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American Diabetes Association – Tour de Cure

June 9, 2013

| $25.00
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American Diabetes Association is hosting Tour de Cure!   This event is a bike ride, not a race, starting at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, Illinois.  All proceeds will go towards research and funding for diabetes patients.  There are five different bike routes consisting of: 10 miles, 20 miles, 35 miles, 62 miles and 100 miles.  There is a $25 registration fee and a minimum $200 fundraising amount that participants must raise.  Participants may fundraise up to four weeks after the event.  Come and bring family and friends to raise support and stop diabetes!

*Registration the day of the event will be $30 along with the minimum fundraising amount of $200.

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June 9, 2013
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