The 2013 North Star Triathlon, 5K, and Kids Tri are fun, family-friendly events that are well organized and suitable for all ability levels.
The North Star Triathlon is a sprint triathlon to get you ready to transition into your summer Tris or if you are 1st timer it is the perfect event to start with.
Start Time is 10 am. (indoor swim with 12 mile outdoor bike and 5k run)
Individual Fee: $40.00 (includes quality T-shirt and registration packet goodies)
Team Fee: $25.00/per person (2 or 3 person team) (includes quality T-shirt and registration packet goodies)
(Note: Add $10 for race day registrations)
You will swim 300 yds indoors in the Inman Aquatic Centers pool. Please indicate your estimated swim time for 300 yards. Bike 12 miles on pavement (out and back course) and run a 5K. You can compete individually or as a 2 or 3 person team with each team member doing one/two of the legs of the race. Chip timing will be used for all participants. You must be at least 14 years old by the date of the event to participate in the Triathlon.
Still plenty of time to sign up and there are 3 easy ways to register:
1.Go to registration information is at the bottom of the page)to register online at .
2. Call the RWC at 712-362-8484 and we would be glad to take your registration over the phone.
3. Drop off or mail your completed registration (if you would like a registration form, I would be glad to send you one via email).
PS: Many that have already signed up are making this a family event as we are also offering a 5K run at 8am and a KIDS TRI at approximately 12:30pm (following the adult tri) see attached flyer for more information about all of our events.
300 yds. swim6 laps
The swim will be in a "Snake" format cross-ing under the lane ropes each lap.
It is very important that participants submit accurate 300 yd. times!
Bike course is 12 miles out and back course.
Race volunteers will be on the course.
Race maps will be provided.
Helmets are required and traffic laws must be obeyed.
Tri Run (and 5K Run)
Participant will run a 5K beginning at the RWC and ending at the RWC.
Course will be well marked and fairly flat with a water station provided.
Transition 2 Bikers will re-enter the bike staging area and exit out as directed
The Regional Wellness Center is located on the east side of Estherville 2 blocks south of Hwy. 9.
Hotel Information: (Valid until 5-15)
Sleep Inn of Estherville is offering special rates for event participants. Call 712-362-5522 and ask for the "North Star Triath-lon rate. Receive a 25% discount by identifying yourself as a Tri participant.