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Tiger Sharks' youth triathlon slated for Sept. 21

The fourth annual youth triathlon sponsored by the New Richmond Tiger Sharks Swim Team will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The youth triathlon will provide an opportunity for area youth ages 5-16 to build health and self-esteem in a fun and unique sporting event. The triathlon includes the tradition events of swimming, biking and running, with appropriate distances for the various age groups. Kids can participate in age brackets of 5-6 years old, 7-9 years old, 10-12 years old and 13-16 years old.

Registration to pick up course materials will be from 11:15 a.m.-noon on Sept. 21 at the New Richmond Centre. The race begins at 12:15 p.m. at the Centre pool. The bike route will take participants to the New Richmond Middle School track to finish the race with an age-appropriate run.

Registration is available online through New Richmond Community Education youth sports events and is strongly encouraged before race day.

Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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