YMCA, First Coast Kids Triathlon partner to promote health

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A little more than a month from now, local kids will have a chance to have some fun at EverBank Field as part of a day to promote healthy living.

The seventh annual First Coast Kids Triathlon will take place at the stadium May 2-3.

Kids ages 6 to 15 will swim, bike and run, and finish inside EverBank Field. Ages 6 to 10 will race Saturday and ages 11 to 15 will race Sunday. Both days will start at 7:30 a.m.

This year, the triathlon will be held along with the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day.

It's a free event for families, to motivate them and show them how to develop a healthy routine at home.

The Healthy Kids Day will be held Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It will include games, giveaways, sports clinics and more.

To learn more or sign up for the triathlon, go to www.firstcoastkidstriathlon.org.