Bank of American Fork is once again the title sponsor for the 8th Annual Woman of Steel Triathlon and 5K being held on May 18, 2013 at the American Fork Fitness Center. The all-female triathlon includes a 300-meter outdoor-pool swim, 12-mile bike and 3-mile run, and also offers a 5K as a separate race and is a USAT-sanctioned race.
The event honors women who have used fitness to overcome life-changing obstacles. It will also benefit Kids on the Move, a non-profit organization that provides services to families and children with special needs.
Bank of American Fork is partnering with race organizer TriUtah to produce the race. Athletes can go to triutah.com/events to register for one of the 1,000 triathlon or unlimited 5K spots. Registration is not available at Bank of American Fork branches or via mail.
To celebrate Bank of American Fork’s centennial year, there will be prizes from Bank of American Fork, in addition to the awards that will be presented to overall finishers and top finishers in each age group. Every participant with receive a women-specific technical race shirt, commemorative finisher necklace and chocolate at the finish line.
The Bank of American Fork Woman of Steel Triathlon was voted the Best Sprint Triathlon in 2011 by Active.com, the leading online community for millions of active individuals to discover, learn about, share, register for and participate in races, team sports and recreational activities. The Best Sprint Triathlon is a national award that recognizes short-distance triathlons that are ideal for beginner athletes.
Looking for more details about the race course, rules or directions? Visit the 2013 Woman of Steel race page.