Hy-Vee triathlon predecessor focuses on getting kids active

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —Hy-Vee held its first big race Saturday since canceling its world-class Hy-Vee Triathlon in February. Organizers of the Pinky Swear Triathlon said the focus of Saturday’s event is completely different than the former Hy-Vee triathlon. Close to 300 athletes under the age of 19 crossed the finish line not knowing how fast they finished. “I think it's just fun to do one that's not timed and just enjoy yourself and not have to worry about places,” said triathlete Hannah Groos. Read more