Seventh Annual Excellence Triathlon set for May 22

April 22, 2004

The Women's Health Center of Excellence at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will hold its seventh annual Excellence Triathlon beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 22 on the main campus of Wake Forest University.

More than 300 athletes from across the Southeast will compete in the triathlon that includes a 300-yard pool swim, 10-mile bike course and a five-kilometer run.

Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in volunteering for the event, call Natalie Barrett at 336-713-4230, or if you are an individual or team interested in competing, register online at or call 336-713-5277.

Proceeds from the triathlon support domestic violence prevention programs.

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