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"Tri" a Mini-Triathlon at Botsford Center for Health Improvement

Novi, Mich. (July 7, 2010)---Have you ever wanted to attempt a triathlon? The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is giving you a chance to “tri.” The facility is offering a mini-triathlon on Saturday, July 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. 
 
The mini-tri will include 20 minutes in the pool, 20 minutes on a bike and 20 minutes on a treadmill. This mini-triathlon is free for Botsford Center for Health Improvement members and $5 for non-members. 
 
Cristina Noble, Fitness Specialist at the Botsford Center for Health Improvement, says, “This is a great opportunity for individuals to practice for a real triathlon and see how far they can go. Participants are in a safe environment with experts who can give advice and help train those that may choose to participate in a triathlon later this year or next year.” 
 
To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement or to register for the mini-triathlon, please call (248) 473-3100 or visit www.botsford.org/bchi. More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is located at 39750 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.

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