Tri for Sight Benefits Eye Research

Contact: Allison Elliott

 

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Both individuals and teams, from ages 15 to 75 and up, are eligible to register. An expo and award ceremony will be held after the race. All participants will receive gift bags and T-shirts, and also will be eligible for door prizes.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2004) -- Calling all triathletes! The Alcon Tri for Sight committee, a group of Lexington area athletes, University of Kentucky ophthalmologists, ophthalmology staff, and other volunteers, soon will hold the second annual Alcon Tri for Sight, a triathlon to benefit the UK Eye Research Fund.

The event includes an 800-meter swim, a 20-mile bike ride, and a 4-mile run. It will be held at 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, beginning at the UK Lancaster Aquatic Center at the corner of Complex and University drives.

Both individuals and teams, from ages 15 to 75 and up, are eligible to register. An expo and award ceremony will be held after the race. All participants will receive gift bags and T-shirts, and also will be eligible for door prizes.

For more information, call (859) 323-6737 or e-mail tri4sig@uky.edu. Registration information is available through the race Web site or active.com. Priority registration deadline is Sept. 6. Late registrations will be accepted through Sept. 25, space permitting.


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