For Immediate Release
Registration Closes Friday for Kid'athlon
Area kids have until Friday, July 27, to register for the 9th Annual Kid'athlon, held Saturday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m., at Meador Park, 2500 S. Fremont Ave., Springfield.
The Kid'athlon is a triathlon for kids aged 5 to 14. Races include a 50- to 100-meter swim, a.5 to 1.1-mile run and a .5 to 2-mile bike ride, depending upon the age group. Bikes and helmets are required for the race.
Registration is required. Fees are $35 per child; $25 per additional child from the same household.
A run-through of the course is available 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 30, at Meador Park, for those planning to participate. RSVP at 417-837-5900.
Mandatory Kid'athlon packet pickup is Friday, Aug. 3 at Chesterfield Family Center from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Race day check-in is 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, at Meador Park.
For more information, contact: Julie Schnurbusch, Springfield-Greene County Park Board Event Organizer, 417-837-5900.
For media inquiries, contact: Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator, Springfield-Greene County Park Board, 417-874-2176 or 417-224-5510.