Sunday, July 14, 2013

7th annual Hockomock Area YMCA Triathlon


Swim, bike and ride at the 7th annual Hockomock Area YMCA Triathlon on Sunday, July 21st at Lake Pearl Luciano’s in Wrentham. Race starts at 8:00am (registration is at 6:00am) and consists of a 500 meter swim in Lake Pearl, a 9 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run.

Team Hoyt
Team Hoyt
This friendly Sprint triathlon returns for an anticipated record attendance year as we welcome Team Hoyt to the racing field. Designed to work for both beginners as well as advanced triathletes. People ages 14 and older are eligible. All finishers will receive a medal. Top 3, male and female per category, will also be recognized with place medals.

Great park venue, with all proceeds benefiting the Reach Out to Youth and Families Program at the Hockomock Area YMCA. Race begins at pristine park setting and will have you enjoying picturesque New England landscapes through quaint Wrentham Center. Bike and run provide moderate hills. The grass transition area is centrally located and easily accessed; each participant will enjoy roomy and secure transition space. This USA Triathlon sanctioned event is limited to 400 registered athletes. We are also proud to be the sole paratriathlon friendly USAT event in the state.

This year, we welcome world-class athletes and local legends Dick and Rick Hoyt! This will be their 110th race event. Former United States Senator and Wrentham resident Scott Brown will also be returning for another year in this competition is his hometown.
Hockomock Y triathlete
Participants can expect a high-quality race at an affordable price. $85 individual registration fee and $155 for two or three person relay teams now through Thursday, 7/21. (and an additional $12 fee if not a USAT member). Please note, online registration closes on Thursday, July 18th. You may register by calling Michael at 508.643.5225 until Saturday, 7/20 at noon. After that time if space is available , registration will begin at 6:00am day of event - Sunday, 7/21 which is $90 individuals; relay teams is $165. Register today so you don’t get shut out.

Presenting race sponsor is Iron Mountain. Medal sponsor is Ashworth Awards.

Register online at www.imathlete.com, or by calling Michael Bordonaro at 508.643.5225.


About The Hockomock Area YMCA
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities in the areas of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. At the Y, strengthening community is its cause. Every day, the Y works side-by-side with its neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn and grow. Learn more at www.hockymca.org.