United Way triathlon is Saturday

By Chris Swick
August 14, 2015

A reminder that the United Way of McPherson County 2015 Triathlon will be held tomorrow.

The annual event will get underway Saturday at 8 a.m. at the McPherson Water Park and includes a 200-meter swim, a seven-mile bike ride and a two-mile run.

United Way Executive Director Anne Kirchner says that all events begin and end at the Water Park. Bikers will start in the water park parking lot and head south on Lakeside Drive, east on Euclid, north on Maxwell and then east on Northview Avenue until 17thAvenue, where they will retrace their route back through west Lakeside Drive.

Runners will take off west on Simpson, south on Hartup, east on Euclid, north on Charles, east on Simpson, north on Eshelman, west on Sharp and then loop southwest through west Lakeside.

Volunteers with lime-green shirts will help to mark the race courses to keep you on course.

To see the enlarged race map, just click on the image.