Fundraising Events

Signature Events

Our signature fundraising events — Tour de Cure, Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes — give you the opportunity to not only raise money for the Association and its important work but to also participate in a fun activity. 

We have other fundraising events you can participate in as well, such as Father of the Year, Community Walk, and Rip's B.A.D. Ride.

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes

Step Out our signature fundraising walk. More than 120,000 participants from 120 walk events across the country came together last year to raise over $24 million.

Tour de Cure

Tour de Cure

The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the Association.

Father of the Year

Father of the Year

The Regional Father of the Year Awards Dinners are hosted in 35 cities across the country in collaboration between the Association and the National Father’s Day Council.

Explore: Fundraising Events

  • Tough Mudder

    Get ready for some good dirty fun. The American Diabetes Association is excited to have joined the Tough Mudder Charity Family. By raising vital funds for us, you can run for FREE. You can choose an epic 10 to 12 mile mud obstacle course or even one of our Half Mudder events which are 5 to 6 miles long.

  • Tour de Cure Women's Series

    What better way to spend time with your girlfriends than doing something active together that celebrates your health? Ladies, grab your bike, call your friends and be a part of the Tour de Cure Women’s Series, which is a new signature fundraising event for the Association.

  • Stop Diabetes at School

    Your school can participate in an educational fundraising program that promotes healthy living, school spirit and community involvement.

  • Destination Races

    The American Diabetes Association is proud to be the National Charity Partner for the Destination Races™ Wine Country Half Marathon Series. Combine your passions for running and fine wine to make a difference for millions living with diabetes.

  • Fit Foodie

    Fit Foodie is the ultimate celebration of food, fitness, and fun! The American Diabetes Association is proud to be the National Charity Partner of Fit Foodie. The Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Race Weekends are jam-packed with a 5K/15K race, celebrity chef tastings, culinary and fitness demonstrations, and a pumped up sweat session.

  • Rip's B.A.D. Ride

    This motorcycle fundraising ride and family festival unites the biker nation in the fight against diabetes with a full day of great riding, big entertainment, delicious food, lots of activities and a good vibe!

  • Do-It-Yourself Fundraising & Local Events

    Create your own fundraising campaign using the Association's online fundraising tools or join a local event.