Kannapolis duathlon Saturday
KANNAPOLIS — Saturday, more than 300 runners and cyclists will converge on downtown Kannapolis for the first-ever Kannapolis Rotary Nutrithon.
The event will be held on the grounds of the N.C. Research Campus and streets around the city. It will help raise money for housing at the N.C. Research Campus for visiting students and researchers.
The Nutrithon features a duathlon — a 5K run followed by a 25K bicycle race and a final 3K run — set to start at 9 a.m.
A separate 5K and 8K run kick off concurrently at 7:45 a.m.
There will also be a children’s bicycle safety rodeo, with bikes provided for kids to practice safe riding techniques.
The kids’ event starts at 10 a.m.
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