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WELCOME TO THE EL TOUR FUN RIDE!

This event is for adults and kids of all ages and abilities.

This ride is open to all who ride road bikes, mountain bikes, BMX, tandems, wheelchairs, handcycles or any human powered bicycle. It is a great family and community event for novices and experienced cyclists to be part of El Tour de Tucson. Kid trailers are welcome!

Fees

The Fun Ride is very affordable! $15 per individual cyclist.

Three FUN RIDES TO CHOOSE FROM
START TIME for all distances: 8:00 am on Cushing Street (just south of the Tucson Convention Center)

  • 10-mile course starting on Cushing Street (just south of the Tucson Convention Center) and heads to the Santa Cruz River multi-use path – scenic and mostly away from traffic.
  • 5-mile course: easy and mostly flat along the Santa Cruz river path.
  • 1-mile course a very easy, all flat ride out-and-back ! Starting on Cushing Street (just south of the Tucson Convention Center) to Stone, to 18th Street, to Meyer and then back to Cushing Street.

Pulling a non-pedaler (pulled in a trailer or a kid in a seat on the bike)? FREE entry for the child but full registration is needed and the adult pedaler must register and fully pay the entry fee.

If you are signed up to ride in El Tour’s late morning events (the 63 mile or the 32 mile) feel free to ride the Fun Ride with you children!

Awards

FUN RIDE MEDALLION to all finishers.

The BEST DECORATED BIKE CONTEST
(Youths 12 & under)
Show off your creativity … deck out your bike! Wear a costume! Let your imagination go wild! Selection will be made at the Finish Line. The winner brings home a Conquistador Trophy, El Tour’s highest award!

ANNUAL COLORING CONTEST – WIN A BIKE!
Use your imagination to color El Tour’s poster. The winner in each of three age groups will receive a bicycle. One new bike will be awarded in each of the following age groups : 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

DOWNLOAD Coloring Contest:  coming soon.

fun ride

Photos by Kathleen Dreier Photography