SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than 100 kids at the Lied Boys & Girls Club took part in a special event today, each receiving their own professional bike helmet donated by UnitedHealthcare.

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team members Jonny Clarke, Lachlan Norris and Sebastian Haedo, who are participating in the Tour of Utah cycling race, helped lead bike and helmet safety lessons and provided stretching tips to encourage kids to be safe, stay active and participate in events like the “Sprint Across the Finish Line,” which will be held each day of the Tour of Utah. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound was on hand to help kids decorate their helmets with decals and hand out healthy snacks.

Professional cyclists from the United Healthcare pro team hand out helmets to kids at the Lied Boys and Girls Club on Friday July 28, 2017 in Salt Lake City.

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

Professional cyclists from the United Healthcare pro team hand out helmets to kids at the Lied Boys and Girls Club on Friday July 28, 2017 in Salt Lake City.

About UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling

The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team is an American professional road cycling team comprised of riders and staff from around the world. Proudly representing UnitedHealthcare for the eighth consecutive year, the team provides an opportunity to help promote the benefits of exercise, nutrition and healthy living to individuals across the country. Each rider has a different background and role within the team, but the goal on the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team is always the same: setting a positive example through teamwork, dedication, and hard work. Follow the team on the web at uhcprocycling.com and at @uhcprocycling on social media.