Challenge Yourself!! Marshall Rec Center Indoor Triathlon
By: Kayla Dodd
What’s a little fun competition? To motivate fitness in the area, the Marshall Recreation Center is inviting everyone to enter the Indoor Triathlon on Saturday, February 24th at 8am, sponsored by Velocity Sportswear!
Entrants can tackle the triathlon alone or sign up with a team for the Corporate Cup. Participants will swim 300 yards, equivalent to 12 pool-lengths, and then bike 8 miles on a spinning bike before running 2 miles on a treadmill. Everyone will have 5 minutes to change after they swim.
Children are encouraged to participate in the Indoor Triathlon. Children’s age groups are 1-10 and 11-15. Children will swim 150 yards, equivalent to 6 pool-lengths, bike 4 miles on a spinning bike and run one mile, equivalent to 7 laps on the track. Children must be 4 feet and 2 inches tall to ride the bike. Children can use floatation devices like kickboards and life vests in the pool, but fins and paddles are prohibited.
Registration is $20 in advance, $40 the morning of the race, and $50 per corporate team of two or three. The first 100 pre-registered will receive a shirt. To guarantee a shirt in your desired size, entry forms must be received by February 16. Participants must sign consent forms before the race.
Participants may register online at www.tristateracer.com or visit the Rec Center Welcome Desk for registration forms. Cash or Checks only for payment. Please make checks payable to MU CAMPUS REC CLUB. Participants must sign consent forms at packet pick-up the day before the race (February 23rd) between 5:30pm-7:30pm or before the race beginning at 8am.