1st annual John Howard Biathlon May 20th, 2007

John Howard, a Springfield native with so many major accomplishments in the bicycling world it's hard to list them all (but I'll try--see below), will be in Missouri for a week of events May 14-20, 2007, including:

* Mon, May 14th--Governor's introduction of John to the MO legislature in conjunction with Missouri Bicycle Advocacy Day
* Mon, May 14th-Fri, May 18th--Individual and group bike fittings at Walt's in Columbia, Big Shark in St. Louis, & Momentum in St. Peters
* Sat, May 19th--"How to Save a Life" Seminar, St. Charles Convention Center
* Sun, May 20th--1st annual John Howard Biathlon, St. Charles (a MoBikeFed Advocacy Event)

See details about these events below. Click here to tegister online for the seminar and/or biathlon.

Some of John Howard's accomplishments:

• 3 Time Cycling Olympian
• 10 Years on the US National Team
• 14 time USCF & NORBA Elite & Masters Champion
• Ironman Triathlon World Champion (1981)
• 2 Time UCI World Championship
• Medalist Ironman Triathlon
• Champion Cycling 24-Hour World Record Holder - 539 miles (drafting)
• Cycling World Absolute Speed Record Holder, 152.2 mph
• Competitive Cycling Magazine’s Cyclist of the Decade -- 1970s
• Pan Am Games Gold Medalist

Event Details


The John Howard Biathlon
The ‘Babe Ruth’ of Cycling

Sunday, May 20th
Registration - 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Start - 8:00 a.m.
Register online

Where: New Town - St. Charles, Missouri
Highway 370 - go north on to New Town Blvd 3.6 miles
Right on New Town Drive - 3100 New Town Blvd.

Cost: Individual entry - $50; Team entry - $30 per person
(% of proceeds benefit the St. Charles County Family YMCA)

Course Description: 3 mile run, 18 mile bike ride on a challenging course

Cool Benefits:
• John Howard, “Babe Ruth of Cycling” Trophy Plaques
(Age Bracket Male and Female winners
18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and above)

• First 300 entries receive a LIVESTRONG bracelet

• All participants receive a John Howard Biathlon T-shirt and registered for a raffle.

• First 200 race entries can also receive the “How to Save a Life” seminar for an additional $25 ($100 value)

John Howard Events May 14-19

May 14th - Monday
• Introduction of John Howard to the Missouri State Legislature, Jefferson City
• Walt’s Cycling - Columbia

May 15th & 16th - Tuesday & Wednesday
• Individual and Group Bike Fittings at Big Shark - St. Louis, Call Mike Weiss at 314.862.1188, mike@bigshark.com

May 17th & 18th - Thursday & Friday
• Individual and Group Bike Fittings at Momentum - St. Peters, Call Chris Dial at 636.240.9232, chris@momentumcycles.com

May 19th - Saturday
• “How to Save a Life” Seminar - St. Charles Convention Center
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Cost is $50/$25 to Biathlon registrants ( a $100 value)
Call Ed Watkins at 636.244.1230 edwatkins@charter.net or register online

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