The island’s endurance sport junkies get a chance to compete on Saturday with the return of Kodiak’s Earth Day Duathlon/Triathlon. 

The race, which was canceled last year because of the pandemic, begins at 9 a.m. at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool. This is the 35th showing of the event that is organized by the city’s parks and recreation department. 

The triathlon is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the pool (22 laps), a 5K run and a 20K bike ride.

The duathlon features a 20K bike ride sandwiched between 5K runs. 

Registration fee is $20 for an individual and $60 for a team. 

For more information, contact the Teen Center at 486-8665. 

Sam Jordan won the 2019 men’s triathlon in 1 hour, 16 minutes, 3 seconds. 

Lindsey Glenn is the women’s defending triathlon champion, winning the 2019 race in 1:32:52. 

Cassie Keplinger won the 2019 Duathlon in 1:51:32.  


The Kodiak High School track and field team is hosting a community meet Friday and Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. 

The 3,200-meter run is 4:30 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the shot put and long jump start at 1 p.m. The field events — 100-meter dash, 1,600, 400 relay, 400, 300 hurdles and 1,600 relay — begin at 2 p.m.

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