Kickoff Party jump starts 2015 Tour de Scottsdale activities

Area cyclists are invited to attend the 12th annual Tour de Scottsdale Kickoff Party on Thursday, July 30.

Tour de Scottsdale

The first 50 attendees will receive a cycling swag bag plus one-day-only registration rates.

With about 10 weeks between the Kickoff Party and the Tour de Scottsdale, the end of July is the ideal time for cyclists to kick their training into high gear for the 30-mile or 70-mile routes offering great views of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

Friends and family members of cyclists are also invited to attend the event to learn about volunteer positions and fundraising opportunities.

The free Kickoff Party takes place 5-7 p.m. at FASTER Performance Center, 16414 N. 91st St., No. 103, Scottsdale.

The 2015 Tour de Scottsdale is scheduled for Oct. 11 on Market Street at DC Ranch. The event benefits the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.

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