Parking is free of cost to all participants. So you do not receive a parking ticket please park in one of our allotted lots – Lot E, Lot F, Lot G or Lot H. Please note that Lot G is restricted parking for designated VIPS, event production staff, vendors and volunteers who are bringing equipment onsite. For those parking in Lots E and F we recommend that you access Arbor and Lakes via Redwood Circle.

Weather: We ride rain or shine! In the event of strongly adverse climate conditions such as fire and smoke that pose hazardous air quality conditions that make it necessary for us to cancel the event, we will notify you by email or text in advance of the event.

Fundraising Minimum - There is a $250 minimum fundraising requirement to ride., Children 17 and under are required to raise $50. Online registration closes at midnight on September 29. After that deadline, you can register at the event, however you will need to bring the fundraising minimum of $250 plus a $25 registration fee. 

Recognition Gifts - All riders will receive a t-shirt when they meet the minimum requirement. In addition, Red Riders will receive a Red Rider jersey. Higher level recognition gifts will be redeemed via an online certificate you will receive via email where you can order your gift and have it delivered directly to you. This will happen after a 30 day period of continued fundraising. Check out the recognition gifts. 

Early Packet Pickup: Pick up your packet early on Saturday, October 1, between 9am and 2pm at Oxford Suites, 67 Golf Course Drive W., Rohnert Park in the Bodega Room. At 2 pm the doors will close so please arrive before that time. 

What to Bring - We ride rain or shine, so be prepared. Suggestions for items to bring: 2 water bottles, sunscreen, layered clothing and medications you may need. For those with food allergies you should bring your own food or snacks. Rest stops will have gels and glucose tabs, however please be sure to pack what you need. 

Rest Stops: We have six rest stops along the routes which will have snacks and water. For example we will have Fruit, Uncrustables, Clif Bars, Empowered Cookies and Pickle Pops. Century riders will have a box lunch at the Cloverdale stop. Thank you to Purecane and Amyris for supplying an electrolyte powder for your water bottle. Thank you to Bio-Rad Labs, Bigfoot Biomedical, Glooko and Team Equinix for staffing our rest stops. 

  • 10 mile rest stop - Double Decker Lanes, 300 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park.
  • 31, 62 and 100 mile stops - Live Oak Park, 2490 Darla Lane, Santa Rosa and Prince Gateway Memorial Park, 199 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa.
  • 62 and 100 mile stop - Hop Kiln Winery, 6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg.
  • 100 mile stops - Asti Winery, 26150 Asti Rd., Cloverdale and Alexander Valley Elementary, 8511 CA-128, Geyersville.

Route Marshals - Sonoma County's Red Peloton will be our route marshals. The are specially trained riders and will be wearing marshal vests. Please mind their safety advice along the course. We put safety first!

Finish Line - This is where the action is! You will receive your finisher medals once you cross the finish line. This is also where you will receive breakfast and lunch. Thank you to Panera for catering breakfast which will include coffee, bagels, fruit and a choice of 2 breakfast sandwiches. Mary's Pizza Shack will be providing lunch consisting of a cesar's salad, bread, pasta with pesto, chicken in a veggie sauce and a brownie.  

Champions - We look forward to celebrating your fundraising achievement of at least $1,000 or more at our Champions Recognition Dinner on Saturday, October 1st. We will also have a Champions Tent at the event where our VIP fundraisers can congregate and celebrate.

Red Riders - Those who ride with diabetes will receive their Red Rider jerseys when they check in and they are also welcomed to come together for fellowship in the Red Rider/Team Red tent sponsored by Nevro.

Wellness Village Area - We are excited to welcome participants, volunteers and others to visit our Wellness Village, sponsored by Abbott. Representatives from a number of companies engaged in wellness solutions look forward to sharing information for people with diabetes, those that care for them and others looking to improve their health. There will be booths with representatives from Abbott, Amyris (Purecane), Bigfoot Biomedical, California Beef Council, Glooko, MannKind, Nevro, One Medical, Pendulum Therapeutics, Tandem Diabetes, Empowered Cookies the American Diabetes Association and more.

Live Entertainment - We are pleased to announce popular local band Spike Sikes and His Awesome Hotcakes as our live entertainment for your enjoyment. Our thanks to longtime volunteer Rick Provencal who will emcee the Tour and to DJ Melly Mel who will be playing our music. 

Kids Zone - Fun with a purpose for kids 5 through 12 who will get an opportunity to learn some important lessons about health and how to prevent diabetes at our Kids Zone. Additional fun and games available.

Beer Garden - Thanks to our sponsor Bear Republic Brewing Company

Wine Tasting Tent - Thanks to our sponsor Clif Family Winery

 

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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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