Le Mars YMCA Prepares For 12th Annual Sprint Tri-athlon


(Le Mars) — The Le Mars YMCA will be holding a sprint tri-athlon scheduled for this Saturday morning. Angela Loutsch is with the Le Mars YMCA and explains the events that are part of the 12th year for the athletic event.

Loutsch says the sprint tri-athlon attracts participants from several Midwestern states, and from various backgrounds and levels of athletic talent, from the amateur to the experienced. She says this year’s event should probably have more than 100 participants, ranging from age 15 to some participants over the age of 80. Loutsch explains how the event got its

The Le Mars YMCA official says she is still in need of volunteers for Saturday’s sprint tri-athlon.

The 12th annual Sprint Tri-athlon begins at 9:00 a.m. with the first part of the competition beginning at the Le Mars outdoor swimming pool.

(photos are from the 2017 Sprint Tri-athlon competition.)