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Major Sponsorship Renewals for Tour of California
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Major Sponsorship Renewals for Tour of California

Coca-cola, the World’s Largest Beverage Company, and UnitedHealthCare, a Leading Health And Well-being Company, Also Extended Their Sponsorship With The Leading Cycling Event.  AEG, the owner and operator of the Amgen Tour of California, today announced that Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, renewed its title sponsorship of California’s largest professional cycling event. In addition, Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health and well-being company, also extended their sponsorship with the leading cycling event. Collectively, these partnerships represent the largest renewal investments since the race’s inception.

 
2016 Tour of California Leader Jerseys Revealed
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2016 Tour of California Leader Jerseys Revealed

As the Amgen Tour of California (May 15-22) and the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Womens Race empowered with SRAM (May 19-22) draw near, cycling fans and pros alike know that a new race season means new jerseys to earn, covet and collect. Leader jerseys are a time-honored tradition in the sport and are awarded in five categories at the California race to signify the best performers each day.

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California jersey lineup will feature designs unique to the mens and womens races from Champion System, the races exclusive jersey provider for the fourth consecutive year.

Take a look!

 
Tour of California Announces Competition to Create Original Artwork
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Tour of California Announce Competition to Create Original Artwork

Fans, artists and cyclists are being recruited the Amgen Tour of California, the nations largest and most prestigious professional cycling race, to create and submit original artwork for the 2016 Amgen Breakaway from Cancer(r) Fashion Design Contest.

From now until May 4, 2016, original artwork submissions will be accepted online at amgentourofcalifornia.com/designcontest. The winning artwork will be used as the design for a Breakaway from Cancer-inspired kaftan (tunic top) that is part of Bold and the Beautiful actress Katherine Kelly Langs collection.

The Breakaway from Cancer kaftan will be available for sale on the daytime television stars website, A portion of the profits from the sale of each kaftan will go to Breakaway From Cancers four nonprofit partner organizations.

 
AMGEN Tour of California Team Presentation and Kick-Off Celebration “Champions Will Rise” Set for May 13 at SeaWorld San Diego
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AMGEN Tour of California Team Presentation and Kick-Off Celebration “Champions Will Rise” Set for May 13 at SeaWorld San Diego

The Party Will Benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation, Spotlight Aspiring Champions from World’s Foremost Cycling Teams, Provide Guests With Unprecedented Showcase of Professional Sports, Active Lifestyles & Hospitality.

The event will introduce riders from 18 of the world’s most decorated and recognized cycling teams competing in the 11th annual Amgen Tour of California, which begins in San Diego on May 15. Funds raised at the event will support the Challenged Athletes Foundation, a worldwide leader in helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles through sports.

Tickets are now available, so hurry!

 
2016 AMGEN Tour of California Route In Depth Preview and Video
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2016 AMGEN Tour of California Route In Depth Preview and Video

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California route offers a scenic but challenging course across nearly 800 miles of California’s most beautiful terrain where the world’s most accomplished cyclists will compete for the overall title May 15-22, 2016.

For only the second time in Amgen Tour of California history, the 11th race will progress south to north, beginning in San Diego and traveling through 10 host cities before a new champion is crowned in the state capital of Sacramento. The Men's peloton will endure nearly 60,000 feet of tough climbs, including the race’s first ascent up the iconic Gibraltar Road in Santa Barbara County.

The four-stage women’s race empowered by SRAM, will feature 7 of the top-10 UCI-ranked teams with an impressive peloton of notable riders.