The Annual Bob McCartan Memorial Scholarship Sprint Triathlon is set for this Saturday, June 29, starting at 7 a.m. at Soper Park in Emmetsburg. The event features a 500 yard swim in Five Island Lake, followed by the bike ride and 5K race components, with all three components beginning and ending at the Shelterhouse on the south shore of Five Island Lake.
The event, a scholarship fundraiser for Iowa Lakes Community College, is open to all ages. Relay Teams are also invited to participate, with one team member competing in one of the three portions of the event.
Registration on race day will be accepted, and will begin at 6 a.m. at the Beach House facility in Soper Park.
TRIATHLON?START - Competitors take to the water to start the 2012 Bob McCartan Memorial Sprint Triathlon. This year’s scholarship fundraising event is scheduled for this Saturday, June 29, in Emmetsburg. -- Dan Voigt photo
For more information on the Bob McCartan Memorial Scholarship Sprint Triathlon, contact Angie Roethler at the Smith Wellness Center, 1-800-242-5108, ext 5201, or 712-852-5201.
Spectators are encouraged to come out and cheer on the competitors on Saturday morning!