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J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Rotary Club of Marana volunteer Jodi Perin pours water for Tucson cyclist Andrew Frits at an aid station Saturday afternoon. Andrew competed in the 66-mile race and finished with a time of 06:21:27.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Tucsonan Kevin Heiderman looks for oncoming bikes from the 108-mile race, while he merges from the 36-mile. Kevin finished the race with a time of 2:37:28.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Pima County Deputy Anthony Doran watches El Tour de Tucson riders pass by him on his patrol bike Saturday afternoon. A total of 8,245 cyclists participated in four races.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Tampa resident Jared Dewitt repairs his tire after having a blowout in the first part of the 36-mile race in the 27th annual UMC El Tour de Tucson race Saturday afternoon.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Packs of bicyclists make their way west bound on Ina Road leading up to the 60-mile checkpoint of the 108-mile race.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Bicyclists participating in the 27th annual El Tour de Tucson race make the turn at mile 60 located at Ina and Oracle roads.