Mariner Triathlon set for Saturday

The rescheduled Mariner Triathlon will take place Saturday in Homer at 8 a.m.

The event was originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend, but had to be postponed due to the wildfires on the Kenai Peninsula.

The event consists of a 1,000-yard swim in the high school pool, a 15-mile bike up East Hill Road, across Skyline and down West Hill Road to the Homer Spit, then a 5-mile run back up to Homer High School.

The triathlon is open to both individuals and teams, with every participant receiving a T-shirt. The top three individuals for both men and women also receive custom Mariner wheel medals.

For more information or to register, visit facebook.com/HomerMarinerTri. For answers to other questions or for help finding another person to fill your team, contact race director Paul Story at pstory@kpbsd.org or 299-3523.

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