/R E P E A T -- Advisory - Jennifer Heil, Éric Lucas and several well-known business, sports and entertainment personalities get in gear for the love of children/

Seventh Winter Triathlon to benefit the children of Sainte-Justine

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The organizing committee, the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation and the event's spokespeople, Jennifer Heil, former Olympic champion in freestyle moguls, and Éric Lucas, former world boxing champion, are pleased to invite the media to the seventh Annual Winter Triathlon to benefit the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation. The event will take place at Parc Maisonneuve starting at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 1.

More than 75 teams will take part in skating, running and cross-country skiing events. The goal of this friendly competition, organized by the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation's Young Leaders Circle, is to raise $525,000 to support a worthy cause: providing even better care to a larger number of children in Quebec.

For more details about the Sainte-Justine Winter Triathlon, visit www.triathlon-sainte-justine.org.

Many well-known figures from the business, sports and entertainment communities who will be on hand as Triathlon participants and supporters will be available for interviews, including:

  • The Honorable Michael M. Fortier, chair of the board, Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation
  • Pierre Boivin, spokesperson, Pierre Boivin Triathlon Challenge
  • Éric Lucas, spokesperson, 2013 Triathlon
  • Jennifer Heil, spokesperson, 2013 Triathlon
  • Julie Du Page, host, 2013 Triathlon
  • Mathieu Roy, host, 2013 Triathlon
  • Pierre Lavoie, Défi Pierre Lavoie
  • Sébastien Lefebvre, from the band SIMPLE PLAN
  • Sébastien Delorme, actor
  • Patrice Godin, actor
  • Olympic athletes:
    • Isabelle Charest
    • Dominick Gauthier
    • Marie-Andrée Lessard
    • Andréanne Morin
    • Bruny Surin
    • Kathy Tremblay

DATEBOOK

Photo ops: 1 p.m.   Kick-off for the seventh Winter Triathlon:
 
  • At the entrance to the ice ring
  2:15 p.m. Expected arrival time for winning team
     
  2:45 p.m. Announcement of winning teams and presentation of
Pierre Boivin Trophy to the team that raised the most
funds for Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation
     
Meeting place: Maisonneuve Park Chalet, 4601 Sherbrooke Street East
 
Parking: Follow directions to Insectarium parking (Sherbrooke between
Pie-IX and Viau)


 

SOURCE: SAINTE-JUSTINE UHC FOUNDATION

For further information:

INFORMATION AND INTERVIEW REQUESTS:
Anik Le Marquand
alemarquand@national.ca
Cell: 514-502-0578