This event takes place at South Park's Shadow Lake which is in Downtown Waupaca and easy to find. There will a a 1/2 mile swim, 20 mile bike and 3.1 mile run or a Short course 1/4 mile swim 12 mile bike and 2 mile run. The swim in Shadow Lake, will be out and back. The bike route then travels through the quaint, quiet countryside southeast of Waupaca, past picturesque lakes and rolling hills. The run continues on to the very flat and fast city streets of Waupaca as the final let is completed.
Short Course Paddling Category: Paddle approximately 1 mile around Shadow Lake, 12 mile bike and 2 mile run. Paddling participants are not eligible for Age Group awards. Awards will be given to the top three men and women. No relay teams in this category. Kayak or Paddle Board.
Friday at South Park from 5pm to 8pm. This is part of your entrance fee. Additional friends and family are only $5 each. This is where the event will be staged. Enjoy the calm of Shadow Lake waters the evening before the event.
Enjoy a baked potato with several choices of toppings, salad, fruit and a drink served by the Waupaca Lioness.
This event could be delayed by severe weather (i.e. fog or lightening). The Waupaca County Sheriff's Department will advise the Board Chairman of weather that could delay or cancel the event for the safety of the participants, volunteers and local traffic. That decision would be announced on site over the loud speaker, on WDUX FM92.7/800AM, the event announcer and through Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) operators to the people on the course.
The only reason the event would be delayed or cancelled is for your safety or civil emergency. There will be no refunds for cancellation of the event. Registration gift will be mailed if not picked up.
The Waupaca Area Triathlon will make every effort to have a safe event. Thank you for your understanding of these policies and we appreciate your participation.