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Rock on Triathlon at Limestone College

4th Annual Rock on Triathlon & NEW 5K Run

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM EDT

Limestone College, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States  Map   Website

Event Details

The fourth annual Rock On Triathlon at Limestone College, hosted by the Limestone field hockey team, will donate a portion of its proceeds to the ALS Association. The ALS Association mission is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Registration Fees (all values in USD)

Event Options Price Now
Triathlon Run 3.2M/Bike10M/Swim150yd


Feb 14 - Apr 25

Triathlon - Teams of 3


Feb 14 - Apr 25

5K Run


Feb 14 - Apr 25

Registration Closed

Event Day Schedule

Apr 26 8:00 AM - Race Start

Presented by Limestone Field Hockey

Course Description:

The triathlon will have athletes run, bike, and swim through Limestone’s campus and the surrounding town of Gaffney.

RUN: 3.2 miles through Gaffney’s historic district
BIKE: 10-mile bike course past Limestone’s quarry and through Gaffney’s historic district
SWIM: 150-yard pool swim weaving through 6 lanes in Limestone’s Timken Aquatic Center

What is ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed. 

Event Contact Information

Name: Lindsay Jackson

Phone: 864-488-8316

Email: ljackson@limestone.edu

Website: http://golimestonesaints.com/sports/2010/5/5/FH_0505101442.aspx?path=fh