Registration closes July 9 for Triathlon and Duathlon

Registration for the 2014 Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon and Duathlon closes on Wednesday at 5 p.m. No registrations will be accepted after that time. The event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 12 at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Faith in Action Caregivers office at 38 N. 4th Street in Martins Ferry or downloaded from the organization’s website at

Participants can also register online at

The Triathlon consists of a 400 meter swim in the indoor pool at the McDonough Center, a 25 K bike course and a 5K run. The Duathlon begins with a 3K run instead of the swim and completes the same bike and 5K run course. Participants can enter as individuals in age, weight and gender competition categories. Teams of two or three athletes can compete on relay teams in a variety of competition categories.

Registered athletes will be able to pick-up race packets on Friday, July 11 between 3:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. in the McDonough Center at WJU.

Packet pick-up will also be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. on the day of the race. The race begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. on July 12. Athletes are reminded that there will be no race day registration.