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Amy Davis
At some schools, running, biking and swimming join the 'three Rs'
At some schools, running, biking and swimming join the 'three Rs'

Swimming, cycling and running may seem like after-school activities, but for some students in the county, they're now part of a regular class. Students in freshman physical education classes at Long Reach High School are a part of a pilot program, Learn2Tri, started this year in several county schools. In the middle of the day, students in the program spend their gym time running, cycling and swimming, the three components of a traditional triathlon. It's all part of an effort to educate students first-hand on the experiences and lifestyle benefits of triathlons, and it's the first program of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region, said Anne Johnson, director of Triathlon and...

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