Aquathon Series - Milwaukee
August 21, 2014 -
The weather is cooperating and we are a go for launch of the final Aquathon of the summer tonight. We hope to see you at Menomonee Park Beach with the race starting at 7:15.
Join us for the Fleet Feet Aquathon Series, a perfect for mid-week training opportunity This chip-timed race is a 1000 meter swim and 5K run. These Thursday-night races held at Menomonee Park Beach in the Milwaukee Area are a perfect way to keep triathlon fit throughout summer. Series prizes go to the top 3 finishers in each age group!
When and Where:
Menomonee Park - Once a month (two in July) on Thursday evenings from May through August - see dates above. *$4 daily park pass required*
Registration for the 2014 events is open NOW! Now interested in registering online? Click HERE for a mail-in registration form.
Individual: $15.00 per Event or $65.00 for Entire Series (Series registration includes T-shirt).
Relay: $20.00 per Event (Relays are two people – #1 Swim and #2 Run).
****Add $5.00 to the above costs for race day registration***
Technical T-Shirts are available for purchase for non-series participants for $15.
The 1000 meter swim is a two-loop rectangular course marked by buoys in Quarry Lake at Menomonee Park. Transition is located in the parking lot on the southeast side of the beach. The 5K course is an out and back run following Park Dr through the park.
Scoring will be based on overall finish placing. 1st place = 100 pts, 2nd place = 99 pts, etc. Fifteenth place would be 85 pts. If you do not compete in an event, zero points will be awarded. The final series score will be based on the best 4 finishes out of the 5 events.
Top Three in each gender in the following categories: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over (Masters), Clydesdale (Men over 200 lbs), Athena (Women over 150 lbs)
Fastest Relay Team (Fastest of all 5 Aquathons)
In case of tie, winner determined by:
1. Head to head total race points
2. Older participant
VOLUNTEER POINTS – participants that volunteer as course marshals, boat patrol, lifeguards, or traffic control will earn 50 points per event for up to two events. If you are interested in volunteering for an event, please contact us at email@example.com.
Thanks to our sponsors for donating food, prizes, and raffle items for the events and the participants!
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
In the case of inclement weather, the Race Director will make the race time decision to delay or cancel the event. We will make every effort to hold the race on the scheduled date. If necessary, the distances of the swim and/or run may be modified based on conditions and safety. In the case of cancelation we will make every effort possible to reschedule the event at a later date (subject to park availability). If an event is canceled, please check this website for rescheduling information. If severe weather is predicted we will announce cancelation of the event on this website, the Fleet Feet website, and if possible, via email.
If circumstances require event cancelation, no refunds will be given.
Wetsuit Use and Water Temperatures:
We often are asked about water temperatures and wetsuit use. Race Day Events follows the USAT Water Temperature Recommendations (below). We do require wetsuits if the water temperature is below 65 degrees. These decisions are made based on temperatures taken on the day of the race.