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Record Attendance At The Tour de Cure Bicycle Event

Jun 11, 2016

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A soggy start on Saturday morning didn’t stop more than 2,200 people from taking part in this year's Manning & Napier Tour De Cure bicycle event.

After a late start, cyclists hit the road from Webster to help raise money for diabetes education and research.

This is the 25th year for the event. They started at the Xerox Webster campus and chose from six different route options that ranged from three to 100 miles.

More than $800,000 was raised. The Rochester chapter of the American Diabetes Association is the 3rd highest fundraising Tour de Cure in the country.

Former NFL player and Rochester native Roland Williams kicked off the 25-mile route.