The third annual Abbotsford Triathlon is around the corner. Adult and kids' races are Sunday

The third annual Abbotsford Triathlon is around the corner. Adult and kids' races are Sunday

Triathlon returns to Abbotsford

Event features adult and kids’ races in a one-day competition at Albert Dyck Park.

The Abbotsford Triathlon returns this weekend for its third annual event.

The one-day competition runs Sunday, Aug. 16 at Albert Dyck Memorial Park in Abbotsford (on Walmsley Avenue).

The Adult Sprint will feature a 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre bike ride and five-kilometre run. Kids of Steel (KOS) events will also be featured for age brackets 8-11, 12-15 and 13-19, with modified routes.

The event helps raise money and awareness for Habitat for Humanity, which builds affordable housing for families.

The adult race starts at 7:30 a.m. Check abbotsfordtriathlon.com for more information, including start times for KOS events.