NMB accepting applications for September triathlon

North Myrtle Beach, SC - NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Applications are being accepted for the Volkswagen North Myrtle Beach Triathlon in September, according to city officials.

The triathlon has been scheduled for Sept. 11, beginning at 7 a.m. The event, according to organizers, consists of a 700 meter ocean swim, 13 mile bike leg and a 5k run.

Registration costs for individuals and teams to participate in the triathlon before Sept. 1 are $60 and $120, respectively. Those registering after Sept. 1 will be charged $65 for an individual entry and $130 for a team entry. A $10 fee will be added for non-USA Triathlon members.

Online registration for the Volkswagen North Myrtle Beach Triathlon will close at 7 a.m. on Sept. 8. On-site registration may be available during normal packet pick-up hours from 3-6 p.m. on Sept. 10 and from 5:15-6:15 a.m. on Sept. 11.

To sign up for the event, visit AFC.NMB.us or SetUpEvents.com.

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