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One Wild Ride

It’s Chicago Marathon race week for our Athlete of the Year, Kim!  How’s she feeling, and how are those fundraising efforts coming?  You’ll have to read to find out. Life is full of surprises. It’s a roller coaster that you can’t get off, even if you want to.  When I first sat down to write […]

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Mud Run 2017 Wrap-up

We ended our season of fundraising for schools with a huge send-off – thank you for being a part of our success in 2017! “We’ve never done anything like this before, but the mud run was a wonderful event. Very well organized, super fun and empowering for the kids, and we loved the big crowd […]

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Creating a Culture of Caring and Instilling Change

We’re grateful for partners who make it possible for us to eliminate barriers and allow ALL families to get active and have fun!  A special message from our friends at National Guardian Life. By Maria Lubick, National Guardian Life Giving back and making a difference in our community is ingrained the company culture at National […]

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Back to the Starting Line

The journey to Ironman Wisconsin 2018 starts now. I combed through our early blog posts to see if I ever shared my history regarding triathlon, which is pretty much the reason I started Tri 4 Schools in the first place.  After coming up empty, I thought that with a big impending announcement, now was the […]

Ten Things Ironman Athletes Can Learn from Kids

With Ironman Wisconsin coming up on Sunday, we’d like to share ten pieces of wisdom to help you through the day.  Kids triathlons may be different from adult events, but there’s a lot of lessons to be learned for all ages. Thank you to Carrie Chase of SutterChase Studios and Annie Rubens for their amazing […]

My Internship Experience: Devin

We had a great opportunity this summer to work with Devin, a fantastic UW student majoring in Education and Psychology.  What did he learn working with us? Hi Everyone! First, I’d like to thank everyone who has helped Tri 4 Schools flourish into the great organization it is today. Reflecting on this summer, I feel […]

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My Internship Experience: Erin

We’ll miss Erin, one of our fabulous summer interns!  Hear what she had to say about working with us, and what she’ll miss most. As summer comes to a close and my internship with Tri 4 Schools nears its end, I wanted to express gratitude for the lessons I learned, and appreciation for the people […]

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Partner Spotlight – UnityPoint Health Bed Project

Our partners are doing great things for our kids, AND for others in the community as well. Check out the innovative project that UnityPoint Health – Meriter and Physicians Plus are up to in our city! Community Bed Donation Program Across the street from UnityPoint Health-Madison sits the Triangle neighborhood, a public apartment complex which […]

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Fit Moms + Fit Kids = Fit Communities

Moms know that it’s hard to balance your health and workouts with the many other priorities that come with your role.  But, we also recognize that it’s an important piece of the puzzle for a healthy family!  Studies show that families who have a mother-figure who makes her health a priority raise healthier kids, and […]