Scotch Plains Special Olympics Athlete Completes Triathlon

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Special Olympics New Jersey athlete Courtney Dreyfus, 15, of Scotch Plains, crosses the finish line at One More Tri in Asbury Park on September 23. Dreyfus competed in the full triathlon, consisting of a 0.25-mile ocean swim, a 12-mile bike and three-mile run, with a finish time of 1:46:42.3. (Photo courtesy of Special Olympics New Jersey)

Special Olympics New Jersey athlete Courtney Dreyfus, 15, of Scotch Plains, crosses the finish line at One More Tri in Asbury Park on September 23. Dreyfus competed in the full triathlon, consisting of a 0.25-mile ocean swim, a 12-mile bike and three-mile run, with a finish time of 1:46:42.3. (Photo courtesy of Special Olympics New Jersey)

ASBURY PARK – Special Olympics New Jersey athlete Courtney Dreyfus, 15, of Scotch Plains competed in One More Tri, a triathlon / duathlon / aquavelo held in Asbury Park on Sept. 23.

Dreyfus finished the full triathlon, which consisted of a 0.25-mile ocean swim followed by a 12-mile bike and then a three-mile run, with a time of 1:46:42.3.

Funds raised at One More Tri will benefit Special Olympics New Jersey, which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in 24 Olympic-type sports for more than 22,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. All programs are offered completely free of charge, giving athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

One More Tri was sanctioned by USA Triathlon and hosted by Asbury Park-based Eneractive Solutions.


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