Splash ‘N Dash Race – August 10, 2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014 @ 8:00 AM (Check-in begins at 7:00am)
Ellen Linson Swimming Pool
5211 Paint Branch Pkwy, College Park, MD 20740
The Splash ‘N Dash is a short course aquathon featuring a 300m swim and a 5K run. The race provides beginners with a fun introduction to multisport and veterans with a great way to test their fitness and racing skills. Athletes and spectators alike will enjoy the scenic and friendly atmosphere of our venue – the Ellen Linson Swimming Pool & Paint Branch Trail in College Park, MD.
Splash ‘N Dash Course Details
Swim: 300 m – 6 lengths (3 laps) of a 50 meter pool. Athletes will “snake-swim” – traversing six lanes – to complete the distance.
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 5K run thru the Paint Branch Trail.
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.
Splash ‘N Dash Registration
$35 (through 7/19)
$40 (7/20 – 8/8)
Non USAT Members w/ 1-Day Membership
$47 (through 7/19)
$52 (7/20 – 8/8)
More About Our Charity Partner For This Event
Strive 2 Tri was established in 2011 with the help of concerned area citizens who identified there was a growing problem of childhood obesity in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Specifically Prince George’s County Maryland yields obesity rates which exceeds 40% but we noticed when the community took action to address this problem we saw outstanding results. Triathlon multi-sport events has grown tremendously in our area over the past years but what about the kids?
Strive 2 Tri aims to go against the paradigm that football and basketball are the only relevant sports available to inner city youths. Triathlons allows young athletes to challenge themselves with individualized activities that builds confidence which will stay with them for a lifetime. As their determination continues to grow they become efficient in the 3 disciplines of triathlons (swim, bike & run) while becoming healthy at the same time. Our dedicated team of Coaches, Parents & Supporters are committed towards providing a fun atmosphere while getting fit during the process.