The 11th Annual Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathlon kicks off early on Saturday, October 5, at the 8,569-acre site. The rugged race sends contenders through three difficult challenges in the La Farge countryside.
- First, entrants paddle seven miles down the Kickapoo River.
- Next, the athletes mount up to bike 14 miles on a hilly scenic route.
- Finally, they trail-run three miles on a winding woody trail to the finish line.
The Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathlon is open to individuals and relay teams representing both citizen and competitive racers. The timed event officially starts at 9 a.m. on October 5, with two boats launching every 30 seconds in order of lineup. Awards will be presented to top finishers in several age categories.
Registration for the Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathlon, limited to 500 participants, is now closed. Proceeds from the event benefit the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Education Program.
Check-in is open on Friday, October 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center. A Friday night Pasta Dinner is planned as well. Saturday check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve, located at S3661 State Highway 131, in La Farge, Wisconsin.
Off-site parking is available for participants, with shuttle service provided.
Camping may reserved in advance at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve for the Dam Challenge Triathlon on October 5.
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