USA Triathlon to Host Pikes Peak Swim Run Presented by Select Physical Therapy This Saturday in Colorado Springs
by USA Triathlon
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs and Colorado Front Range multisport community is encouraged to race, cheer and support the multisport community at the second annual USA Triathlon Pikes Peak Swim Run presented by Select Physical Therapy that will take place this Saturday, July 1 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs.
The USA Triathlon Pikes Peak Swim Run presented by Select Physical Therapy on July 1 includes an aquathlon (750m swim in Prospect Lake and a 5k run) and a Youth Splash & Dash (100m swim, 2k run for ages 10-15; 100m swim, 1k run for ages 7-9) and a 5k run. Participants can race the aquathlon as an individual or as part of a two-person relay. The event is a part of the Rocky Mountain State Games, hosted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corp.
“We are excited to spotlight our sport with the Pikes Peak Swim Run and host a multisport event here in Olympic City USA. This event is a celebration of the Colorado multisport community and a fun opportunity to introduce youth to the multisport lifestyle,” said Victoria Brumfield, USA Triathlon CEO. “Thank you to Select Physical Therapy for being a tremendous partner in hosting this fun, participation-based swim-run event.”
“Select Physical Therapy is beyond pleased to be part of this event for the second year,” said Melissa Bryant, P.T., SCCE, Select Physical Therapy center manager. “As an endurance athlete and triathlete enthusiast, I am proud to support the race and provide quality care to participants onsite and in our Colorado Springs center within the USA Triathlon headquarters building.”
Set at picturesque Memorial Park with a backdrop of Pikes Peak, the event will take place in the calm water of Prospect Lake and the flat, fast trails that surround the lake. SUPCOS will provide swim support swim on race day. In addition to offering stand-up paddleboard rentals, beginning May 1, SUPCOS also hosts weekly open water swimming opportunities at Prospect Lake for local groups and training athletes.
To request an appointment with Select Physical Therapy, please call 719-257-4240 or visit Melissa and her team at 5825 Delmonico Drive, Suite 100, in Colorado Springs today.
About Select Physical Therapy
Select Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Throughout the country, the Select Medical family of brands includes Banner Physical Therapy, Banner Children’s Physical Therapy, Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Therapy, Champion Sports Medicine, Dignity Health Physical Therapy, Dignity Health Pediatric Therapy, Emory Rehabilitation Outpatient Center, Harmony Pediatric Therapy, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, Kessler Kids Pediatric Therapy, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), KORT Kids Pediatric Therapy, LifeBridge Health Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, NovaCare Kids Pediatric Therapy, NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Physio, Prosthetic Orthotic Solutions International (POSI), Rehab Associates, RUSH Physical Therapy, RUSH Kids Pediatric Therapy, Saco Bay Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Saco Bay Kids Pediatric Therapy, Select Physical Therapy, Select Kids Pediatric Therapy and SSM Health Physical Therapy. Together, these brands comprise a national network of more than 1,900 centers in 40 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Select Medical empowers its therapists by providing industry-leading continuing education opportunities. Select Medical’s outpatient division provides physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serves as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. corporations.
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon, paratriathlon, and indoor and virtual multisport events in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,000 races and connects with more than 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors – as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation – USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Triathlon Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of World Triathlon and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).