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  • Loop the Loop set for Sept. 17

    Sep 09, 2016 | Read More News
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    Pima County will partner with Perimeter Bicycling Association of America and nonprofit partners Easter Seals Blake Foundation and Susan G. Komen Arizona on Sept. 17 to promote the 34th El Tour de Tucson Nov. 19 as well as use of The Loop, the region’s 100-plus mile shared-use path around metro Tucson with links to Marana, Oro Valley and South Tucson. The event will be held from 6:30 to 11 a.m. along the shared use paths of the Rillito, Santa Cruz, Pantano and CDO River Parks, and the Julian Wash Greenway.

    Loop bikersNumerous nonprofit partners who will be stationed at stops along The Loop. Cyclists and others can pick up tickets from any or all of the 12 stops, then be entered to win prizes.

    Prize drawings take place every 15 minutes from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trident II, located at Plaza Palomino, 2900 N. Swan Road. Click here for the full list of participants stationed along The Loop. You can also download the Loop the Loop map.

    For more information, please call 520-745-2033, email info@perimeterbicycling.com, visit www.perimeterbicycling.com, follow on Twitter @tourdetucson or Facebook ElTourLoopTheLoop/.

    Loop the Loop coincides with groundbreaking on another section of The Loop taking place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the southeast corner of Glenn Street and Sahuara Avenue. The “Pantano Wash Bank Protection and River Park between Fort Lowell Park and Tanque Verde Road” consists of 1.5 miles of new soil cement bank protection and 1.9 miles of paved pathways, among other amenities.

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