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Keep up the Pace for the Third Race of the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge!

6/21/2016
Don’t hit the snooze button this Saturday morning! Grab your running shoes, swimsuit and a friend to take up the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge. The third race of the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge is this Saturday, June 25 at H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, which is located at 1001 NW 31st Dr.

The challenge is a series of six races, which consist of a 5K run and 800-meter swim, and continues each month until September. The race starts at 8 a.m., with race-day registration opening at 7 a.m. Races alternate between Westside Pool and Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool, which is located at 1100 NE 14th St. The remaining dates and locations for the race series are:

Race

Date of Race

Pool Location

3

June 25

Westside

4

July 16

Northeast

5

Aug. 20

Westside

6

Sept. 17

Northeast

Don’t wait - sprint to enter! Register early and save money by signing up more than two days before the race. When you sign up more than two days before the race, the early entry fee for each race is only $18.25 for city residents and $24.25 for non-residents. After that time, the race fee is $24.25 for city residents and $36.25 for non-residents.  Proof of residency (GRU bill or voter ID) is required at time of registration.

All participants receive race medals. You may register online at: http://tinyurl.com/gnvBiathlon