2023 Quarry Springs Paddle Skedaddle Biathlon

Sun September 10, 2023 Colfax, IA 50054 US Directions

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.quarryspringspark.com/2018-paddle.


200 North Park Road
Colfax, IA US 50054


Race Overview

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world! A 2 mile kayak course + 3.5 mile trail run in central Iowa's newest park located just off I-80, just 20 minutes east of Des Moines near Colfax, IA. You can do both sports or focus on one and get a partner to do the other! We can help you find a partner as well. Sign up now to get motivated for training, get excited for race day, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season!

Pricing Information

  • Early Bird (5/1/2022 - 8/31/2022) - $40 solo or $30 as a team member.  Run only is $25.
  • Procrastinator (9/1/2022 - 9/10/2022) - $45 solo or $35 as a team member.  Run only is $30.  Must register by 9/2 to be guaranteed a t-shirt

Please fill out a registration for each participant if you are doing a relay.

The Goods

  • T-shirt - Show off your hard work to all your friends and family every time you wear this one-of-a-kind shirt
  • Race Bib - all finishers will get a race bib to show.  Hang it on your wall to show off your training and finisher status!
  • Breakfast & After Race Snacks - Pre-race bottled water, bananas, and granola bars, and more!
  • Sponsor Swag - We are still working on this but expect some swag
  • Free Photos - We'll have a photographer onsite and allow you to download all photos for free after the race.
  • Trophies & Medals - We'll have trophies to hand out for our age group winners and medals for 2nd/3rd place.


Go to our Facebook Event id to post you are looking for a partner! https://fb.me/e/19P0Iy5Be


The Course

Kayak Map: https://us.mapometer.com/canoeing/route_4848213.html

Run Map: https://us.mapometer.com/running/route_4850061.html

Race Day Information

  • You will need to supply your own kayak and life jackets are a must.  Quarry Springs Outfitters will have a limited number available to rent.
  • Packet pickup will be the morning of 9/10 @ 6:30-7:30 AM at the park office.  You must wear a visible bib during the race.
  • Racer meeting will be at 8 AM.  Race to start @ 8:15 AM.
  • Water will be available on the running course. 
  • Finishers should be able to to finish in 2 hours, 15 minutes by 10:30 AM, which will be a walk & easy paddle pace.
  • Awards will start at 10:15 AM.  
  • Special medals will be given to the top male/female in the following categories:  5-19 yr, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.  Relay awards will also be given depending on number of teams.
  • Waiver must be approved/signed by a parent for children aged 17 & under.  
Please visit our website at Quarry Springs Park for more race information!

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