Local sports briefs

By Nathan Ham - [email protected]

ACPR co-ed volleyball league registration starts Aug. 18

JEFFERSON — The fall adult co-ed volleyball league registration is just around the corner, beginning on Aug. 18.

Registration will continue through Sept. 12 leading up to the captain’s meeting on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at Family Central.

The registration fee for each team this season is $275. For more information, call Ashe County Parks and Recreation at 336-982-6185.

Sparta Kids Triathlon set for Aug. 20

SPARTA — The Alleghany Wellness Center is hosting the Sparta Kids Triathlon on Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Children ages 4-14 are eligible to participate in the event. Each age group will have a specific distance for swimming, biking and running.

Age 4-6: Swim 25 yards, bike a quarter of a mile and run 300 yards.

Age 7-8: Swim 50 yards, bike three quarters of a mile and run a half mile.

Age 9-10: Swim 75 yards, bike one mile and run a half mile.

Age 11-12: Swim 100 yards, bike 1.5 miles and run three quarters of a mile.

Age 13-14: Swim 150 yards, bike two miles and run one mile.

Pre-registration is encouraged and can be done online at www.alleghanywellnesscenter.com, by mail or in person. The cost is $20.

Youngsters can register on the day of the event however the registration fee will be $25 on the day of the race.

For more information, visit the Alleghany Wellness Center website at www.alleghanywellnesscenter.com or give them a call at 336-372-2944.

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062.


By Nathan Ham

[email protected]

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