July 25, 2013

Last chance to sign up for Run for God race

From Staff Reports

— Registration ends today for Run for God’s second annual Dalton Parks Youth and Adult Sprint Triathlon, which is Saturday.

In addition to the run, Scott Rigsby — a world record setting double amputee — will compete in the race and give an abbreviated version of his story during the awards ceremony, which will take place following the race. He will also give his full testimony at Grove Level Baptist Church on Sunday during both services, which take place at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

The event consists of swimming, biking and running events for junior division (ages 6-8), intermediate and senior division (ages 9-15) and adult competitors and will be held at the Dalton Parks and Recreation Department’s Ronald Nix Complex at 904 Civic Drive.

Adult races begin at 7 a.m. and consist of a 300-meter swim, 12-mile bicycle ride and two-mile run. Youth races begin at 8:30 a.m. and include a 150-meter swim, four-mile bicycle ride and one-mile run for the intermediate and seniors with a 50-meter swim, two-mile bike ride and half-mile run for the juniors.

To register, visit www.runforgod.com.