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YMCA Triathlon scheduled for Saturday

Thursday, August 7, 2008

The second annual YMCA Triathlon is scheduled for Saturday.

The event will take place at Forest Park and a check-in table will be set up in the pavilion.

Those ages 14-15-years-old will begin at 8 a.m., with the 11-13-year-old age group set to begin at 8:30 a.m.

The 8-10-year-old age group will begin at 8:45 a.m., while the 6-7-year-old group will begin at 9 a.m.

The 6-7-year-old division will compete in a 50-yard sack race, a one-half mile bike and a one-half mile run, while the 8-10-year-old division will compete in a 25-yard swim, a one-mile bike ride and a one-half mile run.

The 11-13-year-old division will compete in a 50-yard swim, a two-mile bike ride and a one-mile run, while the 14-15-year-old division will compete in a 100-yard swim, a three-mile bike ride and a 1.5 run.

Those interested may register the day of the event.

Pre-race check-in for all participants must be completed no later than 7:30 a.m., Saturday.

Check-in will run 6:30-7:30 a.m., and it is recommended that the 11-13-year-olds and 14-15-year-olds be ready to check in at 6:30 a.m.

Registration will also take place Friday from 6-7 p.m., at Forest Park, in the pavilion.

Cost is $10 per participant for YMCA members and $15 for non-members.

Late registration for YMCA members will be $15 and $20 for non-members.

All participants will receive a YMCA Youth Triathlon T-shirt at check-in Saturday and a medal at the completion of the race.

All proceeds from the race will go to the YMCA Scholarship Fund, which allows underprivileged children to participate in YMCA programs.

For more information, call 442-6761 or e-mail sports@claycountyymca.org.



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