About Us

Join us for the 9th year of Living Fit, Loving Life, Having Fun. That’s what the Reston Youth Triathlon is all about, so come on……….. let’s all Be AMYazing!

The Be AMYazing! Reston Youth Triathlon was founded by youth, for youth and is now entering its nth successful year. It is a unique student-inspired, student-led event coordinated by Amy’s Amigos in conjunction with The Core Foundation.

Amy’s Amigos was founded in 2008 and quickly grew to a large group of 12-year olds who offered friendship and support for classmate, Amy Boyle, who was battling brain cancer. After Amy’s death from DIPG*;  inspired by her spirit, athleticism, and love of life, Amy’s Amigos held the first Reston triathlon just for children in May 2011. Amy’s Amigos is currently a group of high school students who manage the event alongside many adult volunteers. To date, the triathlon has raised  $125,000 for The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF), to aid in research of pediatric brain tumors.  We keep striving for more in 2019!

Amy with Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburg Steelers


Learn more about Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) and breakthroughs in research thanks in part to CBTF and RYT:



directorsCURRENT RACE DIRECTORS: Katie Becker, Jenna Hirshfeld, Elizabeth Shaw, Lindsey Hirshfeld

RACE DIRECTORS 2015 & 2016: Annika Miller, Tanner Asmussen, Jenna Hirshfeld

FOUNDERS AND RACE DIRECTORS 2011 -2014                                                      Hannah Becker, Olivia Wolfe and Kacey Hirshfeld

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