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2016 Tour de Kirkwood Triathlon 7/24/16

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

The Tour de Kirkwood Triathlon is back thanks to our new Title Sponsor- Heather Johnson/Dielman Sothebys and Presenting Sponsor Mercy Sports Medicine! This event is designed to be a welcoming and fun experience that introduces the sport of triathlon to first timers as well as developing triathletes. We time and score this event- but don't have awards in the traditional sense- everyone who participates wins.

The official nutritional supplement company for the event is Hammer Nutrition.

2016 RESULTS - Thank you for participating and we hope you enjoyed the experience!

The Distances:

  • Swim: 400 yard pool swim - serpentine course with a time trial start.  Fastest swimmers to the front.
  • Bike: 10 miles
  • Run: 3 miles

Race Start: 7:30 AM.

Transition Zone: Open from 6:00 AM - 7:15 AM. Begin lining up at 7:15 AM, please. 

 

Awards: The Kirkwood Tri is a beginner/participatory event. There are no Awards, Age Group or Overall awarded. This has been the intent of the event since its inception. Come race, TRI and enjoy the spirit of the event!

Packet Pick Up: Saturday July 23, 11AM to 5 PM at Big Shark, Big Bend location

 

Registration:

Before January 1st Individual $50/Team $85
January 1st through March 1st Individual $55/Team $90
March 1st through July 23rd Individual $60/Team $95
Race Day Individual $65/Team $100

There is a small surcharge for online registration. The field limit is 350 athletes for the individual competition so please sign up early. This event does sell out.

 

 

Directions: The Tour de Kirkwood is based at the Kirkwood Community Center 111 South Geyer Rd, 63122. The swimming complex is located off Geyer Rd on Monroe Ave.

Heather G. Johnson Realty/Dielman Sothebys- Title sponsor for the Tour de Kirkwood

Heather Johnson, a proud St. Louis native, got a head start in the real estate industry as a curious kid. Her earliest experience came at the age of 7, when she would knock on neighbors' doors in Harbor Point, Michigan, asking for tours of their homes. No one ever turned her down. Today, she still tours neighbors' homes; although these days, it is as the No. 4 agent at Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty, having sold in 12 zip codes last year.

Johnson's strength as an agent is evidenced in her 96% list-to-sale ratio as well as her pattern of doubling her business from year to year. Real estate can be a competitive environment and her clients can be confident that they have an advocate working passionately on their behalf. Her active listening and intuitive abilities unite to successfully negotiate for her client's best interest. Heather has been a triathlete for fifteen years. She knows what it is like to set your mind to a goal, prepare for positive outcomes and do what it takes to reach those finish lines. Real estate transactions can be complicated, but a tenacious and positive attitude on the part of the Realtor can ensure a deal reaches the finish line. She acknowledges that buying or selling a home is likely a person's most important purchase they will make in their lives. Heather takes this very seriously and works closely with her clients to communicate every step of the way in order to execute a smooth sale process.

Mercy Sports Medicine- Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Tour de Kirkwood  -  

At Mercy Sports Medicine, our sports doctors provide training, treatment and rehabilitation whether you're an elite athlete or someone who simply wants to enjoy better physical health. Our sports medicine fellowship trained physicians, certified athletic trainers and physical therapists use the latest techniques and technologies to get you back to being you.

From professional athletes to local high school and youth sports athletes, Mercy is the choice for high-quality, coordinated sports medicine.

 What Makes Mercy Different?

  • High level of coordinated sports medical care, including trained sports medicine physicians, orthopedists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and more.
  • This sports medicine care team collaborates with you to design a customized care plan, and communicates with your primary care physician to ensure all your caregivers are up to speed on your care. And if you're a student athlete, we work closely with your school's athletic trainer.
  • All of Mercy is connected through one electronic medical health record, which increases communication between caregivers and eases your path through the health care system. Our full circle of caregivers is unlike any other program in the area.

GYMGUYZ Mid St. Louis County is # 1 in Home Personal Training! GYMGUYZ provides Convenient, Customized, and Creative workouts. The GYMGUYZ vans are stocked with state of the art equipment that our coaches bring to clients to provide excellent one-on-one or group workout sessions. 

 

Race Results:


 

Complimentary Therapy: Precision Health Group will be on hand to provide treatment and therapy to all athletes. The Precision Health Group thinks differently and treats differently and is indeed a different kind of results-based chiropractic organization.

Sponsorship: Please email mike@bigshark.com if you are interested in partnering with the Tour de Kirkwood Triathlon.

Questions: Ask us anything, anytime.

Event Directors: Jerry Bruce, jerry@bigshark.com or Mike Weiss, mike@bigshark.com

To Volunteer or Registration Questions: Tim Coover, timc@bigshark.com

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