PPD Volunteers

PPD – A Community in Action

We’re thankful for corporate partners who believe in supporting with their hands and feet.  Did you catch any of these great volunteers at our Sun Prairie kids triathlon? Thanks to the work of companies like PPD, we’re able to make our events safe, fun, and organized.  But, how does a company get their employees to […]

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Athlete of the Year Update: Matt’s Story

A lot has happened in the last three months. Anyone who has ever dealt with a sports-related injury will want to read this. Matt needs our support now more than ever. The Smartest Man in the Room I once saw a quote that read, “if you’re the smartest man in the room, you’re in the […]

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Sun Prairie Tri 2018 Race Recap

Our 2018 Sun Prairie kids triathlon reflected the true meaning of community. There are so many different kinds of communities, and I’m honored to be a part of each one that came together on June 23rd.  From the triathlon community, the Tri 4 Schools community, the Prairie Athletic Club community, tothe Sun Prairie community, there […]


Keep your kids safe online

Summer is here! That means time outside (by participating in your favorite kids triathlon, of course), bug spray, bathing suits, and digital screens—yes, we said digital screens. Summer means your kids may have more time on their hands to stay glued to their phone, computer, or TV.   If it seems like your child already […]

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Meet Dominique – Our 2018 Summer Intern

A big piece of our mission is helping to inspire the next generation to live healthy, active lives. Internships are a way for us to allow future leaders to gain experience working in the non-profit sector AND make an impact in their local community.  Meet Dominique Lewis, our 2018 summer intern! Hello, my name is […]

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Summer Superheroes

If you live in Wisconsin then you know that mosquitoes here are no joke! Mosquitoes have a tendency of ruining outdoor fun and they also expose us to insect-borne diseases.  These creatures are the main reason I refuse to camp, and the primary reason I smell like Tea Tree oil all summer long. So, you […]

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Waunakee Kids Triathlon 2018 Race Recap

Seven Years Strong! I’m confident that our seventh year in Waunakee was our best year yet.  Not only did we luck out with weather, but thanks to each and every one of you, we were able to host another organized, safe, and FUN triathlon for 577 athletes!  We hope you enjoyed the new additions we […]

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New Season, New Additions!

We’re excited to show you some new ways to make your child’s experience a great one! Creating Peak Moments This off-season, our staff read The Power of Moments by Dan Heath, and the overall message was this: Creating powerful moments can have a lasting impact on someone’s life for years to come.  We were inspired […]

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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 […]