Holmes County, Ohio, The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, is only 10 minutes North of Lake Buckhorn, the location of this summer's Second Annual Holmes County Triathlon, scheduled for Saturday, July 20 2013. Come experience the challenges nature has to offer in Amish Country! The course, designed to display the natural beauty of Holmes County and provide a fitness challenge for all levels of triathletes, features a half mile swim in Lake Buckhorn (a 220 acre lake), a 13 mile bicycle ride on county roads through the Becks Mills Valley, and completing with a 5K run on the Holmes County Trail. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers by age group.
The event is being coordinated by the Holmes County Coalition, a group of agencies striving to inspire passion among individuals and organizations to embrace and incorporate quality nutrition and physical activity as part of their daily lives, improving health and well-being of the community. Funds generated through registration fees will go to support activities of the coalition.
Registration is available now until Sunday, July 14, and can be completed online at www.active.com. Registration forms are also available at Kinetics Fitness Center in Millersburg and the Berlin Hotel and Fitness Club. The cost for those registering as an individual is $60 and $90 for those registering as a team. The costs are the lowest for those who register before June 1, with increasing fees for June and July registrations.
Registration begins at 6:00 am. on July 20. The location of Lake Buckhorn is: 1817 State Route 83, Millersburg, Ohio 44654.
Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam