Worthington & Caron is thrilled to announce that it will again serve
as lead sponsor for the 4th Annual “The Greatest Escape” Motorcycle
Ride for Mesothelioma Research in Los Angeles. “The Greatest Escape”
is inspired by actor and motorcycle enthusiast Steve McQueen, whose vibrant
life was cut short by mesothelioma at the age of 50 on November 7, 1980.
The Greatest Escape is hosted by The Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC)
at the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI), with 100% of
proceeds supporting PMC’s much-needed research for a cure for mesothelioma.
“The Greatest Escape” will take place on Sunday July 24, 2016.
Sign-in and day of event registration begins at 8:30 AM, with the ride
taking off at 10 AM from Glendale Harley-Davidson located at 3717 San
Fernando Rd in Glendale. Riders will cruise along scenic Angeles Crest
Highway led by returning celebrity grand marshal, actor/model and motorcycle
enthusiast Fabio Lanzoni. The ride will finish at the legendary mountain-top
Upon arriving at Newcomb’s ranch, riders can kick back in the shade
of the surrounding redwoods, enjoy a barbeque lunch, quench their thirst
with a cold craft beer from Worthy Brewing Co. and be entertained by the
rock band Cherry & the Bulldogs. There will also be raffle prizes
and a live auction. K-Earth 101’s Morning Show host, Gary Bryan,
will MC the event.
Registration for riders is $40, and $30 for passengers who pre-register
by July 23, 2016. Day of event registration is $45 for riders and $35
for passengers. Participants will receive a commemorative pin, bandanna,
and lunch. Non-riders are also welcome to join for $25 which covers lunch,
entertainment, and parking.
For more information, sponsorship opportunities and to register please visit
http://www.thegreatestescape.org/, or contact Clare Cameron at 310-478-4678, or via email:
The last three years events have raised over $280,000 for mesothelioma research!