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Come Ride the "Hidden, Unridden and Forbidden" Point Loma to Advance Pancreatic Cancer Research

Ride the Point
Posted on: 20 Sep 16

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2016

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Point Loma Rotary Club and Moment Bicycles invite you to "ride the hidden, unridden, and forbidden Point Loma" in the 4th Annual Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bicycle Ride on November 12, 2016.  Jim Krause was an esteemed philanthropist, avid cyclist, and long-time Point Loma resident who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in 2012.  The ride will start and end at Liberty Station and traverse exclusive scenic bike paths and routes around beautiful San Diego.  Participation is limited to the first 500 registrants - space is currently limited - click here to sign up and learn more about Jim Krause and Ride the Point's mission to bring innovative medicines to cancer patients in need.

Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer-related deaths and the scientific community in San Diego is rapidly advancing its research to find a cure.  At the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, a team of investigators is dedicated solely to discovering new therapies that will improve the outcome for patients with pancreatic cancer.  Ride the Point is pleased to partner with the cancer center and provide proceeds to fund research that will enhance the industry's knowledge of pancreatic cancer, introduce new technologies that will improve the outcome for patients undergoing tumor resection and improve drug delivery to pancreatic tumors.  

Join us in supporting pancreatic cancer research and finding a cure – please visit for additional information.

About Ride the Point

Ride the Point has three distances to accommodate different levels of bicycling experience. The 10 mile is a relatively flat course on bike paths in Liberty Station, Spanish Landing, and Harbor Island along beautiful San Diego Bay and is perfect for cruisers, beginning riders, challenged athletes, and families. The 25 and 62 mile are street rides with exclusive routes and challenging climbs around Cabrillo National Monument, Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach, Mission Bay, Mission Valley, and Mission Gorge. The ride will also include "King of the Mountain" and "Queen of the Mountain" time trials from the Point Loma tide pools. For more information on Ride the Point, visit or follow us on Facebook

The public is invited to the free after-ride healthy lifestyle expo at Liberty Station from 9 am until 2 pm. There will be local vendors, music, and after-ride refreshments. Come cheer on the riders as they return, and enjoy a day of Point Loma community spirit.       

About UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

The UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S., and the only one in San Diego. This designation is reserved for centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education, and community contributions. Physician researchers at UC San Diego are dedicated to advancing our understanding of the causes and treatments for cancer and translating this knowledge to new treatments for patients. The compassionate care offered at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center impacts lives every day. You can learn more about Moores Cancer Center at


Richard Stakelum, Ed.D.

Event Director

(619) 794-9051

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Last updated on: 20/09/2016

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