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Lake to Pines Triathlon to be held May 16

Registrations are being accepted for the second annual Lakes to Pines Triathlon, which will be held Saturday, May 16.

The Lakes to Pines Triathlon consists of a 500-yard swim at the Park Rapids Area High School pool, a 14.7-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run finishing at the Park Rapids Area High School track. The race begins at 9 a.m.

Participants can compete either individually or as part of a team. The cost is $50 per individual or $90 for a team. Registration is limited to the first 100 entrants.

All finishers will receive a medal and T-shirt. Special awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers in each age division and top finishers in the team relay divisions.

There will also be a kids triathlon race, which will be held after the completion of the triathlon. The kids triathlon consists of a 50-yard swim, a 1-mile bike ride and a 300-yard run. The cost for the kids race is $10.

Registration is available at or you can request a registration form by e-mailing

The triathlon benefits the Little Panther swim program and the Park Rapids Area High School boys and girls swim programs.