Navigation Links
Indoor Memory Maker Triathlon Raises Funds for Alzheimers
Date:10/25/2013

Rogers, AR (PRWEB) October 25, 2013

Faced with the prospect of cancellation, event organizers from GPP Endurance moved the 4th annual Memory Maker Triathlon indoors this year, thinking outside the box to continue raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research.

After flooding knocked a local pool out of commission, GPP’s management team quickly brainstormed an alternative—an indoor triathlon to make use of their two Endless Pools.

The triathlon event, held from October 11-12, raised around $1,500.

In addition to Endless Pool swimming, GPP employed computrainers and treadmills to complete the race. With a true open water feel and no flip turns, the Endless Pools were adjusted to the desired pace of each athlete.

“The venue allows you to race as hard as you like while adding a social element you just can’t get in an outdoor race,” said Mark Mohler, Instructor and Multisport Coach at GPP.

Benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association, the Memory Maker Triathlon was started by triathlete Brad Pope, after his grandmother passed away from the disease.

The first participant in the men’s event, Pope set the early standard at 1:22:34 before the final competitor, Chris Risk took the crown, finishing at 1:21:18.

Mandy Ozimek took first place in the women’s division, clocking in at 1:51:35, just 15 seconds faster than Pauline Mohler.

An officially sanctioned USA Triathlon event, the GPP Endurance team did their part to keep the race running without a hitch. Based on their success, they’re now discussing a winter triathlon series to continue to take advantage of their indoor pool setup.

