Details Announced for 9th Annual Broome Triathlon

(WHITNEY POINT, NY) – Deputy Broome County Executive John Bernardo, Director of Parks and Recreation Art Garrison, race organizers, participants and volunteers announced details of the 9th Annual Broome County Parks Triathlon.

The Triathlon is set for 9:30am on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Dorchester Park in Whitney Point.

 

“Broome County is proud to offer a wide variety of recreation options,” says Broome County Executive Debbie Preston.  “The 9th Annual Broome County Parks Triathlon offers athletes of all skill levels, from children to seniors, a challenging athletic event. Racers from throughout the county and beyond look forward to coming to beautiful Dorchester Park for this annual event.”

 

The deadline to register for the Triathlon is June 15th.

 

The race consists of:

*      ½ mile Swim;

*      11.5 mile Bike race; and

*      5K (3.1 mile) Run

  

The race is open to both individuals and three-person teams.

 

“Thanks to our sponsors and volunteers, the Broome County Parks Triathlon has become one of the top athletic competitions in the region,” said Race Director Grace Tabeek. “For eight years the Triathlon has grown, attracting more and more competitors and spectators. We anticipate 2014 to be the largest in event history.”

 

The Triathlon is sponsored by the Broome County Parks Department, the Broome County Triathlon Club, and ERA Decker Real Estate.

 

A youth Triathlon, open to ages 7-13 will follow at 12:15pm.

 

For more information or to register visit gobroomecounty.com/parks or call (607) 778-2193.

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06/05/2014 - 11:44am