WHO: Hy-Vee Food Stores, Hormel and the Scott County Family Y

WHAT: 2009 Kids Triathlon

WHEN: Saturday, June 6. Opening Ceremonies - 8am. Race Starts - 9am. Post-Race Party and Closing Ceremonies after the last event.

WHERE: North Family YMCA, 624 West 53rd Street, Davenport, IA. (563.391.7771)

WHY: The Scott County Family Y is please to be the host the 2nd Annual Hy-Vee/Hormel Kids Triathlon. This USA Triathlon sanctioned event is geared towards supporting the next generation of Olympic and features swimming, biking and running competitions for children between the ages of 7 and 14. This event is expected to draw more than 200 children from across Iowa and Illinois and is the largest venue in the region. Hy-Vee/Hormel Kids Triathlons have taken place or will be happening in Omaha, Kansas City, Sioux City and Rochester. Proceeds from the Quad Cities event will benefit the Quad Cities YMCAs.

U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team member - Jarrod Shoemaker will be attending this year's event. Jarrod is currently ranked 1st in the United States and 9th in World. He recently finished 12 in the 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series Madrid on May 31.

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