Celebrities set to return for annual Best Buddies bike ride

June 5, 2013

By Kathe Tanner

More than 1,500 bicyclists are expected to ride south on Highway 1 from Carmel to San Simeon on Saturday, Sept. 7, during the 10th annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle event. California Lt. Women Air Jordan 5 Gov. Asics Heren Gavin Newsom and author/journalist Maria Shriver are co-chairs of the charity ride-run-or-walk benefiting Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization founded by Shriver’s brother, Anthony Kennedy Shriver. Nike Air Max 2016 Homme The charity is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. nike pas cher Among other celebrities expected to participate are actors Rob Lowe, Vern Troyer, Maureen McCormick, Cheryl Hines, Kelly Hu and Lauren Potter, American Idol alumni Diana Degarmo and Ace Young, comedian Bill Engvall and the famed pilot of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” retired airline Capt. Chesley B. Nike Air Max 2016 Dames roze “Sully” Sullenberger. lunette de soleil ray ban Former San Simeon postmaster Cathy Wilson says she’s ready for her 5K walk for the charity. nike tn requin Wilson said she’s grateful to all who are cheering her on and giving donations in her name to Best Buddies. nike air max 90 homme pas cher Each will be encouraged to team up with Best Buddies participants and compete in “friendship races” on tandem bicycles. Saturday morning, hundreds of cyclists are to start at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel for a 100-mile ride down Highway 1 to Old San Simeon Village. There also are 62-, 30- and 15-mile routes (the 30- and 62-mile categories are sold out). nike tn pas cher The Carl Lewis Challenge, a 5K run/walk to be led by the Olympic gold medalist, starts near Sebastian’s Store and proceeds along the highway and ranch road to San Simeon Point (for the run), and back to Sebastian’s. Participants are to gather at Hearst Ranch at the end of the challenge for what promoters call “the greatest party in cycling,” an evening barbecue and private concert by musician-songwriter Don Felder, formerly lead guitarist for the Eagles. Nike Air Max Dames For details, go to www.bestbuddieschallenge.org.

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