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American Diabetes Association’s Capital Region Tour de Cure returns for 2023

American Diabetes Association's Capital Region Tour de Cure returns for 2023

Bikers take part in the 2022 American Diabetes Association Upstate New York Tour de Cure. For the first time since 2019, the American Diabetes Association…

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Bikers take part in the 2022 American Diabetes Association Upstate New York Tour de Cure. For the first time since 2019, the American Diabetes Association is holding its annual biking fundraiser in the Capital Region. The Tour de Cure will be held June 4 th at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa.

WAMC’s Jim Levulis spoke with Jeff Collins, the ADA’s Upstate New York Executive Director, about the decision to bring the event back.

Collins: It’s because there’s such a great community in the Capital Region supporting our mission and the tour. And, you know, we listened to everyone and we wanted to bring this event back, to continue to raise that awareness and, you know, really provide an opportunity for everyone to once again, get involved in supporting the more than 37 million Americans with diabetes, and we couldn’t be more excited to be back in the Capital Region.

Levulis: So the last time there was an in-person ride in the Capital Region was in 2019. This year’s ride is occurring at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa on June 4 . How many people are expected for the Capital Region ride this year?

Collins: You know, we’re hoping our goal is around 800 people. But, you know, we’re happy to welcome more. One thing we saw coming out of COVID, you know across our organization is, not everyone was ready to get back to an event where there’s a lot of people there. So, you know, we have moderate […]

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