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St. David's HealthCare Partners With 17th Annual Danskin Austin Triathlon

6/1/2010 11:15:54 AM

St. David’s HealthCare Will Serve as Official Medical Services Provider Of Austin’s Most Popular All-Women’s Triathlon

St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest hospital systems in Texas, is teaming up with the largest and longest-running women’s triathlon Series in the world. St. David’s HealthCare will serve as the official medical services provider of the 17th Annual Danskin Austin Triathlon, scheduled for June 6, 2010.

“St. David’s HealthCare is the leading provider of women’s healthcare services in Central Texas, so this partnership makes good sense,” Mark Clayton, senior vice president of St. David’s HealthCare, said. “In addition, our comprehensive rehabilitation programs have helped countless athletes get back on track after suffering injuries. We are honored to have the opportunity to serve in this capacity once again.”

This is the second year St. David’s HealthCare has served as the official medical services provider for the Danskin Austin Triathlon. Therapists at St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital will also provide post-race stretching for all participants, free of charge.

The Danskin Triathlon Series has been inspiring female athletes, both novice and expert, for more than 20 years. The Danskin Austin Triathlon was launched in 1994, making it one of the longest-tenured races in the series. This year, more than 2,000 women are expected to participate.

“The Danskin/Austin triathlon has a very committed following of female athletes in Austin,” Maggie Sullivan, Series Director for Danskin Triathlon Series, said. “It is fitting that we partner with St. David’s HealthCare—a leading healthcare provider in the Austin area—to provide participants with the best medical services out there.”

As part of the weekend activities, the Danskin Austin Triathlon will host a Women’s Expo, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 5—the day before the Danskin Austin Triathlon—from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. In addition to allowing participants to pick up their Race packets, the Expo has been expanded this year to include a wide array of information about women’s services, including mammography and bone density and cardiac screening for women. Elizabeth Burrell-Mansolo, M.D.—a St. David’s HealthCare family practice physician who will also be participating in the triathlon with “Team St. David’s”—will host an “Ask the Doc” session for women during the Expo.

The Danskin Austin Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, June 6, 2010 at Walter E. Long Park at Decker Lake. Women interested in participating can register online at

St. David’s HealthCare

With more than 60 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes six of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. Known for compassionate, high-quality care, the organization has been recognized with the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by the State of Texas based upon world-class quality measures. Ranked in 2007, 2008 and 2009 as the top Austin-area employer among large companies at the Austin Business Journal’s annual “Best Places to Work” event, St. David's HealthCare is the fifth-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 6,700 employees and $3.1 billion in annual gross revenues. For more information, please visit

Danskin Triathlon Series

Celebrating its 21st Anniversary in 2010, the Danskin Triathlon Series is the largest and longest running women’s triathlon series in the world. Established in 1990 as a part of Danskin’s longstanding commitment to women's health and fitness more than 300,000 women have participated in the Series and know first-hand the empowering and life-changing experience that embodies “the Danskin.” The 2010 Series comprises 6 sprint distance triathlons between May and September. The Danskin Triathlon Series is owned and produced by The Xxtra Mile, LLC. For more information, visit

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