March 19, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tri-City Medical Center Named Presenting Sponsor of the San Diego Century Bicycle Tour
Seventh edition of popular cycling event set for Saturday, June 1st
The seventh annual San Diego Century (www.sdcentury.com), the scenic, classic cycling event in North County San Diego, is pleased to announce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor in 2013. The event, set for Saturday, June 1, will be known as the San Diego Century presented by Tri-City Medical Center.
“We are delighted to join forces again with Tri-City Medical Center in promoting a beautiful and healthy event for the community,” said event organizer Jim Curl of Event Media, Inc. “For more than 50 years, Tri-City Medical Center has served the healthcare needs of North County residents. We look forward to partnering with Tri-City Medical Center to promote community health and fitness with this popular event.”
In 2013, the event will add a 25-mile community ride, the Tri-City 25. This will add to a choice of 3 scenic and challenging cycling routes followed by finish line festivities at MiraCosta College which will include cuisine from local food trucks, refreshments and a sports and fitness expo featuring Tri-City Medical Center.
“Tri-City Medical Center is committed to improving the health and wellness of our community, and the San Diego Century is a great example of the type of event that promotes that goal. We look forward to continuing the community outreach that we started together with Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast in Oceanside,” said Larry B. Anderson, CEO of Tri-City Medical Center.
About Tri-City Medical Center
Tri-City Medical Center is a Gold Seal-approved, full-service, acute-care hospital with two advanced clinical institutes and physicians practicing in 60 specialties. This medical center, a leader in robotics and minimally invasive technologies, has served the community for more than a half-century. It is administered by the Tri-City Healthcare District, which includes parts or all of Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad and San Marcos. For more information about Tri-City Medical Center, please visit www.tricitymed.org.
About the San Diego Century
The San Diego Century (Saturday, June 1, 2013) is a bicycle ride with a choice of 25, 37, 66 and 103-mile rides that all start and finish at MiraCosta College in Encinitas. The cycling courses include classic and challenging routes that tour the beautiful Elfin Forest and Lake Hodges, climb scenic hills on the way to Ramona and finish along the beautiful Southern California coast. The Tri-City 25-mile coastal route features an aid station and turnaround at the Tri-City Wellness Center. The finish offers food, refreshments, entertainment and a sports & fitness expo. Proceeds from the ride support the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition – www.sdcbc.org — a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making bicycling better in greater San Diego. For more information including course maps, travel information, event schedule and registration, visit: www.sdcentury.com.