WOD Gear Clothing to Donate a Portion of Proceeds to City of Hope
WOD Gear Clothing's signature crossfit event, The Team Series is in its third year and
will welcome back athletes from the last two Series, and who also recently competed in
the Reebok Games.
WOD Gear Clothing announces City of Hope as beneficiary of proceeds from its Third Annual Team Series
Online PR News – 26-July-2013 – WOD Gear Clothing Co. is pleased to announce City of Hope as the
beneficiary for the WOD Gear Third Annual Team Series crossfit competition being held at Caltech in
Pasadena, on August 17, 2013. City of Hope is a nationally ranked comprehensive research institution
dedicated to the treatment and eradication of cancer and other life threatening diseases, including diabetes
and HIV/AIDS. Known for its compassionate patient care, City of Hope has been serving Los Angeles County
for 100 years. WOD Gear is honored to donate a portion of the event’s proceeds to support such a worthy
WOD Gear founder, Gabriel Pelino, says “We are so excited to have City of Hope come alongside for our
competition. So many of us within the crossfit community have dealt with cancer, up close and personal, and
we stand with City of Hope in its continuous fight to find a cure.”
With 80 teams of 2 men and 2 women per team, for a total of 320 athletes, and a mini-triathlon being
incorporated into the competition, this year’s Team Series will be unlike previous years. The number of
spectators to converge on the campus Caltech is expected to reach 3,000, making Pasadena another mecca
for crossfit enthusiasts and fans.
WHEN: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 7:00 am – 4:30pm.
WHERE: Caltech - 1200 East California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125
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About City of Hope:
An independent biomedical research, treatment and education institution, City of Hope is a new model of
cancer center, focused on rapidly transforming scientific discoveries into better treatments and better
prevention strategies. Recognized worldwide for our compassionate patient care, City of Hope is a leader in
the fight to conquer cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Its mission is to shorten
the time from initial research idea to therapy.
City of Hope has been designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by
the National Cancer Institute. It also is a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network,
an alliance of 23 leading cancer centers created to improve the quality and effectiveness of cancer care.
City of Hope’s main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics in Antelope
Valley and South Pasadena. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S.News & World
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