Thursday, March 1, 2012

H-E-B named presenting sponsor of The Kerrville Triathlon H-E-B named presenting sponsor of The Kerrville Triathlon H-E-B named presenting sponso

Austin, Texas (March, 2012) – High Five Events, Jack & Adam’s Bicycles, and Ryan Sanders Entertainment are proud to announce H-E-B as a presenting sponsor of The Kerrville Triathlon, to be held in Kerrville, Texas on September 30-31, 2012.

The Kerrville Triathlon is a two day festival that boasts three triathlons of varying distances, a kids fun run, and a health and fitness expo that begins on the 29th. The triathlons offered are the Sprint distance (400m swim, 11-mile bike and 2 mile run), Olympic distance (1500m swim, 40 kilometer bike and 10 kilometer run), and Half Distance (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run) which makes the event appeal to beginners and veteran triathletes alike. The Kerrville Triathlon is produced by Austin, Texas based High Five Events.

“We think being healthy and active should be fun, and not a chore”, says Dan Carroll of High Five Events. “We love triathlon and we think it is a perfect goal for those looking to make a change and lead a healthy lifestyle. Our events are designed as a challenge to people all abilities and backgrounds, and also to be a celebration of fitness. They are known for being a lot of fun. We are thrilled to partner with H-E-B on our biggest events. Together we hope to show many people a fun path to health and fitness.”

“We at H-E-B are excited about helping Texans fight the war against obesity by finding new ways to enjoy physical activity! As we partner with High Five Events with the Republic of Texas Triathlon in Corpus Christi and the Kerrville Triathlon, we are proud to support opportunities for Texans to Tri-it!”, says Craig Boyan, President & Chief Operating Officer, H-E-B Grocery Company.

Proceeds from this event and the Republic of Texas Triathlon will benefit ACTIVE Life ( and several other non-profits and fitness programs.

About High Five Events

High Five Events is a multi-sport event production company and the official race director for Jack & Adam’s Bicycles events. High Five Events produces many of the largest triathlons in Texas and provides event management consulting and equipment leasing services to over 30 events per year.

About Jack and Adam’s Bicycles

Located in Austin, TX, Jack and Adam’s Bicycles is a complete triathlon and road cycling store. Founded in 2004, it has been voted Best Triathlon Store in Texas every year since its inception. The store is renowned for its friendly service, incredible product support, and community involvement.

About Ryan Sanders Entertainment

Ryan-Sanders Entertainment, a division of Ryan-Sanders Baseball, is the company’s special events arm. Ryan-Sanders entertainment has produced concerts, music festivals, boxing, professional soccer and professional women’s fast pitch softball at The Dell Diamond in Round Rock and Corpus Christi’s Whataburger Field. Whataburger Field is home of the Corpus Christi Hooks, the most successful professional sports franchise in Coastal Bend history. The Hooks have drawn over 3,000,000 fans in their seven-year existence.

About H-E-B

H-E-B, with sales of more than $16 billion, operates more than 330 stores in Texas and Mexico. Known for its innovation and community service, H-E-B celebrated its 107 anniversary in 2012. Recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services, and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, H-E-B strives to provide the best customer experience at everyday low prices. Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs more than 76,000 Partners and serves millions of customers in more than 150 communities.

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