Kids Get Ready for Aug. 4 Mini-Triathlon Event

Posted on July 23, 2018

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The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a “Superheroes in Training” Mini-Triathlon event at Wilson Park on Saturday, Aug. 4.

The event is open to children from ages 4 to 11 years old. Cost is $10 per child and includes a participation medal if registered by Aug. 1. More information, including online registration, can be found at

Competitors will be divided into three age groups including 4-5, 6-8, 9-11 years old.

The youngest group, age 4-5 years old, will cycle, ¼ mile, run, ¼ mile and swim 25 meters. The 6-8 year old group will cycle ½ mile, run ½ mile, and swim 50 meters. The 9-11 year old group will cycle ¾ mile, run ¾ mile, and swim 100 meters.

Participants must bring bikes, helmets, tennis shoes and proper swim attire. Check in will begin at 8:15 a.m. The first race, starting with 4-5 year olds, will begin at 9:10 a.m.

For more information, call Jennifer Farthing, recreation programmer and events coordinator, at (937) 847-4645.

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