Wednesday, September 9, 2009

A Special Appearance in Kansas

This weekend I am traveling to Kansas for a special appearance. I love the opportunity to be a spokesperson for the sport that has given me so much . What makes this event extra special is that it is an All- Womens Triathlon. As a mother of three I look at this as a special opportunity to share with other women the value of leading a healthy lifestyle and some of the strategies I have learned when it comes to having a balance of family and sport. If you are in the area stop by - below is the Press Release pertaining to the Event.


Heather Gollnick - OMC Women’s Triathlon Professional Triathlete

The Olathe Medical Center is pleased to announce that one of the top professional female triathletes in the country, five time Ironman Champion, and full time mom of three - Heather Gollnick will be the 2009 OMC Women’s Triathlon Professional Triathlete. A special thanks goes out to Tri KC and Don Herron in providing this year’s triathlete professional.

Olathe Medical Center's Women's Triathlon and ExpoOlathe Medical Center is proud to sponsor the Women's Triathlon and Expo, the first of its kind in Kansas. We are dedicated to improving the health of our community, including providing state-of-the-art medical care and encouraging healthy lifestyles.

The Triathlon Course:

The women’s triathlon event featuring a Sprint Distance triathlon in Kill Creek Park, operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The swim (500 meters) is an out and back course with a standing water start. The bike course (10.6 miles) is a partially hilly loop course, held both within and outside the park boundaries. The run (2.6 miles) is routed on the Kill Creek Trails which adjoins Kill Creek Park. This route provides some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the region. Aid stations are at transition and every mile on the run.

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