For daily training or an indoor triathlon, GPP’s Endless Pools pass the
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Best Grow Tent Manufacturer Highlights Maximum Yield's Indoor Hydro Grow Show
2. Improve Indoor Air Quality with Air Scrubber Plus During National Home Indoor Air Quality and Awareness Month
3. Viewpoints Industry TV Presents a Segment on Indoor Air Quality
4. With Autumn Approaching, Increased Time Indoors Could Cause Dry Eye Complaints
5. Cumberland Mall Installs Indoor Playground for Families and Creates Sense of Community
6. The Apartments at 2000 Broadway Street, a Top Pacific Heights Apartment Complex, Announces Indoor Pool Opening for Summer
7. New Colorstar Plush Indoor Wiper Mats from Martinson-Nicholls Provide Comfort and Durability in Heavy Foot Traffic Areas
8. Research Study Shows on How to Limit Indoor Marijuana Smoke Odors and Particles
9. Housh Inc. Happenings – An eCommerce Company Specializing in Indoor Air Quality Products and Customer Service
10. Indoor Location Market Is Estimated to Grow From $448.6 Million in 2013 to $2.60 Billion in 2018 at a CAGR of 42.1% From 2013 to 2018 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets
11. ASDSA Applauds Nevada Governor for Signing Under-18 Indoor Tanning Ban
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... ... A recent survey by Consumer Reports ( http://bit.ly/1h67tL8 ) sheds light on the ... It was reported that 33% are paying an average of $39 more out-of-pocket for ... compared to last year. Among the drugs that saw the highest increases were those ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... EDAC Systems, Inc., a leading value-added ... services to both government and commercial clients, today announced the release of a ... Datacap document capture platform. EDAC PurePAGE processes and enhances the images whether ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... PHYTOMER, the pioneer in marine cosmetics introduces PIONNIÈRE XMF Perfection Youth Rich ... new cream combines breakthrough biotechnological anti-aging power with a lipid-replenishing marine oil for ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Dr. Robert G. Schwartz , the principal of ... “Systema”: a Russian martial art system that is also a philosophy of life that ... which dates back to the 10th century, is a Russian Martial Art that has ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... An August ... thousands of plastic surgeries conducted each year on teenagers, quoting a New York ... numbers. Beverly Hills-based plastic surgeon Payam Jarrah-Nejad, M.D., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S., known more familiarly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Watertree Health President Responds to Consumer Reports Survey on Rising Prescription Drug Prices 2Health News:EDAC Systems, Inc. announces a new version of its Image Enhancement and Image Re-Sizing utility EDAC’s PurePAGE® 2Health News:EDAC Systems, Inc. announces a new version of its Image Enhancement and Image Re-Sizing utility EDAC’s PurePAGE® 3Health News:Phytomer announces PIONNIÈRE XMF Perfection Youth Rich Cream 2Health News:Phytomer announces PIONNIÈRE XMF Perfection Youth Rich Cream 3Health News:Phytomer announces PIONNIÈRE XMF Perfection Youth Rich Cream 4Health News:Dr. Robert G. Schwartz Achieves Certification in Russian Martial Art “Systema” and Focuses on Integrating Techniques & Principles into Health Care Delivery 2Health News:Dr. Robert G. Schwartz Achieves Certification in Russian Martial Art “Systema” and Focuses on Integrating Techniques & Principles into Health Care Delivery 3Health News:Teen Plastic Surgery Article Understates the Most Important Realities of Procedures on Young People, Notes Dr. J 2
... recent study at the University of North Carolina in Chapel ... the National Cancer Institute suggests that two genes - C282Y ... hemochromatosis may also lead to an increased risk of developing ... 1,300 subjects were studied, out// of which, more than 400 ...
... A new study by researchers in Charleston has ... depressive disorder in individuals with diabetes. For the ... Health Interview Survey, which was used to evaluate ... researchers found that depressed individuals with diabetes, were ...
... the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore cautioned ... screening for lung cancer. They claimed that the harm of ... that turn out to be benign,// and the costs of ... annual full-body CT screening. ,Following this, the National Cancer ...
... University in Boston has revealed that children as young as ... They also use emotional information picked up from adults around ... psychology at Tufts University, and her team tested //babies, showing ... red spiral letter holder, a blue bumpy ball, and a ...
... found that continuous combined hormone therapy(estrogen combined with 25 ... associated with an increased breast cancer risk among current ... for five or more years. The study however did ... hormone therapy and breast cancer risk. This indicated that ...
... by removing a disc or placing a bone graft in ... disc which is being studied as a replacement is in ... was recently completed compared the prosthesis to traditional fusion. While ... one having a fusion operation for every two that received ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Artificial discs available as replacements for damaged discs 2
(Date:9/2/2015)...  Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD ), today announced ... presenting at the Rodman & Renshaw 17th Annual Global Investment ... 9:35 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 10, 2015. ... live audio webcast which can be accessed by visiting the ... http://www.aethlonmedical.com . The webcast will be archived for thirty days.  ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, ... clinical-stage drug development company focused on tissue protection, ... Finkelstein , President and Chief Executive Officer, will ... Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. ... held September 8-10, 2015 at the St. Regis ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015 BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE ... that Jim Pekarsky , chief executive officer and co-founder ... Annual Global Investment Conference taking place, September 8-10, 2015 at ... Mr. Pekarsky is scheduled to present on September ... A (2 nd floor). A live webcast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 2RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 3
... Mich., May 20, 2011 Ann Arbor SPARK recently celebrated ... investor pitches and a reception.  At the Ann Arbor SPARK ... "Best of Boot Camp" winner, based on the quality of ... received an engagement though the Ann Arbor SPARK Business Accelerator. ...
... May 20, 2011 HealthPartners Medical Group ... Group today announce a unique collaboration to ... in health care quality and patient service, while ... leading national healthcare management consulting firm, and HPMG, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Brio Device Awarded Best of Ann Arbor SPARK's Boot Camp 2HealthPartners and The Chartis Group Collaborate to Improve Health Care Quality, Service, and Cost 2HealthPartners and The Chartis Group Collaborate to Improve Health Care Quality, Service, and Cost 3HealthPartners and The Chartis Group Collaborate to Improve Health Care Quality, Service, and Cost 4
... The VersaPulse PowerSuite holmium laser ... properties for precise, virtually bloodless procedures. ... fragmenting urinary and gall bladder stones ... ideal multipurpose surgical tool. Because its ...
... Nd:YAG technology has allowed for perfecting mini-invasive ... of various pathologies with a considerable social ... for reducing the post-operatory times and represents ... costs in all hospital structures.,DEKAs family of ...
... have to choose. The Apogee Elite ... 755nm Alexandrite laser and a high ... in one convenient unit. The ... for hair removal, pigmented lesions, facial ...
Single use trocar with non-conductive sleeves for gaining and maintaining thoracic access., ,THORACOPORT™ devices are trocars used to gain access to the thoracic cavity for use in video assis...
Medicine Products: