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Splash in the Boro to Host Youth Triathlon
Triathlon logo - photo by Photo provided / Coastal Courier
Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark and Aquatic Center will host the first Splashy's Youth Triathlon on Sunday, April 27, beginning at 2 p.m. inside Mill Creek Regional Park in Statesboro.
Boys and girls, ages 7-17, can compete. It is broken down into 4 age divisions with distances adjusted.
Ages 7-9: Swim 50 yards, bike 2 miles, run half mile
Ages 10-12: Swim 100 yards, bike 2 miles, run 1 mile
Ages 13-15: Swim 150 yards, bike 3.5 miles, run 1.5 miles
Ages 16 to 17: Swim 200 yards, bike 5 miles, run 2.5 miles
The swim portion will be in the competition pool at Splash in the Boro, while the biking and running will be inside Mill Creek Regional Park.  The younger age group will start at 2 p.m. with each older age group going in order once the groups before them are finished.
Registration for Splashy's Youth Triathlon is being held at the Honey Bowen Building on Fair Road (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.), or online at If there are still openings, race day registration will be available between noon and 1 p.m. Cost is $25 per athlete if registered by April 18, then $35. There is a $5 discount for additional siblings.  Participants will receive a gift bag, T-shirt, and be eligible for door prizes.
For more information, call Steve Brown at (912) 489-9047 or visit

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