WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nation's Triathlon™ to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is sold out, but you can still participate by joining LLS's Team In Training® (TNT) program.
Taking place on September 11, 2011, in the nation's capital, The Nation's Tri will mark its fourth year of bringing together triathletes for the common cause of helping cancer patients live longer better lives while taking on one of the country's premiere athletic events.
The Nation's Triathlon course takes you past the spectacular monuments and landmarks of historic Washington, D.C., including a 1.5K swim in the Potomac River, a 40K bike ride through scenic vistas, and a 10k run through downtown D.C.
TNT participants raise funds to support lifesaving cancer research. In return they get a customized training plan from TNT's certified coaches; scheduled group runs with the coach and a supportive team; tips on form, injury prevention, hydration and nutrition. TNT now also offers TNT Flex, a customized, online training option.
"Team In Training participants who sign on to do The Nation's Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can look forward to a fabulous, activity-filled weekend in Washington, D.C.," said Nancy L. Klein, LLS chief marketing and revenue officer. "Team In Training will help them get to the finish line, while they have the satisfaction of helping us get the ultimate finish line – beating cancer."
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.
SOURCE The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society