Towne Lake plays host to Sept. 26 triathlon
From a press release:
The roadways and waterways in Caldwell Companies' award-winning Towne Lake master-planned community will be crowded with athletes reaching for the gold at the Memorial Hermann Houston Triathlon and Duathlon on September 26.
Onurmark Race Productions is presenting the triathlon/duathlon, which is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and aquathlon in the United States.
This athletic challenge will kick off at 7:30 a.m. and is open to all ages and fitness levels.
There are three courses for athletes to choose from: the OLYMPIC" includes a 1,500-meter swim, 24.85-mile bicycle ride, and 6.2-mile run; the OLYMPIC WITH SHORT SWIM WAVE" includes a 300-meter swim, 24.85-mile bicycle ride, and 6.2-mile run; and the LONG DUATHLON" includes a 2-mile run, 24.85-mile bicycle ride, and 6.2-mile run.
The swim segments will take place in Towne Lake's centerpiece lake, which will be 300 acres when completed. The running and biking segments will follow roads that form the backbone of the 2,400-acre community. The starting line is at the intersection of Lakeview Crest and Towne Lake Parkway - the future site of the Towne Lake Amphitheater.
We are thrilled to play host to the Memorial Hermann Houston Triathlon and Duathlon because the purpose of this top-notch athletic event fits perfectly with what Towne Lake embodies: a healthy way of life and a strong community spirit," said Susan Caldwell with Caldwell Companies.
The goal is to have 1,000 participants.
The Memorial Hermann Houston Triathlon and Duathlon is seeking volunteers to help at the event. Volunteer groups with 10 or members that represent a non-profit organization will receive a percentage for working at the event.
Those interested in participating in or volunteering at the event can find information, and register at www.HoustonTri.com. Students will receive a discount when registering.
When fully built out, the Towne Lake master-planned community in northwest Houston will have several sections of Hill Country-inspired" single-family homes many waterfront properties - ranging from the $180,000's to multi-million-dollar properties.
A 180-acre Town Center" will front U.S. 290 and will feature Class A office space and retail establishments. A community retail shopping district and a myriad of waterfront restaurants will be located on Barker-Cypress, as well as a community amphitheater.
There will be numerous parks and hiking and biking trails spread throughout Towne Lake, and old-fashioned" fishing holes sprinkled throughout the community.
Tie into Towne Lake through Facebook, Twitter and Youtube through links on the Towne Lake website - www.townelaketexas.com.
The Towne Lake community's Welcome Center is located at 9214 W. Bridgeport Pass Circle.
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