Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Super League Triathlon Announce Location for 2024 Corporate Challenge
February 8, 2024
LOS ANGELES & LONG BEACH, CA (February 08, 2024)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Super League Triathlon and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) are excited to continue their partnership at the 2024 Corporate Challenge, which will take place at the Long Beach Legacy Triathlon on July 21, 2024. CHLA has been named the premier beneficiary of the event, with fundraising efforts supporting the hospital’s Pediatric Cancer Research Program.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked the No. 1 pediatric hospital in California, No. 1 on the West Coast and among the top 10 in the nation, according to the 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals, solidifying the organization as a valued and trusted destination for families seeking exceptional health care. Super League Triathlon is thrilled to continue the fundraising tradition that has already raised $18 million for Pediatric Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
The Long Beach Legacy Triathlon, operated by Super League Triathlon, will take place at the proposed venue for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Games. For Legacy’s 2024 Corporate Challenge, participants will race a fun, fast and beginner-friendly sprint-distance (half-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run) triathlon. Kids 7 to 18 years of age can join in the fun with a Kids Splash and Dash, a 100-meter open water swim and a 1-kilometer run while the younger ones can participate in the ever-popular Tot Trot.
The Long Beach Triathlon’s Corporate Challenge brings together teams from across the entertainment industry and Fortune 500 companies in a fun and fierce competition to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Participants in the Corporate Challenge benefit from the healthy lifestyle and camaraderie that flourishes because of training, racing and fundraising together.
This exclusive network of professionals builds lasting connections through Corporate Challenge Club bike rides, pool clinics and open water swim clinics. Participants gain confidence in their swimming, biking and running skills while making a difference in the lives of children. At the end of the triathlon, awards are presented to the teams that raise the most money as well as the fastest teams.
The Pediatric Cancer Research Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is dedicated to curing and preventing childhood cancers. The program provides groundbreaking treatments and therapies for children with some of the most threatening forms of cancer. Dramatic advances in cancer research and treatment over the past two decades have made it possible for more children to survive a cancer diagnosis.
“At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, we believe every child deserves the best medical care possible,” says Alexandra Carter, CHLA Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer. “
We are pleased to partner and fundraise with Super League in this great event that will help ensure that CHLA continues its vital mission to create hope and build healthier futures for children.”
We are excited and proud to partner with USA Triathlon, the City of Long Beach, and CHLA on this event, “says Brennan Lindner, Race Director, Long Beach Legacy Triathlon. “We are honored to continue the fundraising tradition that has resulted in $18 million raised for CHLA.”
About Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is at the forefront of pediatric medicine and
is the largest provider of hospital care for children in California. Children’s Hospital is home to renowned experts who work together across disciplines to deliver inclusive and compassionate care, and drive advances that set pediatric standards across the nation and around the globe. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles delivers a level of care that is among the best in the world
for a truly diverse population of children The Hospital is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals, including No. 1 in California and No. 1 in the Pacific U.S. region. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles embraces the hospital’s mission to create hope and build healthier futures. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is among the top 10 children’s hospitals for National Institutes of Health funding. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles supports the full continuum of research, allowing physicians and scientists to translate discoveries into treatments and bring answers to families faster. The pediatric academic medical center also is home to one of the largest training programs for pediatricians in the United States. And the hospital’s commitment to building strong communities is evident in CHLA’s efforts to fight food insecurity, enhance health education and literacy, and introduce more people to careers in health care. To learn more, follow CHLA on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and X, formerly known as Twitter, and visit CHLA.org/blog.
About Super League Triathlon
Super League Triathlon (SLT) is the world’s premier swim-bike-run Series, pitching the very best athletes against each other in quick and exciting race formats in fantastic destinations across the globe.
The Championship Series takes place from August-November with the best triathletes on the planet doing battle over game-changing formats which are redefining the sport for a modern audience.
Super League’s Arena Games Triathlon is a dynamic new esports format which blends in real life and virtual racing to deliver an immersive viewing experience via a unique partnership with Zwift. It crowns official triathlon esports World Champions thanks to its ground-breaking partnership with World Triathlon.
For more information visit superleaguetriathlon.com