Hill Family Center invites kids to run, bike, swim

The Hill Family Center Y, 1719 Sykesville Road (Route 32), Westminster, will host a Kid's Sprint Triathlon and Splash and Dash on Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning at 10 a.m.

Children will have the opportunity to participate in either the Kid's Sprint Triathlon, which includes swimming, biking and running; or the Splash and Dash, which includes swimming and running.

Both events are broken down into age groups, 5- to 8-year-olds and 8- to 12-year-olds.

The Spring Triathlon will begin at 10 a.m. for ages 5 to 8 and 1:30 a.m. for ages 8 to 12. The Splash and Dash starts at 11:15 a.m. for ages 5 to 8, and 11:30 for ages 8 to 12.

Cost for the Kid's Sprint Triathlon is $25 for members; $35 for non-members; and for the Splash and Dash, it's $15 members, $25 non-members.

Participants must be able to pass a swim test by swimming freestyle for 25 yards, jumping into the deep end and treading water for one minute in order to register. For more information and to register, go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

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