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KPC Sprint Triathlon for Newspaper In Education
Sat, Jul 18, 2015
Triathlon-Sprint - Youth
Triathlon-Sprint - Adult
Two Person Team Sprint Triathlon - Individual Age group/open
Three Person Team Sprint Triathlon - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
This competitive sprint-distance race, great for both veteran and novice athletes, is staged at beautiful Bixler Lake just north of Fort Wayne, with 500 meter lake swim, 12.75 mile bike race including highway straight-away and 5-K cross-country style run, including a stretch in and around the authentic windmills of the Mid-America Windmill Museum before a shady and spectator-friendly finish in the park. Two and three person teams are permitted.High-quality race timing is offered by Race Services Inc. The race is open to individuals, two and three-person teams and youth ages 15-17. The swim and run are laid-out in a spectator-friendly fashion, and the park setting, includes children’s play equipment to entertain younger spectators. Although the course was designed by triathletes, generous time windows keep the race suitable for those seeking a fun fitness goal. The race accepts up to 300 bikes. Co-sponsors include KPC Media Group Inc., Kendallville Rotary Club, the City of Kendallville and the Cole Family YMCA. Funds raised by the race support the KPC Newspaper In Education (NIE) program in the northeast Indiana counties of DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben. Learn more about NIE at www.kpctriathlon.com. A Pre-Race Clinic will be hosted by the Cole Center YMCA on Sunday, July 12, at 3:00 p.m.
This is a USAT sanctioned race. If you are not already a member of the United States Association of Triathlons, the required one-day USAT membership will be added to your registration.You also will see an additional service fee from the online registration service at check-out. Your support will help fund over 425,000 newspapers for school children in Northeast Indiana in 2015.