June 01, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
June 1, 2007 — Join the race, volunteer, or cheer on a friend or loved one at the 10th Annual Subaru Women’s Triathlon Series - Naperville, Sunday, June 24th, 2007 benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. The race begins at 7:00 am at the beautiful Centennial Beach in Naperville, Illinois. 2,500 women are expected to compete in this women-only event, making it one of the largest triathlons in the country. There will be a post-race party at the Grand Pavilion Park from 9 am – 12 pm, with food, music, and an awards ceremony.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is the official charity of the Subaru U.S. Women’s Triathlon Series. As OCRF looks for a cure for Ovarian Cancer, they assist patient’s families with understanding the disease and its treatment. In addition to the fund raising, OCRF provides outreach programs and raises public awareness. Over $650,000 has been raised for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in the last five years.

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The Naperville event is part of the Subaru U.S. Women’s Triathlon Series, which stages events on Sunday, March 25 in St. Petersburg, Florida, Sunday, September 9 in Federal Way, Washington (Seattle area), and Sunday, October 14 in San Diego, California.
As a member of TEAM HOPE - The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund - funds are raised for research throughout the U.S. By committing to raise $500 or more in donations, participants enjoy the following benefits:
• A Team Hope Training Shirt or Singlet
• A Team Hope Running Cap
• An Athletic Bag
• A pair of running shoes
• A pair of running socks
• Goggles and Swim Cap
• An Eight-Week Coaching Program from Well-Fit
• Virtual Training from a qualified coach
• Special Finish Line Hospitality
Event registration fees are $70.00 for individuals and $120.00 for a two or three person relay team. The triathlon series begins with the Subaru Multisport Experience on Saturday, June 23 at Naperville Central High School from 10 am until 4 pm. All participants must attend this event in order to sign the liability waiver and to pick up race packet materials such as race number, Champion Chip, t-shirt, goody bag, swim cap, and to receive body markings. There is no race day registration or race packet pick up.

Series sponsors join the series title sponsor, Subaru of America, Esurance, Speedo, Luna, Well Fit, Inc.,, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Triathlete Magazine, Specialized and Her Sports Magazine.

Local sponsors include: Whole Foods, AthletiCo, Naperville Running Company, The Bike Shop of Glen Ellyn, Holiday Inn Select, Dupage Medical Group, My, Daily Herald, WXRT, Saucony, Bell Helmets, Stoneyfield Farms, Windy City Sports, RW Knudsen Recharge, and Naperville Magazine.

DATE: Sunday June 24th
TIME: MultiSport Experience (Saturday) 10:00 am– 4:00 pm
Transition area opens: 5:00 am (Centennial Beach Parking Lot)
Transition area closes: 6:45 am (for start of race)
Swim Start (1st wave): 7:00 am (Centennial Beach)
Post Race Party 9:00 am–12:00 pm (Grand Pavilion Park)
LOCATION: Naperville Central High School (MultiSport Experience)
Centennial Beach, Naperville, Illinois
Swim (.75k/.46 miles)
Bike (22k/13.8 miles)
Run (5k/3.1 miles)

INFORMATION: For more information, you may check out and register online or

The Eventors, Inc.
Contact: Jane Canepa/Caitlin Fitzpatrick
(312) 217-JANE (5263)