Youth triathlon coming up Saturday in Seymour


The 10th annual Boys & Girls Club of Seymour Youth Triathlon starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Seymour High School, 1350 W. Second St.

The triathlon is open to all youth between the ages of 6 and 14. Each child will swim, bike and run in the event. The distances for 6- to 10-year-olds are 100 yards for swimming, 2 miles for biking and half-mile for running, and the distances for 11- to 14-year-olds are 200 yards for swimming, 4 miles for biking and 1 mile for running.

The cost is $35, including a race T-shirt and a post-race snack. Cash or a check made out to BGC Youth Triathlon should be brought on race day. Kids also should bring goggles, a towel, a bike helmet and shoes.

Online registration is available at

Anyone interested in volunteering at the event may fill out the online form at

The swim will be held in the SHS pool, and the bike and run will be conducted on the streets surrounding the school. Practice days, consisting of swimming, biking and running to get a feel for the course, are set for 6 p.m. today and Thursday at SHS.

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