Splashes, Dashes and Spokes Youth Triathlon returns July 24

Posted6/29/2021 1:17 PM

Sign up for the St. Charles Park District's Splashes, Dashes and Spokes Youth Triathlon on Saturday, July 24.

It will begin at 8 a.m. at James O. Breen Community Park, off Campton Hills Road.


Participants, age 5 to 15, will swim the Crayfish Canal at Otter Cove, bike a closed parking lot course in the park, and run the trails/grass.

Race distances vary per age group. Ages 5-7 swim 50 yards, bike 1 mile and run a half-mile. Ages 8-10 swim 100 yards, bike 2 miles and run a half-mile. Ages 11-15 swim 200 yards, bike 5 miles and run 1 mile.

This is a Chronomix timed event. Awards and goodie bags will be presented to all participants. It is good for beginner or experienced competitors.

The early bird rate is $40 per child until July 10; $60 per child July 11-24. Sign up at www.stcparks.org/youth-tri-early-bird/.

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