FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 29, 2009EDITORIAL CONTACT: Laura Cooper, email@example.com
MTSU SORORITY HOSTS TRIPLE-TREAT ATHLETIC CHARITY EVENT Run, Bike and Swim to Raise Money for Ronald McDonald House, Scholarships
(MURFREESBORO) – The Epsilon Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi sorority at MTSU will sponsor the inaugural “Alpha Delta Pi-athlon: A Unique Triathlon Challenge” starting at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11. Participants will compete in a 300-meter swim, a 10-mile bicycle race and a 5K (3.14 miles) run. The swim will take place at the MTSU Health, Wellness and Recreation Center. The 5K run will happen on campus. The bike race will start and end on campus, but the bulk of the course will be off-campus. “Both the biking and running courses are flat and fast and excellent for first time tri-athletes or those wanting to improve their time,” writes Laura Cooper, the sorority’s philanthropy chair. “Teams comprised of three people (one for each event) must enter under a team name. The teams may be comprised of both male and female participants. “Awards will be given to the top male and female participants as well as the top finishers in the team division. There will be an additional cash prize given to the top fraternity or sorority’s philanthropy of choice in the team division. Door prizes also will be awarded and all participants are eligible.” The entry fee is $50 through Oct. 1 and $60 on the day of the event. The team entry fee is $75 per team. All proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House and the Alpha Delta Pi Scholarship Program. Pre-registration is available at ww.active.com (keyword: Pi-athlon). Day-of registration will start at 6:30 a.m. at the Recreation Center. For more information, contact Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org.