6th annual High Country Kids’ Triathlon – May 18, 2013

High Country Kids TriThe 6th annual High Country Kids Triathlon will be held May 18th at 10am at the Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department.

The swimming portion will be at the Watauga County Parks and Recreation pool; the bike and run portionĀ  will be on the Greenway Trail.

There are 3 age groups and distances:

8 and under: swim 50m, bike 1 mile, run 0.5miles

9-12: swim 100m, bike 3 miles, run 1 mile

13-18: swim 200m, bike 4 miles, run 1.5 miles.

Relays are also available. Prizes and refreshments will follow the race. All proceeds from the race will benefit Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. Entry forms are available at the pool or Parks and Rec Dept. or you can register online at: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2081053

Participants should bring their bathing suit, goggles, a towel, their bicycle, helmet and shoes, one pair to bike and run in.