Mississinewa Mighty Tri

Peru, IN

15th Annual Mississinewa Mighty Tri




Event Information

We look forward to your participation in the 15th Annual Mississinewa Mighty Tri. Enclosed is information that we hope you will find useful

in providing a positive experience for you. Proceeds for this event are donated to the Friends of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services to support

services and programs for future generations to use and enjoy at Mississinewa Lake, Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

 

Park Facility or Race Questions? Contact the Administrator

Contact:

Larry A. Brown

Phone:

765-473-6528

Email:

lbrown@dnr.IN.gov

     Park Facility Info: https://www.in.gov/dnr/state-parks/parks-lakes/mississinewa-lake/

 

Location
The Miami State Recreation Area at Mississinewa Lake is the host site, which is located on the southwest end of Mississinewa’s property. The lake is located 8 miles southeast of Peru or 9 miles east of US31 on Miami County Road 500 S., 4673 S 625 E, Peru, IN 46970

6 Events

3 Olympic, 3 Sprint – Triathlon, Duathlon, Aqua bike

Registration
http://mightymississinewatriathlon.itsyourrace.com/

Call for a mail-in registration. There is a limit of 400 entries. There will be SAME DAY registration with additional $10 fee, if space is still available. T-shirt by Aug. 31 $7; upgrade to a dry-fit shirt for $12.

Teams (Olympic and Sprint Triathlons Only)
Team captains must complete the registration for all team members and be responsible for furnishing all team members with information and payment for the entire team. Be sure to list the team members in order as to the swim, bike, and run. Teams can consist of 2 or 3 members of any sex and combination. There will be Men’s, Women’s and Co-ed divisions.

PHOTO ID
ALL TRIATHLETES MUST SHOW PHOTO ID TO PICK UP THEIR PACKET TO RACE, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Packet Pickup
Packets may be picked up at the Miami Recreation Area Office on Friday, September 10th from 8:30 am -8:00 pm and Saturday morning, September 11th from 7:00-7:30 am at the event area. Arrive early. YOU MUST SHOW PHOTO ID.

 

Mandatory Safety Meeting

Begins at 7:50 am and will last 10 minutes.

Post-Race Dinner

Presented by H.T. Hackney   (Free to participants)

 

Transition Area
The transition area will be supervised. Only the participants will be able to be in the transition area and will be the only ones to pick-up the bike and equipment. You must have your body ID match up with your bike ID number.

 

Racecourse Characteristics

 

Triathlon – Olympic Distance *Start Time 8:30 am
Swim- 1500 meters: (2 Loops) Provided color swim caps must be worn. Two corners out across and back, 6+ waves staggered, wet suits may be used. Water temperature can be found our Facebook page. @mightytri

Bike 40K: (2 Loops) On county roads out and back with four dam crossings. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Run-10K: (2 Loops) Trail course, some rolling hills and well-maintained trails and asphalt. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.

 

Triathlon – Sprint Distance *Start Time 8:40 am
Swim- 750 meters: Provided color swim caps must be worn. Two corners out across and back, 6+ waves staggered, wet suits may be used. Water temperature can be found our Facebook page. @mightytri

Bike 20K: North loop on county roads out and back with two dam crossings. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Run-5K: Trail course, some rolling hills and well-maintained trails and asphalt. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.

 

Duathlon – Olympic Distance *Start Time 8:30 am
Run-5K: Trail course, some rolling hills and well-maintained trails and asphalt. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.

Bike 40K: (2 Loops) On county roads out and back with four dam crossings. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Run-10K: (2 Loops) Trail course, some rolling hills and well-maintained trails and asphalt. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.

 

Duathlon – Sprint Distance *Start Time 8:40 am
Run-2.5K:

Bike 20K: North loop on county roads out and back with two dam crossings. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Run-5K: Trail course, some rolling hills and well-maintained trails and asphalt. Runners must wear the race number in front. There will be 3 water stations on the run course.

 

Aqua Bike – Olympic Distance *Start Time 8:30 am
Swim- 1500 meters: (2 Loops) Provided color swim caps must be worn. Two corners out across and back, 6+ waves staggered, wet suits may be used. Water temperature can be found our Facebook page. @mightytri

Bike 40K: (2 Loops) On county roads out and back with four dam crossings. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Finish: Dismount and push bike across finish line.

 

Aqua Bike - Sprint Distance *Start Time 8:40 am

Swim- 750 meters: Provided color swim caps must be worn. Two corners out across and back, 6+ waves staggered, wet suits may be used. Water temperature can be found our Facebook page. @mightytri

Bike 26.88K: Loop on county roads with all right hand turns and 5 course safety stations. Bike helmets must be strapped at all times before-during-after the race to prevent disqualification. You must furnish your own water on the bike course.

