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July 16, 2013

Methodist Is Title Sponsor of Methodist Hospital/UNO Women's Triathlon on Aug. 24

Registration Deadline: Aug. 14

Methodist is the title sponsor of the Methodist Hospital/UNO Women’s Triathlon set for Saturday, Aug. 24, at Wehrspann Lake and Chalco Hills Recreation Area.

This is a fun, friendly fitness event for women and girls of all ages (6 - 106) and abilities. It is a great way to try a triathlon in a fun, low-pressure, noncompetitive environment. 

Check-in begins at 7 a.m., followed by a mandatory event meeting at 7:50 a.m., and the first group will start at 8 a.m.

This untimed, noncompetitive triathlon includes:

  • Swim: The swim is a 100-yard triangular course and can be done in whatever manner is comfortable for participants. Wet suits, kickboards, pull buoys and life jackets are allowed.
  • Bike: Participants can bike 2 miles, 4 miles or 6 miles. The course is a two-mile loop, and riders can opt to do one loop, two loops or three loops. Bike helmets are required.
  • Walk/Run: The walk/run is an out-and-back course. Participants can opt to walk ½-mile, 1 mile or 1 ½ miles.
Entry fee is $20 with deadline for registration Aug. 14. Late and race-day registration is $30. Entry fee includes a T-shirt. Additional shirts may be purchased for $10 each.

For full event information and registration details, click here.