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HI-PAL keiki triathlon (Oct. 19)

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The Hawaii Isle Police Activities League and the county Department of Parks and Recreation are once again co-sponsoring the “Keiki Triathlon.”

It will take place in Kailua-Kona on Oct. 19, the weekend after the Ironman World Championship triathlon. This event is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 14.

Participants aged 9-14 years will start the triathlon with a 100-yard swim at the Kona Community Aquatic Center, followed by a 3.2-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run within the Old Kona Airport Park complex.

Children 7-8 years old will race half those distances.

Persons interested in participating or needing additional information may call Officer Joseph Botelho Jr. in East Hawaii at 961-8121, Officer Randy Morris in West Hawaii at 326-4646, extension 258, or Darrell Yamamoto from the Department of Parks and Recreation at 961-8735.

The deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 11.

 

 

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