This Weekend: Eighth Annual Reston Kids Triathlon Returns

The eighth annual Reston Kids’ Triathlon will be held this Sunday at Ridge Heights Pool. 

Children between the age of 6 and 14 can compete in a mix of swimming, biking and running races. Participants between the age of 6 and 8 will take part in a 50-meter swim, a 1.1-mile bike ride and a 0.6-mile run. Children between the age of 9 and 11 will race in a 100-meter swim, a two-mile bike ride, and a one-mile run, while children between the age of 12 and 14 will go head to head in a 150-meter swim, a four-mile bike ride and a 1.4-mile run.

The event, which is sponsored by Reston Association and the YMCA-Fairfax County, will begin at 8 a.m.

Registration closes at 5 p.m. today. Participants must also be registered as youth members of the USA Triathlon. The registration cost if $45 for all participants.

Attendees are encouraged to park in the lot at South Lakes High School. Parking on Ridge Heights Road will be limited.

Photo by Sean Bahrami/RA

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