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Details of 10th Annual Triathlon Announced

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 10th Annual Broome County Parks Triathlon.

The Triathlon is set for 9:30am on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Dorchester Park in Whitney Point.

“This is a very special year as the Triathlon celebrates its 10th anniversary,” says Broome County Executive Debbie Preston.  “We’ve seen thousands of athletes compete in this event. 

The 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 is June 17th.

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 nine years the Triathlon has grown, attracting more and more competitors and spectators. We anticipate 2015 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.

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

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06/10/2015 - 3:06pm