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El Tour de Tucson rides again this Saturday, what you need to know

El Tour de Tucson
Posted at 10:27 AM, Nov 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 13:54:09-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona's largest cycling event returns to the Old Pueblo this weekend.

The 37th El Tour de Tucson attracts over 9,000 riders of all ages in a ride that stretches as far as 100 miles.

The event takes place Nov. 23, 2019. Here's what you need to know:

Can I still participate for El Tour de Tucson?

Yes! Riders can register at Armory Park on Nov. 21 and 22. Click here for more information.

How much does it cost to enter the ride?

Total entry costs $200 and includes a $20 contribution for Diamond Children's Medical Center.

How long is the ride?

There are three different routes - a 100 mile, a 50 mile and a 25 mile route.

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What are the starting times?

100-mile start (7:00 a.m.)
50-mile start (10:30 a.m.)
25-mile start (1:00 p.m.)

Where can I find race results?

Results are coming in as riders finish each race 100 mile, a 50 mile and a 25 mile route. Click here for results.

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The Route

El Tour de Tucson starts at three different locations around town depending on which ride participants enter. ROUTE MAP

El Tour de Tucson Map

Road Closures

Starting Friday, Nov. 22 at 5:00 p.m., the following roads are closed until Saturday night according to the City of Tucson

  • Sixth Avenue will be closed from 12th Street to 13th Street
  • 13th Street and 12th Street will be closed from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue
  • Sixth Avenue will be closed south of Broadway to 22nd Street
  • 15th Street from Sixth Avenue to Fourth Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue from 15th Street to Broadway

Additional traffic restrictions will apply. KGUN9 will update this section as more information becomes available

I just want to watch the finish, where do I park?

Public parking is available at La Placita Parking, Pennington Street Garage and Plaza Centro Garage. Prices vary depending on location.


For more information on El Tour de Tucson, visit