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Middle Keys triathlon is this weekend

Registration for the triathlon is Friday.
Registration for the triathlon is Friday.

The annual Marathon Triathlon staged by the group Maritri takes over the Sombrero Beach area on May 28.

Maritri has two race distances, mini and sprint. The sprint distance consists of two laps of each of the mini distance leg. You also have the option of racing as a relay team (two or three people).

The mini is a 400-meter swim, 6.8-mile bike ride, 1.55-mile run. The spring is an 800-meter swim, 13.6-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile-run. The races go around Sombrero Boulevard, then head down Sombrero Beach Road to the beach. They start at 7 a.m. Participants should arrive an hour earlier to set up their transition sites.

For costs and to get a registration form, go to maritri.com. Race packet pickup and registration is May 27 at 5 p.m. at Sombrero Beach.