Sports and Outdoors

Monday, March 16, 2009

Sign up for May 16 triathlon/duathlon at Pokagon

Indiana DNR Release:

Sign up now to test your will and stamina at the third annual Pokagon State Park Triathlon/Duathlon, May 16. Events begin at 9 a.m.
Participants competing in the triathlon must swim1.5 kilometers, bike ride 40k, and run 10k. Those who choose not to swim may enter the duathlon, consisting of the 10k run and 40k bike ride.
Races will start in two waves, separated by three to five minutes. Men will start first, followed by women. All participants will receive a gift bag containing a race T-shirt and triathlon-related gear. Post-race festivities and a picnic will follow.
Advance individual race fee is $60 for USA Triathlon (USAT) members, $70 for non-USAT members. Team race fee is $120 for USAT members, $130 for non-USAT members. Day-of-race fees will have $25 added to each category.
The event is organized and conducted by TriFort Triathletes. Major sponsor is the Woman’s Care Center for northeast Indiana.

For information on racing or volunteering visit

Normal park entrance fees of $5 for in-state vehicles and $7 for out-of-state vehicles will be collected.

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