PRESS-NEWS.org - Press Release Distribution
PRESS RELEASES DISTRIBUTION

Katy/Fulshear Community Firethorne to Host 18th Annual Katy Triathlon Sunday, Oct 24

Katy/Fulshear residential community Firethorne will host the 18th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, the third largest co-ed triathlon in Texas, will be held Sunday, October 24.

Katy/Fulshear Community Firethorne to Host 18th Annual Katy Triathlon Sunday, Oct 24
2010-08-16
BELLAIRE, TX, August 16, 2010 (Press-News.org) Katy/Fulshear residential community Firethorne will host the 18th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, the third largest co-ed triathlon in Texas, Sunday, October 24, 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., in and around the 1,400-acre Firethorne community.

The USA Triathlon-sanctioned race, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Katy, encompasses a 16-mile bike race, a three-mile run and a 500-meter swim in Lake Firethorne.

"Firethorne is a great partner on this event and we're thrilled to be back," said Rotary Club of Katy Treasurer Vicki Rao. "We really enjoy the residents -- they're phenomenal people. Their response was so incredible last year, especially those who live near Race Central (the Visitor Center).

The 2010 race hopes to draw 1,000 participants -- 900+ individual athletes, plus those on relay teams.

The Katy Triathlon cycling route will include sections of FM 1463 and US Hwy. 90, within the Katy city limits. Firethorne is located on FM 1463, near the crossroads of the I-10 West corridor, Westpark Tollway and Grand Parkway.

"Firethorne's 12-acre lake amenity and proximity to wide spaces of rural areas is conducive to having a successful triathlon," said veteran Race Director Dave Rainey.

The registration fee is $55 per person and $75 per relay team through September 1. Registration is open and continues through October 20. The complete fee structure and deadlines are posted on the new website, www.katytriathlon.com.

The Rotary Club of Katy, race sponsor, donates event proceeds to the Katy Rotary Fund, which supports local charities for their work in providing essential health, recreation and educational services to children in Katy ISD. In May, the Rotary Fund awarded $21,000 in scholarships, $1,500 each to 14 graduating seniors from the district's six high schools. Cinco Ranch High School FBLA, Rotary Interact Club and Boy Scouts provide have provided volunteer support for the race. Race sponsorships, underwriters and in-kind underwriters are available. For information, call 281-391-3655.

Firethorne, located 15 miles west of Houston's Energy Corridor, blends the best nature has to offer: 150 acres devoted to parks and recreational amenities, a 12-acre lake with surrounding greenbelt, hike/bike trails, parks and playgrounds, tennis courts, Fitness Center, resort-style swimming pool, discovery-rich wildlife observation area and a natural bird habitat. Served by highly acclaimed schools, Firethorne combines the vibrancy of West Houston with the small-town charm of Katy/Fulshear. To tour Firethorne, take I-10 West and exit Pin Oak to FM 1463, call 281-395-1440 or visit www.firethorne.info.

The Katy Triathlon cycling route will include sections of FM 1463 and US Hwy. 90, within the Katy city limits. Firethorne is located on FM 1463, near the crossroads of the I-10 West corridor, Westpark Tollway and Grand Parkway. "Firethorne's 12-acre lake amenity and proximity to wide spaces of rural areas is conducive to having a successful triathlon," said veteran Race Director Dave Rainey.

[Attachments] See images for this press release:
Katy/Fulshear Community Firethorne to Host 18th Annual Katy Triathlon Sunday, Oct 24

ELSE PRESS RELEASES FROM THIS DATE:

Dressed Their Best: Fast-Growing Foster Kids Get Outfitted by Sleep Country USA's Clothing Drive

Dressed Their Best: Fast-Growing Foster Kids Get Outfitted by Sleep Country USAs Clothing Drive
2010-08-16
Once again, Sleep Country USA's Foster Kids Clothing Drive has attracted the support of its community of generous individuals and businesses that contributed clothing to help area foster children look sharp this fall. Washington and Oregon's more than 26,000 foster kids are benefiting from the 23,000 items of clothing donated, including new shirts, sweaters, jeans, socks, and undergarments. "Children everywhere welcome the opportunity to wear something new, especially as they head back to school, and for foster children, who may already feel 'different' from their peers, ...

RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC Receives SAS 70 Type II Certification

RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC Receives SAS 70 Type II Certification
2010-08-16
RealCapitalMarkets.com, LLC's (RCM1) , a leading provider of transaction management software for commercial property and note sales, today announces that has received the SAS 70 Type II certification from independent auditing firm KirkpatrickPrice. SAS 70 is an internationally-recognized standard from the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts which reviews all levels of technology service providers over a six-month period for business practices, communication, internal procedures, and security. KirkpatrickPrice is an experienced assurance service firm specializing ...

Homicide Detective Solicits Media Appearances with Ransom Notes

2010-08-16
Has author Wayne Farquhar gone too far with his book promotion? In a plan almost as shocking as the ending of the book, the seasoned homicide detective will be sending ransom notes and a copy of his book to popular media figureheads including Dennis Miller, Matt Lauer and Oprah and many more in an effort to gain media exposure for his exciting new crime thriller Blood Over Badge. "I think my plan is a great way to meet some of my favorite celebrities as well as connect the genre of my book with an actual crime," says Farquhar. "There is no criminal act involved and the ...

Slotland Online Casino Player is Counting Her Lucky Stars After $148,000 Progressive Jackpot Win

Slotland Online Casino Player is Counting Her Lucky Stars After $148,000 Progressive Jackpot Win
2010-08-16
One of the oldest and most popular slot machines at one of the oldest and most popular online slots site has produced a $148,711 progressive jackpot winner. A player who only started spinning the reels at Slotland.com three years ago hit the massive jackpot playing the Lucky Stars slot machine. "I'm so excited I can't think straight," said the winner, known as SOUTHBELLE. "I'm sure not used to having that kind of spending money so I really don't know what I'll do with it! I'm terrible for spoiling my family. Can't help it! So I'll have some fun with this that's for sure. ...

Author Will Reed Outlines How To "Regain" 4 Years Of Life In His New Book!

2010-08-16
New book, based on 21 developmental areas, reveals best practices to capitalize on mistakes and then move on, refuse routine focus on failure and disappointment, and to encourage the pursuit of our entitlement to live up to our absolute best each day. "You can change your future by not making the mistake of living in the past with all of it's setbacks and misfortunes, and regain four years of life through triumph, self transformation, and a personal pursuit of happiness designed to help you live your absolute best with each passing day", advises motivational speaker ...

Kicking Phil Laak When He's Down? Knock Him Out in a Bounty Tourney and Win a Unabomber Hoodie

Kicking Phil Laak When Hes Down? Knock Him Out in a Bounty Tourney and Win a Unabomber Hoodie
2010-08-16
News of poker professional Phil "The Unabomber" Laak's unfortunate ATV accident on August 5th during a post World Series of Poker summer vacation trip in Oregon spread like wild fire across the Internet due to his over 10,000 twitter followers at http://twitter.com/RealPhilLaak. Meanwhile all at Phil's eponymous site www.unabomberpoker.com the staff is very concerned for their boss' well being. Although not so concerned that they didn't come up with a great promotion to kick Phil while he is down. To that end they invite all www.unabomberpoker.com players to join ...

Kitchen Appliance Brands to Switch PR Agencies and Get Some Added Umpf

Kitchen Appliance Brands to Switch PR Agencies and Get Some Added Umpf
2010-08-16
All of the national consumer and trade PR for the four brands will move into Leeds-based Umpf which was founded by former Lucre Communications board director Adrian Johnson 12 months ago. In addition, Umpf will be providing social media campaigns across the portfolio of brands. Jonathan Casley, Sales and Marketing Director at GDHA, said: "The time was right for us to refresh our PR support, enhance the creativity and also bring in social media campaign support. Adrian originally won the account and we're looking forward to working with the Umpf team to build on past ...

