9th Annual Event Nears 1000 entries
The popular local health and community service clubs Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito will join the San Diego Century Bicycle Tour as a partner focusing on providing and training volunteers to help insure that the riders have an enjoyable experience during the May 30, 2015 event. “The Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito is excited to be partnering with the San Diego Century Bicycle Tour. By providing volunteers for this event we know we are making a difference in the community. For Boys & Girls Clubs, volunteer experiences are important opportunities for our youth to develop social and emotional skills, build relationships and develop an appreciation for giving back” said Volunteer Coordinator Jaymye Ross.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito
The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, founded in 1966, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing positive activities to develop the education, health, self-esteem and character of youth. Today, the organization is one of the most successful Clubs in the country serving more than 5,700 youth in San Diego County every year to include Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Eden Gardens. Our various branches offer exceptional programs for youth to include:
- Personal development through Core Program Areas
- Clean facilities with dedicated, caring staff members who provide a safe environment for youth
- Quality after-school programs and activities at affordable prices
- Diverse summer camps to fit the needs of all campers
- Innovative specialty programs in academics, music and arts, athletics, volunteering, and healthy living
For more information on Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, please visit us at bgcSanDieguito.org.
On-line registrations for the San Diego Century will top 1000 by the middle of March” said Event Director Jim Curl. “This is good because we are on target but we will hold to our field limit of 1500 riders”. Online registration ends Sunday, May 24. A few spots are being held for walk-up registration from noon to 7pm on Friday, 5/29 at Revolution Bike Shop (235 S. Coast Hwy 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075). If any spots are still available, they are on sale at 6 a.m. on the day of the event (May 30).
About the San Diego Century – The San Diego Century Bicycle Tour (Saturday, May 30, 2015), now in its ninth year, attracted over 1,400 riders in 2014. The ride consists of a choice of 33, 67 and 105-mile rides that start and finish at MiraCosta College in Encinitas. The courses include classic and challenging routes that tour the beautiful Lake Hodges, climb scenic hills on the way to Poway and Ramona and finish on a lagoon near the spectacular San Diego coast. All the rides are followed by finish line festivities at MiraCosta College, including cuisine from local food trucks, refreshments and a sports and fitness expo. Proceeds from the ride support the SD Bike Coalition – www.sdcbc.org — a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to making bicycling better in greater San Diego. For expo booth space and rider information, including course, travel information, event schedule and registration, visit: www.SDCentury.com.