2018 Black Squirrel Scurry Triathlon


July 28, 2018
8:30am - 4:00pm


Prairie Trails Park
N2121 Cty Rd K
Merrill, Wisconsin 54452

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Sat, July 28, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8:30 AM

LOCATION:  Merrill, WI

Prairie Trails Park.  N2121 Cty Rd K, Merrill (Start)

Stange’s Park (Paddle/Bike Transition) 3rd St, Merrill, WI

MARC (Bike/Run Transition, Finish) 1100 MARC Dr, Merrill

Ballyhoo’s Pub and Grill/Cenotaph Park(Awards) 124 N Prospect Ave, Merrill


The Black Squirrel Scurry is a triathlon that features a 2 mile paddle down the Prairie River, a 19 mile bike ride featuring the River Bend Trail out to the countryside of Lincoln County, and a 5k trail run through the Merrill Area Rec Complex and Council Grounds State Park.   Park at the MARC and catch a shuttle bus to Prairie River Park. ($65 Solo, $120 Tandems & Relays) Shirt guaranteed if registered by July 10th.


Friday, July 27 (MARC)

5:00-8:00 PM Bag Pick-up,

Onsite Registration Friday only ($80 solo, $150 Tandems and Relays, plus the credit card convenience fee)

RACE DAY: July 28

6:00 AM Transition areas open up.   Bag pick up 6-8 AM at MARC (No onsite Reg)

8:30 AM First racer takes off.   Racers take off in 30 sec intervals.

2:00 PM  Awards at Ballyhoos Pub and Grill/Cenotaph Park

3:00 PM  1 mile Lobster Crawl Charity Fun Run/Walk—free to triathletes!

3:45 PM Lobster Crawl Awards

4:00 PM Lobsterfest  – Lobster dinners must be preordered (See race website)


Top 3 for all divisions: Solo Age divisions for  males and females.

Relay divisions:  corporate, male, female, coed (Adult & 19U).

Tandem divisions: male, female, coed.

Plaque to 1) top male and female finisher also earns free registration for 2019.  2)Top corporate team also earns free registration for business/organization for 2019.  3) Top 19U relay team.

BENEFICIARIES:  Northwoods Veterans Post and Friends of the River Bend Trail

WEATHER POLICY: We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event due to lightning or severe weather.  Unsafe river conditions may cause the elimination of the paddling portion and a biathlon will be held starting at the 3d St Bridge.  All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

CONTACT  & RACE INFO:                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Greg Eichelkraut                                                                                                                                                                                              Blacksquirrelscurry@gmail.com                                                                                                                                                                              Www.Blacksquirrelscurry.com

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