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2016 Tour de Blue: Cycling for Prostate Cancer Awareness
Century, Other, Half Century
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
Cycling-Century - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-76 Miles - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-Half Century - Individual Age group/open
Jersey Only - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Now in its 9th year, the Tour de Blue offers cyclists a well-supported springtime riding experience through the scenic countryside of St. Clair and nearby counties in Alabama. This century ride starts and finishes in Moody, Alabama (just outside of Birmingham). There will be several exciting cycling routes, with 101, 76 & 50-mile options. The terrain is rolling, and there are several challenging climbs. We also anticipate including a short route. The cost includes an event t-shirt and lunch. A Tour de Blue cycling jersey is also available for purchase. The ride benefits the Urology Health Foundation's prostate cancer screening and awareness efforts across Alabama.
The Tour de Blue is part of the Alabama Backroads Century Series, a group of top century rides in the State of Alabama that seeks to encourage participation in each of the rides and the charities they support.
Event details and schedule
Event Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Event Start/Stop Location: Moody High School, 714 High School Drive, Moody, AL 35004 (just outside Birmingham)
Onsite Registration: 6:30 AM
Start Time for 101, 76 & 50-mile participants: 8:00 AM
Packet Pickup: Friday, April 29, 2016, 12-6 pm, at Birmingham Bicycle Company, 1105 Dunston Ave, Birmingham, AL 35213
For 101, 76 & 50-mile participants:
Early Registration (until 2/29/16) - $45
Registration (3/1/16 to 4/27/16) - $55
Onsite Registration (day of) - $65
Jerseys: We are offering a newly designed Tour de Blue jersey for 2016--a Hincapie Velocity jersey. This jersey has innovative features like smooth arm grippers, minimized seams, premium wind-cheating fabrics, and strategically placed mesh vent panels and a super comfortable anatomic Pro fit. Note: The Velocity jersey is available in Race Cut only. It is not available in sleeveless. Before ordering please take your measurements to locate your correct size on Hincapie’s sizing charts. Cost per jersey is $75 through 2/29/2016; $80 thereafter.
About the Urology Health Foundation: The Tour de Blue supports the Urology Health Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2003 by the Birmingham urologist Dr. Thomas E. Moody. A large part of the Foundation's work has been devoted to promoting public awareness about prostate cancer and to providing free prostate cancer screenings across the State of Alabama, especially in underserved areas that are at highest risk. Since 2007, the Urology Health Foundation has screened thousands of men free for prostate cancer in 19 different Alabama counties.