20th Season Kick-off
Bernard LylesFounder and Executive Director, Tri-Masters Chicago
Bernard Lyles is known internationally as an ambassador of the sport of Triathlon. An accomplished Triathlete and Marathon runner himself, Bernard Lyles was invited to, and competed in the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on October 3, 1998.
Bernard has been instrumental in hundreds of African Americans taking up the sport of Triathlon. His passion for the sport of Triathlon and his interest in teaching the sport to African-American youth athletes led him founded Tri-Masters Chicago in 1990 and Tri-Masters Sports Initiative Programs in 1992, a youth program focused on promoting fitness through Triathlon training. Tri-Masters Sports Initiative have trained over 2600 youth in physical fitness and competition of the sport of Triathlon.
Please join CTC to kick-off our 20th Season by hearing from one of our most impactful and inspirational members, Bernard Lyles. Registration required; Appetizers and Beverages at 6pm; Talk at 7:30 pm in the Goose Island Clybourn Vintage Ale Room.