The 2nd annual Sprint Triathlon and Olympic Day will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014. The United Way is pleased to once again partner with Parkview Huntington Family YMCA to promote health and wellness in our community. This year's events will include a Team and Individual Sprint Triathlon, a Youth Triathlon, and Olympic Day events for the entire family!
WHEN: Saturday, August 23, 2014 WHERE: Parkview Huntington Family YMCA 1160 W 500 N, Huntington, IN 46750 Registration starts at 6:15 am. Race begins immediately following race instructions at 7:15 am.
The INDIVIDUAL Sprint Triathlon is open to individuals 14 years of age and older. INDIVIDUAL Sprint Triathlon is a short-distance triathlon where one individual will participate in all three of the events.
The TEAM Sprint Triathlon event is open to all ages! TEAM Sprint Triathlon is a relay style three-member-team triathlon, meaning that one member from each team will participate in one of the three events.
Distances: Swim – 400 yard snake swim (seeded day of) Bike Ride – 12 miles Run – 3.1 miles
The order of events is as follows: swimming, biking, running. Swimming will take place at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Biking will begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. The biking route is through the hilly, rural roads of Huntington. Bicycle riding helmets required. Running will also begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. The running route will include going through the beautiful campus of Huntington University. Timing-chips will be used for all events.
Check-in for ALL events is at Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Registration starts at 6:15 am with race instructions at 7:15 am. Awards will be given at the closing ceremonies held at the YMCA in conjunction with the Kid's Sprint Triathlon and Olympic Day events later that evening. To learn more about Youth Triathlon and Olympic Day events visit http://www.huntingtony.org/. Olympic Day events listed here.
INDIVIDUAL Sprint Triathlon Fee: March 1-August 23: $50 Student: January 1-August 23: $30
TEAM Sprint Triathlon Fee: $75 per team
NOTE: PLEASE REGISTER by August 8, 2014 to guarantee your dri-fit t-shirt
Swimming will take place at the YMCAs indoor pool. Biking will begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. The biking route is through the hilly, rural roads of Huntington.Running will also begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. The running route will include going through the beautiful campus of Huntington University.