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North Shore Tour de Cure Gran Fondo

May 17 2020
Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA

The North Shore Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling ride. It's a life-changing event. The 2019 North Shore Tour de Cure returns to the famous Topsfield Fairgrounds for a day full of fun and excitement where riders will join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.

The four routes are designed to appeal to riders of all ages and skill levels.  Enjoy scenic views of traditional New England landscapes and the charming countryside on a memorable ride through the North Shore of Massachusetts.  Our epic 100 mile Gran Fondo offers two timed segements - a time trial and KOM with prizes for the top male and female finishers in each! This ride is challenging and difficult with elevation both early and later in the ride.

Take the Ride of Your Life and sign up today!

Routes: 15, 31, 62,100 Mile Gran Fondo
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

100 Mile Gran Fondo - 6:00 am check-in | 7:00 am start time
62 Mile - 7:30 am check-in | 8:30 am start time
31 Mile - 9:00 am check-in | 10:00 am start time
15 Mile - 10:00 am check-in |11:00 am start time
11:30 am - 3:30 pm - post ride festival and lunch


Registration Fees for 15, 31 and 62 mile Rides 

$200 per rider minimum is required in addition to the registration fee to participate

September 1st - December 31:  $15
January 1st - March 31:  $25
April 1 - May 18:  $30
Day-of-Event Registration:  $35


Fees for 100 mile Gran Fondo (all inclusive)

September 15 - December 31:  $250
January 1 - March 31:  $275
April - May 18:  $300
May 19 (walk-on fee):  $325

What's Included?

Riders will receive an event t-shirt and can earn cycling jersey and other gear at additional fundraising levels. Full route support including SAG vehicles, rest stops (every 10-20 miles depending on the route), a full catered lunch post-ride, live entertainment and a festival with lots of exhibitors!

Packet Pickups

Packet pick up is available the morning of the ride, Sunday, May 22, starting 1 hour before each scheduled start time (6:00 am check-in opens). 

Prize / Race Categories

Prizes are awarded to the top male and top female finishers for the time trial and the KOM.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Free Training Rides
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston Street, Topsfield, MA 01983
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