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TRICOLUMBIA ANNOUNCES ROCKY GAP TRIATHLON, CONTINUING AND ENHANCING ITS RICH 25-YEAR RACE HISTORY

Posted on February 26, 2013

Registration is open for June 1 international and sprint distance triathlons benefitting Cumberland YMCA

TriColumbia, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier endurance event production company, is proud to present the Rocky Gap Triathlon, continuing the race’s rich 25-year race history, for the 2013 race season, and becoming the 9th race in TriColumbia’s 2013 calendar. The Rocky Gap Triathlon will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013, at scenic Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, Md., and will benefit the Cumberland YMCA.  

The Rocky Gap Triathlon will offer both an international distance and a sprint triathlon. The international distance triathlon will consist of a 0.93 mile swim, 22 mile bike and 5 mile run, while the sprint triathlon will include a 0.25 mile swim, 8 mile bike and 2.5 mile run. As the Mid-Atlantic’s premier endurance event production company, TriColumbia will enhance the event in its 26th year, ensuring athletes are offered the same stellar race experience and amenities for which TriColumbia is known.

"Between our 25 years of hosting a triathlon at Rocky Gap, and the professionalism, reputation and expertise of TriColumbia in triathlon event production, I'm confident an even greater number of athletes will enjoy a quality triathlon experience this year," stated Cumberland YMCA Executive Director, Don Enterline.

The Rocky Gap Triathlon will benefit the Cumberland YMCA in its effort to serve human needs in Allegany County and the Tri-State region. Through programs and services, the Cumberland YMCA promotes lifelong personal growth and the balanced development of spirit, mind and body.

“We are excited and honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Cumberland YMCA for this year’s Rocky Gap Triathlon,” said Kari Ebeling, Chief Operating Officer at TriColumbia. “The Cumberland YMCA is an incredible organization that shares our belief of promoting life-long health and fitness to the community, and we hope to assist their team in bringing the event’s success to a new level, and continuing to promote the YMCA’s mission for years to come.”






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