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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 […]

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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 […]