The Black Squirrel Scurry Triathlon: We are hopeful to run a normal race in 2021, following any guidelines from our State and County Health departments. This race is a cooperative effort with the City of Merrill Parks and Recreation Dept. and Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce. Please check this site, our website - www.blacksquirrelscurry.com, and our FB page Black Squirrel Scurry for any further updates. DATE:
Sat, July 24, 2021 8:30 AM Greg Eichelkraut, Race Director LOCATION
START: Prairie Trails Park. N2121 Cty Rd K, Merrill PADDLE/BIKE TRANSITION: Stange’s Park, 3rd St, Merrill, WIBIKE/RUN TRANSITION & FINISH: MARC, 1100 MARC Dr, Merrill AWARDS: Ballyhoo’s Pub and Grill/Cenotaph Park, 124 N Prospect Ave, Merrill EVENT DESCRIPTION:
The Black Squirrel Scurry is a triathlon that features a 2 mile paddle down the Prairie River, a 17.5 mile bike ride featuring the River Bend Trail out to the countryside of Lincoln County, and a 5K trail run through the Merrill Area Rec Complex and Council Grounds State Park.
Park at the MARC and catch a shuttle bus to Prairie River Park. ($65 Solo, $35 19U Solo, $120 Tandems & Relays) RACE FEES: (Fees will rise July, 1)
$65 Solo Ages 20 and Older. $35 Solo 19U$120 Tandem and Relay Teams Ages 20 and Older. $65 Tandem and Relay Teams 19U EVENT SCHEDULE: Packet Pick-up Friday, July 23 6-8 PM (recommended) or Sat, July 23 6:30-8:30. Awards & Raffle Prizes to follow at Cenotaph Park AWARDS: PARTICIPANTS MEDAL TO ALL PARTICIPANTSBENEFICIARIES: Northwoods Veterans Post and Friends of the River Bend Trail WEATHER POLICY: If in the event of severe or threatening weather, course workers will communicate conditions and, by decision of the Merrill Fire Dept., may communicate to participants to immediately stop to seek shelter. If in the event heat indices begin to enter unhealthy zones, participants will be informed at transition stations. If a participant feels, at any time, that conditions are not safe to continue, please communicate to a course worker your status. The course may be shut down if heat indices enter a dangerous zone and all participants will be asked to stop. CONTACT & RACE INFO: Greg Eichelkraut [email protected]
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