Red Rider Week - Northern Virginia Tour de Cure
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EST)
The American Diabetes Association's 2014 Northen Virginia Tour de Cure cordially invites you to celebrate Red Rider Week! For every event you attend, you will be entered in a drawing for some exciting, fun prizes!
A Red Rider is a participant of the Tour de Cure who has diabetes. We are celebrating our Red Riders... You Are Why We Ride! Go Red Rider Go!
• SUNDAY, 11/10/13 • 10 AM
Kick-off Red Rider Week with a group bike ride with members of Team Red. Start at the Reston Town Center and bike about 18 miles along the W&OD Trail into Shirlington. We will have stop for snacks at Caribou Coffee (4115 South Campbell Ave, Arlington VA 22206) before heading back on the trails. Roundtrip will be about 36 miles. Optional lunch at Reston Town Center.
• TUESDAY, 11/12/13 • 6 to 8 PM
The American Diabetes Association will host a speakers forum with interactive audience discussion at Ireland's Four Courts in Arlington, VA. Tamara Darsow, VP of Research Programs, will speak about the ADA's strides to finding a cure. John Anderson, lifelong athlete dedicated to inspiring, empowering and educating others with Type 2 diabetes, will discussing being a cyclist on Team Novo Nordisk. Bring family and friends and feel free to stay for dinner too! Ireland's Four Courts is very close to the Court House Metro Orange line.
• THURSDAY, 11/14/13 • 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Have you ever wanted to make or share a map of one of your favorite bike rides? This "How-to" session will show you the basics of making a bike route map and a cue sheet to share using an online web site called "RideWithGPS.com". Learn the basics of searching for online routes in your area and show you how to make and share a route of your own. We will demonstrate the process using a laptop with a projector for all to see and will also have a WiFi link for those who want to bring their own computer and try it themselves. This session will be held at Aurora Hills Branch Library in Arlington, VA.
• FRIDAY, 11/15/13 • 6 to 9 PM
Celebrate the end of Red Rider Week with Red Riders, Team Red, family and friends at Red, Hot and Blue in Herndon, VA until 9 pm. Happy hour specials and door prizes avaiable for all our RSVP attendees. For the entire month of November, for purchases of any and all regular priced items at this location, RHB will donate 10% of the net sales to the ADA.
• SATURDAY, 11/16/13 • 10 AM
Group bike ride with Team Red in Middleburg, Virginia to see some autumn colors. Start at Middleburg Elementary School for a 14.5 and/or 25.1 mile loop. These routes will end and start at the same location. You can do as many loops as you like, while some of us will be waiting at local lunch spot.