From Press Release:
MAPLE GROVE, MN – DEC. 14, Dare to Dream Events, LLC introduces the newest Minnesota triathlon held in Maple Grove, MN - neighboring city to Triathlete Magazine’s “Top 30 TRI Town,” Plymouth, MN--on August 28, 2010.
Home to Maple Grove’s first triathlon, Weaver Lake Park boasts 80-acres of event space ideal for visiting competitors, spectators, and race sponsors. Over 500 elite, avid and amateur triathletes are anticipated to make the inaugural event roster and compete in the event’s Sprint or Olympic distances.
Beginning in Weaver Lake at 7:30 AM for a .4 or .9 mile swim, athletes will make a swift transition to the bike which allows for scenic views of the Maple Grove, Plymouth and Corcoran landscape over 14 or 26 mile distances. Rounding out the triathletes’ endurance is a 3.3 or 6.6 mile run around Weaver Lake, ending in the heart of the park before enthusiastic spectators.
Designed to offer the most accessible multi-sport event catered to the ultimate triathlon utopia, all athletes will enjoy the highest level of event management in a safe and enjoyable competitive environment. Features like a convenient participant drop-off, shuttle buses for spectators, and skilled volunteers at every corner plus more, establish the Maple Grove Triathlon as one not to be missed in 2010!
Registration is currently available online through www.active.com. Register now through March 31 for $75. Complete race details, schedule of events, frequently asked questions and more can be found on the Maple Grove Triathlon website at www.maplegrovetriathlon.com.
“Athletes, we applaud your participation in this test of not only your swimming, cycling, and running skills, but also your endurance and strength. We know that many hours will go into training for this one day. Spectators, you are invited to cheer on the competitors, support them throughout the race, and provide hearty applause for each and every one crossing the finish line,” Maple Grove Mayor, Mark Steffenson.
Event Producers Lindsey Kurhajetz and Jeanette Neumann are active members of the Maple Grove community and are committed to helping local organizations remain active too. A portion of all event proceeds will be donated to further the sustainability of such organizations.