Do you enjoy competing in the great outdoors? If so, you'll love the Mighty Mississinewa Triathlon. Follow the same paths historically walked by the Miami Indian's. Swim the lake, ride county roads, and run groomed trails through beautiful natural areas.
Proceeds from this event will be invested in a fund managed by Indiana Heritage Trust.This fund will be used to purchase ground around Mississinewa Lake, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, as it becomes available.Conserving and managing land for today's visitors and future generations to enjoy, is the goal of the IDNR and the staff at Mississinewa Lake.
Saturday, September 14, 2013: Mighty Mississinewa Triathlon Start time: 8:30 a.m. all times Eastern Daylight Savings Time Packet pickup - Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Onsite check-in late registration cannot pay with credit card - 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. On-line registration closed after September 10.
Race Course Characteristics Swim- 500 yards,Provided color swim caps must be worn. Two corners out across and back, 6+ waves staggered, wet suits may be used.
Bike 16.6 mileLoop on county roads with all right hand turns and 5 course safety stations. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.
Run-3.75 milesSome rolling hills and well maintained trails. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.
The Miami State Recreation Area at Mississinewa Lake is the host site, which is located on the southwest end of Mississinewas property. The reservoir is located 8 miles southeast of Peru or 9 miles east of US31 on Miami County Road 500 S., 4673 S 625 E, Peru, IN 46970
From Southwest Indiana: US31 North continue 1 mile past Grissom Air Reserve Base to 500S.
East(Right) 9.5 miles on 500S across 19, Miami Rec Area on left.