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Sign up for Kid’s Triathlon Recreation Series

Sparks, Nevada — The City of Reno, Carson City, the City of Sparks and Washoe County are teaming up to provide a regional Kid’s Triathlon series. The triathlons are designed to introduce kids to the sport and are non-competitive. No times or places will be recorded.

Participants can sign up for one or more races. If all four races are completed, participants receive a special t-shirt.

Kids ages 4 to 18 who can bike, swim and run are encouraged to sign up. There are five different age groups: 4-6 years old, 7-8 years old, 9-10 years old, 11-12 years old and 13-18 years old. The cost is $35 per participant, per location. The fee includes a location t-shirt, participant medal and goody bag.

The series will include four regional events:

• Reno: June 18 at 7:45 a.m. at Idlewild Pool and Park, located at 1805 Idlewild Drive. To register, call 775-334-2262 or visit Reno.Gov/ParksAndRec.
• Carson City: July 15 at 7:45 a.m. at the Carson Aquatic Facility, located at 841 Roop Street. To register, call 775-882-7946 or visit TigerSharks.org.
• Washoe County: August 12 at 7:45 a.m. at Bowers Mansion, located at 4005 Bowers Mansion Road. To register, call 775-785-4512 or visit WashoeCountyParks.com.
• City of Sparks: September 10 at 7:45 a.m. at Alf Sorensen, located at 1400 Baring Boulevard. To register, call 775-353-7898 or visit SparksRec.com.

Participants must provide their own swimsuit, goggles, towels, running shoes, running clothes, bicycle and bike helmet. Children need to be able to swim across the pool unassisted. Parents must accompany children ages 4 to 6 for the swimming event.