Tour de Cure

Event Details

2023 Tour de Cure: Rocky Mountain 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. 

Ride with GPS

As a Tour de Cure Rider, you have free access to the route maps. Download the Ride with GPS app and create an account (or log into your own). Once you RSVP for the Tour de Cure: Rocky Mountain event, you will have access to all routes and FREE voice navigation. Click this link to get started - Ride with GPS.  Please note, routes are subject to change.

Tour de Cure Day of Event

Before you hop on your bike, important notes prior to September 9th:
1. Bring a helmet. You must have a helmet to ride.
2. 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.
3. Weather: We know weather in Colorado can be temperamental, so keep an eye on the weather leading up to ride day. Be sure to bring layers and sunblock. Overcast weather can be deceiving.
4. Know your start & end times:

 Route Length Check-In  Start Time  End Time 
 60-miles  6:00 am  7:00 am  2:00 pm
 30-miles  7:30 am  8:00 am  12:00 pm
 10-miles  8:30 am  9:00 am  11:00 am


Enter through Park Meadows Blvd, turn west on Schwab Way and follow the road around to the parking lot. Please follow all signs and the instructions of your parking directors to ensure everyone’s safety.

Arrival and Check-In:

There is a $25 registration fee on Tour Day 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 check-in, receive your bib and turn in any additional offline donations you have received. 

Important Note: There is only Check-In Registration day of eventNo early Packet Pick-UpPlease be advised that if you registered online, your emergency waiver form was completed before finalizing your registration. Individuals who register on-site will be required to complete the paper emergency waiver form.

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 6:00am – 9:00 am on Saturday, and all participant check-in will only occur day of event.

What will you receive at Tour de Cure Registration Tent?

  • Your rider bib: Your bib includes your lunch ticket and two beer tickets
  • A wristband (with an emergency phone number)
  • Your 2023 Tour de Cure: Rocky Mountain event t-shirt (must reach $250 fundraising minimum)
  • Red Riders will receive a Red Rider jersey at the Living Red Tent sponsored by Lakanto (must reach $250 fundraising minimum)

Registration Information Table:

Route Maps:

Route maps will be available at the registration area. Please pick up a route map before you ride out. 

Ride with GPS Route Maps and Route Colors

60 Mile


30 Mile


10 Mile


Checklist/What to bring:

  • 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:

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).

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 and lunch will be provided. Each rider and volunteer will receive a wristband that will be your ticket for a meal. Additional food will be available for purchase. 

Finish line festivities:

Here are a few things you can expect after your ride:

  • DJ and Live Band
  • Selfie Station where you can get your day of event photo and team photos taken
  • A camp themed Kids Fun Zone including backyard games, camp games and more
  • Wellness Village and ADA Mission information

Along the course:

Route Support: The Motorcycles and SAG Vehicles (Support and Gear) will be offering support to the Tour riders on every route and will be marked with a bright blue, yellow and red signs or a bright orange route flag.

If you have stopped along the roadside and need assistance, make sure to flag them down and hold your arm out with your thumb 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: The routes will close at the following times:

Route Length   

Time Close


 2:00 PM


 12:00 PM


 11:00 AM



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 five (5) rest stops conveniently located at regular intervals along the route. You’ll be able to take a rest, get fruit and/or a snack, sip on an energy drink, and refill your water bottles. Port-o-Potties/Restroom facilities will be available at ALL Rest Stops!


Have questions? Click here for our FAQ.

Recognition Program:

Check out the 2023 Recognition Gifts here. 

Contact Us


2023 Tour de Cure: Rocky Mountain
Event Contact: Marilee Belote
Event Contact's Phone: 720-855-1102 ext. 7015
Event Contact's Email:


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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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