MANCHESTER - The Manchester Parks and Rec Department will be holding the Third Annual Novice Triathlon on Aug. 3 beginning at 9 a.m.

The triathlon includes a 200 yard swim (8 laps in the pool), a 5 mile bike ride (Wendy's Way loop), and a 2 mile run (2 laps around the park).

Those who register before Aug. 3 will pay $20; day of registration is $25. Those who register early will receive a free t-shirt.

For more information or to sign up for the novice triathlon call 802-362-1439 or stop by the park house. All ages are welcome to compete and no triathlon experience is necessary.