Cohasset: 9th Annual Triathlon This Sunday

By WATD Web Editor

This Sunday, June 28 a throng of local and national athletes will swim, run and bike their way through Cohasset in the 9th Annual Cohasset Triathlon.

Organizers are dxpecting 1,000 athletes from around metro Boston and 28 states. The athletes will compete in the event with a 1/4-mile swim, a 13-mile bike ride, and finish with a 5k run through the streets of Cohasset.

Race Founder and Director Bill Burnett, who also lives in Cohasset, tells us what makes this race different from the rest:

“It is an incredible event. Over the last 9 years, we have raised $1.1 million dollars for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to help find a cure for type 1 Diabetes … We are one of the largest triathlons in the region, and the fastest to sell out sprint triathlon in the country,” said Burnett.

The race starts at 7:45 AM this Sunday.

Parking is available at the South Shore Music Circus; shuttle buses take spectators to Sandy Beach, as early as 6 AM.

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