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Who’s up for a triathlon this year? Our Go! Weekend Picks will get you started on the right foot.

 

Indoor Triathlon ~ Dash for Cash

 

The Downtown YMCA is holding its Annual Indoor Triathlon on March 2, 2013. Sign up today because only the first 60 people who register will get to participate. There will be no registration on the day of the event.

 

As the name suggests the event is broken down into three events: a 15 minute swim, a 20 minute bike and a 15 minute run.

 

Awards will be given based on the distance covered in the allotted time.  There will be a men’s and a women’s division and the top three contestants in both divisions will receive a cash prize.

1st prize is $100

2nd prize is $50

3rd prize is $25

 

Everyone who participates will receive a high quality commemorative item to take home from the event.

 

Entrance fee is $35 for YMCA members and $40 for non-members. A portion of every entry fee will be used to support the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.

 

Call 937-228-9622 for more information.

 

Up and Running Triathlon Training Information Meeting

 

Public interest in triathlons has steadily increased over the past decade. 2.3 million people participated in a triathlon in 2010, a number that was a 55% increase over participants in 2009. Typical components of a triathlon will include a swim, a bike ride and a run. Are you up for the challenge?

 

If the answer is yes, then go to Up and Running’s Triathlon Training informational meeting February 13th at 6 pm, at their Dayton location. Come to the meeting and find out more about their training program. The training will include 8 weeks of swim training and 12 weeks of bike, run and brick workouts. The group race date is June 26th.

 

Up and Running Dayton is located at 6123 Far Hills Ave Dayton, OH 45459
Call (937) 432-9210 for more information.