>Twin Rivers YMCA to Host First Youth Triathlon

>The Twin Rivers YMCA in New Bern, NC will be debuting its first Youth Triathlon on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm. We are excited to have CarolinaEast Health System as our title sponsor for our triathlon which is sure to be a great event for everyone.

There will be two age groups: 7-10 and 11-14. The 7-10 age group competition will consist of a 50 yard pool swim, 1.6 mile bike ride and a 1/2 run. The 11-14 age group will swim 100 yards, bike 3.2 miles and run 1 mile.

Come out to the YMCA to experience this great event, whether you are a participant, volunteer or spectator, there will be something for everyone. Food and beverages will be provided for all volunteers and participants. This event benefits the YMCA’s Scholarship Program.

To register for the triathlon go to www.setupevents.com. For additional information, please contact Skip Nitardy, Aquatics Director at the Twin Rivers YMCA at 252-638-8799 or snitardy@trymca.org.

Submitted by: Pat Drake for the Twin Rivers YMCA