will swim in Choate’s indoor 25 meter pool, bike and run on trails and
fields. All participants will be
required to ride fat-tire bikes (tires should be at least 1.25 inches
wide and have knobs to grip loose gravel) and wear a bicycle helmet. No
exceptions – equipment will be checked race morning! Please be advised this bike course will
cover some challenging terrain that will include loose gravel, grass, and
roots! The course will be monitored
and closed to vehicle traffic.
Distances for Race:
·Kids ages 7-10
will swim 50 meters, bike 1.2 miles, and run 1/2 mile.
·Kids ages 11-14
will swim 100 meters, bike 2.2 miles, and run 3/4 mile.
Age groups: 7-8, 9-10,
Required Equipment: Swim suit, fat-tire
bike, bike helmet, running sneakers, and race number.
FROM THE NORTH: I-91
Take exit 15. Turn right onto Rt. 68. Turn left at third stoplight onto North
Farms Road, which becomes North Elm Street. At Christian Street (5th stop sign)
turn left for Athletic Center. From
the north and south: WILBUR CROSS PARKWAY (RT. 15)
Take exit 64. Turn right onto Quinnipiac St. Bear left at Wallace Park, cross
over R.R. tracks. Go straight through light (Quinnipiac becomes Center St. at
this intersection). Turn left at second light (at top of hill) onto North Main
St. Turn right at first stop sign onto Christian Street.
FROM THE SOUTH: I-91
Take exit 14. Turn left onto Woodhouse Avenue, go through second light at
Center St. (At this point, Woodhouse Avenue becomes East Main St.) At second
stop sign turn left onto Christian Street.
From the west (Danbury or Waterbury, CT): I-84
Take I-691 exit 10. Follow to Wilbur Cross Parkway/I-91 south exit. Follow
directions above. Race Day Parking: Will be available on the road leading up to the
pool, Paul Melon Arts Center, and on street parking on Christian St.
Limited to 100 participants, no race day registration. Thursday 7/11 is the registration deadline.
Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a
finisher’s medal for their efforts. Event will not be timed.
Come join us for lots of fun and refreshments
after the race!
PRIZES TO BE GIVEN AWAY AFTER RACE!!!
Results are not timed and places are not given out
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