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3rd annual mini-triathlon to be held at Wappapello Lake

WAPPAPELLO LAKE, MO (KFVS) -

The third annual Classic Amphibious Triathlon (ACAT) will be held at Wappapello Lake on August 25.

 The ACAT will take place in the Redman Creek Recreation Area and is sponsored by the SEMO Regional Water Safety Council.

The event is designed to challenge participants with a 400 meter swim, 16 mile bike ride and a 3.1 mile run and this year a record setting number of attendees is expected.

The council's president, Dan Gross, is coordinating the event with Aquatics Manager Heather Tuggle of the Black River Coliseum, Officer Dave Nelson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Park Rangers Andrew Jefferson and John Daves of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Early registration for the event is encouraged and forms can be obtained by contacting the Black River Coliseum Aquatics Department at 573-686-8009, stopping by Ozark Fitness or by calling Dan Gross at 573-222-7901.   

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