Registrations being taken for Indoor Triathlon on Feb. 23

Whether you are a seasoned triathlete looking for an early spring challenge or a beginner looking to participate in your first triathlon, an Indoor Triathlon being hosted by 68's Inside Sports in conjunction with the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late February could be for you. Feb. 16 is the registration deadline for this event.

Open to ages six to 14 and 18 and older, this event will have all the elements of standard triathlons such as body marking, wave starts, adrenaline rushes, volunteer support, and post-race celebration without the intimidating aspects of open water swims and crowded bike corrals. Heats for this triathlon will take place beginning at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 68's Inside Fitness Facility, 11301 W. 88th St., Overland Park. The event will be limited to about 100 participants.

For ages six to ten, the youth event will consist of a 100-yard swim in a shallow pool, followed by an three-mile indoor bike ride on stationary bikes, and a one-mile run on the facility's indoor track. For ages 11 to 14, the event will consist of a 200-yard swim, a six-mile indoor bike ride on stationary bikes, and a two-mile run on the facility's indoor track. The adult event will consist of a 500-yard swim, followed by an 10-mile indoor ride on exercise bikes, and a three-mile run on the indoor track.

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under youth or adult and then under sports. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “triathlon.”

The registration fee for this event is $60 per person for Johnson County residents or $66 per person for nonresidents

For more information, call (913) 826-2950 or contact Leta at To register, go to or call (913) 831-3359.

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