BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV 11's Mark Edwards sits down with Brandon Griffin, Recreation
Superintendent at Bishop Park, to talk about Bryant's first ever adult
triathlon: "Aim High in Bryant."
Bishop Park has hosted a triathlon for kids the past three years, however there has never been one for adults in the city of Bryant. Adults will have a chance to try the competition on Saturday, May 4th.
The triathlon will be held at Bishop Park located at 6401 Boone Road in Bryant. The event kicks off at 6:30 a.m. this Saturday and is open to 100 competitors. Griffin says there are about 75 people already registered.
The divisions are split between male and female, then broken down by age groups. Those age groups are >19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75-79. Awards will be given at least two deep in each division.
This is a sprint distance triathlon with a 400 yard pool swim, 13 mile bike and 3.1 mile run. It will be a time trial start with individual swimmers starting every 25 - 30 seconds. To participate you must either have a current USAT license or purchase a one-day license.