Northbrook Park District Kids' Duathlon Rescheduled for Aug. 19 Accepting New Athletes

On your mark, get set, go! The Kids' Duathlon originally scheduled for July 15 has been rescheduled for Friday, August 19 due to weather. New participants ages 5-13 are still welcome to register for the new date.

Test your skills at the ninth annual Kids' Duathlon located at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome, 1479 Maple Ave. The event includes biking and running. Bring a bicycle (no training wheels), helmet and gym shoes. All participants receive an event T-shirt. After the event, participants can enjoy pizza, drinks and dessert.

The distinctive Velodrome has offered cycle racing, training and entertainment for over 50 years. The facility is named after cyclist and speed skater Ed Rudolph, who served on the Park District Board of Commissioners for almost 30 years.

Northbrook residents can use the quarter-mile track when it is not reserved for races, training or Park District events.

The Northbrook Park District encourages everyone to visit the Velodrome and experience the excitement of racing up close. Visit for more information about racing opportunities.

For more information about the Ed Rudolph Velodrome, visit

Established in 1927, Northbrook Park District's Mission is to enhance the community by providing outstanding services, parks and facilities through environmental, social and financial stewardship.

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