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Splash & Dash - TRI Clear Lake Triathlon

Fri May 24, 2024 Clear Lake, IA 50428 US Directions


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205 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, IA US 50428


A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines swimming and running. The TRI Clear Lake Splash & Dash is a participatory event for kids ages 7-15 with an emphasis on creating a fun family weekend of multisport and fitness.  As an official part of the USA Triathlon Youth Aquathlon Series. Every participant will receive a finisher medal, TRI visor and a custom TRI fitness towel.  Parents are encouraged to cheer on their kids as they move through the course and finish under the same arch as the adult racers.  The race will be held Friday, May 24th at 6:30pm.  Athletes will be staged by age with the oldest going off first.


The kids will start the swim at City Beach and swim North along the shore until they reach the swim exit.  7-10 year old's will swim 100 meters 11-15 year old's will swim out a little deeper and complete a 200 meter swim exiting in the same location as the younger kids.  Both courses will have numerous lifeguards in the water and safety personnel on site ensuring a safe and fun swim.

As the swimmers exit, they will enter the transition area where they can change into their running shoes and hit the road.  The 7-10 year old's will complete a 1k  lap around City Park, kids 11-15 will complete a 2k run down North Lakeview Dr, turn around and come back to 1st Ave. N. and continue East and run around the top portion of City Park to finish line. Volunteers will be on site to ensure runners are going the correct direction.  There will be one aid station as the runners exit transition with water and sports drink. All athletes will receive a finisher medal & a TRI Clear Visor at the finish line! Refreshments will also be provided.


Kids can pick up their race packet containing their shirt, swim cap at the Lakeview Room in City Park.  Body marking will done when the kids receive their packet. The transition area will be divided into two sections, one half for kids 7-10 and one half for kids 11-15.  Kids will be free to choose their own spot. Packet pick-up will begin at 3pm on Friday.


Friday, May 24th – Clear Lake, IA

3:00-6:00pm : Packet pick-up at Lakeview Room in City Park

5:30pm : Transition opens (transition will be divided into two areas, Juniors and Seniors.  Transition spots will be first come first serve)

6:15pm : Pre-race briefing at start location on the beach

6:30pm : Senior division, 11-15, starts (athletes will line up and enter the water in pairs every 3 seconds)

6:40pm : Junior division , 7-10, starts (this time is an approximation based on numbers. Athletes will enter the water in pairs every 3 seconds)


100-meter swim | 1-kilometer run


200-meter swim | 2-kilometer run


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