Keiki Triathlon Taking Place Week After Ford Ironman Triathlon

­­The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Hawaiʻi Isle Police Activities League and the Hawaiʻi County Department of Parks and Recreation are once again co-sponsoring the “Keiki Triathlon.”

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It will take place in Kailua-Kona on October 19, the weekend after the Ford Ironman Triathlon. This event is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 14.

Participants aged 9-14 years will start the triathlon with a 100-yard swim at the Kona Community Aquatic Center, followed by a 3.2-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run within the Old Kona Airport Park complex.

Children 7-8 years old will race half those distances.

Persons interested in participating or needing additional information may call Officer Joseph Botelho Jr. in East Hawaiʻi at 961-8121, Officer Randy Morris in West Hawaiʻi at 326-4646, extension 258, or Darrell Yamamoto from the Department of Parks and Recreation at 961-8735.

The deadline to register is Friday, October 11.­­­­­

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