WOODRIDGE, Ill. (WLS) --The Woodridge Rotary Club hosts the biggest mini-triathlon in Chicago area on Sunday, August 16.
The proceeds from the annual event help several charities, including West Suburban Community Pantry, Family Shelter Services, Metropolitan Family Services, Special Olympics Illinois, and Hopes Front Door.
The triathlon begins at 7:00am with the swim event at 8301 S. Janes Avenue in Woodridge. Race Director Mike Adams, and Race Volunteer Debbie Mascitti, joined ABC 7 live from the triathlon.
Woodridge Rotary 16th Annual Mini Triathlon
Date: August 16, 2015
Main Event Timeline:
5:00AM Parking Lot Opens (BIB #'s required for Main Parking Lot)
5:30-6:30AM Check-in / Packet Pick Up / Get Body Markings w/ BIB #'s
5:30AM Bike Transition Area Opens (BIB #'s required to access transition area)
6:15AM Bike Transition Area Closed to all non-athletes
6:40AM Race Director Race Review/General Announcements
6:45AM National Anthem
6:50-7:00AM Report to assigned pools and line up in consecutive numerical order by BIB number
Timing Chips (ankle bands) will be handed out at swim start locations.
7:00AM Race starts with swim event, swimmer entry every 20 seconds
(Race order: Swim - Bike - Run)
Address: 8301 S. Janes Avenue, Woodridge, IL 60517
Admission: Main Event: $60/Person KiDs Event $50/Person
Can people still come out and join at the time of our interview? Yes, spectators are welcome /
event ends approximately at 11:45 A.M.
Is this open to the public? Yes
How can people get involved after the talkback? Spectators/cheerleaders along the route & attend
post event activities (award announcements, sponsor/vendor area, food & beverage, music)
For more information:
Event Information: www.woodridgerotary.org / under the "Mini Triathlon" tab
On-line Registration: https://register.itsracetime.com/Register/groups/default.aspx?newgroup=true&event=30344