Competitive sprint-distance tri & duathlon races are great for both veteran and novice athletes, staged at beautiful Bixler Lake just north of Fort Wayne, with 500 meter lake swim, 12.75 mile bike race including highway straight-away. The 5-K cross-country style run covers grassy areas, wooded trails, a stretch in and around the authentic windmills of the Mid-America Windmill Museum and shady, spectator-friendly finish in the park. High-quality race timing is offered by Lakeshore Athletic Services. The race is open to individuals, two and three-person teams, youth ages 15-17, and children 7 & older for the 5K run. 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. The course was designed by experienced 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 8, 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 fee 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 delivery of thousands of newspapers to school children in Northeast Indiana in the coming school year.
Event details and schedule
For the complete race day schedule, course maps, parking information, and packet pick-up details, please see www.kpctriathlon.com.
******NOTE*****Parking Entrance for the event is located On Allen Chapel Road, just north of Bodenhafer Drive at the Kendallville Outdoor Recreation Complex.
KPC Media Group Inc.