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Guppy

$50 8:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Price increases after July 30, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Sharks

$50 8:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Price increases after July 30, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
Cypress Black Bayou Park
135 Cypress Park Drive
Benton, LA US 71006
Description

Saturday, August 4th, 2018       8:00 a.m. Start

Cypress Black Bayou Park, Benton, LA

Guppy (7 - 10 years) - 100ys, 5Kb, 1Kr             Shark (11 - 14 years) - 200ys, 10Kb, 2Kr

                                                                           Your child cannot be older than 14 on race day

Age based on the participants age on race day!

 

 

Brought to you by: The friendly folks at Sportspectrum, Inc. and Foster Orthodontics.

 

Special Thanks to the individuals , businesses, and organizations for their resources:  United Title, YMCA, Red River Road Runners, Strawn’s Eat Shop Too, McCary’s Jewelers, David Taggart, Ozark Spring Water, Clark’s Tailgate Catering, & Pediatric Healthcare Associates, Raising Canes, Scooters Bike Shop, Sunrise Tri Club.

 

Date & Starting Time: Saturday morning, August 4, 2018

Race starts at 8:00a.m. sharp.

Be at Cypress Park at least 1 Hour before Race Start!!!!

 

Course Description: Race starts and finishes at Cypress Lake Park.  Swim will be located in the shallow part of Cypress Lake (less than 4’ of water).  Lane ropes & Lifeguards will be provided for safety.  Flotation devices are allowed on the swim. We want every child to feel as safe as possible. Bike portion for the Guppies will be all inside the park, the bike portion for the Sharks will take the participants outside the park for a few miles and then back into the park to finish. The road will be closed to traffic. Both runs are all inside the park, safe, easy, & well shaded. 

Course certified by Sportspectrum Race Management.

 

 Registration:

$45.00 by June 18

$50.00 June 19—July 30.

$60.00 July 31—Aug 3.   

Online registration closes at 6:00 p.m. on August 2nd. After that you will need to register at Sportspectrum on August 3rd

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!!

 

Packet Pick-up: You can pick up your packet early at Sportspectrum beginning Thursday, August 2 from noon-6pm & Friday, August 3 from 10am—5:30pm & Saturday, at the race site from 7:00am-7:30am.

We highly recommend picking up packets Thursday and Friday as Saturday will be a very busy morning.

 

Race Morning: Please make sure that you are at the park at least one hour before the race starts. It takes at least 30 minutes to get parked, walk to transition, get your bike & gear situated, get body marked & pick up your timing chip. 

Park gate opens @ 6:30 am.

Race Packet: Every pre-registered participant will receive an official 2018 IronFish race T-shirt, IronFish Backpack, swim cap, and Finisher’s award. 

Our limit is 250 participants, so please register early & don’t miss out on the FUN! We sold out last year!

Post Party: Join us after the race at the to enjoy a great post party, food, and drinks thanks to Ozark Water, Hot Dog’s By Clark’s Tailgate Catering, Pepsi & much more!!

Awards: All participants will receive an official Finisher’s award.

USAT:  This event is sanctioned by USAT & will require a youth annual license @ $10.00 which can be taken care of at packet pick-up. 

If you would like to purchase it online go to www.usatriathlon.org—click on membership.

Required Items:  All participants must have Bike Helmet, Bike, Running Shoes.

New bike course for the Sharks this year! No more confusing loops in the park.

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