Riders heading for La Jolla in Million Dollar Challenge

Wainwright Fishburn of La Jolla enjoys a downhill section of Highway 1, south of Big Sur on Day 3 of the Million Dollar Challenge. Photo: Patrice Malloy

Wainwright Fishburn and David Archambault of La Jolla are among the riders working his way from San Francisco to La Jolla as part of the Million Dollar Challenge presented by Qualcomm.

The event is part of a week of activities raising funds for the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Riders are expected to start arriving at La Jolla Shores on Friday afternoon after their seven-day, 620-mile bike ride. That night will feature CAF’s “A Celebration of Abilities” dinner and awards presentation at Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall.

Then, on Sunday, the Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge activities start at 7 a.m. at La Jolla Cove. The day’s activities include a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run distance triathlon, the Tour de Cove (a four and a half hour spin-a-thon) and a 5K fitness walk that all take place simultaneously.

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Posted by Kathy Day on Oct 20, 2010. Filed under Featured Story, News, Region. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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