Schedule of Events

Thursday – November 21, 2019

El Tour Bicycle Expo/Packet Pickup
Location now at Armory Park details here
Mandatory for all cyclists; get your packet and visit exhibitors!

11:00am – 9:00pm
Packet Pick up – get your rider packet, timing device, event t-shirt and more!
REGISTER for all distances and events!      Details here

12:00pm – 6:00pm/7:00-9:00pm
Safety & Security Meetings (Orientation Meetings)
Highly recommended short sessions giving you information about route conditions, the ride in general and is your opportunity to ask questions!  Every half hour. 

11:00am
Platinum Meeting
If you earned platinum designation, you must attend one of these meetings to get the pass that allows you to line up in the platinum corral.  Learn more

6:00pm
Platinum Meeting
If you earned platinum designation, you must attend one of these meetings to get the pass that allows you to line up in the platinum corral.  Learn more

9:00pm
Festival Closes

Entertainment Highlights

 

Friday, November 22, 2019

El Tour Bicycle, Fitness & Health Expo/Packet Pickup
Location Now at Armory Park details here
Mandatory for all cyclists; get your packet and visit exhibitors!

11:00am – 9:00pm
Packet Pick up – get your rider packet, timing device, event t-shirt and more!
REGISTER for all distances and events!
LAST DAY TO REGISTER for MAIN EVENT (100, 50 & 25 miles) & Bike Patrol    Details here

12:00pm – 6:00pm/7:00-9:00pm
Safety & Security Meetings (Orientation Meetings)
Highly recommended short sessions giving you information about route conditions, the ride in general and your opportunity to ask questions!

11:00am
Platinum Meeting
If you earned platinum designation, you must attend one of these meetings to get the pass that allows you to line up in the platinum corral.  Learn more

3:00pm
El Tour Celebrity News Conference
Check out the cycling celebrities who will be riding with you at El Tour… in the past it has included Bill Walton, Greg LeMond, Robbie Ventura, John Howard, Denise Mueller, Nelson Vails and others!

6:30pm
Bike Patrol Certification
The Bike Patrol squad rides the event to help other cyclists.  This meeting is for those who need to update their certification.  More about Bike Patrol here

6:00pm
Platinum Meeting
If you earned platinum designation, you must attend one of these meetings to get the pass that allows you to line up in the platinum corral.  

9:00pm
Festival Closes

Entertainment Highlights

Saturday – November 23, 2019

37th El Tour de Tucson Ride Day

6:30am      El Tour Blessing

6:55am      National Anthem

Start Times and Locations:

100-mile Rio Nuevo El Tour Start:   7:00am
Armory Park, 221 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, Az

50-mile Tucson Orthopaedic Institute/Select OrthoDME El Tour Start:  10:30am
at Morris K Udall Park
Tanque Verde at Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, Az

25-mile Town of Marana El Tour Start:  1:00pm
Marana Heritage River Park
12375 N Heritage Park Dr, Marana, AZ 85653
For directions – learn more

El Tour Fun Ride:  8:00am
Armory Park, 221 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, Az
10 mile, 5-mile, 1-mile and 1/4-mile.  Learn More

7:00am – 12:00pm   El Tour Ride Day Radio on ESPN Tucson 1490AM/104.9FM

10:55am    First 100 mile finisher expected

1:00pm     Grand Cycling Awards ceremony
Awarding 100-mile, 1st, 2nd & 3rd men and women and
the 1st place 100-mile tandems: male, female and mixed.

12:50pm       First 50-mile finisher expected

2:00pm      Grand Cycling Awards Ceremony
Awarding 50 mile 1st-3rd place men and women (as available)

3:00pm    Grand Cycling Awards Ceremony
Awarding the 25-mile 1st -3rd place men and women  (as available)

5:00pm – Presenting El Tour Grande Award
to the 100-mile rider who enjoyed the route longer than any other cyclist!

5:00pm   El Tour Route Closes!

7:00pm   El Tour Fiesta Closes!

Entertainment Highlights

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FESTIVAL PARKING

 

 

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