Sign-ups for Crescent City Triathlon begin

By Triplicate Staff June 30, 2012 12:00 am

Registration for the 28th Annual Crescent City Triathlon is officially underway.

The Triathlon begins Sunday, August 12, at 8:30 a.m. starting at Fred Endert Municipal Pool, 1000 Play Drive, Crescent City. Cost is $45 for adults and $20 for kids aged 12 and under, with fees increasing $5 after July 31. All proceeds from the event benefit the Del Norte High School Scholarship Fund.

The triathlon competition includes a 500-yard swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. The adult duathlon competition includes a 1.25-mile run, a 12-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. Kids triathlons vary between age groups, with swims up to 100 yards, bike rides up to six miles and runs up to one mile. Relay teams are permitted to enter the event.

Medals and T-shirts will be given to all participants, with the top three finishers in each age group receiving awards.

Registration forms are available at Fred Endert Municipal Pool, fitness clubs in the Crescent City area or online at www.crescentcitytriathlon.com.