This annual Father’s Day sprint triathlon is held at the South Carroll Swim Club in Carroll County, Maryland. It is an excellent event for first-timers and experienced racers to compete in a family friendly, enthusiastic and well-supported event. The 400-meter swim features a great outdoor competition pool, and the 14-mile bike and 5K run showcase the scenic and rolling countryside of southern Carroll County, Maryland.
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland has set up a fundraising page for this event. Help Meals on Wheels reach their goal of $25,000!
Age Groups & Award Categories:
Age categories for both female/male: 13-15; 16-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54, 55+
Team awards to the fastest, combined individual full-race times of Father/Daughter and Father/Son pairings. Each member of the team must complete the full race distance (no relay teams).
Race Awards & Prizes:
Distinctive medals to all finishers! Awards & Special Prizes to each:
- Overall Top female and male finishers;
- Top three female and male finishers in each age category; and,
- Fastest Father/Daughter and Father/Son pairings.
- ALL entrants receive a commemorative triathlon race shirt, goodie bag & more!
Meals on Wheels will offer a series of clinics to prepare racers for the sprint triathlon. These clinics will be available ONLY to racers who participate in fundraising.
Event details and schedule
Race day begins at 7:00am, June 15th.
Packet Pick-Up & Directions
In-person pickup at the South Carroll Swim Club only on Saturday, June 14th, 4:00-7:00 p.m. or race day Sunday, June 15th, 5:30-6:30 a.m. The club is situated on the north side of Route 26/Liberty Road either 1/2 mile west of Route 94/Woodbine Road or 1 1/2 mile east of Route 27.
Important Race Check-In & Race Day Details (incl. Parking)
Race packet pick-up and bike corral check-in on Sat. 4:00-7:00 p.m. is highly encouraged (overnight guard service provided) or on Sunday from 5:30-6:30a.m. check-in. Racers must be poolside for swim check-in 10 mins. before assigned swim time. Parking in club lot permitted until 6:30 a.m. or cars can not be removed until last athlete finishes (approx. 11:30 a.m.). Parking PROHIBITED on Liberty Road shoulders where bike and 5K run courses are staged. Parking encouraged on parallel Old Liberty Road shoulder.
Timing & Results
A chip timing system is used for accurate race splits and results. Race splits will be available for each event and transition times. Preliminary and award results will be posted onsite and final results will be available online within 24-hours after race finish.