Get moving! A triathlon series for kids

May 12, 2014 

Justin Brader-Araje, 9, of Chapel Hill, takes part in the 2013 Tar Heel Youth Triathlon.


The Tar Heel Youth Triathlon kicks off in Chapel Hill this weekend, a three-race series created by Kids Tri NC and Triangle Multisport.

Almost 100 kids participated in a kids’ triathlon event last October in Chapel Hill, prompting the organizations to expand to three events this year: Sunday (May 18) in Chapel Hill, July 27 in Hillsborough and Sept. 28 in Cary.

All three races have age-specific distances, for kids ages 6-10 and 11-15. All participants receive a finisher’s medal and prizes are awarded to the top three overall boys and girls in each age group.

For more information or to register, visit

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