Arts on the Square isn’t the only excitement in Waupaca this weekend.
The Waupaca Area Triathlon is scheduled for 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at South Park.
Hundreds of competitors of all ages will participate.
The long course consists of a half-mile swim in Shadow Lake, a 20-mile bicycle ride through Waupaca County and a 3.1-mile run on city streets. The short course incudes a quarter-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and 2-mile run.
Several events are also scheduled in connection with the triathlon.
A mini-triathlon for kids is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at South Park, while a potato bake will be held in the park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. that day.
Course maps, as well as results from past triathlons, can be found at www.waupacaareatriathlon.com