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MU Youth Triathlon

Manchester University hosts 2019 Youth Triathlon on May 5

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. 

It includes a bicycle course, a running race and an obstacle course for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

The triathlon will be at the North Manchester campus beginning at 1:30 p.m. May 5. It is free of charge. The event is offered to advocate for the fight against childhood obesity and promote physical fitness.

Each child will get a free T-shirt, medal and helmet while supplies last.

Information on how to register for the event is at 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

    A parent or legal guardian must accompany all participants at all times.

    Contact 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 more than 1,400 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Athletic Training, a Master of Pharmacogenomics and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy. Learn more at

April 2019