Join us at the Tour of Long Beach Kick-off!
Everyone is invited to the 2011 Tour of Long Beach kick-off this Wednesday, April 6th at 10am at the front entrance to Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach (www.mchlb.org) located at 2801 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach CA! The Mayor of Long Beach, Bob Foster will be calling the action as Professional Cyclist, 2000 US Olympian and 6 year teammate of Lance Armstrong, Tony Cruz challenges children from the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital to a tricycle race down the front driveway of the hospital! Pastries for all will be provided by Rossmoor Pastries and free giveaways will be provided by (t-shirts, stickers, waters bottles).....and bike tune-ups by JAX bicycles. Join the fun and come out and support Tony or your favorite patient this Wednesday!!
2010 trike race highlights!:httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiNlPas5qLA
Ride with an Olympian at the Tour of Long Beach Open House!
Ride with a Olympian and pro cyclist on Sunday, April 10th at 1pm! Before the Tour of Long Beach Open House from 2-4pm anyone and everyone can take a Tour of Long Beach training ride with Mr. Tony Cruz!! We will meet at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach (www.mchlb.org) located at 2801 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach CA and take a ride to the Maya Hotel in the Port of Long Beach. Park in the hospital lots and free validation will be provided to you before you leave. Check out the ride map below! After the ride, the hospital is hosting an Open House for all Tour riders to meet the 22 patients and families we are riding for this year. Check out their stories here: https://www.visitlongbeach.com/Public_HTML_folder/TourLB/Pt_Stories.html There will be a taco truck, snacks, photos, Wii games and crafts for the kids after the ride, so come out, take a ride with Tony Cruz and then meet the kids and families this ride is all about!
Check out the ride map: https://www.jotmaps.com/jots/show_route.cfm?Route_ID=504
It's easy to create an online page and ask your friends and family to help the kids at the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach today! Create a fundraising page today at https://www.active.com/donate/millerchildrens11
Check out the Tour of Long Beach prize program!: https://www.visitlongbeach.com/Public_HTML_folder/TourLB/Incentives_Flier_TOLB.pdf
On Saturday, May 14, 2011 join over 2500 cyclists on the 31 mile Tour (8:00am, 8:05am & 8:10am starts) or 62 mile Metric Century (7:30am start) route that has been carefully planned by Professional Cyclist, 2000 US Olympian and 6 year teammate of Lance Armstrong, Tony Cruz. Registration and Fundraising proceeds help patients and families at the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach as they fight children's cancers and blood-related disorders.
2010 Tour highlights:
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Register now at: www.touroflongbeach.com