MANCHESTER - On Saturday, Aug. 9, Manchester Parks and Recreation will be hosting the fourth annual novice triathlon.

The triathlon will include a 200 yard swim, a 5 mile bike ride, and a 2 mile run.

The cost is $20 for pre-registration or $25 for registration on the day of the event. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the event will begin at 9 a.m. at the Manchester Parks and Recreation Pool House. Winners will receive prizes, and all participants will receive a free t-shirt.

For more information call 802-362-1439 or stop by the park house located at 340 Recreation Park Road in Manchester Center.