Kids prep for Sunday’s triathlon

Young athletes are revving up for the ninth annual Salmon Arm Kids’ Try-a-Tri Triathlon Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m.

Young athletes are revving up for the ninth annual Salmon Arm Kids’ Try-a-Tri Triathlon Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m.

More than 60 participants from the age of four to 16 will swim, bike and run on the streets surrounding the SASCU Rec Centre.

Registration is open until Friday at www.salmonarmtriathlon.com. A mandatory bike and helmet inspection takes place Friday at Trailheads Cycle & Ski from 4 to 8 p.m.

Registration and bike inspection takes place at Trailheads Saturday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., where racers can pick up their race packages as well.

Participants may wear life jackets in the swim portion and entrants have the chance to win a mountain bike.

For more information, visit www.salmonarmtriathlon.com. Anyone interested in helping out may send an email to Tiffany Lombaert at tslombaert@hotmail.com.