Summerland triathletes race in Kamloops

Twenty-five athletes from the Summerland-based TriPower Triathlon Club raced at the 11th annual Kamloops Kids of Steel Race on June 16.

A total of 25 young triathletes

Twenty-five athletes from the Summerland-based TriPower Triathlon Club raced at the 11th annual Kamloops Kids of Steel Race on June 16.

Participants, ages four to 19 years old, swam in the Brocklehurst outdoor pool, biked the streets surrounding the community centre and ran loops through the park to the finish line.

Every athlete who participated in the event received a Finisher’s Medal plus pizza and ice cream.

Coaches Melissa and Michael Berrisford, extend congratulations to all their athletes for their efforts.

The youngest Summerland participant was Jordan Piket, four years old, who completed her first ever triathlon race.

The next Kids of Steel race scheduled for TriPower members is the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon in Penticton on July 20.

TriPower has more than 60 youth members, ages four to 15 from Summerland and Penticton, and holds camps throughout July and August. For more information about the club, please visit tripowertriclub.com