Tour de Gem, The Dayton Cycling Classic

 Thanks to all for making the 2019 Tour de Gem a success.

Save the Date 

The 2020 Tour de Gem will be held on Sunday, September 6 at Don Crawford Plaza.

Join us in helping those who help others - our local paricipating TdG nonprofits

Registration for the 2020 Tour de Gem will open in April


  • The Tour de Gem, sponsored by Kettering Health Network, is an event created to foster a sense of community, history, pride and healthy living through cycling, while establishing an ongoing fundraising vehicle for local nonprofits.
  • The Tour de Gem is first and foremost a fundraising event.  All proceeds from donations made to riders will go to their designated nonprofit
  • The goal of the Tour is to provide a well supported, enjoyable ride attracting cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the Region

More about the Tour de Gem from Walt Hibner

  • The Start/Finish be at 237 E. Monument St. in front of the RiverScape Pavilion in downtown Dayton.  The routes will take riders through many local communities spotlighting a wide variety of local area Gems


On the day of the ride, you will be give a paper map. You will also have access to a GPS route file that you can use on your personal device. Course marshalls will be present throughout the course.

You can find the route maps under "Event Information" or by following this link.

Family Fun Rides - 1-26 miles along riverfront bike paths; sponsored by Five Rivers MetroPark

Half Metric Century+ - 38 miles on roads going east, turning south and heading back to RiverScape

Metric Century+ - 65 miles on roads starting at RiverScape, headed south to Springboro, west to Germantown and Farmersville and back to RiverScape

Century+ - 103 miles on roads, combining the Metric and Half Metric routes, starting and finishing at RiverScape

2019 Route Table

For more information on the routes and to view route maps, visit "Event Information" located under "About Event."

Helmets are mandatory NO rider will be allowed to participate without a helmet.


Tour de Gem is sponsored by The Kettering

Health Network and Rotary Club of Dayton


Kettering Health Network


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The Tour de Gem Fund is a component Fund of The Dayton Foundation.