Thank You El Tour Team!
Thank you to our first ever Athletes vs Epilepsy El Tour team!
Your efforts helped to raise much needed funds and awareness for the Epilepsy Foundation!
Athletes vs Epilepsy in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona hosted its first ever team to participate in El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol! in it's 35th year, El Tour is Arizona’s largest and longest running bicycling event, hosting over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities.
Our cyclists were able to choose their own distance! The planned routes offer the beautiful vistas of Arizona, from mountain ranges with the backdrop of the majestic Saguaro cactus, scenic Santa Cruz River routes or flat areas that are perfect for families. Cyclists pedaled the main event distances of 106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 miles, the Fun Ride of 11 or 5 miles, .25 mile activity course, or the Indoor El Tour stationary cycle ride.
At the conclusion of the event, team members were able celebrate with other cyclist, families, and friends at the El Tour Downtown Fiesta! Activities included music, food, and cheering on other cyclists as they crossed the finish line.
Are you interested in participating as an Athlete vs Epilepsy? Check out the variety of Signature events we host, select an event in your area and register as a Choose Your Own participant, or create your own event using our DIY toolkit! Your efforts will help raise funds to help stop seizures, and find a cures, and raise awareness in support of the 3.4 million people in the United States who have epilepsy.