PRESS RELEASE: Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (November 9th 2017): The Landings Resort and Spa has reaffirmed its support to Tri St Lucia for the fifth consecutive year. A strong and vocal advocate for health and wellness, the resort has backed the triathlon which forecasts a record number of competitors and visitors to one of the most highly anticipated international events on the island.
In a small ceremony to launch the event, the team behind the event represented by Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira, started by reiterating his pleasure at the support and commitment of the sponsors, including The Landings Resort and Spa. For him, this event represents a marketing opportunity for not only the sponsors, but for St Lucia on a whole to bolster further development in the Sports Tourism sector. Slated for November 19th 2017, the triathlon meet is an endurance race with swimming, biking and running aspects over three distances. Individuals and teams participating in the relay, will hit the warm Caribbean Sea waters from the Landings Resort, bike through the hilly terrain of Cap Estate, and culminate the race with a 2.5km 5km or 10km run depending on the category. British Olympic Legend Daley Thompson is scheduled to lead master classes leading up to the event.
According to the General Manager of the resort, Mr Wilbert Mason, “Today is a proud day as we announce our continued support to an event which has not only become very popular in the country, but add value to our health and wellness campaigns. We are proponents for healthy lifestyles and living, offering heart healthy choices for guests at our restaurants, with our new gym and wellness centre offerings”.
This event follows the resort’s Staff Health Fair and activities with the St Lucia Diabetes & Hypertension Association, aimed at raising awareness in health issues in staff, and providing care where possible along with prevention resources. As part of the Tri St Lucia event, the resort is offering accommodation packages with savings of up to 50% off their luxury suite options coupled with a US$50 resort credit.
To find out more about the event, location of races and how you can be part, please contact us on 458-7300.