JAC Youth Triathlon
Sep 24, 2013
The JAC Youth Triathlon was held Saturday, June 16th!
The Junior Advisory Council (J.A.C.) hosted the annual Coffeyville Youth Triathlon. The Youth Triathlon was developed by J.A.C. members to help promote healthy living for kids and encourage them to try a new sport. Young athletes ranging in age from 7 to 18. Participants swim, bike and run at Pfister Park in Coffeyville. The seniors, ages 11 and up, swim 200 yards (8 lengths of the pool); bike a 10K (6.4 miles), and run a 2K (1.2 miles). Juniors, ages 7 to 10, swim 100 yards (4 lengths of the pool), bike a 5K (3.2 miles), and run a 1K (.62 miles).
All athletes crossing the finish line are awarded medals. Plaques are awarded to the top three males and females in each age division. Trophies are awarded to the overall top male and female finishers in the junior and senior age divisions.