(Cayman Islands, July 27th 2016) The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association’s annual Stroke & Stride is back. Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, the Stroke & Stride 3-series race will take place Wednesday August 3rd, 10th and 17th with a 5.45pm start at Sunset House.
Popular amongst swimmers and runners of all levels, the Stroke & Stride is designed to encourage athletes of all abilities to take part. The event starts with a sunset, sea swim – the distance of which increases each week from 400 to 600 to 800 meters – followed by a 2 mile run through South Sound. Individuals or teams have the option to register for one, two or all three races, so there are many ways to join in the fun.
Trevor Murphy, President of the Cayman Islands Triathlon Association says, “We are excited once again to present our annual Stroke & Stride. The Stroke & Stride is one of the most popular sporting events in Cayman. We encourage all swimmers and runners to grab their suits and running shoes and take part.” Entry fees for individuals are $15 per race or $35 for all 3. Entry fees for teams are $25 per race or $60 for the series. Participants must be members of the Cayman Islands Triathlon Association. Membership costs $15 annually and is available at registration. Minimum age on race day is 13 years. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Commemorative T-shirts are available for the first 200 people who register so register now at www.caymanactive.com/registrations. Please note there will be no in person registration on race day.
New this year, TRAC Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover will be providing a free Park & Ride service for race participants from both St. Ignatius’ overflow car park and Bayshore Mall. Participants are encouraged to park at either of these locations to be transported to Sunset House for the races. Shuttles will run between 4.30pm to 5.30pm before each race, and between 6.30pm to 7.30pm after each race has finished.
Be sure not to run away after the final race on August 17th as there will be an awards banquet and buffet for all participants provided by Sunset House, with presentations for top 3 male, female and teams, as well as spot prizes for some lucky participants. Also the new Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque will be on display for those who would like to get a closer look at these stylish vehicles.
Sponsored by Health City Cayman Islands, Aguru, Sunset House, X107 and Hurley’s Media, funds raised from the 2016 Jaguar Land Rover Stroke & Stride will be used to support local young triathletes and Cayman Islands Hospice.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the Cayman Islands Triathlon Association’s new website at www.triathlon.ky
The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association (CITA) was founded in 1997 to promote the triathlon sport in the local Caymanian community through organized events and competition, and to encourage and support young local athletes in pursing their goals. CITA is a registered non-profit organization. Proceeds from CITA events will be used to grow local sports and foster young triathletes, by building a dedicated coaching network, and supporting them in training and competition here and abroad. In addition, a portion of all CITA funds raised are donated to local Cayman charities