My name is Jessy Déroneth and I am a movement junkie.
I guess I always have been.
But after years of dance, martial arts and weight training, I wanted a bit more of a challenge, so I joined my local triathlon club. I focused on running and cycling, and now I can say that I’ve participated in many running races and duathlons.
As things turned out, I ended up being pretty good. In fact, I had quite a few good results, placing several times in the top 3 for my age category.
(You can view some of my results here ):
My coaches and the other triathletes have been a great source of inspiration and encouragement. This year, they suggested that I try qualifying for the annual International Triathlon Union (ITU) 2018 World Championship in Denmark in July.
It took a lot of hard work, and many long, long, LONG training sessions... but I DID qualify to represent Canada for my age category in the Duathlon !!!
This is a prestigious race, and I am honoured to have the chance to participate.
Now, the competition is fully self-funded, but the costs are beyond my personal budget. This is why I am asking for help to raise the money I will need in order to compete.
The total amount that I would like to raise is: $6500.
Here are some of the costs associated with the race (which can be verified here ):
Triathlon Canada Management Fee (mandatory)
~ $150-200 by November 14th
Race fees (mandatory)~ $200-700
Mandatory Team Canada Uniform (jacket, race uniform, shirt and bottoms)~ $425 due by March
Team Canada Hotel ~ $150-250/night to be booked by January (the event is a week long from July 4th to the 16th).
Team Canada Social Activities ~ $100
Scheduled in the spring prior to the event.
Return airplane tickets to Denmark ~ $1000 (if I book it soon enough!)
I have also summarized additional costs associated with sport logistics, such as the costs for the bike (parts, assembly, tuning, and new wheels if budget permits) ~ $500-1500
Thank you for visiting my page. I’m very excited about this venture, and any help is ever so much appreciated!!!
Here's a few more links!:
Some Running race results:
- FCRR 2016
- FCRR 2015
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