Northwest NEWS

June 11, 2001


Kirkland plans youth triathlon

Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department has announced their first ever Youth Triathlon.
   This special event has been organized for the purpose of providing youth ages 6 -15 the opportunity to participate in a recreation triathlon event. There are three ages groups and both a boys and girls division.
   The triathlon will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Peter Kirk Pool and Park.
   Ages 6-8: 10 a.m., swim 50 yds, bike 1/2 mile, run 1/3 mile; ages 9-11: 9:30 a.m., swim 100 yds, bike 1 mile, run 1/2 mile. ages 12-15: 9 a.m., swim 200 yds, bike 2 miles, run 1 mile.
   Fee is $20 per person and includes an event T-shirt.
   Participants must provide their own bicycle and wear helmets.
   For registration, vall 828-1218 to register. Registration deadline is Aug. 10.