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outdoors Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

MONTEVIDEO -- Run five kilometers through a shaded riverside park, get on your bike and ride 2.1 miles and then jump in a kayak on the Chippewa River and paddle back to where you started.

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Organizers of the Second Annual "Montevideo Fiesta Trifesta" are expecting adventurous athletic souls and teams of friends from throughout Minnesota to give the unusual race a try. It is an exciting event of the Ninth Annual Riverfest Rendezvous to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 19 in Montevideo's Lagoon Park.

The event is being organized by the Twin Rivers Canoe & Kayak Club. Registration fee to enter the Trifesta is $25 per individual and $50 per team. Pre-registration by June 16 is required. For more information visit: www.cureriver.org or call toll free, 877-269-2873.

Other events scheduled for the Riverfest Rendezvous include a 5k fun run, canoe and kayak races and rubber duck races along with a fishing contest and live music by "Butch Halterman and The Educators" and the teen band "Fall to Reason".

Registration for all the events opens at 8 a.m. in Lagoon Park.

The 5k race and the Trifesta Race begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by the Monte Lions Duck Race at 10 a.m. and the Canoe and Kayak races at 10:45 a.m.

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