January 11 race challenges cyclists to ride the infamous Papago Park for 12 consecutive hours
WHAT: This Saturday, January 11, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM) will welcome cyclists from near and far to Tempe’s Papago Park for the Four Peaks Brewing 12 Hours in the Papago. Life Time’s second Arizona event in 2014, 12 Hours in the Papago will test cyclists like never before. Individuals, duos and groups of four will loop the scenic park for 12 consecutive hours in hopes of reaching the podium.
A commemorative 12 Hours in the Papago tee and two complimentary beer tickets for the Four Peaks Brewing Beer Garden are included with registration, which ranges from $90 for individual riders to $200 for groups of four. The Beer Garden is open to participants 12 and over and will feature a live DJ and will screen the NFL’s divisional playoff games. All proceeds from the Four Peaks Brewing Beer Garden will benefit Chances for Children, Arizona.
WHEN: Saturday, January 11, 7 a.m.
WHERE: Papago Park, E. Curry Rd. and W. Lakeview Dr., Tempe, AZ 85284
VISUAL OPPORTUNITY: A performance of the national anthem will precede the Lemans style start, which is visually impressive as cyclists run to their bikes and jockey for prime position. At 5 p.m. cyclists are required to turn on their headlights to continue in the competition, offering a unique visual.
INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: Life Time cycling experts are available to discuss endurance training as well as cycling safety. Racers will be available for interviews in the Four Peaks Brewing Beer Garden as the wait there next turn in the 12 Hours in the Papago.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: About Life Time Fitness, Inc. As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of January 8, 2014, the Company operated 109 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.