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Kids triathlon slated for July 14

By Admin, 06/05/18, 3:15PM EDT


The 12th Annual Rockford Area Kids Triathlon will take place at Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes, Saturday, July 14. The event in designed for children 17-and-under, and is a fundraiser for Special Olympics.

The race will consist of swimming, biking, and running. The distance is determined by age group as follows:
RACE AGE SWIM BIKE RUN A 16-17 400 yds. 6 miles 3 miles A 14-15 400 yds. 6 miles 3 miles B 12-13 200 yds. 4 miles 2 miles C 10-11 200 yds. 4 miles 2 miles D 8-9 100 yds. 2 miles 1 mile E 6-7 100 yds. 2 miles 1 mile F 0-5 1 length 100 yds. 100 yds.

All entrants receive a T-shirt. All finishers receive a medal and certificate. The top three finishers in each age group (boys and girls) receive a trophy.

Participants must check in at the registration table a minimum of one hour before their scheduled race starts. The registration table will be by the entry stairs to the high school. Race day registration is from 8-11:30 a.m.

For more information, or to register, go to