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Registrations Being Taken for BikeSource Duathlon & Triathlon at Heritage Park on May 21
POSTED: 04/26/2006
 
Registration deadlines are approaching for the BikeSource Duathlon and Triathlon at Heritage Park, which will take place beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, in Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe.

The BikeSource Triathlon consists of a one-third mile swim, followed by an 11.5-mile bike, and a three-mile run on a relatively flat course. The triathlon is open to all individuals ages 15 and over, with participants competing in five-year age groups from 15 years to 90 and above. Team categories include: men, women, coed, family, and corporate. Two- and three-person teams will again be accepted.

The BikeSource Duathlon consists of a two-mile run, followed by a 11.5-mile bike, and a three-mile run. The last two legs of the event take place on the same courses as the triathlon. The duathlon is open only to individuals, not teams.

Registration fees for either event are $45 for individuals and $80 for triathlon teams if postmarked by Tuesday, May 9. After this date, late fees will be assessed as follows: registrations postmarked between May 10 and 17 will be $55 for individuals and $90 for teams, and registrations turned in May 18 through race day are $65 and $100. The mail-in deadline for registrations is May 15, while the deadline for fax and online registrations is May 17. Each entrant will receive a T-shirt and a swim cap.

This race is limited to 500 entries and typically fills one week prior to race day.

The BikeSource Duathlon and Triathlon is a special event of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District and is sponsored by BikeSource, Drs. Hawks, Besler & Rogers, Enhanced Vision Center; Gimme Sum Fresh Asian Grill, Smoothie King; the Think Fit Foundation; Radio Stations 97.3 MAXFM, 810 WHB, and Hot Talk 1510, and Tri-KC Triathlon Club. Proceeds from the triathlon and duathlon will benefit the Kansas City Blazers Competitive Swim Team.

For more information or a registration form, call (913) 831-3355 Voice or (913) 831-3342 TDD only. Registrations are being taken on-line using a credit card at www.active.com

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