RUMSON: THE THRILL OF VICTORY

victory-parkForget about sleeping in on Sunday, dads: Victory Park is the setting for a great recreational event this Father’s Day, with a Kids’ Triathlon that commences at 7:45 am.  

Hot on the heels of the recent Nav-E-Sink or Swim 2014 — and the annual running of the Red Bank Triathlon in May — Rumson’s Victory Park will be the scene for a benefit recreational event designed to “wet” the curiosity of anyone on the lookout for a different sort of family-friendly activity this Father’s Day, June 15. The action starts early at 7:45 am, as the fifth annual Kids Triathlon for Bob Kelleher takes to the waters of the river Navesink for a slate of swim/ bike/ run events designed for young competitors in two age groups (8 and under, 9 to 14). Organized by Doug Rice’s Split Second Racing as a benefit for the Rumson First Aid Squad, the course offers medals to all finishers, and special guest announcer Patrick Kelleher, son of the late Tri-Athlete and borough First Aid captain for whom the race is named.

Take it here for last-minute registration — and here for more on the legacy of Bob Kelleher.

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