Potential future Olympians competing in West Chester | Sports & Recreation
WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) - Hundreds of triathletes between the ages of seven and 19 will come to Voice of American Park in West Chester to compete in the U.S.A. Triathlon Junior & Youth National Championships on Saturday, August 11 and 12.
These triathletes range from beginners to potential future Olympians, and they will all be vying for titles in the Youth, Youth Elite and Junior Elite categories.
The event, which will include 800 athletes from around the country, is hosted by the Butler County Visitors in cooperation with MetroParks of Butler County and West Chester Township.
Due to the nature of this event, which includes running, swimming and cycling, there will be some road closures in the vicinity of VOA Park.
Cox Road between Liberty Way and the northern most entrance to the VOA Retail Centre will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 11 and 12. In addition, Liberty Way between Cox Road and Butler Warren Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on those days. Emergency traffic only will be permitted during these times.
Access to all businesses will be maintained from Tylersville and Cox Road (south of VOA Park Drive). Motorists are encouraged to follow all posted detours while driving and to allow extra time to reach their destinations.