St. Anthony's Names New Race Event Manager|
St. Petersburg, Fla., (December 9, 2010) - Susan Daniels has been promoted to event manager at St. Anthony's Hospital and will be responsible for coordinating race logistics with the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) to produce the internationally recognized St. Anthony's Triathlon. The St. Anthony's Triathlon, which is owned and operated by St. Anthony's Hospital, recently became part of the WTC 5150 Triathlon series. Susan will also lead the team to organize other community races such as the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Morton Plant Mease Triathlon, and the Madeira Beach Triathlon.
Susan has been with the hospital for more than five years serving as coordinator on the event team. She replaces Philip LaHaye, former race event manager, who now is the WTC 5150 director of operations. "We're very pleased to have Susan step up to the plate and lead our team going into 2011 and planning the upcoming St. Anthony's Triathlon 5150 series held in May and our other races," said Walter Inman, director of the race event team.
St. Anthony's Triathlon 5150 series is one of the best known Olympic-distance triathlons in the United States. The 5150 series will be the largest international distance triathlons series in the world and will be the first non-drafting international race series of its kind.
The St. Anthony's Triathlon 5150 series race will be held on May 1, 2011. To register for the St. Anthony's Triathlon, call (727) 953-9005 or visit: SATriathlon.com. The St. Anthony's Triathlon traditionally marks the year's first major race in the U.S. and typically attracts some of the world's best athletes. St. Anthony's Triathlon has been named "Race of the Year" by USA Triathlon and has also served as a qualifier for the Ironman World Championship.
About St. Anthony's Hospital
St. Anthony's Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and is the first and only faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. In 1997, St. Anthony's became part of BayCare Health System, a joint operating agreement between the Tampa Bay area's leading not-for-profit hospitals. St. Anthony's has a rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care.
About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient's lifetime. With more than 195 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.
BayCare's family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Children's, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, St. Joseph's Women's, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.