Amgen Tour of California Overview
Breakaway from Cancer™
Join Amgen Cycling Club for an evening of excitement with Bob Roll and Garmin-Chipotle Pro Cyclist David Zabriskie to benefit Breakaway from Cancer™. The event will be held at the Amgen Conference Center Auditorium in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, February 7.
The evening will consist of a 2008 Amgen Tour of California (AToC) summary, a Grand Tour overview from DZ’s perspective, as well as a detailed look at the 2009 AToC and Garmin-Chipotle team goals for the upcoming season.
About David Zabriskie
5-time US National Time Trial Champion
Only American EVER to win stages in all 3 Grand Tours
Tour de France Yellow Jersey wearer
Silver & Bronze Time Trial World Championships
2nd place, 2006 Amgen Tour of California
Evening festivities start at 6:00 pm and include a reception, silent auction and raffle for ALL guests. Tickets are $30 and are only available online here. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Bob Roll and David Zabriskie all alone in one room – what an experience! Don’t wait. Seating is limited. Get your tickets today.
In addition, the 4th annual Breakaway from Cancer™ fundraising ride will be held the following day in Thousand Oaks (Sunday, February 8). The charity ride will consist of a 25-mile or 50-mile circuit, followed by finish line activities, including an exhibit area, live music, a Fun Zone for kids and lunch.
Charity riders are required to raise a minimum of $75 in order to participate. And, that donation includes full ride support, an event T-shirt and post-ride lunch. Event guests will also have the opportunity to meet Team Columbia athletes and Bob Roll following the ride! Registration opens at 7:30 am and the rides begin at 9:00 am. Event activities will remain open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer initiative supports the programs and services offered by four nonprofit organizations – the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Patient Advocate Foundation, the Prevent Cancer Foundation and The Wellness Community. These organizations offer important resources to cancer patients, from prevention to education and patient care to advocacy and financial support. All funds raised from this ride will benefit them.