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11th Annual Broome County Parks Triathlon Set For Dorchester Park

Whitney Point, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, Director of Parks, Recreation and Youth Services Art Garrison, race organizers, participants and volunteers announced details of the 11th Annual Broome County Parks Triathlon.

The Triathlon is set for 9:00am on Saturday, June 25, 2016, 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 11th 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 by is June 15th.  Online registrations accepted until June 19th.

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 ten years the Triathlon has grown, attracting more and more competitors and spectators. We anticipate 2016 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.

All proceeds will go to the Handicapped Playground fund.

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

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06/02/2016 - 11:06am