Philadelphia, PA – July 6, 2009 – Philadelphia Flyers prospects take a break from the ice to participate in "Trial on the Isle," a mini-triathlon followed by a charity softball game, presented by Dietz and Watson and Virtua Health, on Thursday, July 9 in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. All proceeds benefit Flyers Charities, a division of the Comcast Spectacor Foundation with a donation going to Veterans Causes.
The annual conditioning day is part of a mini-camp for the Flyers prospects. The mini-triathlon begins with a bike ride at the Stone Harbor Firehouse on the corner of 96th Street and 2nd Avenue at 9 a.m. Following the bike ride, kayakers will be launched at Smugglers Cove at 80th Street and the Bay and will end at 57th Street and the Bay. The last stretch of the race includes a run from 57th Street to the finish line at 96th Street.
The players will be available after the mini-triathlon for autographs at the Harbor Bizarre on 96th Street from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. The admission fee is a $10 donation to Flyers Charities, and all fans will have the opportunity to purchase exclusive Flyers merchandise.
The all-day event will end with a charity softball game against local celebrities at 4 p.m. at the 80th Street baseball field. Fans are more than welcome to attend and cheer on the players.
More information on the Flyers' "Trial on the Isle," including a full schedule of events, is available here.