Lewisville, Texas – More than 120 people competed in the inaugural TollTag Triathlon, held June 17 at Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park. The event was organized by the Greater Lewisville Kiwanis Club. The race raised more than $7,000 that will be donated to the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Denton County. You can read about the fantastic and important work being done by CASA here: www.casadenton.org
The Mission Statement of CASA reads: The mission of CASA of Denton County, Inc. is to provide trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children, and to promote community awareness of child abuse issues.
Kiwanis spokeswoman Donna Barron explained:
“We were pleased to raise a sizable donation for CASA, and that was only possible because of our wonderful event sponsors.”
Sponsors of the TollTag Triathlon include: North Texas Tollway Authority, ProTow Wrecker, Bicycles Plus, Mixed Media Creations, Texas-New Mexico Power and LPL Financial Services. Production services for the race were provided by Dallas-based Playtri Racing. The City of Lewisville provided on-site support for the event.
The field consisted of 87 men and 40 women. Racers from Flower Mound posted the top times in both the men’s and women’s competitions.
Cole Fugate completed the course in 56 minutes and nine seconds to claim the men’s title.
Mallory Tyler finished in 1:18:11 to take the women’s title.
Both Fugate and Tyler crossed the finish line more than 90 seconds ahead of their nearest competitors.
2012 TollTag Traiathlon – Official Results
1 Cole Fugate, Flower Mound 56:09
2 Aaron Patel, Fort Worth 57:51
4 Zachary Terrell, Burleson 59:55
5 Archie Salters, Denton 59:57
6 Sergio Ramirez, Frisco 1:01:42
7 Austin Ullrich, Dallas 1:02:24
8 Phil Ecob, Dallas 1:02:29
9 Zac Sartin, Dallas 1:02:48
10 Miles Dunning, Oklahoma City 1:02:53
1 Mallory Tyler, Flower Mound 1:18:11
2 Brenna Farren, Dallas 1:19:53
4 Sandy Haras, Roanoke 1:21:47
5 Michelle Beckley, Carrollton 1:22:42
6 Alicia Loran, Allen 1:23:37
7 Denise Flint, Flower Mound 1:23:48
8 Laura Hatfield, Wylie 1:24:10
9 Katie O’Grady, Argyle 1:25:43
10 Haley Smith, Allen 1:26:21
Greater Lewisville Kiwanis Club holds multiple activities each year to help children in Denton County, including the Western Days Stick Horse Rodeo in September and the popular Breakfast With Santa in December. The club meets at noon each Wednesday, and has a new program called Kiwanis Kasual for those who want to participate in the club but are unable to commit to weekly meetings. For more information about Greater Lewisville Kiwanis Club, please visit www.lewisvillekiwanis.org.
Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park is located at 1301 S. Railroad Street, just a mile off Interstate 35E. The 260-acre athletic complex is operated by the City of Lewisville and opened in November 2010. The park has been the site of large soccer, baseball, softball and skateboarding events.