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Sprint Triathlon to be held at Binghamton University

2012-03-27

BINGHAMTON, NY -- Get ready to swim, bike and run at the third annual Sprint Triathlon to be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Apr. 21, 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. Timing will be done with a CHIP system. The event will conclude with an awards presentation.  Prizes will be given to the top three male and female finishers, the best in each age category, as well as to the top male and female BU student and first place teams (males, females and mixed). 

Individuals, 13 years and older, and teams of up to three can sign up in the Recreation Center in the East Gym. The “early bird” registration fees, which end on Mar. 30, are $20 for Binghamton University students, $45 for non-students and $65 for teams. Starting Mar. 31 the rates will be $25, $50 and $75 respectively. Registration ends on Apr. 18th. No day of event registrations will be taken. Registration fees include post-race refreshments. Race t-shirts can be ordered in advance. A limited number of race shirts will be available for purchase at the event.

The Sprint Triathlon is sponsored by Sodexo Campus Services, Campus Recreation, Decker School of Nursing’s Department of Health & Wellness Studies, 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 & run course maps and registration forms visit http://play.binghamton.edu or contact cowden@binghamton.edu.

Last Updated: 9/17/13