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Splash & Dash (2017)

Splash & Dash (2017)A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines swimming and running! This event will expose youth participants to the exciting world of multisport and the focus is on participation rather than competition.
Our 2017 Splash and Dash will take place at Wilson Park, utilizing Wilson Pool for the swim and the Wilson Park Trail for the run.  Splash and Dash is a youth event and open to participants ages 7-16. 
Age will be based on age the day of the event. Participants will swim a short distance (80-240 yards) and run a short distance (1/2 - 1 mile) based on their age.
When: Friday, August 4, 2017, 6:00pm
Where: Wilson Park

Details

Splash & Dash Details:
A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines swimming and running! This event exposes youth participants to the exciting world of multisport and the focus is on participation rather than competition. Our 2017 Splash and Dash will take place at Wilson Park, utilizing Wilson Pool for the swim and the Wilson Park Trail for the run. This year's race (our third annual race) is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and is a part of their official "Youth Splash & Dash Aquathlon Series". Splash and Dash is a youth event and open to participants ages 7-18. Age is determined by age on the day of the event. Participants will swim a short distance (80-200 yards) and run a short distance (1/2 - 1 mile) based on age.
When: Friday, August 4, 2017, 6:00pm
Where: Wilson Park

Age Groups
7-8: Swim 80 yards, Run .5 miles
9-10: Swim 120 yards, Run .5 miles
11-12: Swim 160 yards, Run 1 mile
13-14: Swim 200 yards, Run 1 mile
15-16: Swim 240 yards, Run 1 mile
‚Äč17-18: Swim 240 yards, Run 1 mile

 
Format: Participants will be assigned to starting waves based on age groups. Waves will consist of up to 12 swimmers. Waves will be 10 minutes apart starting with the youngest age groups. The swim portion will go across the short length of the pool. The run will utilize the park trails and interior drives. Registered competitors will need to check in and set up transition items in the transition area between 4:30-5:45pm. The first starting wave of the Splash & Dash will start at 6:00pm. Cheering and spectating encouraged!

Early Registration: $30 (before July 21)
Late Registration: $35 (after July 21) 
Registration includes a one-day USAT membership, participant t-shirt, finisher medal, and photo downloads


Awards: The top male and female finisher of each age will receive awards. Awards will be at 8:00pm, followed by a pool party for participants and families until 9:00pm.

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Session:  
Start Date:8/4/2017 
Level:
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Reg/Size: 4/150
Cost: $30.00 

Event Contact


Who: Tiffany Gaulke
Phone: (479) 444-3463
tgaulke@fayetteville-ar.gov
Splash & Dash (2017)

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Fayetteville Parks and Recreation
113 W. Mountain St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

(479) 444-3471
Email: parks@fayetteville-ar.gov
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