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KPC Newspaper In Education Sprint Triathlon

 

The KPC Triathlon is now in its 5th year!

Welcome to the KPC Newspaper In Education Sprint Triathlon, co-hosted by KPC Media Group Inc., City of Kendallville, Cole Center YMCA and the Kendallville Rotary Club.

The 5th Annual KPC sprint-distance triathlon is set for Saturday, July 19, 2014, with race-time at 7:30 a.m. (Waves group at 7:15 a.m.)

This competitive but shorter sprint-distance race is great for both veteran and novice athletes. The race is staged at shady, beautiful Bixler Lake Park in Kendallville, Indiana, just north of Fort Wayne. The 500 meter lake swim is followed by a just-under 13 mile bike race, and closing with a 5-K cross-country style run. The run includes a stretch in and around the authentic windmills of the Mid-America Windmill Museum before a shady and spectator-friendly finish in the park. Two and three person teams are welcome; the race also includes a youth division for teens age 15 – 17.

The swim and run are laid-out in a spectator-friendly fashion, and the park setting, includes children’s play equipment to entertain younger spectators. Co-sponsors include KPC Media Group Inc., Kendallville Kiwanis, the City of Kendallville and the Cole Family YMCA.

Help us celebrate the 5th annual race! Race participants can enter the 5th Anniversary celebration drawing by completing your year(s) of participation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) when registering.

Pre-race Clinic: For those new to the triathlon sport, or just wanting to refresh on key points, the KPC Triathlon offers a free clinic at the Cole Family YMCA in Kendallville, with an experienced triathlon coach, athlete and fitness trainer present. This year the clinic is scheduled for Sunday, July 13, at 3 o’clock p.m. Topics include basic rules & safety; transition, gear and bike race pointers; and nutrition & hydration.

Accommodations: The Kendallville Holiday Inn Express supports the KPC Triathlon and is located less than a half mile from the Kendallville Outdoor Recreation Complex race parking/entrance area. Contact them at 260-343-0000.

Race info – Everything you need to know

Registration

We are proud to partner with Active.com for race registration. Click the link below to register today!

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