Early registration for Challenge Penticton strong

Hundreds of athletes took advantage of the opportunity to sign up for the first North American Challenge Family series event this week.

Alysha Forrest (right) registers athlete Daphne Brown of Salmon Arm for the 2013 Challenge Penticton race this week at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Challenge Family series event is scheduled for Aug. 25 and will replace the Subaru Ironman Canada triathlon which ended 30 years in the city last weekend.

Alysha Forrest (right) registers athlete Daphne Brown of Salmon Arm for the 2013 Challenge Penticton race this week at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Challenge Family series event is scheduled for Aug. 25 and will replace the Subaru Ironman Canada triathlon which ended 30 years in the city last weekend.