California Sprint and California International Southwest Championships to be held June 29 and 30 in Pleasanton
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (June 28, 2013) — Muir Orthopaedic Specialists is not only providing platinum sponsorship for the California Sprint Triathlon and the California International Triathlon, they’re also providing their own Dr. Donald M. Lewis as a contestant. He’ll join the field of triathletes testing their speed and stamina in Shadow Cliff Lake and the surrounding Livermore Valley.
The California Sprint Triathlon on June 29 is a half-mile swim, a 14-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run open to individual and team competitors age 14 and up. The California International Triathlon the next day, June 30, increases the challenge with a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-K bike ride and a 10-K run.
Cyclists in the two triathlons will speed around Livermore Valley vineyards on a fast and safe bike course. Announcers will call the races, winners will receive nice medals, and everyone will enjoy a post-race party with free catered food, recovery drinks, great music and more.
Contestants in 14 age brackets can register in the following categories for both Triathlons:
- Youth (18 and under)
- Triathlon Clubs (2013 Tri Club Challenge Series)
- Aqua-Bike (swim-bike)
- Relay (male, female or coed 2- or 3-person team)
- Clydesdale (males over 220 lbs.)
- Athena (females over 165 lbs.)
- Mountain Bike (Sprint Triathlon only).
About Muir Orthopaedic Specialists
A regionally recognized orthopedic practice located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists is comprised of an expert team of physicians and providers with a variety of specialty focuses. Using state-of-the-art techniques in orthopedic medicine, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists restores mobility in musculoskeletal injuries, treating the foot, ankle, knee, hip, spine, shoulder, elbow and hand. Muir Orthopaedic Specialists facilities are located east of San Francisco in Walnut Creek (two locations), Brentwood, San Ramon and Concord. For more information, please visit www.muirortho.com.