CHERRY BOMB YOUTH TRIATHLON SET FOR JULY 4
The Cherry Bomb Youth Triathlon returns to Freedom Fest on Thursday, July 4, at 8 a.m. at Yukon City Park, 2200 S Holly.
The race, generously sponsored by Genie Vinson, Keller Williams Realty, is open to boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13. Participants swim, bike and run through Yukon City Park.
Start times are staggered. Eight and nine-year-old girls start at 8:00 a.m. and boys at 8:15 a.m. Ten and 11-year-old girls start at 8:30 a.m. and boys at 8:50 a.m. The 12 and 13-year-old girl and boy groups both start at 9:10 a.m.
Participants must check in at the Yukon City Splash swimming pool at least 30 minutes prior to their race start time. Entrants must have their own bike and must wear a helmet and shoes or aqua socks. No bare feet are allowed. Awards are given to the top three finalists in each age group. Contact Tyler Kilmer for more information at 405-350-8920 or [email protected]. Pre-registration at Jackie Cooper Gym is encouraged, but not required. Save time and register online at www.Yukonok.gov/Catalog.
Parking is available at the Yukon Community Center, 2200 S. Holly Ave., or Freedom Trail Playground, 2101 S. Holly Ave.
Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon. Sponsors include YNB; The Kirkpatrick Family Fund; iHeart Media; 96.1 KXY; The Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts; Wesco Insurance Services; Schwarz Paving Company; OG&E; Tony & Beth Kouba; BOK Financial Securities; Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, P.C.; Arvest Bank; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; Smith and Turner Mortuary; BancFirst; and Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Freedom Fest is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov.
The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides more than 400 grants to nearly 225 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages works of art in the Oklahoma Public Art Collection and the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.