Calling all Muscatine kids! It’s time to show what you got!

The Muscatine YMCA’s 11th Annual Kids Triathlon is happening this Saturday June 2 from 1-4 p.m. at the Muscatine YMCA soccer fields (1823 Logan St. Muscatine).

Open to youth up to 12 years old, this triathlon is like none other! The concept of swim, bike and run have been modified to ‘swimming’ through a 14-ft water slide and a 75-ft slip-n-side, biking on Big Wheels and tricycles and running through water hazards, hopping into mud puddles, and jumping over hay bales.

After all participants finish the heat beginning at 1 p.m. kids and families alike are invited to stay and hang out while enjoying slides, mud and bikes!

The fee for this awesome event is only $12 per child. Register today at the Muscatine YMCA.

To keep up with upcoming summer events, visit http://www.muscatiney.org/ or Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Muscatine-Community-Y-Teen-Page-120663667953641/.

Let the triathlon games commence!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.