Registration open for Loveland Little Sprint Triathlon set for July 23
LOVELAND, Colo. (March 1, 2011) --- The Loveland Little Sprint Triathlon is scheduled for Saturday, July 23 beginning at noon at Mountain View High School in Loveland. Organizers of the triathlon, for kids ages 14 and under, hope to motivate area youth through sport to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. Participants compete in age-appropriate distances with an emphasis on fun and safety. All participants will receive a t-shirt and medal. This year’s race will be capped at 250 participants.
There are different distances per age group. Ages 6 and under will do a 25-yard pool swim, half mile bike ride and a quarter mile run. Ages 7–10 will do a 100-yard pool swim, 2.5-mile bike ride and a half mile run while the 11–14-year-olds will do a 200-yard pool swim, 5-mile bike ride and a one-mile run.
Entry fees are $30 for USA Triathlon members and $35 for non-members. Registration is available online at Active.com or visit McKeeFoundation.com for a downloadable registration form. More information is available at McKeeFoundation.com or by calling (970) 203-2519. All of the registration fees and sponsorship contributions will benefit the Kid-Self Pediatric Therapy Program at McKee Medical Center.
The McKee Medical Center Foundation raises funds and friends for the health and wellness of the Loveland community. We exist to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.