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Team E.R. Hosts Its First Annual Indoor Triathlon on March 10 at LifeCenter Plus

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Multi-Sport Team Organize Their First Indoor Swimming, Biking and Running Competition at the Health and Fitness Club in Hudson

HUDSON, OHIO (February 18, 2013) – Team E.R., an Akron area multi-sport team, will combine efforts to present the First Annual Indoor Triathlon at LifeCenter Plus on Sunday, March 10. Team E.R. is named for Eddy’s Bike Shop and Ritchies Sporting Goods.

“Our goal is to show how anyone, young, old, in shape or out of shape, can participate in a triathlon,” said Chris Schmauder, organizer of the Team E.R triathlon. “It is a great way to experience something you have never tried before and to do it in a way that will keep you wanting to ‘tri’ more. We want everyone to feel welcomed and to have fun while promoting exercise and good health.”

Participants will compete in three different events: swimming, followed by biking and running, with each leg lasting 20 minutes. Places will be determined by cumulative distances over each portion. Awards will be given to the top three overall finishers for individuals, team and top three finishers in each age group.

“For the experienced triathlete, the goal is to host a competitive event where they can practice their skills and enjoy a break from the monotony of training,” said Schmauder. “Not everything has to feel like a workout. This event will be a fun experience in a carefree environment.”

Adults and children are welcome as well as members and nonmembers of LifeCenter Plus. Registration can be completed via online or mail. Forms can be found online at and Online registration at must be submitted by March 8, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. To register by mail, send a completed form to LifeCenter Plus, 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236, postmarked by March 4, 2013.

The event starts at 10 a.m. at LifeCenter Plus, located at 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson, Ohio. For more information, visit and

Team E.R. is sponsored by Eddy’s Bike Shop, Ritchies Sporting Goods, Fresh Start Diner, Doctors of Optometry, LifeCenter Plus, Marketing Resources & Results, and Apple Growth Partners.

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