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June 6th 2016 – RAMSAY HEALTH CARE CONTINUE SPONSORSHIP WITH SERIES

The Event Crew today announced that Ramsay Health Care has extended its sponsorship and involvement in the Triathlon Pink National All Female Triathlon Series for a further 3 years through to the end of the 2018 season. The Event Crew who have run the National Women’s series for the past four years continue to grow Triathlon Pink, with seven events throughout Australia including events in Sydney(2), Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast.

The 2016-2017 season marks 10 years of Triathlon Pink being held in Australia. Ramsay Health Care has been the Naming Rights Partner of the series since its beginning, so it is fitting that in this milestone year, Ramsay Health Care have re-committed their sponsorship of the series.

“This is a significant agreement for our organization as it allows us to continue our development of the Triathlon Pink All Female Series,” said Brendon Downey, Managing Director for The Event Crew.

“We are excited by the opportunity this brings as we continue to welcome so many people to our event, the sport of triathlon and the personal challenge that many achieve at our fun safe friendly event series. Not only that, but we can continue to provide an amazing platform for fundraising for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, in support of Breast Cancer Research,” commented Downey.

During the 2015-2016 season, Triathlon Pink raised over $163,000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, which takes the total fundraising from the event to $1.76 million for breast cancer charities since 2007.

Carmel Monaghan of Ramsay Health Care said the organisation is pleased to be able to extend the agreement.

“Ramsay is very proud to have been associated with Triathlon Pink since its inception and congratulates the Triathlon Pink team on their fundraising achievements which have provided such an important boost to research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of breast cancer,” said Monaghan.

“The Ramsay Triathlon Pink series offers a range of events and distances to enable people of all ages to participate and encourages and provides women with an opportunity to compete often for the first time in a supportive environment. We are happy to be extending sponsorship for a further three years and look forward to our ongoing partnership.”

“Breast cancer is the most common life-threatening cancer facing Australian women today, and research is the only way to stop deaths from breast cancer. Events such as Triathlon Pink give communities an incredible opportunity to help NBCF fund life-changing breast cancer research, while having fun and getting active. We are grateful for the support of Triathlon Pink and Ramsay Health Care as they join us on our path towards zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030,” said Moana Wood, Head of Individual Giving and Community Fundraising for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

2016-2017 Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink Event Dates

Sunday 2nd October, 2016 – Gold Coast

Sunday 30th October 2016 – Parramatta

Sunday 20th November 2016 – Perth

Sunday 15th January 2017 – Melbourne

Sunday 12th March 2017 – Brisbane

Sunday 2nd April 2017 – Sunshine Coast

Sunday 9th April 2017 – Sydney 2

About Ramsay Health Care

Ramsay Health Care was established by Paul Ramsay, in Sydney, Australia, in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 220 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Malaysia. It is one of the top five private hospital operators in the world.

Ramsay Health Care facilities cater for a broad range of health care needs from day surgery procedures to highly complex surgery, as well as psychiatric care and rehabilitation. With circa 25,000 beds, the Company employs over 60,000 staff across five countries and treats almost 3 million patients each year.

About Triathlon Pink

Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink is an all-female triathlon series which helps raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. We invite women of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to take part and have fun!   We’re always blown away by the personal journeys, battles and lengths people will go to to participate at Triathlon Pink – whether it’s breast cancer survivors or even those currently undergoing treatment,  friends doing their very first event together, mothers competing with their kids, ladies looking for a life change and transformation or the fit weekend warrior looking to test their skills.  Whatever your reasons for taking part, we’d love to have you and your friends along.

Fun Run Pink (held in conjunction with every Triathlon Pink event) is also an option for all the family to take part in – we have options for males and females of all ages.

Further event information can be found via www.triathlonpink.com.au

More information on The Event Crew can be found via www.theeventcrew.com.au

For information on Ramsay Health Care visit http://www.ramsayhealth.com/

Press inquiries please contact:

Emily Sass | Media Manager | emily@theeventcrew.com.au | +61 755 680 443