Registration under way for Tour of the Valley

The Community Hospital Foundation has scheduled its annual Tour of the Valley benefit bicycle ride for Aug. 13.

Participants will begin and end their rides at the new Community Hospital facility located at 2351 G Road in Grand Junction. Check-in is set for 6 to 8:30 a.m. The ride will include 30-, 55- and 75-mile routes as well as a 100-mile route that takes riders through the Colorado National Monument.

Registration fees vary with the route, but include a pre-ride breakfast; rest stops with snacks and beverages; a post-ride barbecue with beer, wine and live music; and t-shirt. A pre-registration packet pickup is set for Aug. 12 at Candlewood Suites, 654 Market St. in Grand Junction.

Proceeds from the Tour of the Valley will support concussion education and prevention through free health education and wellness activities offered by Community Hospital. To register or obtain more information, visit