Media Contact: Richard J. Clark FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tri Dunkirk set for year five with year one for Run Dunkirk!!!
Dunkirk, New York (8/13/2015) - On August 23rd , 2015 an estimated 300 entrants will compete in Lake Erie for the Fifth Annual Tri Dunkirk (Triathlon) to be held at Wright Park in Dunkirk, New York. The event will begin at 7am sharp and offers several distances to choose from that are for all ability levels. New for 2015 is the Run Dunkirk 5k held in the same location as the triathlon on August 22nd, 2015 in conjunction with the City of Dunkirk Beach Bash.
For 5 years this race has been giving Western New York the opportunity to become involved in one of the fastest growing individual sports in the country. Sometimes a test of one’s mental and physical abilities not matter what your age might be. Tri Dunkirk is a great race for every type of athlete, offering challenging distances for veteran athletes, as well as shorter distances for brand new participants and kids. “Tri Dunkirk is not only a great even for the beginners and the veterans, it has been selected as one of the USA Triathlon Northeast Region Talent ID series races and ParaTri Friendly by USA Triathlon Northeast Region” states Richard Clark, Vice President of Score This!!!. “This event has been selected to help USA Triathlon search for future Olympians in our sport. That’s exciting. It also provides area runners a chance to come down to the beach and participate in a family fun filled 5K run the night before Tri Dunkirk.”
The schedules of the events are as follows –
Run Dunkirk - Saturday August 22nd
Volunteer Arrival – 4-5:15pm
Beach Bash Bands Start – 4:00pm
5K Run/Walk – 5:30pm
Post- Race Party – 6pm
Beach Bash Bands End – 8pm
Tri Dunkirk - Sunday August 23rd
Volunteer Arrival – 5-7am
Sprint Triathlon/Relay – 7am (750meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run)
Duathlon/Relay – 7am (5K run, 20K bike, 5Krun)
Intermediate/Relay – 7:30am (1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run)
Aquabike Intermediate – 7:30am (1.5K swim, 40K bike)
Kids Race – 11:30am (varies by age)
Sponsors of the Fifth Annual Tri Dunkirk are – Love & Sprockets, Twist Tree Soaps, carbBOOM! Energy Gel, John W. Danforth, WE Massage, City of Dunkirk, Nineteen, Tops Friendly Markets, Endurance Factor, Hammer Nutrition, Always A Party & Abby's Loft, Road ID, TriVault, Rudy Project, Once Again Nut Butter, Aurora Machine, SLS3, The Sufferfest, Camp Kenan, Mike Moreland’s Lawn & Landscaping, and Score This!!!
Sponsorship and media inquiries please contact Score This!!!: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information regarding Tri Dunkirk including a downloadable athlete guide please go to: http://tridunkirk.com/ For more information regarding Run Dunkirk please go to:
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