On Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the vicinity of Simplex Healthcare in Franklin, Tennessee, there will be a bicycle ride against diabetes.
This ride is a part of the Tour de Cure, which more than 60,000 other people across the United States will be participating in. This event is sanctioned by the American Diabetes Association, one of the largest groups in the world that is dedicated towards raising money to help fight this devastating chronic illness.
Registration for the event is available online at the diabetes.org website or via a phone number, 1-888-DIABETES, extension 3331. Spots are limited, so participants are encouraged to sign up for the event as soon as possible to ensure a spot in the event.
Many sponsors have kindly chosen to contribute money and other resources toward the fight to the vital cause of eradicating this chronic illness that affects the lives of millions of people across the country every year. Sponsors contributing at the national level include Gold’s Gym, Lilly, Primal Cycling Apparel, and GoMacro Macrobars. Many smaller local companies also sponsor the event at a local level and are no less important to the success of this event. These sponsors include Longhorn Steakhouse,Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Xfinity, Lightning 100, Simplex Healthcare, and Diabetes Care Club.