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Pepper Geddings Recreation Center hosts popular Kids' Triathlon Sports Camp and Race in August

TRIATHLON RACE

The Tenth Annual Kids’ Triathlon begins at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street. Kids who are rising third through ninth graders can participate in the day’s swimming, biking and running competitions. Space is limited, and regi...stration is underway! Bikes with helmets are required for participants (no trick pegs or training wheels), and this year’s race offers no “race only” division. All participants receive a finisher medal, race shirt and bag. Awards will also be given to the fastest kids in each age division. Racers and parents, the mandatory bike inspection is from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10; packet pick-up is at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16. The race packet includes race day instructions, course maps and race numbers. For more information about the race, stop by the front desk at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. Or, call Aaron Frobase at 843-918-2289.

TRIATHLON CAMP

The 2018 Triathlon Camp is set for 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, August 13-16, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. The camp prepares racers and gives kids a chance to train on the race course. Bikes with helmets are required for participants (no trick pegs or training wheels). Camp activities include training in the pool, biking on roads and running through the complex. Camp registration is underway, so sign up today! Space is limited. For more information, stop by the front desk at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center or call Camp Director Linda Hopkinson at 843-918-2282.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed! Working adults, retirees, high school and college students are invited to volunteer. The Kids’ Triathlon is an event full of fun, excitement, and learning experiences. Volunteers are needed for various activities, which includes set up, supervision of the course, crowd control, water stations monitoring and event clean up. Volunteers receive a free Triathlon tee shirt. To volunteer, stop by the front desk at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center to fill out a form. Questions? Please contact Aaron Frobase at 843-918-2289.

2018 Triathlon Camp and Race Schedule

5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 10...
Mandatory Bike Inspection

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, August 13-16...
Triathlon Camp

2:30 p.m., Thursday, August 16...
Triathlon Race Packet Pick-Up

5:00 p.m., Friday, August 17...
Tenth Annual Kids’ Triathlon