July 24 - 25, 2020

2020 XTERRA DINO Northern Indiana Triathlon & Trail Run

July 24 - 25, 2020 Potato Creek State Park • 25601 IN-4 North LibertyIN  46554 View Map Organized by XTERRA - DINO

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TRIATHLON - Off-Road - Individual
$80.00
TRIATHLON - Off-Road - RELAY: Team Captain - Create your team
$140.00
TRIATHLON - Off-Road - RELAY: Team Member - Join Team
$0.00
DUATHLON - Off-Road Duathlon - Individual
$80.00
DUATHLON - Off-Road Duathlon - RELAY: Team Captain - Create your team
$140.00
DUATHLON - Off-Road Duathlon - RELAY: Team Member - Join Team
$0.00
TRIATHLON - Kayak Division Off-Road Triathlon - Individual
$80.00
TRIATHLON - Kayak Division Off-Road Triathlon - RELAY: Team Captain - Create your team
$140.00
TRIATHLON - Kayak Division Off-Road Triathlon - RELAY: Team Member - Join Team
$0.00
TRAIL RUN - Individual
$25.00
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About this event

July 24 - 25, 2020
Friday, Saturday

Potato Creek State Park

25601 IN-4 North LibertyIN  46554
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XTERRA DINO Northern Indiana is the closest XTERRA Triathlon to Chicago, and a great choice for first-timers. It's flowy, fast, and fun for the experienced off-roader as well.

Event details and schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, July 24

6pm - 8pm Check-in/Registration at race site 
7pm Free XTERRA Racing Clinic

 

Saturday, July 25

7:00am Registration Opens 
8:30am Registration Closes 
9:00am Swim Start - Competitor Wave 
9:02am Swim Start - Survivor Wave 
9:10am Duathlon Start 
9:20am 7km Trail Run Start 
9:30am Canoe/Kayak Division Start 
1:00pm Awards & door prizes, snacks


CHECK-IN: 
Potato Creek State Park, Orchard Shore Picnic Area
Friday, July 24, 6:00–8:00PM or Saturday, July 25, 7:00–8:30AM

  COURSE INFO - XTERRA FULL TRIATHLON

1/2 MILE SWIM | 15 MILE MOUNTAIN BIKE  | 7 KM TRAIL RUN

SWIM: V-shaped swim course starting on the park's sand beach. Swim out 400m, then a hard left turn. Swim to the grassy shoreline of Orchard Shores picnic area. Water is almost always calm and relatively clean, but there is some algae and seaweed approaching the finish line.

Run up the hill (grass & sidewalk) to Transition Area (TA)

MOUNTAIN BIKE: Ride 1/2 mile in the grass shoulder on the south side of the roadway to the trailhead, begin two laps each 7 miles long. The course has no long hills, and only two or three steep places where a beginner might need to push the bike. Most of the course flows along nicely. After second lap, return to TA via the same south side of roadway grass shoulder.

TRAIL RUN: Run northeastward along trail 1, passing the Nature Center. Shortly after one mile, stay right to enter the lollipop loop part of the course. There are two notable hills named Steamboat Hill (which has steps going up), and Vargo Hill, just after the aid station. At about mile 3, a right turn puts runners back on the outbound trail for two-way traffic. Finish under the DINO archway.

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  COURSE INFO - XTERRA DUATHLON

4 KM TRAIL RUN | 15 MILE MOUNTAIN BIKE | 7 KM TRAIL RUN

RUN 1: Duathletes start at the finish line inflatable arch and run northeastward onto trail 1, passing the Nature Center. Shortly after mile 1, a volunteer will note your race number and you'll make a u-turn following the same route back to the Transition Area (TA). There will be 2-way traffic with duathletes and run-only athletes following.

MOUNTAIN BIKE: Ride 1/2 mile in the grass shoulder on the south side of the roadway to the trailhead, begin two laps each 7 miles long. The course has no long hills, and only two or three steep places where a beginner might need to push the bike. Most of the course flows along nicely. After second lap, return to TA via the same south side of roadway grass shoulder.

RUN 2: Run northeastward along trail 1, passing the Nature Center. Shortly after one mile, stay right to enter the lollipop loop part of the course. There are two notable hills named Steamboat Hill (which has steps going up), and Vargo Hill, just after the aid station. At about mile 3, a right turn puts runners back on the outbound trail for two-way traffic. Finish under the DINO archway.

 

  COURSE INFO - XTERRA KAYAK TRIATHLON

1 MILE KAYAK | 15 MILE MOUNTAIN BIKE | 7 KM TRAIL RUN

KAYAK: Kayaks stage on the sand along the concrete wall near the start banner. After swimmers start, kayak participants can move kayaks to the water edge. V-shaped swim course starting on the park's sand beach. Paddle out to the furtherst buoy (400m), then a 180 degree left turn back to the start. Make another 180 left at the start buoy. Then paddle to the furthest buoy and make a 90 degree left, paddling to the grassy shoreline of Orchard Shores picnic area. Water is almost always calm and relatively clean, but there is some algae and seaweed approaching the finish line.

Pull kayak up on dry land and run up the hill (grass & sidewalk) to Transition Area (TA)

MOUNTAIN BIKE: Ride 1/2 mile in the grass shoulder on the south side of the roadway to the trailhead, begin two laps each 7 miles long. The course has no long hills, and only two or three steep places where a beginner might need to push the bike. Most of the course flows along nicely. After second lap, return to TA via the same south side of roadway grass shoulder.

TRAIL RUN: Run northeastward along trail 1, passing the Nature Center. Shortly after one mile, stay right to enter the lollipop loop part of the course. There are two notable hills named Steamboat Hill (which has steps going up), and Vargo Hill, just after the aid station. At about mile 3, a right turn puts runners back on the outbound trail for two-way traffic. Finish under the DINO archway.

 

  COURSE INFO - XTERRA TRAIL RUN

7 KM TRAIL RUN

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