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I-TRI Promoting Positive Self-Esteem

DSC_0280 DSC_0282 DSC_0284 DSC_0285 DSC_0286 DSC_0287 DSC_0288I-tri founder and executive director, Theresa Roden said, “The purpose is an empowerment program for middle school girls.”
The Hamptons Youth Triathlon takes place in Sag Harbor on July 13 at 5 PM. The event features a 300 yard open water swim, 7 mile bike ride and 1 ½ mile run.
Started 7 years ago with 8 girls at the Spring School in East Hampton this year’s program has grown to 6 different schools and has over 130 girls participating.
The program trains mind, body, spirit; while the girls meet in groups meet to promote self-esteem and positive body awareness
After school training includes running and biking. The program provides paid professional trainers and all services are free of charge.
The program survives on sponsorship and fundraising. They are also sponsoring a Turbo Tri Race that is open to adults on June 17.
The I- tri group also received a grant from the Island Outreach Foundation for $19,000., local chambers, local Rotary clubs and Empire Bank.
For more information contact 1-917-881-1345.

 

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