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Several celebrities along with hundreds of age-group triathletes, are signed up to compete this weekend at Life Time Tri South Beach to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Among the list of celebrities participating are actors, actresses and a retired NBA player. They’ll be joining about 2,500 triathletes racing the April 19 event in South Beach. Trough the partnership with St. Jude, now in its eighth year, individuals, relay teams and corporate teams are encouraged to raise funds for the world-renowned research hospital, which is working to understand, treat and cure childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Celebrities competing in the 2015 event:
–James Marsden, actor from The Notebook, X-Men, 30 Rock and upcoming Westworld
–Collin Egglesfield, actor from The Client List, Something Borrowed, Rizzoli & Isles
–Nathalia Ramos, actress from Bratz, House of Anubis, The Damned, Wildflower
–Josh Hopkins, actor from Cougar Town, Private Practice, Brothers & Sisters, The Perfect Storm
–Abigail Spencer, actress from Oz, The Great and Powerful, Rectify, and upcoming True Detective
–Jason Collins, former professional NBA player, listed on Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2014
–Josh Pence, actor from The Social Network, Draft Day, Revenge and upcoming White City
–Parker Young, actor from Enlisted, Suburgatory and upcoming Family Fortune
The Life Time Tri South Beach is the second race in the 2015 Life Time Tri Series of 13 triathlons scheduled across the country from April through October.