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St. Anthony’s, USAT Teach New Youth Triathlon Rules

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What: St. Anthony’s Meek & Mighty Triathlon is just around the corner. On Saturday, April 28, the young and young at heart will swim, bike and run through the streets of St. Petersburg.


There have been many rule changes for children ages 14 and younger who participate in 2012 youth triathlons sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT) including important equipment changes. If your child is entered in the Meek & Mighty Triathlon or another upcoming youth triathlon sanctioned by the USAT, you won’t want to miss this informative session.

Susan Daniels, St. Anthony’s Triathlon manager, will be on hand to discuss the rule changes along with Jennifer Hutchison, USAT Regional Athlete Development coordinator. The clinic is being held in conjunction with Outspokin Bicycles, a longtime sponsor of the St. Anthony’s Triathlon.


To check out the rules prior to attending this important clinic, go online to USATriathlon.org and then click on About Multisport and then Competitive Rules. Scroll down toward the bottom of the page to USA Triathlon Supplemental Youth Rules and you’ll find rule changes there. You can also visit www.SATriathlon.com to learn more about the Meek & Mighty and the St. Anthony’s Triathlon on April 29.


When and Where: Thursday, March 22, 2012


                                  6 p.m.


                                 Outspokin Bicycles


                                 2241 Gulf to Bay Blvd.


                                 Clearwater, FL 33765


                                 Located at the corner of Gulf to Bay and Belcher Road
                                 Call (727) 723-2453 to register and for more information


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 its 81st year, the hospital continues its 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 200 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.


Contact: Sherry Robinson (727) 825-1445 office; (727) 257-7052 pager