In 2013, El Tour partnered with The Great Arizona Bike Festival in downtown Mesa, Az to celebrate all things bicycle! El Tour de Mesa is open to all ages and abilities offering 70 and 28-mile distances all routed throughout Mesa with the finish line now in downtown Mesa. Routes extend into the beautiful and rugged backdrop of the Salt River Recreation Area and Tonto National Forest. Event Date: April 6, 2013
Cyclists may select from 165, 97, or 49-mile events, all routed through beautiful southeastern Arizona where the west is still wild. Cochise Classic is the perfect Fall event for all cyclists. It offers a test of your readiness for El Tour de Tucson and for platinum-seekers, the last chance to qualify for platinum before El Tour!
Event Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving, El Tour attracts over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and beyond. Cyclist choose from 4 distances including a century in addtion to Fun Ride with shorter miles. El Tour is an excellent event for novice, intermediate, advanced, and professional riders.
Event date: November 23, 2013
Diamond Ventures El Tour Adventure 10k & 5k Run/Walk
Benefiting Ben’s Bells Project and MyTeam Triumph
Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the Diamond Ventures El Tour Adventure Run/Walk. This is an event for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy fitness and fun in the 10K or 5K event.
Event Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
We bid farewell to this fun event in 2012. This tour offered 73 and 27-mile courses, plus Fun Rides of 4 & 1/4 mile events. The 73-mile event is a perimeter ride around – not over – the beautiful Tucson Mountains. All routes begin at Marana Town Hall in Marana, AZ and are generally flat, perfect for beginning riders! Watch our site for an alternative event.