LITTLE MOUNTAIN — The South Carolina Tour de Cure event was held Saturday in Little Mountain with the starting point beginning at 692 Mill St. at the Little Mountain Elementary School.
The event kicked off at 6:30 a.m. with registration for the 100 and 65 mile ride which started at 7:30 a.m. The route length options for the Tour de Cure were 5, 15, 30, 65, and 100 miles. Stationary bikes were also available.
The South Carolina Tour de Cure was a one-day celebration that brings together cyclists of all ages, as well as abilities. With the wide variety of route length options, anyone could participate in the event.
Tour de Cure’s purpose is to bring together riders on any level and join together in the fight against diabetes. It raises the necessary funds for the research, education, and advocacy for diabetes and in support of the American Diabetes Association.
Event manager Christina Bickley was grateful for the turnout at this years event.
“We could not put on this event without our volunteers,” Bickley said.
There were approximately 433 riders, and 59 teams at Saturday’s event. For more information on events such as the Tour de Cure, visit www.diabetes.org.