ywca Minneapolis

Women's Triathlon

The 2015 Fundraising Team raised $18,000 for YWCA of Minneapolis!

Every day of the year, we are hard at work engaging children and youth, adults and families through life changing programs. We reach more than 30,000 people in our community every year. And nearly 1,050 of those are the women and girls who crossed the finish line at this year's Women's Triathlon. The women pictured above are members of the Peer to Peer Fundraising Team. They did an amazing job, sharing their own triathlon journey with family and friends, and asking for support for the YWCA's powerful work.

The YWCA of Minneapolis Women's Triathlon is our most-popular athletic event of the year, featuring a 500-yard swim, a 15.5-mile bike segment and a 5-kilometer run, held at beautiful Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. In 2015, a new SuperSprint option was added that includes a 200-yard swim, a 7.3-mile bike, and a 1-mile run/walk. Take a moment to read the accounts below, and learn first-hand, about the incredible experience of participating in the Women's Triathlon.

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Irene Quarshie-YWCA Board Chair

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Pat Lillehei- YWCA Member

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Maria, age 16- YWCA Strong Fast Fit Participant

Join the Fundraising Team in 2016! Perks include a team jersey, early swim start, prime transition
spot and an invitation to our Volunteer Thank You Party. If you're interested, please contact us by clicking here.

Register for the 2016 Race! The 9th Annual YWCA Women’s Triathlon will be held
on Sunday, August 14. Registration opens in January. Click here for more information.

Download Our Voice Winter 2015

Our Voice is a publication of YWCA of Minneapolis. And your voice matters to us!
To download a copy of Our Voice Winter 2015, click here.