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Sun King Community Partner Spotlight: Indiana Tour De Cure


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 


 

The Indiana office of the American Diabetes Association would like to thank Sun King Brewing Co. for their continued support of the Indiana Tour de Cure. Over the last four years, Team Sun King has raised more than $19,000 to help Stop Diabetes in the state of Indiana. Additionally, Sun King has hosted the annual kickoff party and hosted fundraisers and group rides on behalf of the Association.



If you would like to take advantage of this great Spring (finally!!) weather, join us for the FREE Tour de Cure Training ride on Saturday, May 16 at Sun King Brewing Co. Sun King is located at 135 College Avenue in Downtown Indianapolis. We will meet in the parking lot and plan to leave at 11:30 a.m. for a leisurely ride utilizing the bike lanes, Cultural Trail and bike paths from Downtown north toward Broad Ripple then back to the brewery. Everyone over 21 years old will be invited into the brewery to sample local craft beer at 1 p.m. Here is a route map. Everyone is invited, not just registered riders; feel free to bring a friend. For questions and to RSVP please contact Rob Nagel atrnagel@diabetes.org. We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

What is the Indiana Tour de Cure?

 

 

The Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s premier fundraising event at the nation’s most famous motor sports landmark, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Choose from five route options, each designed for cyclists of all ability levels. Rest stops, snacks and drinks, support vehicles and medical assistance will be provided on each route. Lunch will be available for riders in the garages along with team tents, sponsor booths and entertainment in the Pagoda area.

 

 

What are the routes?

 

• 50K & 75K road routes: scenic routes that wind through northwest Marion County which begin and end on the track.

• 100 mile track challenge: Ride 100 miles (40 laps) on the famous oval OR ride a 50K or 75K route and finish on the track. Make sure to stop by the odometer check-in before and after the ride.

• Family/Recreational ride: Set your own pace and distance. Enjoy a ride around the track with your family. Great for riders of all levels. Family check-in closes at 11 am.

• 2nd annual WBR Gran Fondo at the Indiana Tour de Cure: All riders who have registered and raised the $200 minimum for the Indiana Tour de Cure are eligible for the WBR Gran Fondo. For a small donation to benefit World Bicycle Relief, you will be able to complete a chip-timed lap, a 40K or a 100 mile ride on the oval. Prizes awarded to the top 3 finishers in age and distance categories.

 

 

What is the fundraising Requirement?

 

Riders need to raise $200 per person to ride. Raise $250 or more and choose a special thank you gift in recognition of your fundraising achievement. Raise $500 and become eligible for the commemorative jersey.

 

 

Are you a Red Rider?

 

If you have diabetes (type 1 or type 2) you are eligible to be recognized as a Red Rider. Just contact your local Tour de Cure coordinator and let them know. You will receive FREE recognition gifts on event day, including a Red Rider jersey. You are why we ride!

 

 

Please register for the Tour de Cure at www.diabetes.org/indytour

  
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