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Meet Theresa – Our Expansion Coordinator

We are so excited to introduce you to Theresa Oppermann, our new Expansion Coordinator. Thanks to a generous grant from the Steve Stricker AmFam Foundation, Theresa will be creating a way for new communities to start their own chapter of Tri 4 Schools, bringing our mission to more children and schools! Let’s meet Theresa and […]

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Triathlon Training for Kids

I’m often asked how to help prepare kids to participate in our youth triathlons.  Here are my top five suggestions for how to help them have a great first race experience! 1. Enroll them in our Exercise to Achievement program If you attend one of these schools or health facilities in Dane County, we highly […]

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Baby Steps to the Starting Line

The off-season is over and I’m back into full on training for the 2018 season. The biggest difference between the off-season and the season is that during the season, you feel A LOT more guilty if you skip a workout. Plus, more people show up to team workouts now so if you do skip, you […]

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Volunteer Appreciation

We wouldn’t be anywhere without hundreds of volunteers, who give of their time, talents, and treasure each year to help our athletes succeed.  Here’s how we plan to help you feel the love in 2018! By the Numbers It takes a lot of people to make our organization work.  And I mean A LOT of […]

Creating Peak Moments

In 2018, we’re hoping to create memorable moments for all who play a part in our mission.  But we need YOUR help. The Ultimate Peak Moment I still remember the feeling of crossing the finish line at Ironman Wisconsin in 2005, even though it was over 12 years ago. The feeling as I turned onto […]

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Meet Matt – Athlete of the Year 2018

Each year, we select an athlete that personifies our mission – to encourage healthy lifestyles for ALL, and to change the face of triathlon.  Our 2018 Athlete of the Year is nothing short of amazing – and we can’t wait for you to meet him.  Welcome to the team, Matt Wulff! Defining Moments I’m going […]

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School Grant Winners 2017

We’re thrilled to announce the 2017 recipients of our school grant program, and our Endowment Fund grant winner!  The real winners? The thousands of kids who will benefit from these initiatives. This year, we reviewed 13 proposals.  We focused on innovative and inclusive projects that would benefit the greatest number of students, while staying focused […]

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Giving it Forward – Giving Tuesday 2017

This holiday season, we’re paying it forward, and showing that generosity inspires generosity. We’re all starting to hear about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but we’re putting all our efforts in to Giving Tuesday. This year it’s November 28th, and it’s a single day when individuals and organizations are encouraged to give back to their […]

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2017 Season Recap

Once again, we have a lot to be thankful for. It’s almost November, where we reflect on everything we have to be grateful.   We always do an official season recap, where we can look back, take a deep breath, and remember another amazing year here at Tri 4 Schools. We helped 2,515 children cross the […]