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Sign up for the First Race of the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge

4/12/2016

Do you want to test your fitness, set goals and have fun? Then sign up for the first race of the 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge! The first 2016 Gainesville Biathlon Challenge is Saturday, April 23 at the 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, which is located at 1001 NW 31st Dr., and Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool, which is located at 1100 NE 14th St.

This year’s race dates and locations are:

Race

Date of Race

Pool Location

1

April 23

Westside

2

May 14

Northeast

3

June 25

Westside

4

July 21

Northeast

5

August 20

Westside

6

September 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.

For information, please contact Michelle Weydert, LGIT, CPO, AFO, program coordinator for athletics, at 352-393-8751 or email weydertme@cityofgainesville.org.

For information regarding other events, programs, hours and locations, please call 352-334-5067 or visit our website at www.cityofgainesvilleparks.org. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GainesvillePRCA or Twitter at www.twitter.com/GainesvillePRCA. Share your biathlon experience with #gnvBiathlon. 



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