By Michelle Key
The Opelika Sportsplex hosted their annual “Tri for Kids” event benefitting the American Cancer Society on Saturday.
More than 170 children participated in the event raising $10,000 for ACS.
Coming in first place in the 6-8 year-old division was Jack Cravens from Trussville, Alabama, with a time of 9:13 (min:secs).
Next up were Owen Vaughan from Auburn at 9:25 and Chase Beasley from Baconton, Georgia, at 9:31.
In the 9-11 year-old division, the top three competitors were: Austin O at 19:31, Justin Liu at 21:21 and Rylee Plexico at 22:29. All three are 11 years old and from Auburn.
In the 12-15 year-old division, the top racer, Jack Carter from Auburn, came in at 39:40 with Jalen McDade from Montgomery coming in at his heels at 39:48. Max Hardin from Auburn placed third with a time of 42:23.