NOXEL Xtream Series Bridging the Gap of Borderless Digital Signage Solution Globally

2010-08-16
Noxel is introducing radical and revolutionary new Digital Signage Solution that sets this industry free from the limitations and hassle of personal computers (PCs) Noxel opened a new chapter in this sector of information technology which allows businesses to communicate in 3-D Turn waiting and working time into enjoyable and entertaining process with Noxel's next generation Digital Signage, the Xtream Series. Farbod Sadeghian, Noxel's Group CEO, says: "For marketers and those in the advertising business the Noxel Xtream Series is an unbelievably effective tool ...

Epione Beverly Hills Helps Kick Off 2010 Teen Choice Awards' Festivities with KIIS FM

Epione Beverly Hills Helps Kick Off 2010 Teen Choice Awards Festivities with KIIS FM
2010-08-16
To help kick off this year's Teen Choice Awards, Epione Beverly Hills participated in the 2010 Teen Choice Gifting Suite, hosted by KIIS-FM, Los Angeles' premiere hit music station. The event was held on Friday, August 6 at the W Hotel in Westwood and welcomed some of Hollywood's hottest tween and teen stars for an afternoon of mixing, mingling and swag grabbing. Among the list of guests at the star-studded gifting suite event included Bronson Pelletier, Charlie Bewley, Nikki Blonsky, Rico Rodriguez, Raini Rodriguez, Joey King, Shar Jackson, Bobby Brown, Tenley Molzahn, ...

Irene Valenti Honored by Rotary District Governor

2010-08-15
Irene Valenti, President and Founder of Valenti International, was honored on Monday, August 9, 2010, as the Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe's first "Rotarian of the Month", by visiting Rotarian and District Governor of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Dave Breeding, at the RSF Rotary luncheon. Valenti, a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, was presented with the award in recognition of her fundraising efforts for hosting a Tee Off party at the Valenti Estate on July 19th, with Chubby checker as Guest of Honor. Proceeds collected will support the fundraising goals of the Tee Off ...

LAST 30 PRESS RELEASES:

12.5, the 1st Impact Factor of COMMTR released!

Circadian clock impact on cluster headaches funded by $2.4M NIH grant for UTHealth Houston research

Study identifies first drug therapy for sleep apnea

How old is your bone marrow?

Boosting biodiversity without hurting local economies

ChatGPT is biased against resumes with credentials that imply a disability — but it can improve

Simple test for flu could improve diagnosis and surveillance

UT Health San Antonio researcher awarded five-year, $2.53 million NIH grant to study alcohol-assisted liver disease

Giving pre-med students hands-on clinical training

CAMH research suggests potential targets for prevention and early identification of psychotic disorders

Mapping the heart to prevent damage caused by a heart attack

Study challenges popular idea that Easter islanders committed ‘ecocide’

Chilling discovery: Study reveals evolution of human cold and menthol sensing protein, offering hope for future non-addictive pain therapies.

Elena Beccalli, new rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, takes office on 1st July

Pacific Northwest Research Institute uncovers hidden DNA mechanisms of rare genetic diseases

Empowering older adults: Wearable tech made easier with personalized support

Pennington Biomedical researchers partner on award-winning Long Covid study

Cooling ‘blood oranges’ could make them even healthier – a bonus for consumers

Body image and overall health found important to the sexual health of older gay men, according to new studies

Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare muscle diseases

Primary hepatic angiosarcoma: Treatment options for a rare tumor

Research finds causal evidence tying cerebral small-vessel disease to Alzheimer’s, dementia

Navigating the Pyrocene: Recent Cell Press papers on managing fire risk

Restoring the Great Salt Lake would have environmental justice as well as ecological benefits

Cannabis, tobacco use, and COVID-19 outcomes

A 5:2 intermittent fasting meal replacement diet and glycemic control for adults with diabetes

Scientists document self-propelling oxygen decline in the oceans

Activating molecular target reverses multiple hallmarks of aging

Cannabis use tied to increased risk of severe COVID-19

How to make ageing a ‘fairer game’ for all wormkind

[Press-News.org] Katy/Fulshear Community Firethorne to Host 18th Annual Katy Triathlon Sunday, Oct 24
Katy/Fulshear residential community Firethorne will host the 18th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, the third largest co-ed triathlon in Texas, will be held Sunday, October 24.