The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 31, 2013

Lewisburg Triathlon Weekend

The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — Entries are still being accepted for the Annual Lewisburg Triathlon for Kids and Sprint Triathlon, which will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 16, and at 8 a.m. Aug. 17, respectively. Both events will start at the Lewisburg Community Pool.

The kids’ event, which consists of a pool swim, a bike ride on closed roads, and a run around the Lewisburg Community Park, is open to children ages 7 (by Dec. 31) to 14. Event distances will vary based on ages of contestants. The triathlon is chip-timed and all children will receive a finisher’s medal. Registration will be capped at 225 participants; pre-registration is required.

The adult event, consisting of a 300-yard swim, a 15-mile bike ride and a 3.25-mile run, is open to racers 14 and over. Two- and three-person teams are welcome. The event is chip-timed and awards will be given to the top three finishers in each category. T-shirts are guaranteed to all racers registered by Aug. 1. Entry limit is 325.

Details on both events can be found on Early registration is encouraged as both events may sell out.

For more information or to become a sponsor or volunteer, contact or call (570) 939-0712.