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Fourth Annual Tri 4 Inclusion

Posted June 26, 2016 | General, Tri For Inclusion

Yesterday, once again,  we came together celebrating the success

we all enjoy when we “Tri” together.

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Mikayla’s Voice 2016 Tri for Inclusion  presented by the Lehigh Valley IronPigs ~ is the first-ever inclusive youth triathlon in the country. The “Tri” is not a “special” event for kids with disabilities, but an inclusive USAT-sanctioned race for children and young adults of ALL abilities. 

Typically the “Tri” is a combination of swimming, biking and running. However, this year we ran into a snag when a pool pump needed repair and was not ready days before the event. No pool? No problem!  The 2016 “Tri” had the athlete run a half mile (in place of the swim) and then bike 2 miles and run the final half mile.

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Athletes anxious to hear the starting horn sound!

 

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Mikayla is suited up; eager and ready to “Tri!”

So many happy athletes……

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Mikayla crosses the finish line in 20:29!

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Owen, one of the many athletes who compete every year, zooms across the finish line.

We “Tri” with a little help from our friends, because no athlete should be left on the sidelines.

Consider joining us at the 2017 Tri 4 Inclusion


Inspiring kids of all abilities to share the message of inclusion...