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El Tour De Tucson

El Tour program seeks kids interested in cycling

Participants will learn cycling techniques, safety, sports nutrition, and exercise in a fun and supportive environment.

June 23, 2014 10:12 amLoading…

Tucson cycling program seeks kids interested in health, riding

The Jr. El Tour Youth Cycling Program is looking for a 2014 team of girls and boys, ages 10-12, who are interested in cycling and improving their health.

June 22, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Opponents to proposed bike ranch vocal at hearing

Opponents to proposed bike ranch vocal at hearing

Dozens voiced strong opposition to a proposed bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park during a conditional-use permit hearing this week.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
El Tour drops local charity Tu Nidito as main beneficiary

El Tour drops local charity Tu Nidito as main beneficiary

After a 17-year partnership, El Tour de Tucson is dropping local charity Tu Nidito Children and Family Services as its primary beneficiary.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Event organizers find Tucson's streetcar will take some getting used to

Tucson’s officials promised the streetcar would transform downtown. But first it will transform how the festivals along the route operate.

February 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: Strewing tacks on bike routes dangerous, illegal and dumb

It has been over a year since Damion Alexander first learned about tacks being spread over routes popular with cyclists.

December 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DPS: Medical problem may be factor in fatal El Tour de Tucson crash

Authorities are investigating the possibility that the driver who fatally struck an El Tour de Tucson cyclist had a medical problem before the crash. 

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Related

El Tour cyclist killed in crash wanted to finish race despite cold, rain

An El Tour de Tucson cyclist killed Saturday when a car struck him from behind, was determined to complete the race despite the cold and rainy conditions, officials said.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Related

El Tour cyclist killed in crash wanted to finish race despite cold, rain

The El Tour de Tucson cyclist killed Saturday after a car struck him from behind, was determined to complete the race despite the cold and rainy conditions, officials said.

November 24, 2013 4:59 pm Related

El Tour officials: No decision on alternative routes yet

El Tour de Tucson founder Richard DeBernardis said it is too early to tell whether cyclists will be rerouted along two proposed detours to avoid water crossings along the 107-mile course this morning.

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El Tour boss: 'Prepare to get wet' in soggy race

Patience rather than speed will be the word to remember in today’s El Tour de Tucson.

November 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Possible El Tour de Tucson detours to be decided at 5 a.m.

This year's El Tour de Tucson will not set any speed records.

November 22, 2013 4:37 pmLoading…
El Tour de Tucson final route change decision at 5 a.m.

El Tour de Tucson final route change decision at 5 a.m.

The El Tour de Tucson officials are considering an alternate route for at least a portion of the race due to mounting concerns about flooding near the Sabino Canyon area.

November 22, 2013 3:45 pmLoading…
El Tour rider can't wait for 'wonderful feeling' after cancer diagnosis

El Tour rider can't wait for 'wonderful feeling' after cancer diagnosis

Michael Ferlan cannot wait to feel the pain he’s going to feel Saturday.

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Expect delays on the way to UA game Saturday

Expect major traffic delays Saturday as UA football fans try to get to campus while riders in El Tour de Tucson encircle the city.

November 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
El Tour de Tucson first-timer found the courage to keep starting

El Tour de Tucson first-timer found the courage to keep starting

Before she lost 100 pounds and the love of her life, Lisa Mach bought a bike.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Get Involved

Browse volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Center at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s website at www.volunteersoaz.org or call 903-3949.

November 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Race’s route to include I-10 frontage roads; distances shortened

Participants in this month’s El Tour de Tucson will be taking a different route — and riding a bit less than in past years.

November 13, 2013 11:30 amLoading…
County approves tent expansion for Animal Care Center

County approves tent expansion for Animal Care Center

A massive tent, lined with heated kennels, will soon be the temporary home for some dogs housed at Pima Animal Care Center.

November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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