Volunteers Needed for Outdoor Triathlon

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -– The Rockford Park District’s Therapeutic Recreation Department and Peak Sports Club, in partnership with Dare2Tri, will host the Rockford area’s first paratriathlon. The Sprint + Super Sprint Outdoor Triathlon + Paratriathlon will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Peak Sports Club, 4401 Peak Drive, Loves Park. The event will include two levels, Sprint (300-yard swim, 15-mile bike ride, 3-mile run/push) and Super Sprint (150-yard swim, 3-mile bike ride, 1-mile run/push). All proceeds will benefit the Rockford Chariots Wheelchair Athletic Association (RCWAA).

About Sprint + Super Sprint Outdoor Triathlon + Paratriathlon:

  • Registration: 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Paratriathlon Sprint: 7:30 a.m.
  • Paratriathlon Super: 8:30 a.m.
  • Sprint Distance: 300-yard swim, 15-mile bike, 3-mile run
  • Super Sprint Distance: 150-yard swim, 3-mile bike, 1-mile run

    Volunteers Needed!
    Volunteers are needed to help on race day with set-up, clean-up, registration table, and to direct athletes along the course route. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Tony Teunissen, at 815-877-4401 or tony@peakfitnessusa.com.

    For additional information about the Sprint + Super Sprint Outdoor Triathlon + Paratriathlon, contact RCWAA at rockfordchariots@yahoo.com.

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