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Tri Mountain Lake Sprint Triathlon benefiting The Arc of Warren County scheduled for July 17 in Liberty Township

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – It is back! After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, a Tri Mountain Lake Sprint Triathlon that will support The Arc of Warren County will take place at 8:00 a.m. on July 17, 2021 at Mountain Lake in Liberty Township.

This is a one-of-a-kind triathlon that will include a ¼ mile swim, a 15-mile bike ride and a three mile run. This is a USAT sanctioned triathlon and teams or individuals are welcome to participate. The event is presented by DASH Multisport, LLC and The Arc of Warren County. The cost to participate is $110 for individuals and $75 per person for teams of three.

“We are extremely pleased to offer a fun morning for fitness enthusiasts once again,” said John Whitehead, CEO of The Arc of Warren County.  “This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of nature and the lake and participate in a local triathlon. Please consider participating in this exciting event and supporting The Arc of Warren County.”

The following are sponsors of the triathlon: Made Strength and Conditioning, St. Luke’s Health Network, Sanico, Inc., Visions Federal Credit Union, Assured Partners/Walsh Benefits, Maguire-Scala Memorial Home and Yellow Dog Investments.  In addition, thank you to the following organizations for their in-kind donations: ShopRite of Hunterdon, Gibson’s Gym, Mama’s & Café Baci and Papi’s Coffee Shop. There is also time for additional local businesses to become a sponsor for this opportunity.

For more information about sponsorships, call 908-223-0884 or 973-975-6001. To register, visit http://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Liberty/TRIMountainLake.

The Arc is a national organization that serves individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their family members since 1950. The Arc of Warren County is one of 700 chapters of The Arc and serves more than 1,100 people annually for the past 67 years. Programs include residential group homes and supervised apartments, day services, community-based supports, advocacy services, recreation and summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention and a wide variety of additional social services.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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