Help Me Go The Distance -- Team USA

I'm Patti and I'm 65! This year I've earned a spot on Team USA. September 2018 is ITU Triathlon World Championships in Gold Coast Australia where the best of the best compete for World Titles.

BACKSTORY
I started competing 6 years ago by stepping out of my "fear box". Doing a triathlon was always a dream of mine. I fell in love with the sport after my first competition.  The journey hasn't always been easy, but it's been worth it.

This year a dream has come true of representing our Nation to compete against world class athletes. I can think of no greater honor than to wear the USA uniform and represent The United States of America.

My parents were so patriotic and in honor of them I'd like to dedicate this race. Help me go the distance. 

COSTS:  Travel expense: 5000.00
                      Registration fees/uniform 1500.00
                      Food & Lodging $4000.00                  
                      Bike transport and gear bag $2000.00

I will be grateful for your support, contributions and belief in me.

For more information on my journey click here...http://tdn.com/news/local/forever-young--year-old-triathlete-gets-faster-every-year/article_56f63cf2-0831-5807-9b2a-ae0b0dcdc11c.html

Donations ()

  • Stan Rhodes 
    • $200 (Offline)
    • 19 mos
  • Mary Jo Oneill 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • John & Karla Morton 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Kelli Dean 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
  • Bob Crisman - The Gallery of Diamonds 
    • $150 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
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Organizer

Patti Peterson 
Organizer
Longview, WA
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