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Tri For Love


Time: 06:30 am AM
Date: 09/16/2012
Location: Herndon, VA
Distance: Triathlon 400 Meter Swim, 15.4 Mile Bike, 3.1 Mile Run

This race is being held to raise funds to support Taylor Love and to raise awareness and funds to help fight neuroblastoma. Taylor is a local resident who is fighting neuroblastoma.

Swim: Distance is a 400 meter indoor pool snake swim. Swimmers will start at 6:30am sharp according to your estimated swim time. Swimmers will go off every 15 seconds until every swimmer has entered the water. If you miss your swim time you will be allowed to enter the water only after the last swimmer has started and your time will be based on your scheduled start time.

Bike Course: The bike course: Exit transition area then head down Ferndale to the W&OD trail where you will take a left onto the trail (this is a sharp left turn), then out to the red barn at Ashburn rd. (partlows, sharp turn around) then back to ferndale to (right hand turn and a left hand turn into the transition area. Please note that police will be at the crossing intersections during the bike but you will need to look for their direction for a safe crossing. Distance 15.4 miles.

Run Course: The run is a short out and back course on the streets and on the W&OD Trail. Exit the transition area then head out Ferndale, left onto vine street, left onto center and up gravel path then head right on wood trail, u turn at the stop sign then head west on the trail and then enter the gravel path to crestview turn around and reverse the route. Total Distance 3.10 miles

A Race meeting will be held at 6PM and 7pm to answer questions regarding the course. If you are unable to pick up your packet before race morning note that lines may be long, so come early!

About Taylor: We honor local resident and pediatric cancer warrior, Taylor Love. In her short life, Taylor has battled 2 cancers, Neuroblastoma and chemo-induced leukemia, she has received a bone marrow transplant, fought through kidney failure and has undergone countless surgeries, procedures, pokes, tests and scans. Help us celebrate Taylor's 7 years of life; and continue to bring awareness and funding to find less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer; a very much neglected disease.

Read more on the Taylor Love website
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