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Kids can take the Elk Grove Challenge

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  • Youths ages 7 to 13 and adults ages 14 and over are invited to take the Elk Grove Challenge being held Saturday, Aug. 13. The challenge is three race events on one day, sponsored by the Elk Grove Park District and Parkway Bank. For information, call (847) 228-3539.

      Youths ages 7 to 13 and adults ages 14 and over are invited to take the Elk Grove Challenge being held Saturday, Aug. 13. The challenge is three race events on one day, sponsored by the Elk Grove Park District and Parkway Bank. For information, call (847) 228-3539.
    Courtesy Elk Grove Park District

 
Submitted by Elk Grove Park District

Adults ages 14 and older and youth ages 7 to 13 are signing up for the Elk Grove Challenge to be held Saturday, Aug. 13. The Challenge is three race events on one day sponsored by the Elk Grove Park District and Parkway Bank.

There is the Foundation 5, a five kilometer race starting at 7 a.m.; a Super Sprint Tri which is an adult triathlon starting at 7:30 a.m., with a minimum age of 14; and a Kids Fun Tri, for ages 7 to 13, start time for the Fun Tri is 8:30 a.m. Registration is being taken online at www.runrace.net.

The Elk Grove Challenge is a great way for all levels of athletes to compete. The 5-K and Super Sprint Tri athletes will be chip timed. The course will take place in and around the Jack A. Claes Pavilion at 1000 Wellington Ave., in Elk Grove Village. The swim portion of the challenge will be at the Pavilion pools. The biking begins 901 Leicester Road and continues through the neighborhood streets in the area.

There is no charge to Elk Grove Village residents ages 7 to 14. Fees and instructions are on runrace.net. For information, call (847) 228-3539 or email cnaughton@elkgroveparks.org.

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