Beaumont’s backs bike event for cancer research

Beaumont’s will host a fundraising event 5-10 p.m. Thursday, June 11 at 5662 La Jolla Blvd., in support of Pedal the Cause, the bike tour for cancer research at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Salk Institute and Rady Children’s Hospital.

Reservations are encouraged but not required for the party which will feature a special menu, live music and details about how to participate in PEDAL 15, with 40 percent of the evening’s proceeds going to support PEDAL’s 2015 cycling challenge. (858) 459-0474.

Through the unprecedented support of the riding community, corporate sponsors and partners such as Beaumont’s, PEDAL’s 2014 event resulted in a $1 million donation to cancer research at San Diego’s world-class cancer centers.

The third annual Pedal the Cause event takes place Sept. 18-20 and will feature courses for all cycling abilities, Participants can choose a one-day ride (10, 25, or 50-miles), a two-day ride (75 or 150-miles with an overnight stay in Temecula), as well as a Superhero Kids Challenge. Virtual rider and volunteer opportunities are also available to those who choose not to ride, but want to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Registration is now open at