2013 KPC Sprint Triathlon for Newspaper In Education:
The KPC sprint-distance triathlon is set for Saturday, July 20, 2013, with race-time at 7:30 a.m. (Gather at beach, 7:15 a.m.)
This competitive sprint-distance race, great for both veteran and novice athletes is staged at beautiful Bixler Lake just north of Fort Wayne, with a lake swim, 12.75 mile bike ride and a 5-K cross-country style run
High-quality race timing is offered by Race Services Inc.
The race is open to individuals, two and three-person teams and youth ages 15-17.
The swim and run are laid-out in a spectator-friendly fashion, and the park setting, includes childrens play equipment to entertain younger spectators.
Co-sponsors include KPC Media Group Inc., Kendallville Kiwanis, the City of Kendallville and the Cole Family YMCA.
The registration fee covers a one-day USAT membership for those who are not already members of the United States Association of Triathlons.
There is a small additional service fee from the online registration service.
Funds raised by the race will support the KPC Newspaper In Education (NIE) program in the northeast Indiana counties of DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben. Learn more about NIE at www.kpctriathlon.com .
Triathlon Race Course:
500 meter lake swim.
12.75 mile bike race including highway straight-away.
5-K cross-country style run, including a stretch in and around the authentic windmills of the Mid-America Windmill Museum before a shady and spectator-friendly finish in the park.