Young athletes are invited to swim, bike and run in the inaugural Wellington Kids Triathlon set to take place Saturday, Sept. 22 and based at the Wellington Aquatics Complex (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.).
The Wellington Kids Triathlon is limited to children born between 1998 and 2008, and is designed as an introduction to a multi-sport endurance event in a safe and positive environment. The top male and female finishers in each age group will receive a trophy, and all participants will receive a medal. Registration costs $35 and includes a T-shirt for each competitor.
Participants will swim, bike and run at distances based on their age. The age divisions are as follows: Super Seniors (born between 1998 and 1999), Seniors (born between 2000 and 2001), Super Juniors (born between 2002 and 2003), Juniors (born between 2004 and 2005) and Trikes.
Wellington will accept completed registration forms and fees through no later than Wednesday, Sept. 19 by mail, fax or in-person at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) as well as in-person at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Registration can also be completed online at www.active.com.
All competitors must have a USA Triathlon (USAT) membership card, or have their parents and guardians purchase a one-day membership for $10 on the day of the race. Registration is limited to the first 250 entries, so registering early is recommended.
For additional details, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.