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April 30: Campus Recreation Hosts Annual Sprint Triathlon

Event is open to the public.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 4-21-2017

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Office of Campus Recreation will be hosting its annual sprint triathlon—featuring a 300-yard swim, 14-mile bike segment and 5-kilometer run—on Sunday, April 30.

The annual sprint triathlon, which has been part of campus recreation for more than 30 years, is open to both Minnesota State Mankato students and to the greater Mankato community.

The triathlon will start and end on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.

Check-in on April 30 begins at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.

The event cost is $25/individual or $60 for a team of 2-3 participants.

Online registration, route details and more information is available at:

For more information, please contact Carly Hopper, program coordinator – fitness and wellness at Minnesota State Mankato, by phone at 507-389-3269 or by email at

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,110 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions. 

For MSU events: individuals with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, are asked to contact the Office of Accessibility Resources at 507-389-2825 (V/TTD), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTD) at least five days prior to the event.

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