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Posted on: June 17, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Triathlon Offers Kids a Chance to Compete - Race impacts traffic on Adams Dairy Parkway

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – This summer, kids are once again given the chance to compete against their peers in Blue Springs’ Kids Triathlon presented by the Blue Springs Hy-Vee. On Saturday, June 20, kids between the ages of 4-14 are encouraged to compete and have fun swimming, biking and running with friends. The competition will begin at the Blue Springs Family Y, 1300 SE Adams Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs beginning at at 7 a.m.

Participants will compete in one of four categories: Tri for Tots (4-5 year olds), Novice (6-10 year olds) and Competitive Divisions (6-10 and 11-14 year olds.) Details and registration information can be found at www.bluespringsgov.com/kidstriathlon or by calling the Blue Springs Parks & Recreation Department at (816) 228-0137.

“Our goal is to make every participant feel like a winner and raise their self-esteem from competing in a real triathlon,” said Justin Stuart, Blue Springs Parks & Recreation Department, Recreation Superintendent. “I would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and coordinators for their help making this event a success, especially Blue Springs Hy-Vee. Thanks to their support we were able to lower our registration costs this year making it possible for even more kids to participate.”

Race Route Advisory
The City of Blue Springs, Mo., is notifying motorist, businesses and residents that the Kids Triathlon will impact traffic on the north bound lane of Adams Dairy Parkway from Highway AA to Moreland School Road from 6-10 a.m. Traffic will be allowed from Pine Gate south on Adams Dairy Parkway to Moreland School Road for the residents of that subdivision.

The Kids Triathlon was made possible thanks to the combined efforts of the City of Blue Springs, Mo., Blue Springs School District, Blue Springs Family Y and the Blue Springs Hy-Vee.

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