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Achievement Academy to hold Rise & Shine Walk for Kids

Achievement Academy to hold Rise & Shine Walk for Kids

Bartow, Florida -- I's time to lace-up for a great cause. This coming Saturday, April 6, the Achievement Academy will hold a Rise & Shine Walk for Kids to raise awareness and support for children with special needs.

Indoor Triathlon sign-up

Indoor Triathlon sign-up

Lakeland, FL - Make the City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Indoor Triathlon your first indoor triathlon.

Organizers say this fun challenge is perfect for everyone - from seasoned triathletes to first-timers. Race a 20-minute swim, 20-minute bike and a 20-minute run in the controlled environment of the Kelly Recreation and Gandy Pool Complexes.

The Indoor Triathlon will be held on Saturday, April 13th, with check-in at 8 a.m. at the Kelly Recreation Complex.

Triathlon for a good cause

Triathlon for a good cause

Lakeland, FL -  The Child of the Sun Jazz Festival & Urban Triathlon is April 6th at the Lake Mirror Promenade.

It has something for everyone, and organizers say all of the proceeds raised will go toward providing Automated External Defibrillators (AED) for Lakeland Police Department patrol cars.

Click the link above for more information, or check out their youtube video!

Indoor Triathlon

Indoor Triathlon

Lakeland, Florida -- Lakeland's Parks & Recreation will host an Indoor Triathlon.

This fun challenge is perfect for everyone – from seasoned triathletes to first-timers. Race a 20-minute swim, 20-minute bike and a 20-minute run in the controlled environment of the Kelly Recreation and Gandy Pool Complexes.  The Indoor Triathlon will be held on Saturday, April 13th, with check-in at 8:00 am at the Kelly Recreation Complex.

You set your own pace. Performance is measured by distance covered in each of the three legs. The more distance you cover, the higher your score.

Fishing Tourney this week to Benefit Bartow Group

Fishing Tourney this week to Benefit Bartow Group

Bartow, FL -- If you consider yourself a skilled angler, why not cast a line for a good cause this weekend?

On Saturday, the "Reelin-In-Relay Bass Tournament" will take place.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winners will receive prizes, and there are door prizes being given as well.

The fundraising event, taking place on march 23rd, benefits Bartow's Relay for Life.

The event takes place at Camp Mack.

Saddle Creek Gun Range Closed

Saddle Creek Gun Range Closed

Bartow, Florida -- The Saddle Creek Park Gun Range will be closed all day Saturday, March 16, 2013. 

The gun range is closed because it is hosting a high school Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) shooting competition. The even is open to spectators. 

The gun range will resume normal operating hours on Wednesday, March 20. 

Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic

Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic

Winter Haven, Florida -- Sunday, March 3 begins a bike riding extravaganza!

The 2013 Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic is a USAC sanctioned race through downtown Winter Haven. Races begin around Central Park and travel at super fast speeds through downtown.The event includes time trials, a road race, a street circuit race, kids races and a bike rodeo.

It is guaranteed to be challenging and rewarding to cycling competitors, and exciting to spectators. Benefits of the races go to the Humane Society of Polk County.