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Try-athlon on Saturday


The Glacier Bear Try-athlon will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, starting in the Haines pool. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

The event will include swimming in the pool, bicycling the state fairgrounds loop and running on the track.

The event is open to teams, individuals, students and adults. Teens and adult competitors will swim 20 lengths in the pool, pedal five laps on East and West Fair drives and run three laps on the track. Participants ages 9-12 will complete 10 pool lengths, three fair loops and two laps on the track.

Bicyclists must have helmets and only team times will be recorded. For more information, contact Jansy at 766-6710 or