Ride for Team Diabetes at these two exciting events! Whistler GranFondo The Whistler GranFondo is an exciting new ride from Vancouver to Whistler, BC along the Sea to Sky highway. The ride will be supported and have a dedicated bike lane with rolling road closure! Team Diabetes team members who raise at least $800 CAD receive: • Guaranteed race entry • Team Diabetes cycling jersey • On-line fundraising tools • and more! Team members can choose between 3 options: the GranFondo, the Medio and the Giro. The GranFondo (120K), and the Medio (60K - which will start in Squamish) is open to all riders and is self paced with a 4:00 pm course / finish line closure. If you are a cat 1, 2 or 3 licensed cyclist looking to make the ride even more challenging, you can race in the Giro category! Registration deadline for this event is July 2. Event date is September 11, 2010. Cycle Redmond You can also ride through scenic, rolling farmland, forests and small towns in beautiful, western Washington State with Team Diabetes! Participants have a wide range of distance options to choose from, all of which have aid stations with food, beverages and mechanical support every 10 to 15 miles. Participants can ride the family-friendly 15-mile course, the fun 20, 45 and 70 mile routes or even a “true century” 100 mile challenge. This event is not timed but there are different start times depending on the distance you choose. Team Diabetes team members who raise at least $500 CAD receive: • Guaranteed entry • Team Diabetes cycling jersey • On-line fundraising tools • and more! Registration deadline for this event is February 12. Event date is May 22, 2010. Whether you are a beginner cyclist, enthusiast or a seasoned racer, riding with Team Diabetes will give you the satisfaction of pedaling with purpose and supporting those living with diabetes. For more information and to register go to Team Diabetes | Canadian Diabetes Association or contact Rebecca at [email protected] or 604-732-1331 ext. 246.