Tous à Vélo

Introducing Austin’s first European-style Charity Ride, Tous à Vélo, benefiting Dell Children’s Medical Center

The French way of saying “all on your bike,” Tous à Vélo is a one-day European-style cycling event that will take place on April 3, 2022. Participants will experience a non-competitive ride at the famed Circuit of the Americas with all proceeds benefiting Dell Children’s Medical Center. In what is planned to be an annual event, Tous à Vélo is a uniquely Austin experience complete with live music, food and beverages.

In collaboration with Circuit of the Americas and SCOTT Sports, Ascension Seton is proud to produce Tous à Vélo for 2,000 riders. Participants will register for the event, starting at $10, with 100% of entry fees directly benefitting Dell Children’s Medical Center. Ensure you’re a part of this inaugural event by riding or philanthropically supporting Dell Children’s today.

What your participation supports

Your participation in Tous à Vélo through entry fees or philanthropic support directly contributes to Dell Children’s Medical Center’s ability to ensure no child goes without the life-saving care they need. With 70% of patients under- or uninsured, your support allows Dell Children’s to continue to provide specialty care to all children regardless of ability to pay.

A great cause in a great city, join the ride to benefit the children of Central Texas!

Ready. Set. Tous à Vélo and go!

All on Your Bike: The Rider’s Experience

Tous à Vélo encompasses the shared mission of coming together to raise funds for children in need. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store at this unique and rewarding event at the famed Circuit of Americas racetrack.

TAV Schedule

How your organization can help through partnership

As a partner in this inaugural event, you will help pay for the expenses of holding Tous à Vélo, allowing 100% of entry fees to directly benefit the foundation. In this way, you are directly contributing to Dell Children’s ability to ensure no child goes without the lifesaving care they need.

Organizational donors will benefit from participation in the inaugural Tous à Vélo event through brand exposure via digital media, branded apparel, event-day decor, and digital impressions through a weekly email received by 100,000 subscribers. Donations are tax deductible.

Read more about becoming a donor to this important community event.

To discuss partnership opportunities, please contact Jake Allen at jakob.allen@ascension.org.

Only in Austin. Only at Dell Children’s.

  • More than 1.7 million patient visits in the past decade
  • 104,124 surgeries performed and 948,041 emergency room visits since opening in 2007
  • Over 10,000 young people served at Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit in the first year of being open
  • The only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Central Texas, the highest level of care available to children who have been victims of trauma
  • Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the highest designation, providing care for the most complex and critically ill infants of all gestational ages
  • The only state-of-the-art comprehensive fetal care center in Central Texas
  • The only pediatric Heart Failure, Ventricular Assist Device and Transplant Program in Central Texas
  • The only dedicated pediatric Level IV Epilepsy Center in Central Texas

What your donations can provide:

$25 — an instrument for music therapy
$50 — a neonatal stethoscope
$100 — a wagon for a child to use instead of a wheelchair
$500 — protective eye covers for babies undergoing phototherapy
$1,000 — hearing aid start up kit
$5,000 — a life-saving heart monitor

Learn more about the cutting-edge technologies and patient-centered care we’re bringing to Central Texas through your support. Read about our patients, like Grace who received a lifesaving heart transplant.

The Tous à Vélo Hot Lap:

Whether you’re a rookie or a professional cyclist, the Hot Lap is an opportunity for a select 200 riders to test their limits on the hottest track around in an exclusive closed-course experience. At the famed Circuit of the Americas, the Hot Lap is a solo effort time-trial style race, pitting riders against the clock and a chance to compete against others in their age groups.

At 7:30am the track will open for a 30-minute warm up, allowing the riders to get their engines ready for the main event at 8am.

The Hot Lap will get under way from the top of Turn 1’s iconic hill. Professional photographers will capture the moment riders leave the start ramp. After cruising through the 3.4 mile long course, riders will blaze to the finish on top of the Turn 1 hill, finishing under the Majesties of the Mountain Arch. Riders will be spaced out every 20-30 seconds to ensure there is plenty of open track to test their limits.

At the end of the 1-lap race, riders will cruise down Pit Lane into the paddock area and await the start of the open-track ride. Racers who place in the top three in their age-group will be able to have their photo taken on top of a podium.

Tous à Vélo Event Schedule:

​​Proceeds from the Tous à Vélo event will go toward the area of greatest need, determined annually by leadership, which allows Dell Children’s the ability to impact our youngest patients and their families in the most meaningful way.

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