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Memorial Hermann Sponsors JCC Youth Triathlon Sunday, May 3

Memorial Hermann Sponsors JCC Youth Triathlon Sunday, May 3

HOUSTON, TX (May03, 2009)

 

Lace up your running shoes, don your swim cap and tune up your bike because Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Memorial Hermann Wellness Center are sponsoring the JCC Youth Triathlon Sunday, May 3, 7:30 a.m., at the JCC, 5601 South Braeswood in Houston.

During the Youth Triathlon, children ages 9 to 12 will participate in a 200 meter swim a 5K bike ride and a 2K run. Children ages 13 to 16 will compete in a 300-meter swim, a 10K bike ride and a 4K run. The event, designed to promote athleticism in youngsters is a USA Triathlon-approved race. Proceeds will benefit Achieve Houston Triathlon Summer Camp and Meals on Wheels.

After the event, participants can enjoy a variety of food, fun and games. To register, visit jcchouston.org.

 

About Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

 

With 11 hospitals located in the Texas Medical Center and throughout the greater Houston area, Memorial Hermann is a vital healthcare resource known for world-class clinical expertise, quality patient care, leading edge technology and innovation. Children's Memorial Hermann is a 240-bed hospital that combines the technological advances of a full-service, university-affiliated hospital with the special compassion and healing expertise that has distinguished it as one of the finest children's hospitals in the nation. In partnership with the University of Texas Medical School, more than 120,000 patients are treated annually at Children's Memorial Hermann, including the tiniest premature infants, children and adolescents. Memorial Hermann takes a holistic approach to healthcare, offering programs and services that address the physical, social, psychological and spiritual aspects of wellbeing.