This race might not exist these days if it weren’t for our founder Janet Bannerman. Even though we’ve got in no way met, she has deeply impacted my life in addition to many others…. After attending her first triathlon in Milton, on, Janet had a vision of getting an all girls’s triathlon here in Kincardine. There was a need and he or she had a passion. Janet owned the rehab centre in Kincardine. Every day she noticed people wanting monetary help for devices to assist their mobility.
As her vision grew she determined she ought to have an all girls’s triathlon and raise money which would both advantage the network substantially. Her dedication changed into to offer the girls the opportunity to have a race in which they could feel empowered. They could compete towards other girls and sense secure. On the way to set up a triathlon it takes high-quality expertise, time and effort. In the fall of 2000, she approached the Kincardine triathlon club to assist provoke a women handiest triathlon.
Meeting after assembly, they worked on protection, venues, sponsors the construction of the website online and many others… July 2001, the Kincardine women’s triathlon changed into on! The Kincardine girls’s triathlon has been a a success race from the beginning, selling out each year. More importantly, it gives women a venue to enter the world of triathlon. We thank Janet for her imaginative and prescient, her ardour and her perseverance and we thank the Kincardine triathlon club for helping Janet make this race a success.