Finish; Dismount and push bike across finish line.

 

Early Bird Option

Save $10.00 off registration by signing up before June 1.

Cost

Individual Price: Early bird $40 for Sprints, $50 for Olympics. Add $10 after May 31.

Team Price: Early bird $80 per team. Add $10 after May 31.

(The cutoff date for a guarenteed t-shirt is 9/3/21)

 

USAT

Membership is not required for this event as it is not USAT sanctioned.

 

Chip Timing
Chip timing results will be posted on http://mightymississinewatriathlon.itsyourrace.com/

Individual times for the run, bike and swim will also be available. Transition times are not factored out.

 

Awards
Grand prize awards presented to female and male winners. First to third place awards given to teams and five year age groups male and female winners.

 

Kids run

Free. Begin at 8:10 am, ¼ mile, ages 10 and under, 11- 14, awards, same location as triathlon run uphill from beach.

 

The Beach Pavilion and Food Concession is open.

Indoor showers and restrooms open for your convenience at the event site.

 

Recreation Area Entrance

Triathlon participant’s vehicle entrance fees are waived; all other vehicles will pay the $7.00 entrance fee, $9 out of state vehicles.

 

Post-Race Party

We will hold a post-race cookout beginning at 10:45 am on race day, Saturday September 7th, 2019. Athletes eat free; additional meals can be purchased for $6; there will be a $20 meal option for a family of 4.

 

Parking

Parking is conveniently located adjacent to the event site. Traffic will be allowed to come and go immediately before and after the event.

 

Other Interests
Camp sites, Camping Cabins, Boating, Skiing, Fishing, Trails, and Concession Stand are all available to guests for a cost. Bring the family. The Dam to Dam ride will be held on Sunday September 12th in Wabash IN and will begin at the YMCA. Athletes are encouraged to participate in both events. Learn more at http://visitwabashcounty.com/centuryride/index/2-2/

 

Bike check and repair
Breakaway Bike & Fitness Shop will make minor repairs and have some equipment for sale. Have your bike in racing condition when you arrive. HELMETS ARE MANDATORY. Have your own water bottle for the bike portion. (Recumbent bikes may be used but will not be eligible for awards and prizes.)

 

Lodging

Lodging is available locally in the city of Peru, approximately 10 miles away.

 

Cancellation
In the event of cancellation, no refunds will be made. Entries are not transferable or exchangeable.

 

Race Results
Race results will be posted at the race, and on websites: http://mightymississinewatriathlon.itsyourrace.com

 

Race Evaluations
Athletes are encouraged to complete the event evaluation form (located in the food area at the property) in order to help us improve this event.

 

Questions? Contact the Race Director
Larry A. Brown at lbrown@dnr.IN.gov

 

Further Directional Information

  • Located in north central Indiana. 65 miles north of Indianapolis, 65 miles east of Lafayette, and 65 miles southwest of Fort Wayne.
  • From Northwest Indiana: US31 South continue 5 miles on 31 past US24/Peru to 500S (If you reach Grissom, you went past 500S).

East(Left) 9.5 miles on 500S across 19, Miami State Recreation Area on left.

  • From North: US15 South into Wabash to 13.

       South(Right) on 13 through Wabash, stay on 13 bearing right approx 3.5 miles to 124.

       West(Right) 5.5 miles on 124 to 675W.

       South(Left) 1 mile on 675W to Mississinewa Dam Road.

       West(Right) 1 mile on Mississinewa Dam Road continue across dam to 550E.

       South(Left) 1 mile on 550E to 500S.

       East(Left) 1.25 miles on 500S, Miami State Recreation Area on left.

 

  • From Northeast Indiana: US24 West to Wabash to 13.

       South(Left) on 13 through Wabash, stay on 13 bearing right approx 3.5 miles to 124.

       West(Right) 5.5 miles on 124 to 675W.

       South(Left) 1 mile on 675W to Mississinewa Dam Road.

       West(Right) 1 mile on Mississinewa Dam Road continue across dam to 550E.

       South(Left) 1 mile on 550E to 500S.

       East(Left) 1.25 miles on 500S, Miami State Recreation Area on left.

 

  • From Southwest Indiana: US31 North continue 1-mile past Grissom Air Reserve Base to 500S.

       East(Right) 9.5 miles on 500S across 19, Miami State Recreation Area on left.

 

  • From South /Southeast Indiana: US13 North to Highway 18.

       West(Left) 5.5 miles on 18 through Converse to 19.

       North(Right) 9.5 miles on 19.

       East(Right) 2.5 miles on 500S, Miami State Recreation Area on left.





Race Timing and Results Provided By:

Crossroads Events and Timing
https://www.crossroadseventsandtiming.com/

When & Where

Sep 11, 2021

Saturday

8:00 AM

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