Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride, sponsored by GEICO, rolls through Boston September 27

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – Members of the community are invited to walk, ride and cheer alongside United States military heroes as Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride®, sponsored by GEICO, makes its next stop in Boston, Mass., on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the start time is 9 a.m. The ride will both start and finish at The Old Manse, 269 Monument St., Concord, Mass., and a community picnic for all registered participants will take place at the end of the ride. For registration, a map of the route and additional details on the ride, go to the Soldier Ride Boston page.

"Military personnel were some of GEICO's first customers when the company was founded in 1936, and we are proud to continue to support the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country through Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride," said Michael Baker, GEICO director of military marketing.

The cycling tour, launched in 2004, encourages the public to honor injured veterans of this generation recovering from the physical and psychological effects of war. Soldier Ride is an opportunity for the public to support those military men and women by either cheering on the riders during the event or riding or walking along with them.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.