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Manchester University to host Youth Triathlon on May 12

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Manchester University Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, along with the College of Business, invites local children to participate in the Manchester University Youth Triathlon. 

The K-5th grade triathlon will be at Manchester University beginning at 1 p.m. May 12. It is free of charge to advocate for the fight against childhood obesity and to promote physical fitness.

Each child will get a free snack from Chartwells, a T-shirt and medal.

A parent or legal guardian must accompany all participants.

Information on how to register for the event is at www.manchester.edu/youthtriathlon. There is also a waiver and photo release.

Run/Walk * Bike * Fitness Obstacle Course for Students from K-5:

  • Kindergarten and first graders – Bike one lap / run .25 miles
  • Second and third graders –Bike two laps / run .5 miles
  • Fourth and fifth graders – Bike three laps / run .75 miles

    Please contact jabeer@manchester.edu with any questions.

About Manchester University
Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., offers more than 60 areas of academic study to nearly 1,600 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Athletic Training, a Master of Pharmacogenomics and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy. Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu.

Press release prepared with assistance by Andrew Fox and Tiffany Byers, student workers in the Office of Strategic Communications.

Updated April 16, 2018