Ride To End Obesity March Update

Our Chase/DHR Team is off to a great start to the year. We have been honored to welcome on a number of new inside and outside industry sponsors to our team; GEICO, WD-40 Bike, 100%, Tioga & Zola Clean. We’ve had a great response with our Ride to End Obesity School program – now with waiting lists at schools.

Research continues to grow with support for afterschool exercise programs to get kids healthy while also improving their cognitive function and emotional stability. We’re already more than half way through our school season and are gearing up for our partnership with the YMCA of San Diego County (now serving more than 6 different YMCA facilities) to bring our BMX Pro for a Week Camp to youngsters 7-15 throughout the summer season. Camp will be offered during the following weeks; June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-July 31, August 3-7, August 10-14, & August 17-21. To register for camp, please contact the Mission Valley YMCA at (619)298-3576.

Our team remains committed to doing our part to grow the sport while also keeping Kids safe and healthy. We invite you to follow our social media feeds at:

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“Afterschool is a vital weapon in the battle against childhood obesity”. A new report on afterschool programs here.

Ride To End Obesity 2nd Season Kick Off

The Dale Holmes Racing Team just kicked off its second season of Ride to End Obesity, an onsite at schools program educating middle school-aged youngsters on the importance of eating well, staying active, bike and street safety and the fundamentals of BMX racing. The first season was such a success, the program continues to grow. Special thanks to Chase Bicycles, Barona Resort & Casino, WD-40bike, GEICO, Goliath Financial, Ride 100%, WalMart, Shimano, Tioga, Answer Racing & ODI Grips for investing in our expansion. As childhood obesity reaches a staggering 1 in 3 youngsters according to the Centers for Disease Control, the need for education on making healthful choices has never been more eminent.

Ride To End Obesity Press Release

PRESS RELEASE | September 26, 2014 | For Immediate Release | Contact DaleHolmes99@gmail.com |

Chula Vista, CA – Participants from Dale Holmes Racing’s, “Ride to End Obesity Program”, an interactive program offered as part of the ASES after school programming at Poway Unified School District, where middle school-aged children learn about proper nutrition, the importance of exercise, bike and street safety and the sport of BMX racing with an opportunity to ride bicycles through staged obstacles onsite at schools, will attend the last round of the UCI BMX World Cup Series to witness first-hand the competitive side of the sport.

“I really had fun learning about being healthy and riding the bmx bikes when you visited our school last spring. I am excited about seeing professional bikers this weekend at the Olympic Training Site”, said Daniel, a student participant of Ride to End Obesity.

Students will spend the afternoon at the Olympic Training Facility in Chula Vista meeting with professionals of the USA BMX organization, interacting with BMX World Champions, Olympians and other professional riders while watching the final round of the UCI BMX World Cup Series where the title is up for grabs. A Trip to the Track is just one component of the community outreach activities at Dale Holmes Racing. The team offers free instruction/training to underserved children in the community, provides camperships (scholarships) for underserved children to attend its summer day camp at the YMCA and sponsors a number of school visits through its Ride to End Obesity Program to educate young people on the importance of leading a healthful lifestyle.

About Dale Holmes Racing: After 30 years of racing BMX professionally, securing 5 World Championship Titles and being honored with induction into the UK Hall of Fame, Dale Holmes formed his own team, Dale Holmes Racing. The team consists of a professional, international BMX race team, an afterschool program (Ride to End Obesity), a summer camp partnership with the YMCA of San Diego County (BMX Pro for a Week) & a national clinic program.