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What if…

Every girl believed she was strong, capable and brave?

Every girl knew she could accomplish the seemingly impossible on her own and had the support of an entire community?

Every girl learned to love herself for who she is now and who she is becoming?

Every girl believed she was strong, capable and brave?

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What if…

Every girl knew she could accomplish the seemingly impossible on her own and had the support of an entire community?

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What if…

Every girl learned to love
herself for who she is now
and who she is becoming?

i-tri is an inclusive, community-based program that fosters self-respect, personal empowerment, self-confidence, positive body image and healthy lifestyle choices for adolescent girls. i-tri girls train mind, body, and spirit to complete a youth-distance triathlon as a metaphor for life’s journey, giving them the opportunity and the tools to achieve seemingly impossible goals. Along their way to the finish line, i-tri girls develop strong habits and attitudes which last a lifetime. This program is always free of charge to every participant.

i-tri girls gain:

  • self-confidence
  • mutual love & respect
  • positive body image
  • healthy eating habits
  • STEM education
  • a sense of community
  • teamwork & dedication
  •  resiliency & tenacity

i-tri changes a girl’s life!
here’s proof:

90%

demonstrate a significant increase in fitness levels

social and emotional learning (SEL) skyrockets

100%

demonstrate positive changes in their eating habits

90%

go on to college!

become confident leaders in their schools + communities

100%

graduate high school

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In the News

TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer shares the story of i-tri, a program that’s helping build confidence on middle school girls through triathlon training.

i-tri CVO and Founder Theresa Roden was featured on an episode of the Kelly Clarkson Show! Watch as Theresa shares her and i-tri’s story.

Join Us for a Virtual Challenge that isn’t on your computer! 300 yard swim, 7 mile bike ride, 1.5 mile run. A Fun Challenge for you, your children or your whole family!

Help Us Cross the Finish Line!

Enrollment in i-tri this year across its 13 partner schools from Mastic to Montauk has increased by 20%! Help us get all of our participants across the finish line—we need to raise $120,000 between April 13 and July 13!
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$17,031 of $120,000