Saturday June 13, 2015
Strive 2 Tri is pleased to announce that we have been selected as 1 of the 50 host locations for the USAT Youth Splash & Dash Series. A Splash & Dash is a FUN, short course Aquathon consisting of a swim in a 3ft outdoor pool followed by a run according to the age of the participant. This event is designed to introduce young athletes to the fun and challenges of a multisport race event. Young athletes distances include Ages 7-10 (100m swim and 1K run) and Ages 11-15 (200m swim and 2K run). Spectators will enjoy the scenic atmosphere of the beautiful Paint Branch Park which includes a lake, ample space for family picnics, BBQ grills and a Farmers Market at the event. We encourage ALL experience levels in this "pressure-free" event and ALL participants receive a Finisher Medal with other goodies. This event is also open to physically challenged youth athlete and is conducted on a closed, paved trail.
Swim: 25 meter pool. Athletes will "snake-swim" – traversing lanes according to the distance illustrated below to complete the distance. Athletes are encouraged to walk if needed.
Transition: A transition area will be provided for athletes to store their race gear and towel. While the area will be closed to the public and will be monitored by volunteers, please do not leave valuables unattended in transition. Event management cannot guarantee the safety of your personal belongings.
Run: Scenic run on the Paint Branch Trail on a turn-around course which is closed to vehicular traffic.
Kid's Swim: 100 m – 4 lengths (2 lap) of the 25 meter pool or 200 m – 8 lengths (2 laps) of the 25 meter pool.
Kid's Run: A 1K, or 2K run on the Paint Branch Trail.
FREE LITTLE ONES FUN RUN: A 50 Yards Fun Run for those under 6 years old will start at 7:40am. Sign up on Race Day.
Note: Event Director reserves the right to change the course due to safety concerns on the morning of the event. A modified course will be the first option unless severe conditions force event cancellation. There is a No Refund Policy if this event is cancelled due to severe weather conditions.
Splash 'N Dash Registration
Non USAT Members w/ annual Membership
5211 Paint Branch Parkway College Park, MD 20740