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The black hills triathlon
Kim Stamp, Race Director
Bill Herzog, Visionary and Course Advisor
For the past 26 years, Bill has worked as a high rise journeyman window cleaner, and is credited as the catalyst to bringing the Black Hills Triathlon back to the Greater Olympia area. It was through his vision, and tenacity, that we all came together to dream and plan our race. Bill is the past President of Club Oly Running , where he served as Race Director for numerous races. He has competed in several running and triathlon races, including Half Ironman and Leadman events. He has a passion for course development and race growth, which has been invaluable to the BHT team. Bill has helped foster a commitment to fitness in many people and considers volunteering at races an honor.
Christie Agtarap, Sponsorship Director and Swim Coordinator
Carrington Sedgwick, Bike Course Coordinator
Carrington is an Orthopaedic Physician Assistant with Olympia Orthopaedic Associates, and an avid endurance athlete. He completed his first triathlon in 2005 and has since finished three Ironman and two half Ironman races, as well as numerous others including both the Boston and New York marathons. As an experienced competitor, Carrington was able to coordinate the BHT bike course from the perspective of an athlete. He remains zealous about growing as an endurance athlete and seeing others excel in triathlon.
Mary Coppin, City of Lacey Liaison & Run Course Coordinator
For 30 years Mary worked as a Recreation Supervisor for Lacey Parks and Rec, and now holds the position of Community Liaison for the City of Lacey. Mary has organized a wide-variety of athletic competitions and events in both Olympia and Lacey. She is passionate about the benefits that recreational events provide to our community and she is dedicated to inspiring fitness and fostering public spirit in the Lacey area. Mary has been an integral member of our group in her capacity as a liaison between the City of Lacey and the Black Hills Triathlon team.
Joe Evankovich, Transition Coordinator
Joe is an Electrical Plans Examiner and has been competing in triathlons for the past twelve years. His competition has ranged from sprint distance to full Ironman. In 2013 Joe qualified for the 70.3 World Championships and completed a great race in less than favorable conditions! In addition to his triathlon successes, Joe has competed in numerous cycling and running events. He brings an overall knowledge of what athletes need to compete well; he is a fierce competitor and has a great deal of enthusiasm for multisport competition.