The Pittsfield Family YMCA will host the fourth annual Kids Triathlon on Friday, Aug. 23, alongside Onota Lake at Burbank Park. Sponsored by Berkshire Bank, the Kids Triathlon is open to boys and girls, ages 7 to 14 years old.
Participants who are 7-10 years old will swim 50 yards, bike 2 miles and run 0.5 miles. Participants who are 11-14 years old will swim 100 yards, bike 4 miles and run 1 mile.
The race will start and finish at the Controy Pavilion where the award ceremony will be held. Ages 11-14 will start at 6 p.m. and ages 7-10 will start at 6:15 p.m.
To register, visit the Y or www.active.com. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. An annual youth membership (up through 13 years) is $36. A one-month teen membership (14-19 years) is $15.
All participants who finish the triathlon will receive a finisher’s medal and a T-shirt. Awards will be given to the top finisher in each age division.
Information: Lisa DeVergilio at (413) 499-7650, ext. 42, or email email@example.com.
Volunteers are also needed. If interested, call (413) 499-7650, ext. 33 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.