March 5, 2019 – Sun Multisport Events has announced the “The Spirit of Endurance Sports: Legacy, Laughs and Community Impact”, a fundraising reception to benefit the IRONMAN Foundation®, will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the headquarters of NormaTec in Watertown, MA. The event will feature renowned cycling coach with Peaks Coaching Group, Hunter Allen; author, coach and motivational speaker, Meredith Atwood; and the IRONMAN Foundation Ambassador Team Captain and “Voice of IRONMAN,” Mike Reilly. The fundraiser occurs on the eve of the annual RACE-MANIA Summit and Expo which takes place in Boston, MA on March 24, 2019.
Attendees of the fundraiser will be treated to refreshments and a Q&A with Allen and Reilly moderated by Atwood. The event will also include a silent auction featuring gear, products, race entries and more and the opportunity to enjoy a NormaTec PULSE Recovery massage in NormaTec’s Recovery Room. The cost to attend the fundraiser is $10 and proceeds from registration and the silent auction will be donated to the IRONMAN Foundation®. The IRONMAN Foundation® creates positive, tangible change in race communities by engaging athletes and volunteers to participate in programs that demonstrate service through sport and commitment to community.
The fundraiser is hosted by Ashworth Awards, the IRONMAN Foundation®, NormaTec and Sun Multisport Events and is part of a weekend of appearances by Allen, Atwood and Reilly related to RACE-MANIA, a Sun Multisport Events production. All three are part of the RACE-MANIA speaker line-up and have new books that are being published this month. About their books:
- Mike Reilly: Finding My Voice – Over his thirty years of announcing as the “Voice of IRONMAN”, Reilly has listened to hundreds of stories from athletes, race directors, families and volunteers. Now, he’s gathered the most compelling of these stories into this long-awaited book.
- Training and Racing with a Power Meter – The new edition of Allen’s seminal work on cycling with a power meter includes a new chapter on power tools, the latest power metrics (e.g. FRC, Pmax, mFTP, Power Duration Curve) additional training plans and more.
- Triathlon For The Every Woman – In this fully revised edition, Atwood shares how she went from the couch to an IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon in just over a year, plus the latest expertise from coaches, nutritionists, and athletes to help any woman’s triathlon goals become a reality.
Tickets for the “The Spirit of Endurance Sports: Legacy, Laughs and Community Impact” are on sale at https://www.active.com/watertown-ma/other-endurance/the-spirit-of-endurance-sports-legacy-laughs-and-community-impact-2019. For more information on the RACE-MANIA Summit and Expo visit http://race-mania.com/
About Sun Multisport Events (SME)
Sun Multisport Events is New England’s premier, award-winning endurance event production company. SME offers a unique set of events that attracts a diverse set of endurance athletes. In addition to the RACE-MANIA Summit and Expo, SME produces sprint, olympic and half distance multisport races and “Barn to Run”, New England’s first and only farm-based trail race series. SME won “Best Triathlon Series” (2013) and it’s Patriot Half has won “Best Small Race” an unprecedented three times (2018, 2017, 2013) in the Triathlete’s Choice Awards. SME’s Patriot Half also won “Best Triathlon” in the Best of Competitor 2016 (Northeast). Visit the Sun Multiport Events website to learn more at https://sunmultisportevents.com/
About the IRONMAN Foundation
The IRONMAN Foundation® creates positive, tangible change in race communities by engaging athletes and volunteers to participate in programs that demonstrate service through sport and commitment to community. Since 2003, over $50,000,000 has been provided through IRONMAN charitable giveback programs including the IRONMAN Foundation to more than 8,300 local, regional, national and global nonprofit initiatives. Through these partnerships, IRONMAN and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series athletes are powerfully linked to the community and together we leave the IRONMAN legacy behind in our race communities long after event day. For more information on IRONMAN Foundation programs, including Team IMF, Community Fund, Rock This Town, Your Journey Your Cause, and Women For Tri, visit www.ironmanfoundation.org.
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