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March 12, 2010

ULM’s Fourth Annual Warhawk Triathlon set for March 20

The University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Association of Students in Kinesiology, ULM’s Activity Center, and Vantage Multisport will sponsor the Fourth Annual Warhawk Triathlon on Saturday, March 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Oxford Natatorium and finishing in the Grove.

The competitive event includes a 400-meter indoor pool swim, an 11-mile bike ride, and a three-mile run. Food and gumbo will be served to all participants following the Triathlon, and Miss ULM Kelsi Crain will also help start the race and greet finishers.

ASK has joined forces with Vantage Health Plan, The Bike Source, Coca-Cola, Brookshire’s, Bayou Pawn Shop, Haik-Humble Eye Institute, and Monroe Surgical Hospital to provide a race for both first-timers looking to complete their first triathlon and experienced triathletes looking to test their fitness level.

Preregistration fees are $45 per person and $25 for ULM students; fees are increased for registering on the day of the event The race will be restricted to 175 participants, so pre-registration is encouraged. Register online at

Participants come from all parts of Louisiana, as well as Arkansas, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.

ASK encourages Monroe residents to sign up for a great cause and have a healthy, fun-filled experience.

For more information about the Triathlon, contact Lisa Colvin at 318-342-1041 or; or Brian Coyne: 318-342-1314 or

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