Ride4AIDS to Benefit UCSD Research And Being Alive San Diego

 

October 17, 2005  |  

“Ride4AIDS,” a one-day HIV/AIDS-benefit bike ride along San Diego’s scenic waterfront will be held Sunday morning, April 3, 2005. Proceeds from the ride will go to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) AIDS Research Institute (ARI) and to Being Alive San Diego, a non-profit support and service organization for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Participants are offered three options with three different starting times:

The 10-mile flat route starts at 9 a.m. from Spanish Landing and Harbor Island to Seaport Village and back. The 25-mile route, starting at 8 a.m., includes the 10-mile route with the addition of a hilly bike loop up to the Cabrillo National Monument and back. The 50-mile route, starting at 7 a.m., includes mixed terrain as cyclists travel to Cabrillo National Monument, Mission Bay, up to the UCSD/Torrey Pines area and back.

Fees for the bike ride are $25 for 10 miles, $30 for 25 miles, and $35 for 50 miles. Riders age 8 to 17 years old pay a flat fee of $15 and riders on tandem bikes pay $10.

Registration information is available at http://beingalive.org.kintera.org\2005Ride4AIDS or by calling 619-291-1400.

UCSD AIDS Research Institute

In 1996, the ARI was established to coordinate the diverse AIDS research and clinical activities on the UCSD campus. Housed within the School of Medicine at UCSD, the ARI serves as a regional resource for HIV and AIDS research and information in the San Diego area. By coordinating and promoting scientific research and exchange within the academic community and the industrial sector, as well as providing clinical resources and education to the community at large, ARI members strive to halt the spread of HIV and AIDS through cutting edge research, innovative clinical trials and public education. For more information about the UCSD ARI, please call 858-534-5545.

Being Alive San Diego

Being Alive San Diego is a non-profit organization and service provider that works to enrich and enhance the personal dignity and quality of life of people living with AIDS and HIV through mutual support, access to information, public advocacy and social interaction. More than 3,000 individuals are assisted each year. For additional information about Being Alive San Diego please call 619-291-1400.

#  #  #

 

 

 

 

 

 

News Media Contact
Sue Pondrom
619-543-6163

UCSD Health Sciences Communications HealthBeat: /news/

 




Media Contact

Share This Article


Related News

11/20/2017
The UC San Diego Health International Patient Program was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). ITIJ recognizes leading hea ...
11/16/2017
That “to do” list of chores and errands could actually provide a variety of health benefits, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published ...
11/15/2017
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
11/14/2017
In an unprecedented move, UC San Diego Health and UCI Health have formed a strategic partnership to increase operational efficiencies and decrease patient care costs by sharing a single electronic med ...



Follow Us