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Coastal to host seventh annual triathlon April 29

April 13, 2000

Coastal Carolina University's Seventh Annual Triathlon will be held Saturday, April 29 on the Coastal campus. Events in the triathlon include a three-mile run, a six-mile bike course and a quarter-mile swim. The public is invited to participate.

Entry fees are as follows:

- Pre-race day fees:

Coastal Carolina University students: Individual $5; Team $15

General public: Individual $10; Team $20

- Race day fees:

Coastal Carolina University students: Individual $10; Team $20

General public: Individual $15; Team $25

Winners will be awarded for first, second and third place in age, gender and team categories. The first 60 people to register will receive a free Triathlon T-shirt.

Participants may register early by completing an entry form at Coastal's Recreation Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. on race day. Participants are urged to arrive before 8:30 a.m. to receive competition number and course information. The triathlon begins at 9 a.m. sharp.

Participants are required to bring swimsuits, goggles, towels, running shoes and proper clothing. For the bike course, participants are required to bring a helmet and a bike.

Event sponsors include Commercial Systems, Inc., J. Edward's, Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery, Martin's Golf and Tennis Superstore, Palmetto Chevrolet, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., Sonic Drive In, The Crab House, Wild Wing Plantation, and W.R. Jackson, Inc.

For more information, contact Steve Tribble weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 349-2800.