The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Other Sports

February 7, 2013

Triathlon Sprint Series concludes March 9

BECKLEY — The YMCA of Southern West Virginia will host the conclusion of the Triathlon Sprint Series and a Kids Triathlon March 9.

“The whole family can come out and participate in our triathlon events,” said Health and Fitness Director Reginia Thomas. “Participants can run, bike and swim without major distances and celebrate their progress together.”

The Triathlon Sprint Series event is open to Y members and non-members at least 13 years of age and participants may register as individuals or teams. The Kids Triathlon is for ages 6 to 12.

The sprint series event consists of swimming 500 meters, biking 18 miles and running 4 miles. The kids event includes swimming two laps in the shallow end of the pool (floatation devices are permitted), biking 1 mile and running 1 mile.

Individuals and teams should register by March 1. Printable forms for both events are available on the Y’s website,, and at the Y Welcome Center.

The sprint series individual entry fee is $20 for Y members and $45 for non-members; $40 for Y member teams and $70 for non-member teams; kids event registration is $5.

The Y will open to participants at 6:45 a.m. with the Triathlon Sprint Series event starting at 7:30 a.m. Sign-in for the Kids Triathlon will be at 9:45 a.m.

T-shirts will be given to participants while supplies last.

For more information about the event or volunteer opportunities, contact Reginia Thomas at 304-252-0715 or

— E-mail: wholdren

Text Only
Other Sports
  • 042014 old white Happy birthday to The Old White

    As Greenbrier owner Jim Justice proudly stood behind the podium on the first tee box addressing a crowd at the 100th anniversary of the historic Old White TPC Course, a surprise guest emerged from the bushes by the tennis center.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 042014 bubba Watson becoming a West Virginian

    Greenbrier owner Jim Justice was glued to the television a week ago today, watching Bubba Watson try to chase down his second green jacket at Augusta National Golf Club.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 041914 old white Old White to celebrate 100 years

    The home of The Greenbrier Classic will be having a birthday today, and the celebration should be something special.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mullens, Pineville to meet in Anderson Memorial

    After many years away from the sideline, legendary Mullens High School coach Don Nuckols is returning to the game of basketball.

    April 19, 2014

  • 041914 D'Antoni Lakers mum on D’Antoni

    Mike D’Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers’ coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • D’Antoni’s Lakers future still unclear

    With the Los Angeles Lakers season officially over — the Lakers beat the Spurs 113-100 Wednesday but finished 27-55 overall, the most losses in the club’s history and the franchise’s worst winning percentage since the Minneapolis Lakers in 1957-58 — Marshall fans will be keeping a close eye on what’s going on in Tinsel Town over the coming days.

    April 17, 2014

  • McClung moving from mound to dugout

    Seth McClung was getting his daughters Madison and Fallon inside and ready for their baths when his phone rang. He’s said before that he enjoys the role of “daddy day care.”

    April 15, 2014

  • First stop Waffle House; next stop The Greenbrier

    Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Fla., and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his wife.

    April 15, 2014

  • Pick 3: Cam Huffman's answers

    Is Mike D’Antoni the best hire for Marshall basketball if the Herd can land him?

    April 15, 2014

  • Pick 3: Gary Fauber's answers

    Is Mike D’Antoni the best hire for Marshall basketball if the Herd can land him?

    April 15, 2014