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The seventeenth annual Tour de Scottsdale will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2020. The event kicks off at Market Street in DC Ranch, which is located on the southeast corner of Pima Road and Thompson Peak Parkway in Scottsdale. This charitable event features two scenic courses to choose from, with distances of 30-miles or 70-miles ride. Start time for the 30-mile and 70-mile ride is 6:30 am.

Please join us in supporting the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization in Scottsdale that protects and promotes the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The Tour de Scottsdale event is capped at 2,000 cyclists, so register early!

The Tour de Scottsdale is produced and hosted by the DC Ranch Community Council. DC Ranch is proud to partner with the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy in providing a charity athletic event that circumnavigates the nations largest urban land preserve, and fifth largest preserve in the world!

Safety Pro Tip: You can ride any type of bike as long as you can ride it safely in large groups. Mountain bikes, recumbents and handbikes are all acceptable types of bikes. Aero-type and other similar auxiliary handlebars are prohibited; this includes tri-bikes with otherwise irremovable aerobars. Only bikes equipped with drop bars or flat bars will be allowed to ride in the event. Electric/ motorized bicycles are not permitted to participate in the Tour de Scottsdale. Please see safety and rules tab for more information.

We partner with Virtual Race Bags to produce a ‘virtual goody bag’ in an effort to go green and provide additional benefits to our participants. As a participant of this year’s event you will receive an invitation email to your Virtual Goody Bag prior to the event giving you access to the bag. In your goody bag you will find an array of valuable information including exclusive offers, coupons and sponsor messages. The virtual goody bag will be emailed out to all participants starting Saturday, October 10.