July 29, 2016

Annual Redmond Area Triathlon registration is open

From Katie Hammer, Redmond Area Parks and Recreation District

Eighth Annual Redmond Area Triathlon 
August 20

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The 8th annual Trinity Bikes R.A.T. (Redmond Area Triathlon) will be held August 20. The Trinity Bikes Rat Race presented by Marks Auto Body, is an exciting multi-sport event showcasing the unique landscape of Redmond. This is a pool-based sprint triathlon (with an optional duathlon) that is centered around Redmond's Cascade Swim Center. The race consists of a 500 meter swim, a 12 mile bike ride and a 5k run. The duathlon portion of the race will consist of the ride then run format. The Lil’ RAT kids race, which is a fun obstacle course race for kids age 10 and younger is back for its fifth year.

Individuals and teams are welcome to participate in this fun, family friendly event. Register now at www.racetherat.com or pick up a registration form at either the Cascade Swim Center, 465 SW Rimrock or Trinity Bikes, 865 SW 17th St, Suite 301, Redmond.

The registration deadline is August 7, 2016. Register now to participate in this fun multi-sport event in Redmond. Volunteers are needed to help make this event successful. 

Some volunteer opportunities are:
Course prep for the bike, run and kids race
Pool Lap counters
Traffic Control/ Direction for the Bike, Run and Kids race
Certified Flaggers
Finish Line
Clean up

Please contact Vicki Osbon at vicki.osbon@raprd.org or 541-548-7275 if you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity. All proceeds from this event benefit RAPRD programs.

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