Texas Tech Health, Exercise & Sport Science Students to Assist with 2009 National
Collegiate Triathlon Championships
April 17, 2009
By: John Davis
Media advisory for Health, Exercise & Sport Science feature.
Student community service project
WHEN: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday (April 17)
5-11 a.m. and noon-5 p.m. Saturday (April 18)
WHERE: East side of the public boat ramp at Buffalo Springs Lake
EVENT: As 1,200 athletes from across the country compete in the 2009 National
Collegiate Triathlon Championships, 28 sport management graduate students with Texas
Tech University's Department of Health Exercise & Sport Science will volunteer their
time and skills to the events.
Students will set up the runs, swims and bike rides. They'll assist in safety and
security and help to supervise the bike and run areas. Also, they will provide assistance
to injured triathlon competitors.
The event is sponsored by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for triathlon,
duathlon, aquathlon and winter triathlon in the United States. The organization sanctions
2,500 races and connects with more than 110,000 members each year. USAT provides leadership
and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Championships,
Pan American Games and the Olympic Games.
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CONTACT: John Miller, associate professor of sport management, Texas Tech University,
(806) 543-6622, firstname.lastname@example.org
; Jason Mucher, communications and media relations manager, USA Triathlon,