St. Anthony’s Triathlon Online Registration Closes Sunday April 19 at Midnight

Register at www.SATriathlon.com

St. Petersburg, FL (April 17, 2015) – Online registration for the 32nd St. Anthony’s Triathlon at www.SATriathlon.com closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 19.

The Triathlon and the Sprint Triathlon will be Sunday, April 26, while the Meek & Mighty Triathlon will be Saturday, April 25. More than 25 professional stars of the sport, including the 2013 women’s winner of St. Anthony’s Alicia Kaye have registered to compete.

In 2014, Kaye won the Life Time Tri Oceanside, the Life Time Tri Minneapolis, the Life Time Tri CapTex and the TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon. Also vying for the 2015 Women’s crown will be the 2014 Age Group Female Triathlete of the Year Heather Lendway, and Magali Tisseyre who won the 2015 Ironman 70.3 Monterrey, Mexico, the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Miami and the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Silverman.

Among the men who will be trying to capture the 2015 crown are Ben Collins, winner of the 2014 New York City Triathlon and 2014 Life Time Tri Minneapolis, Kaleb VanOrt, who recently won the Clermont CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup, and St. Anthony’s 2010 winner Cameron Dye, who won several Triathlons across the U.S. last year.

These are just a few of the professionals registered for the 2015 St. Anthony’s Triathlon. The field of competitors includes world champions, past winners and Olympians who are coming from around the world and around Tampa Bay. The professional field represents a variety of distances from the sport including Ironman, the non-drafting Olympic distance and the ITU.

For more information on the races or to register online until Sunday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m., visit www.satriathlon.com. For any additional information, please call the Triathlon office at (727) 825-1521.

The 2015 St. Anthony’s Triathlon weekend events and registration fees are:

Friday, April 24-Saturday, April 25:
Sports and Fitness Expo, Straub Park, 500 Beach Drive.
Friday, Noon – 7 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Free.

Saturday, April 25:
Meek & Mighty Triathlon, North Shore Pool, 901 North Shore Drive.
Shorter distance race for youths ages 7-14 and novice adults, 7:30 a.m. start time. 

Sunday, April 26:
St. Anthony’s Triathlon, North Shore & Vinoy Park
International distance race (1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run.) 6:50 a.m. start time. 

St. Anthony’s Sprint Distance race, (750-meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run) Approx. 8:45 a.m. start time. 

In January, USA Triathlon (USAT) named St. Anthony’s Triathlon as the Florida Regional Championship event for the USAT Championship in Milwaukee on August 8. 

For more details about the 2015 races, athletes and fans may visit St. Anthony’s Triathlon’s Facebook page: facebook.com/stanthonystriathlon or be part of the conversation using the hashtag, #StAnthonysTri.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. The hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

BayCare’s hospitals include: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Women’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Hospital-South, South Florida Baptist and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the web at www.BayCare.org. 

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