Local sports briefs: 25th annual Lavaman returns to Big Isle

File photo of the Lavaman swim competition. Registration for the 25th annual race is still available online. (Anders Carlson/Courtesy Image)

Lavaman Triathlon, the designated USA Triathlon Hawaii State Championship race, will take place on the west side of the island this upcoming weekend. The 15k swim, 40k bike and 10k run will start Sunday morning at Waikoloa Beach Resort.