Unique Opportunity to Train Alongside Seven-Time Tour de France Champion and Triathlon Super Stars
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – March 12, 2012 – Tour de Force and Active Network (NYSE: ACTV) today announced “Swim Bike Run with Lance & Friends” – an intimate training camp for cycling and triathlon enthusiasts around the world. The camp will be held at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows on the Kohala Coast, Hawaii this May 26th through the 28th, and will offer participants a once-in-a-lifetime, three-day opportunity to train with champion sportsman, Lance Armstrong, and a team of triathlon super stars including Craig Alexander, Chrissie Wellington, Dave Scott, Greg Welch and Jimmy Riccitello.
The seven-time Tour de France Champion, now turned triathlete, Lance Armstrong said, “I’m honored to join with this incredible group of triathlon world champions to host this camp. I am looking forward to a very special weekend in Kona that I hope will be inspirational while also raising money for an important Hawaiian based charity."
Designed for athletes of all abilities, participants will experience a fun and memorable weekend involving swim sessions, group rides and an exclusive team dinner, concluded by a fun competitive relay-event. Net proceeds from “Swim Bike Run with Lance & Friends” will benefit the local Hawaii chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which aids in the research and education of Type 1 Diabetes.
“We are thrilled to bring together an impressive group of sports champions in support of a great cause,” said Joe Dutton of Tour de Force, Inc., the event organizer. “We expect to quickly reach our objective of recruiting a maximum number of 50 endurance sport enthusiasts who will leave Kona with lasting memories, new friends, and the knowledge that they made a meaningful contribution to those being helped by the vitally important work of the Hawaiian Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.”
“This is a phenomenal opportunity for endurance athletes around the world to energize their involvement in the sport,” said Dave Alberga, CEO of Active Network. “As an industry leader committed to growing the sport of triathlon, we are proud to be associated with this event, with Lance and with his team of triathlon icons.”
To learn how to participate in “Swim Bike Run with Lance & Friends”, visit: www.sbrwithlanceandfriends.com.
About Tour de Force
Tour de Force has had the involvement and support of Lance Armstrong since 2003 to create international Ride with Lance events that have generated funds in excess of $20 million for charitable causes, and provided participants with an exclusive, intimate and first class experience from arrival to departure. Tour de Force is a private Canadian based event management company. For further information contact Joe Dutton at 403.869.4489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network, Inc. is the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications with over 51,300 global business customers and 80 million annual transactions reported last year. Our technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events by automating online registrations and streamlining other critical management functions, while also driving consumer participation to their events. Our flagship media property, Active.com®, is the leading online community for people who want to discover, participate in, and share activities about which they are passionate. Headquartered in San Diego, California since 1999, the Company has over 25 offices worldwide. To learn more, visit www.ActiveNetwork.com or www.Active.com. Follow Active Network on Twitter @ActiveNetwork, @Active and on Facebook.
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