Sports briefs

The Whidbey Island Triathlon begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2.

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2008 9:49pm
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Race the Rock is coming Saturday

The Whidbey Island Triathlon begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2.

Drivers should be prepared for hundreds of bikers pedaling their way 19.6 miles through downtown Langley, on Bayview Road, over the Saratoga hills and along Maxwelton Road. The event concludes with a 3.8-mile run through South Whidbey Community Park.

Fees this year are $65 for individuals and $135 for teams.

For details, call 221-5484 or visit

Rowing class for youths gets ready

Island Rowing Association will host a youth rowing class in August for kids age 13 and older.

There will be four afternoon sessions starting at 3 p.m. on Aug. 12, 14, 19 and 21 at Lone Lake, and one Saturday session at 8 a.m. Aug. 23 at Holmes Harbor. There will be one classroom session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 at the Freeland Library. The class is for all six sessions.

The cost is $45 per student, which includes an Island Rowing T-shirt.

For details, contact Carl Fjelstad at or call 331-3960.

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