SPARKS, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Children ages 12 and younger are invited to join the Sparks Parks and Recreation Department for the 10th annual Scheels Kid’s Triathlon at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 27 at the Sparks Marina Park.
The non-timed event provides an introduction to the sport of triathlon in a non-competitive environment.
Participants will swim or walk in the water for the first leg of the race, followed by a 1.8 mile biking course and a .2 (2/10) mile running course around the Marina. Every athlete will receive a participatory medal, race bag and t-shirt.
Pre-registration is recommended and will be held through July 25 at the Recreation Office, 98 Richards Way. The early registration fee is $18 per child. The entry form is available online at www.scheels.com/events
Race day registration is $20 and will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. at the Sparks Marina. Race day registration may delay the shirt up to two weeks.
For more information, call (775) 353-2376 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Sparks Marina Park is located at 300 Howard Drive.