Annual Bad Boy Kids Triathlon for Literacy Set for
AR – The second annual Bad
Boy Kids Triathlon for Literacy is set for Saturday,
July 13, 2013. Kids ages 5-18 will swim, bike and
run to benefit the Ozark Foothills
Literacy Project. Last year's seventy-five
participants hailed from
three states and twenty different cities across
experience is necessary to compete in the triathlon. In
water wings, young participants may also use bikes with
wheels. The triathletes will first swim laps in the Lyon
pool; next, bike a loop around the campus; and lastly, run a
that includes the Lyon soccer field. Ages 5-6 will swim 25
bike .5 miles, and run .25 miles; ages 7-9 will swim 50
Yards, bike 1
mile, and run .5 miles; ages 10-12 will swim 100 yards, bike
and run .75 miles; and ages 13-18 will swim 150 yards, bike
and run 1 mile.
finishers will receive a medal. First, second and third
will be given to top male and top female finishers in each
Separate awards will be given to the 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18
cost of the event is $20 until July 12, and $25 on
Participation is limited to 100 triathletes.
Athletes must bring
their own bikes and helmets. The first heat will
begin promptly at
9:00am. To pre-register, visit literacyindependence.org/kidstri
or call 870-793-5912.
sponsors include Bad Boy Mowers, Lyon College, Fuller
First Community Bank and The Citizens Bank. Sponsorship
are still available for interested businesses and
Ozark Foothills Literacy Project, which serves Fulton, Sharp,
and Independence Counties, teaches adults who are learning to
and adults who are learning English. Based in Batesville,
the Literacy Project is a United
member agency and part of the Arkansas Literacy Councils
adult literacy organizations. The Literacy Project relies on
volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring for adult students
help with their basic reading or English language skills. To
volunteer please call 870-793-5912.
Distanced by Age Group
Age 5 - 6: Pool Swim 25 yards, Bike ½ Mile, Run ¼ Mile
Age 7 - 9 : Pool Swim 50 Yards, Bike 1 Mile, Run ½ Mile;
Age 10-12: Pool Swim 100 Yards, Bike 2 Miles, Run ¾ Mile;
Age 13-18: Pool Swim 150 Yards, Bike 3 Miles, Run 1 Mile
Please visit http://www.literacyindependence.org/kidstriroute for course information.
Please visit http://www.lyon.edu/directions-to-campus.htm for directions to Lyon College in Batesville, AR. Registration will take place at the Lyon College gymnasium.
2012 Results at: stearnsracetiming.com
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