Spring is in the air. Get outside and get moving with one of these fun-tastic events this month.
St. Patrick's Day kids triathlon
When: 8 a.m. March 10 (register online by Tuesday)
What it is: Triathlon for kids age 4-13; distances for swim, bike and run vary by age
Where: Keller Natatorium, 1000 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller
How much: $35
How to sign up: www.imathlete.com/events/StPatricksDayKdsTri/Register
Beauty and the Beast bike tour
When: March 24, registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; tour starts at 9 a.m.
What it is: Choose a routes with the following mileage: 13, 24, 34, 46, 53 or 67 miles. All roads include rolling hills and the "Beast," which organizers describe as a "steep, long climb near the end of the ride." Sag wagon support; free T-shirts to first 600 riders
Where: Tyler. Start is at K.E.'s Bushman Entertainment Center, Bullard (intersection of U.S. 69 and Farm Road 2493)
How much: Preregister by March 17 for $30; after that, it's $35
How to sign up: tbcbnb.com
The Lone Star 5K/10K
When: March 31, 8:30 a.m. (registration opens at 7:30 a.m.)
What it is: 5K and 10K, plus after party with entertainment, food, prizes. Open to wheelchair athletes. This is a fundraiser for Ability Connection Texas, which offers services and support for adults and children with disabilities.
Where: Lot A, Texas Rangers Ballpark, Arlington
How much: 5K: $25 through noon March 23, $30 afterward. 10K: $30 through noon March 23, then $35
How to sign up: www.thelonestarrace.org
Questions: Ability Connection, 800-999-1898
-- Catherine Mallette