FUN AND FITNESS Ramsay Tripink Season Wrap Up The 2015/16 Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink series marked the ninth season of this event and was hugely successful for fundraising, with $163,413.64 raised for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Alex Williams (top right), representing the West Coast Eagles. 24 The Ramsay Way 2016 | 02 2016–2017 RAMSAY HEALTH CARE TRIATHLON PINK SEASON DATES SOCIAL MEDIA SNAPSHOT Since its inception the series has seen over 41,000 participants become ‘Pinkies’ and has raised $1.76 million for breast cancer charities. In the recently completed season Ramsay Health Care entered 194 participants with the most Ramsay participants coming from the Gold and Sunshine Coasts. Emily Sass from Triathlon Pink noted that participants are increasingly opting for the longer distances with the ultra (600m swim/18km cycle/6km run) and long course (300m swim/9km cycle/3km run) options very popular this season. Event Numbers from the series Sydney 1: 844 Gold Coast: 725 Perth: 818 Brisbane: 969 Sunshine Coast: 716 Sydney 2: 1101 Melbourne: 938 Ramsay Health Care is pleased to confirm its continued involvement with Triathlon Pink for another three year term. The 2016–2017 season marks 10 years of the Triathlon series, of which Ramsay Health Care has been the naming rights sponsor since the beginning of the series. 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 19th March 2017 – Sydney Sunday 2nd April 2017 – Sunshine Coast • 8,290 people checked into our hospitals in the last quarter. • Our social media profiles reached 3,297,346 people. • We currently have 3,295 engaged Facebook fans across all our facilities. Hollywood’s Alex Williams Selected for AFL Women’s Team Hollywood’s Alex Williams, Accounts Clerk in Finance, has been selected as a member of the West Coast Eagles’ (Eagles) inaugural AFL women’s football team. Alex played in the first show match between the Eagles’ female team and the Dockers' female team before the Carlton Draught Derby on 9 April this year. The inaugural AFL Women’s League is poised to kick off in February 2017. Alex was described in a media article leading up to the event as a rebounding defender ‘likely to catch the eye’. Women’s football has experienced significant growth over the past five years, with participation more than doubling between 2011 and 2015 in Western Australian and in some other States. The Eagles will submit a bid to acquire a license for a West Coast Eagles women’s team for 2017 in its attempt to help grow women’s football in WA.
The Ramsay Way - 2016 Edition 2
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