Back to School Splash & Dash


Event Date

Sun, Sep 1, 2019


Cary, NC


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Puddle Jumper - Individual

$40 $45 Closed

Surf & Turf - Individual

$40 $45 Closed

Spash & Dash - Individual

$40 $45 Closed

Puddle Jumper - Relay

$60 $65 Closed

Surf & Turf - Relay

$60 $65 Closed

Splash & Dash - Relay

$60 $65 Closed

Wave Runner - Individual

$40 $45 Closed

Wave Runner - Relay

$60 $65 Closed

Event Vendor

$100 $100 Closed

About This Activity

Sanctioned by USA Triathlon.

Awards sponsored by Omega Sports (Crossroads Plaza).

Fit & Able is celebrating the arrival of summer with a Splash & Dash at the YMCA! Everyone is welcome to challenge themselves with their choice of three courses - swimming at the YMCA and running on the Greenways.

The Spring Splash & Dash is part of Fit & Able's Free-for-All race series.


Sunday September 1st

  • 7:00 - 8:00 AM Check-in & Packet Pick-up
  • 8:00 AM Staggered Race Start
    * Course will stay open until last athlete is finished.


Race Location: Taylor Family YMCA (101 YMCA Dr., Cary, NC 27513) and Cary Greenways. Race registration and refreshments are located in the patio area. The transition area will be in the YMCA parking lot.

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate! All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!

Course: The swim is in the YMCA's 25yd pool and the run is on the paved greenways. Course is measured with a calibrated wheel but not USAT certified.

Splash & Dash Course Maps

Athletic Trainer: First aid will be located near the transition area and finish line.

Water Stations: There will be two water stations on the course: one by the transition area at the run start and one at the turn around point for the 1 Mile run. Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area. The water stations are marked on the map.

Event Souvenirs: Splash & Dash t-shirts are included with registration until August 1st.

Awards: Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 Overall Male/Female winners and Top Relay Team in each race. Awards are sponsored by Omega Sports (Crossroads Plaza).

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID (18 & over) or be with a guardian with a photo ID (17 & under) in order to pick up their race packets. All participants must pick up their own race packet (including relay team members). USAT members must provide their USAT membership number. Athletes who are not USA Triathlon Members must purchase a one day USAT membership. Early packet pickup will be announced race week.


Online registration closes on August 30th at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

Splash & Dash Individual & Relay Team: Shirt included with registration.

  • Until August 1st: $40 per Individual and $60 per Relay Team
  • Until August 30th: $45 per Individual and $65 per Relay Team
  • On Race Day September 1st: $50 per Individual and $70 per Relay Team

USAT Membership:

  • 17 & Under Annual: $10
  • 18 & Over Annual: $50
  • 18 & Over One-day: $15

* Participants must provide either a current USAT membership number or purchase a new membership. You can find more information on USA Triathlon memberships here.


We can't wait to see you at Plunge & Plod!

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Plunge & Plod and all its participants are subject to these event policies.

Information from this site is often shared to other online sources that aren't updated when changes are made here. This site is the only official and updated source for information regarding this event.

Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has supported community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs. Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support this event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.

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