RIDE FOR A CANCER CURE AT THE AWARD-WINNING 11TH ANNUAL TOUR DE PIER
Southern California’s most unique fitness fundraiser benefits three nonprofit cancer organizations and will feature a Health & Fitness Expo, live entertainment as well as celebrities including Jacob Bertrand, Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Alexi Lalas, Matt Leinart, and football players from the Los Angeles Chargers
WHAT: The 11th Annual Tour de Pier brings one of the hottest indoor fitness activities – stationary cycling – outdoors overlooking the breathtaking Pacific Ocean. Held at the iconic Manhattan Beach Pier & Strand, the award-winning charity event for Outstanding Special Event continues to serve the community by raising money and awareness to advance cancer research and provide support services for patients and families. The fundraiser will benefit three nonprofit cancer organizations dedicated to helping save lives: Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Cancer Support Community South Bay and the Uncle Kory Foundation for Brain Cancer Research. To date, the Tour de Pier has raised more than $11.5 million for cancer charities.
The 11th Annual Tour de Pier is excited to welcome back to center stage its celebrity friends, the area’s best instructors, live entertainment, Los Angeles’ top vendors and its free Health and Fitness Expo including the Cardio Kids Zone.
WHO: Jacob Bertrand (actor); Mike Bohn (USC Athletic Director); Michael Davis (Los Angeles Chargers); Alexi Lalas (Fox Sports Commentator and U.S. Soccer Legend); Peyton Elizabeth Lee (actress); Matt Leinart (former NFL player); Asante Samuel Jr. (Los Angeles Chargers); Rob Stone (Fox Sports Commentator and Tour de Pier emcee); and John Thorrington (Co-President, LA Football Club).
WHEN: Sunday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Manhattan Beach Pier & Strand, 2 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
- Cyclists riding on 350 stationary bikes at the Manhattan Beach Pier & Strand
- Para cyclists riding on adaptive bikes
- A choreographed airplane flyover by Tiger Squadron
- Health & Fitness Expo
- Live entertainment
MEDIA PARKING ONLY: Remote TV broadcast/satellite trucks can park in reserved spaces (please contact Donald Wilson to make the necessary arrangements).
ABOUT THE TOUR DE PIER:
In March 2014, the City of Manhattan Beach Parks & Recreation Department won a prestigious award for Outstanding Special Event for the Tour De Pier, presented by the State of California Association of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. Competing against other cities throughout California, Tour de Pier was recognized as an event that significantly contributes to the overall betterment of the community.
Learn more at www.tourdepier.com.
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