Dayton Gaughn (No. 21) smiles as he runs

The second annual Park District of Forest Park Kids Triathlon took place Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Park. Boys and girls were grouped in age ranges of 7-10 years old and 11-14 years old. Younger children swam 46 meters (1 full lap), rode their bikes 4 K (2.5 miles) and then ran half a mile. The older age group swam two laps, biked five miles and ran one mile.


7-10 Girls winners

  • Paige Haworth
  • Ella Ton That
  • Meagan Murphy

7-10 Boys winners

  • Jake Shevitz
  • Danny Moran
  • Gavin Scheidler

11-14 Girls winners

  • Maddie Berni
  • Lydia Scheidler
  • Shawna Hanrahan

11-14 Boys winners

  • Hector Martinez Jr.
  • Colin Stelmach
  • Benjamin Lynch

Jean Lotus loves community journalism. She covers news, features, two school boards, village council, crime, park district and writes obits for Forest Park Review. She also covers the police beat for...