SOURCE: Taleo Corporation

Taleo Corporation

September 21, 2011 16:10 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Taleo to Sponsor 30th 'Mount Diablo Challenge' Bike Ride in Danville

East Bay's "Best Uphill Bike Race" on October 2 to Benefit Save Mount Diablo's Land Preservation Efforts

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 21, 2011) - Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO)

On Sunday, October 2, Taleo will sponsor the 30th Mount Diablo Challenge, an 11.2 mile timed bike ride starting at Athenian School in Danville and climbing up Southgate Road 3,249 feet to the summit of Mount Diablo. Approximately 1,000 cycling enthusiasts will compete and prizes will be awarded for several categories in a ceremony at the summit.

All cycling enthusiasts and media are invited to attend and participate in the event. Michael Gregoire, Taleo CEO and avid cyclist, will also be in attendance.

Save Mount Diablo works to preserve, defend and restore the land on and around Mount Diablo to ensure healthy ecosystems and continued access for people and wildlife to enjoy. Mount Diablo and its foothills are the most significant natural landscape in the region. The Mount Diablo Challenge is an effort to increase awareness of the preservation of Mount Diablo and all proceeds will benefit Save Mount Diablo's land conservation efforts.

Sunday, October 2, 2011
Start at 8:30 a.m. PT

The timed bike ride will start at the Athenian School in Danville (2100 Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard) and finish at the Summit of Mount Diablo. Parking is available at nearby Monte Vista High School only.

Registration fee is $75 (includes electronic timing). Register now through or print, fill out and send in the registration form. Day-of registration will not be allowed. For additional information on the event, please visit

About Taleo:
Recently named one of the Bay Area's "Healthiest Employers" by the San Francisco Business Times, Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) helps organizations improve the performance of their business by unlocking the power of their people. Taleo is the only company to provide industry-leading solutions in every category of Talent Management. Through its cloud-based platform, Taleo optimizes recruiting, performance management, learning and compensation -- and integrates them all so managers have the insights they need to achieve Talent Intelligence. Customers also plug into Taleo's unique Talent Grid community to harness the power of proven best practices, millions of users, and Taleo-ready partner solutions. From small and medium sized businesses to large enterprises, more than 5,000 organizations rely on Taleo every day to pursue growth, innovation and customer success.

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