BENAROYA RESEARCH INSTITUTE SEAFAIR TRIATHLON
Sat., July 21 - Expo at Benaroya Research Institute,
Sun., July 22 - Triathlon at Seward Park
The 2012 Benaroya Research Institute Seafair Triathlon will splash into Seward Park on Sun., July 22 at 6:30 a.m. With nearly 2,000 participants expected, the event is one of the largest co-ed triathlons in the Northwest. The race will include an Olympic Challenge and sprint distance course, relay team option and a custom-designed course just for kids.
Online registration is open through tonight, Fri., July 20 at 8 p.m. Registration prices are as follows: Olympic Challenge Distance - $115, Sprint Distance - $80, Two-Person Relay - $90, Three-Person Relay - $115, Kids - $25.
At the Expo
Registration prices are as follows: Olympic Challenge Distance - $125, Sprint Distance - $90, Two-Person Relay - $95, Three-Person Relay - $120, Kids - $30.
Sat., July 21
Sat., July 21 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Benaroya Research Institute, 9th Ave. & Seneca St.
The expo is the last chance to sign up to compete! Athletes must pick up their race day packets at this event. Sponsors will also be on-site showcasing their products and services with prizes and give-a-ways. Meet the Sea Gals and Seattle Sounders players Marc Burch and Roger Levesque! Attendees will also have the unique chance to support cutting-edge research in autoimmune diseases by participating in a cheek swab test to help them better understand the human immune system.
Sun., July 22
Benaroya Research Institute Seafair Triathlon & Kids Triathlon
Sun., July 24 - Seward Park
5:15 a.m. - Transition Zone Opens
6:30 a.m. - Olympic Challenge Course Start
7 a.m. - Sprint Course Start
10:30 a.m. - Kids Beginner Course Start
11 a.m. - Kids Intermediate Course Start
11:15 a.m. - Awards Ceremony
Olympic Challenge Distance: 1-mile swim, 20-mile bike, 10K run.
Sprint Distance: .5-mile swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run.
Relay Teams: two-person and three-person.
Minimum age for participation in the kids triathlon is 13.
Kids can “tri”, too, on a fun, custom-designed course just for them!
Kids Beginner Course: 50 yard swim, 1-mile bike, .2 mile run.
Kids Intermediate Course: 100 yard swim, 2-mile bike, .5 mile run.
Minimum age for participation in the kids triathlon is 6.
For more information, visit Seafair.com/triathlon.
About Benaroya Research Institute
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI), founded in 1956, is an international leader in immune system and autoimmune disease research, translating discoveries to real-life applications. Autoimmune disease happens when the immune system, designed to protect the body, attacks it instead. BRI is one of the few research institutes in the world dedicated to discovering causes and cures to eliminate autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, arthritis and many others. Visit BenaroyaResearch.org for more information about BRI, clinical studies and more than 80 different types of autoimmune diseases.
Benaroya Research Institute Seafair Triathlon Sponsors
Benaroya Research Institute, Brooks, Group Health Cooperative, Washington Athletic Club, Clif Bar, Clif Kid, The Boeing Company, Albert Lee Appliance, Alaska Airlines, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, Tulalip Resort Casino, Budweiser, Western Washington Hyundai Dealers Association, TalkingRain Beverage Company, Holiday Inn- Renton, nuun, Denny’s, Safeway, Rockstar Energy, 76.