(Hagerstown, MD) Racine MultiSports, LLC will hold the 2015 Fort Ritchie Duathlon and Triathlon on Sunday, August 2, 2015, 8:00 am, at Fort Ritchie Lake in Cascade, MD. The event consists of three races: a Duathlon, Triathlon, and an Aqua Velo. Each of the three races will be competed at Sprint and Olympic distance categories, for a total of six race events throughout the day. Races begin and end at Fort Ritchie Lake and organizers anticipate about 500-800 athletes and spectators to attend.
The Duathlon races will consist of running, biking, and then more running, in both distance categories. The Triathlon races will consist of swimming, biking, and running in each distance categories. The Aqua Velo races will consist of swimming and biking in both distance categories.
There are multiple sponsors of the event, and Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a Season Sponsor of Racine MultiSports. Local event sponsors include Hamilton Nissan, Jersey Mike’s, Innovative Inc., and Hub Labels. Several other sponsors and Washington County based sporting events that the organization produces are listed on their website, www.racinemultisports.com.
Ken Racine announced the organization will donate a significant portion of the event proceeds to the Fort Ritchie Community Center. “We are proud that Racine MultiSports exists, in part, to donate to causes that benefit the communities in which events are held. It is our mission to provide quality competitions to athletes of all levels and to give back to the community.”
The events are open to the public and media. Course maps and other information can be found on their website: www.racinemultisports.com.
About Racine MultiSports, LLC:
Founded in January 2007, Racine MultiSports LLC, was established to support multi-sport endurance athletes by giving them venues to race, while supporting local charities and non-profit organizations. RMS events cater to all levels of athletes, from the youth, adult beginners, to the experienced athlete. RMS’s mission is to create an opportunity for youth and adult athletes to challenge themselves physically through endurance events that will inspire them to be better people. Additionally, RMS gives back to the community by supporting charities and non-profit organizations.
About Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization whose mission is to help attract visitors to Hagerstown and Washington County. The CVB helps to create growth for the local economy by promoting, developing and expanding the local visitor industry. For more information about the CVB go to www.visithagerstown.com.