Wellington Kids Triathlon Returns On April 6

Calling all young athletes: get ready to swim, bike and run in the third annual Wellington Kids Triathlon.

This exciting and challenging endurance event will take place on Sunday, April 6, beginning at the Wellington Aquatics Complex, located at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.

The Wellington Kids Triathlon is limited to children born between 2000 and 2010 and is designed as an introduction to a multi-sport endurance event within 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 is $35 and includes a T-shirt for each competitor.

There are five age divisions with varying distances. Super seniors, born between 2000 and 2001, swim 200 yards, bike 4 miles and run 1.25 miles. Seniors, born between 2002 and 2003, swim 150 yards, bike 4 miles and run 1.25 miles. Super Juniors, born between 2004 and 2005 swim 100 yards, bike 2 miles and run .7 miles. Juniors, born between 2006 and 2007, swim 50 yards, bike 2 miles and run .7 miles. Trikes, born between 2008 and 2010 swim 25 yards, bike .4 miles and run .25 miles.

Participants can register online at www.active.com, and must do so no later than Monday, March 31. No race day registrations will be accepted. All competitors must be current USA Triathlon (USAT) members. Registration is limited to the first 250 entries.

For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.