TAMPA, FL – Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon organizers announced today that Centra Care, Florida Hospital Urgent Care, will be the presenting sponsor for the 2016 Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon (TBKT) at Busch Gardens’ Adventure Island in Tampa, FL on Saturday, March 19. The partnership is a first of its kind for the kid’s triathlon.
“We are thrilled to welcome Centra Care to the team as our first presenting sponsor in Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon history,” said Claire Lessinger, Tampa Bay Sports Commission’s Director of Special Events. “As a company dedicated to quality, compassion and good health, we see this as a natural alliance that will only enhance a safe and rewarding event experience for all participating athletes.”
Centra Care will be onsite at Adventure Island providing event day support in a variety of areas. The TBKT, targeting boys and girls ages 6-14, is expected to reach a record number of participants in 2016. Great partners like Centra Care are helping provide the youth of our community this unique opportunity to experience accomplishment through triathlon competition.
About the 2016 Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon: The fourth annual Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon, presented by Centre Care, Florida Hospital Urgent Care, will occur Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 7:15 a.m., the TBKT offers participants the opportunity to swim, bike and run in and around Busch Gardens’® premier water park, Adventure Island. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (junior varsity division) and 11-14 (varsity division) are eligible to participate. The first 450 registrations will receive a complimentary, race-day ‘Stay and Play’ ticket to Adventure Island. Participants will receive a race-day ‘Swag Bag’, including an Under Armour T-shirt. All competitors will be awarded a finisher’s medal upon completion of the race and the top three finishers in each category will earn a trophy along with an additional Adventure Island ‘Stay and Play’ ticket. Registration, entry fees, course maps, athlete guide, parking directions and other critical information can be found on the event website, TampaBayKidsTriathlon.com.
About Florida Hospital Centra Care: Florida Hospital Centra Care operates 29 urgent care locations across Florida, including four centers in Tampa Bay. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, one of the largest health care providers in the state. As a hospital affiliated urgent care provider, Centra Care provides patients with fast and convenient care for urgent, non-emergency medical needs. From coughs, colds, infections, allergies and flu, to broken bones and other orthopedic conditions, Centra Care’s team of board certified, adult and pediatric-trained doctors, are available to families seven days a week. Beyond walk-in urgent care, Centra Care offers employers and employees a wide variety of pre-employment and worker’s compensation services including prompt, affordable care for work injuries, employee physicals and drug and alcohol testing for public and private employers, of all sizes. For more information visit, www.centracare.org.