ORU Hosts Fifth Annual Whole Person Indoor Triathlon

The Oral Roberts University Aerobics Center will be hosting the fifth annual Whole Person Indoor Triathlon February 22-23, 2014. This Super Sprint Triathlon is perfect for first time tri-athletes and consists of a 400-meter swim (50 meter pool), 6.2 mile bike (stationary) and 1.5 mile run (indoor 1.6th mile track). Registration can be completed online at www.signmeup.com/96212 or in person at the aerobics center front desk.

Registration costs $30 for individuals and $40 for a team. ORU students will receive a discounted registration if they register in person at the aerobics center. Only cash, check and eagle bucks are accepted at the aerobics center.

Individual competitions will start on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 a.m. Heats will begin every 20 minutes from 8:00 a.m. - 5:40 p.m. Individual participants will swim, bike, then run. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female, best swim, best bike and best run. Prizes will also be awarded to winning males and females in each age group: 14 and under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, and 65+. The maximum number of individual competitors is 180.

Team competitions will start on Sunday, February 23, at 2:00 p.m. Heats will begin every 30 minutes from 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Each team will consist of three participants (one swimmer, one biker and one runner). Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place teams only. The maximum number of teams is 48.

A gift bag and t-shirt will be included with registration. The deadline to receive a free t-shirt is February 12, 2014. Registration will close February 20, 2014. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Spectators are welcome to attend.