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