15th Annual Day of the Tread Scheduled for October 24 in Albuquerque


August 11, 2021 – Registration is open for the 15th Annual Day of the Tread presented by True Health New Mexico and benefitting various non-profit organizations that serve New Mexico’s children. The event is scheduled for October 24, 2021. This year, there will also be an inaugural 4K Walk around Old Town Albuquerque.

Riders celebrating Albuquerque's annual Day of the Tread. Photo courtesy Day of the Tread
Riders celebrating Albuquerque’s annual Day of the Tread. Photo courtesy Day of the Tread.

In the last 14 years, more than 20,000 cyclists have participated in the annual fundraising event. Day of the Tread is known for its fun Day of the Dead inspired costumes that are seen on the roads surrounding Albuquerque one day every year. This year’s event brings back the favorites and some new twists, including:

  • New start and finish area in the Sawmill District of Albuquerque, anchored by the Sawmill Market Artisanal Food & Beverage Hall. Various routes are available including 7-mile, 18-mile, 25-mile, 47-mile, 60-mile and 100-rile routes.
  • The Rail Runner nine-mile Family Ride, a 12-mile ride that includes a ride on the Rail Runner, 26-, 50-, 64-, and 100-mile routes. Tandem categories are available for the 25-, 47-, 60- and 100-mile routes.

One of the highlights and favorite recharge zones is the famous El Pinto, located in Albuquerque’s scenic north Valley. El Pinto has supported the event every year since its inception.

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