Indy Runners: KPC Triathlon, Duathlon & 5K  


Location: Bixler Lake Park
Date / Time: 7/21/2018 (7:30 a.m.)
Distance(s): 500 meter swim; 12.75 mile bike; 5K run
Contact: Vi Wysong
260-347-7244
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Race Information: This competitive sprint-distance race, great for both veteran and novice athletes is staged at beautiful Bixler Lake just north of Fort Wayne, with 500-meter lake swim, 12.75-mile bike race including highway straightaway. The 5-K cross-country style run course includes some grassy side hills, woods trails and a run through the active windmills of the Mid-America Windmill Museum, before finishing in the park. The Duathlon begins on the beach at 7:30 a.m., when the first swim wave takes off. Duathlon and 5K runners will run the 5K course, with the Duathletes transitioning to bike from the run. They should expect to be biking around the same time as the Triathletes, and then will finish the second run on the same course, along with the Triathletes. The time window of close to one hour for each leg is intended to assist beginners and those using the race as a fitness goal. Keeping the races blended, however, will help participants seeking to push of competition to achieve their personal best. Lakeshore Athletics of Chicago offers high-quality chip timing. The triathlon includes individuals plus two or three-person teams, Athena (women 165 lb. and over) and Clydesdale (men 220 lb. and over). All events include youth ages 15-17. 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 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. Register beginning January 1, 2018 at www.kpctriathlon.com . There is an additional one-day USAT membership fee collected during registration for those who are not already members of the United States Association of Triathlons. There is a small additional service fee from the online registration service. For more information visit www.kpctriathlon.com , email vwysong@kpcmedia.com, or call Vi Wysong at (260)347-7244.
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