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Kim Stamp, Race Director

Kim Stamp Black Hills Triathlon

Kim is the Regional Business Manager for South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy and also sits on the Capital City Marathon board. She completed her first sprint distance triathlon in 2009, after undergoing extensive rehab for a multi-level cervical fusion (read about it here). The experience was so meaningful that it stirred in her a passion for others to experience triathlon for the first time. Kim brings an expertise in strategic management, as well as a talent to articulate vision and engage with people, to the Black Hills Triathlon team. She is a USA Triathlon Certified Race Director. You may contact her directly at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 360-888-0501.

Bill Herzog, Visionary and Course Advisor

Bill Herzog Black Hills Triathlon

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


Christie is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She is also the Board President for the Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County. She completed her first Olympic Distance triathlon in 2005 and has competed in more than 40 endurance races, including several Ironman competitions, and both the New York and Boston Marathons (read about Christie’s race history here). Christie is also a USA Triathlon Certified Race Director and brings an intimate awareness of race management and endurance training to the Black Hills Triathlon team. She may be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Carrington Sedgwick, Bike Course Coordinator

Carrington Sedgwick

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

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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.

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Race Day

Sunday, June 25th, 2017
2790 Carpenter Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
7:00am Pre-Race Meeting

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The Black Hills Triathlon in Lacey is a premier, USAT sanctioned, sprint distance triathlon organized by a team of event specialists who are passionate about providing a safe and well-organized race of the highest quality. As a community event, we are proud to have the support of both business owners and residents and we are dedicated to representing our community in a positive manner. Our race is uniquely suited to both the beginning triathlete and the seasoned competitor and features a ½ mile swim in beautiful Long Lake, a 17 mile bike ride and a 3.1 mile trail/road run. We offer a covered transition area, incredible volunteers and amazing swag. We look forward to seeing you on race day!

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