Sprint Triathlon to be held at Binghamton University

2011-03-23

BINGHAMTON, NY – Get ready to swim, bike and run at the second annual Sprint Triathlon to be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 8, on the Binghamton University campus.  Participant packet pick-up begins at 7:45 a.m. in lot G located behind the West Gym.  Pre-registration is required.

The race will cover a 400-yard swim in the West Gym pool, a 10.2 mile bike ride through adjacent neighborhoods and a 5K run through campus.  The event will conclude with an awards presentation.  Prizes will be given to the three male and female finishers, the best in each age category, as well as to the top male and female student and first place teams (males, females, mixed).

Individuals, 13 years and older, and teams (of up to three) can sign up in the Recreation Office in the University Union, Room #260.  “Early bird” registration fees, which end on Apr. 1, are $20 for BU students, $45 others and $65 for teams.  Starting Apr. 2, the rates will be $25, $50 and $75 respectively.  Registration ends on Apr. 29.  No day of event registrations will be taken.  Registration fees include a drawstring bag and post-race refreshments.  A limited number of race shirts will be available for purchased at the event.

The Sprint Triathlon is sponsored by Sodexo, Campus Recreation, the Health & Wellness Studies Department and the Eating Awareness Committee.  All proceeds will be donated to the Binghamton University Eating Awareness Committee for educational programming and resources.

For more information, bike and run course maps and registration forms, visit http://www2.binghamton.edu/campus-recreation/triathlon.html or contact cowden@binghamton.edu.

Last Updated: 9/17/13