Kids’ triathlon

Published 8:57 am Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Land Between the Lake Kids’ Triathlon coordinators wear green shirts Saturday as they instruct a group of kids before the race begins at the City Pool. Coordinators were, from left, Ross Williams, Dennis Dieser and Lynn Scheevel. More than 100 kids competed in the triathlon, that consisted of a swim, bike ride and run. The Kids’ Triathlon was possible through partnerships between Hy-Vee, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Uptown Sound, Celebrations and the City Pool. -- Lynn Scheevel/for the Tribune

Kids grab their bikes in the transition area after swimming Saturday in the Land Between the Lake Kids’ Triathlon at the City Pool.

A bicyclist leaves the transition area Saturday during the third annual Land Between the Lakes Kids’ Triathlon at City Pool. After the race, kids received medals and prizes.

Kids lined the City Pool Saturday in anticipation of the swimming portion of the Land Between the Lakes Kids’ Triathlon. The event had about 50 volunteers.

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