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- $15 for one youth triathlon entry ($30 value)
The coed triathlon kicks off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, at West Salem Courthouse Fitness Club. Youngsters can opt for the short course’s 50-yard swim, 0.5-mile run, and 1.5-mile bike ride, or the long course’s 100-yard swim, 1.5-mile run, and 3-mile bike ride. Participants glide in the water of the Courthouse Fitness pool, dash through Wallace Marine Park, and pedal over a pedestrian bridge and around Riverfront Park. For more information, see the race page.
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