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Walnut Grove Triathlon takes place Sunday

Space is still available for the fourth annual Walnut Grove sprint distance triathlon.

The race is Sunday (Aug. 7) with the Walnut Grove Community Centre serving as headquarters.

The Kids of Steel event kicks off at 7 a.m. followed by the adult race at 8 a.m. The Tiny Tri, for kids ages 4-7, begins at 11:30 a.m.

The sprint distances for adults are a 750m swim, an 18km bike ride and a 5km run.

The Kids of Steel is separated into two categories — ages 8-11 (100m swim, 4km bike and 1km run and 12-15 (300m swim, 9km bike and 2km run).

Money raised goes to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Last year’s race raised more than $4,000.

The race is organized by TG Multisport Club, a not-for-profit division of Tri Geeks Multisport.

For more, contact Tanya Williams at 604-541-1894, racedirector@trigeeks.ca or

online

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