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Y Rock Sprint Triathlon plus 5K & 1-Mile Run

Registration is underway now for those wishing to participate in the Y Rock Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, June 24 at J.E.R. Chilton YMCA, 1210 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall. The course features a 300-yard pool swim (snake swim in the Y’s 25-yard indoor pool), a 9.5 mile (2 loops) bike ride, and 3.1 mile run.

New this year is a Run-Bike-Run event happening at the same time, for those seeking an alternative to the traditional Swim-Bike-Run.

In addition, the Y Rock 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run returns this year, providing an opportunity for everyone of all ages and abilities to take part in an active, fun day.

Photo by Frank Locke – You’ve Been Shot Texas.

Sponsored by Blue Ribbon News, these Y Rock events benefit the J.E.R Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The funds help ensure that everyone can participate in Y programs, regardless of their financial situation. Supporting sponsors include American National Bank, Brad Epstein, Rockwall Futbol Club, Rockwall Sports Center, Lakeside Allergy, Ear, Nose & Throat, and Rockwall Nutrition.

Photo by Blue Ribbon News

For details, course maps, and registration for the Swim-Bike-Run or the Run-Bike-Run, go to https://www.playtri.com/all-races/y-rock-sprint-triathlon.

For details, course map, and registration for the 5K and 1-Mile Run, go to https://www.playtri.com/all-races/y-rock-5k-1mile-run.

Rib Rub, Run & Roll

13235495_1167600486618232_9214599388491820676_oEach fall, teams fire up their grills for a smokin’ hot barbecue competition in downtown Rockwall!

Residents and visitors flock to the historic town square for a fun filled day featuring good music and good barbecue!

The day-long celebration includes:
* 5k/10k run
*Live music
*Kids Zone
*Car Show/Motorcycle show
* Wing Tasting Competition
* IBCA Sanctioned BBQ Competition
-Brisket, Spare Ribs, 1/2 Chicken
The location for the 2016 event: Parking lots located between The Center and City Hall, visitor parking available at City Hall, 385 S. Goliad.