Tri Wild

Event Date

Sat, Jul 26, 2014


Gypsum, KS

About This Activity

500 meter swim in the clearest lake waters in Kansas! Then dash out of the water, run up the sand beach to your bicycle to head out for a 34 mile ride in the rolling hills towards Sylvan Grove, KS. The bicycle leg will be an out and back. Once back from the bicycle leg, you will tie up the running shoes and dash out for a 10k run thru the hilly park roads!

Multiple aid stations are available throughout the run and bicycle course. Distances between aid stations and other crucial information is emailed to pre-registered participants. Water is available at the aid stations. Assorted energy food items are also available. Energy items may include fig newtons, hammer gel, Clif Shots, chewy granola bars, bananas, and random home made treats. Restrooms are only located at the Trailhead!

In central Kansas, on I-70, take Exit 206 N (Wilson). Drive north 5 mi on K-232. Turn West at the State Park sign.  Drive over the Hell Creek Bridge and follow state park signs to the Hell Creek Area. Once in the Hell Creek Area, follow the signs to the Wheatgrass camp area/Swim Beach. PARK ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS! 
OR, from I-70, take Exit 199 N (Dorrance). Drive north 3 mi on 200th Road, then east 5 mi on Shoreline Drive to the park entrance on the left. Follow signs to Hell Creek Area - Wheatgrass Camping/Swim Beach.

Camping is available at Wilson State Park, both tent camping and full hookup. Hotels within 50 minutes of Wilson Lake are in Russell, Salina, Ellsworth, Hays, and Wilson. 
Restrooms and showers are located within 400 yards of start/finish area.

Many other details can be found on the website, or on Facebook Wild Within You.

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This is a fun event! I do not place emphasis on winning First, Second, Third… I want to encourage all people to attend Wild Within You events! Novice and experts alike, come on out and challenge yourself!

Electronic timing is not guaranteed at this event. Volunteers make this event possible. If I have enough volunteers to time Transistions, I will do so!!!

Event schedule and times

Registration opens at 6:45 am.

Registration closes at 7:30 am.

Racer meeting is at 7:45 am.

Race start is at 8:00 am!

Please Park in DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY! No parking will be allowed in the transisiton area. You must walk/ride/run your gear into the transisiton zone.

Restrooms are located within 400 yards of the swim beach/transistion zone.

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