Mehcad Brooks, who portrays Eggs on True Blood is competing in The Tag the World Celebrity Triathlon which will pair celebrities with 30 foster kids and will benefit a Hawaiian charity that raises awareness and funds for the children in foster care in Hawaii.
The list of celebrities includes stars from many different Hollywood genres. Movies actors involved with the charity event include James Franco and Pauly Shore. Numerous soap opera actors will be participating in the triathlon, including Kyle Lowder (Bold and the Beautiful and Days of Our Lives), Darin Brooks (Days of Our Lives) and Arianne Zucker (Days of Our Lives).
Other TV celebrities include: Drew Lachey (Dancing With the Stars), Jeremy Jackson (Baywatch), Clayne Crawford (CSI), Rebecca Mader (Lost) and Ryan Eggold (90210). Also participating will be women’s soccer star Mia Hamm and supermodel Amber Valletta.
Tag The World Charity Celebrity Triathlon is an annual event held to raise funds and awareness the tag the world campaign which supports 20 charities under 5 causes. This unique campaign gives the individual the opportunity to support whatever cause that expresses their personal story or passion.
The triathlon will take place on Hawaii’s Big Island on August 23, 2009. The charity is still recruiting celebrities and expects to have more signed before the event. Sign up now. The race is almost full.