El Tour This Weekend

If you want to compete in the Tucson Medical Center El Tour de Tucson and haven't signed up yet, you can register in person at the Expo/Packet Pickup, today and tomorrow, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., at the Tucson Convention Center.

Saturday's El Tour is for cyclists of all ages and abilities, with the main race covering 106 miles. Race officials say the event brings in more than 9,000 riders from around the world, contributing up to $30 million to the local economy and more than $48 million for nonprofit organizations.

Meanwhile, El Tour will cause many traffic restrictions. See the news release/map for details. In addition, Sun Tran Routes 3, 7, 12, 18, 21, 22, 23, 27, 34, and 37 will be on detour from approximately 5 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday. Route 18 will be on detour beginning tomorrow at approximately 6 p.m.

Visit the Sun Tran website for a complete list of temporarily discontinued stops and alternate boarding locations.