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Youth Triathalon – FirstHealth

May 12, 2018

The 2018 Youth Triathlon is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, on the campus of FirstHealth Fitness – Pinehurst.

The triathlon will include an indoor pool swim, closed bike course and greenway trail run with appropriate distances for each age division.

Starting times and activities are as follows:

  • 12:15 p.m. – Ages 4-5 will swim 25 yards, bike .78 miles and run 210 yards.
  • 1 p.m. – Ages 6-7 will swim 50 yards, bike 2.05 miles and run 404 yards.
  • 2 p.m. – Ages 8-9 will swim 75 yards, bike 2.77 miles and run .33 miles.
  • 3 p.m. – Ages 10-12 will swim 125 yards, bike 3.71 miles and run .47 miles.

Registration is available at FirstHealth Fitness – Pinehurst. The cost is $30 per child through May 9 and $35 per child after May 9. All participants will receive a T-shirt, cinch bag and finisher medal.  

Trophies will be awarded to the boys and girls finishing first, second and third in each age category during an award ceremony to be held at FirstHealth Fitness – Pinehurst at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 14.

All triathlon participants must have a parent present for the entire triathlon event, and a participation waiver must be completed at packet pick-up one hour prior to start time on race day. Participants should furnish their own equipment: a swimsuit and towel, bike and helmet, running shoes and T-shirt.

Sponsors for the 2018 FirstHealth of the Carolinas Youth Triathlon are Benjamin Franklin Plumbing; Brixx Wood Fired Pizza; NuView Home Theaters & More; Rick Saunders, DDS; Rainbow Cycles; Rita’s Italian Ice; and Southern Pines Ace Hardware.

For more information on the race and to download a registration form, go to www.firsthealth.org/youthtriathlon or contact Jodi Heimrich at (910) 715-1843 or jheimrich@firsthealth.org. Course maps are also available on website.  


May 12, 2018
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