Take the Hill Triathlon is May 4

Posted on April 29th, 2013 by

Take the Hill TriathlonGustavus Adolphus College and the Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity will host the sixth annual Take the Hill Triathlon on Saturday, May 4. The event is a benefit for Insulindependence, a nonprofit organization that aims to help type-1 diabetics live active and healthy lifestyles. The organization was founded by Gustavus and Epsilon Pi Alpha alumnus Peter Nerothin ’02.

The triathlon consists of a 500-yard swim in the Lund Center Natatorium pool, a 12.5 mile bike ride and 3.3 mile run. Athletes can register for the event online at takethehilltri.org.

The schedule for the triathlon is as follows:

• 7:15-8:30 a.m. / Check-in and body marking / Don Roberts Ice Arena
• 8:45 a.m. / Mandatory pre-race meeting for all triathletes / Don Roberts Ice Arena
• 9 a.m. / First heat / Lund Center Natatorium
• 1 p.m. / Prizes and awards

Questions and requests for more information can be directed to student Andrew Lilja via e-mail at alilja@gustavus.edu.

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