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Polk County Rockin' Youth

Duathlon

 with a  BEGINNER ADULT 

division!

Sat July 28 2018

Sponsored Truhlsen Chiropractic & BodyLogic 24 Fitness and Rebab.

EVENT IS JUST 1 HOUR FROM DOWNTOWN MPLS!

Youth 4 to 15 yo categories. 

Adults 16 yo and up. 

Registration will close Wed. July 18, 2018

Limited participants so register early.

Must register at least 30 days prior to the event to guarantee a T-shirt. 

On-line Registration ends July 18

Event Registration will be opening soon!

Age Categories: 4yo to 99yo

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Due to ongoing requests we are changing this years Tri-athlon to a Du-athlon. This will eliminate the swim portion which many children did not want to do and limited them from enterinng a multi-sport competition.  I hope, in the near future, to add a triathlon portion also. Due to this change we will  be able to do a mass start. This will eliminate a lot of the wait time between races! 

A duathlon is a Run-Bike-Run race. 

A Stay & Play Family Weekend!

 

Age                 DISTANCES

               RUN      Bike       Run

4-6             

7-8        

9-11        

12-14     

ADULT

* DISTANCES TO BE DETERMINED YET. WE WILL POST SOON. 

Dresser, WI

Only 1 hour from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

What should I wear? Wear what your can  bike and run in. Changing clothes will take too long in the transition.  Helmets MUST be worn at all times while on the bike. Leaving the bike transition without a helmet will be an automatic disqualification. We will not allow the use of aero bars or drafting. 

Please do not eat too much prior to the race. It is unnecessary to do any carb loading since this is a short race. The more food in your gut the harder it will be to  finish.

There will be a racer meeting at 8:30 am. We will go over the course and answer questions.  Any misconduct will result in expulsion. Parents/Guardians will have to sign a waiver, with ID,  prior receiving the racers bib number. 

 

 Don't have a bike...don't worry. Let us know the age of your child  and will will get one there to use! Please give us ample time. Helmets are also mandatory.

 

We do not want to have any child left out because of lack of funds. Let us know if you are unable to pay the entrance fee as we are working on an "Adopt a Duathlete" program and may be able to have the fees covered!

Please contact us if you would like to sponsor a racer ($35) so every child will have a chance to participate. 

This is a non-profit event. All proceeds left over will be put back into next years event and area school scholorships. 

Event Cost: $35 per racer. Each racer will get a t-shirt and race goodies and finisher medal. Racer must register 30 days prior to the race to insure a t-shirt.  

No refunds due to weather cancellation. 2 hour wait time for inclement weather.  

Top: Dwayne Truhlsen with daughter Madison.

R: Mackenzie and Madison post triathlon.

Bottom: Team TRI-ology Sponsored and trained by Dr. Dwayne Truhlsen

Please support your communities children and make this a success!

Sponsor a Triathlete below

                         Our Purpose

It all started when my daughters were 7 and 9. They entered their first kids triathlon in Chisago City, Mn. From that point  things changed. This event seemed to empower my daughters and they continued to race for years to come. Madison, my youngest, is still racing today in the USAT Youth Elite. It was her, and mine, dream of one day bringing an event to the area I grew up in.  In 2017 this became an reality.  We hope it will empower young kids (athletic or not) to be active and motivated. Our goal is to bring community businesses and individuals together to help make this BIG and FUN with lots of people cheering on the kids.  We also want to give novise adults to participate in a non-stressful multi-sport event. Whether they are athletic or not. Many businesses in Polk County have already given their commitment to sponsor this event and help make this a reality for the second year. We got this up and running through community involvement, money, product and support.  If you are a business and would like to promote this event please contact us. There are many opportunities but here are a few:

 2'x4" ($150) and 2'x8' ($225) banners will be custom made for your business and proudly displayed on the finish line fence for everybody to see! You can keep your professionally made banner after the race and use it next year at a discount! Your business will also be promoted on Facebook multiple times, with over 1000 local followers (on my personal and professional page) thanking your support and promoting your services. You will get your money's worth in advertising. Other ways individuals can help is by adopting a triathlete for $35, so every child can participate. Donating a bike to use for the day is also welcome!

Want to promote your business further? We are looking for businesses to donate customized water bottles, customized triathlon cowbells, T-shirts and customized cinch bags for the packet pickup. Their are many ways to help.

 

Madison and I would like to send out a big THANKS to all the business and individuals who sponsored this event last year! It will get bigger and better every year to come! 

 

Please support these sponsors as they support our community!

Bernick's Pepsi

Truhlsen Chiropractic & Natural Medicine

Dresser & Milltown

Wisconsin

People in communities inspiring and empowering children.