Give your fitness level a boost by registering for the 13th annual Alligator’s Creek Triathlon, and prepare for a challenging morning of swimming, biking and running from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 9.
The race begins at Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, 403 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon 63366, with a 300-yard serpentine swim, followed by an 18.6-mile bike ride and a 5K run through City streets.
New this year, Fleet Feet Sports is providing ankle straps with high-quality timing systems that will accurately record transition splits as well as swimming, bike and running times. In addition, age group awards have been expanded to include the top male and female competitors in 15 divisions. And as always, complimentary food will be provided to participants at the end of the race.
This year, registration for O’Fallon’s triathlon allows participants to compete in the new St. Louis muniTRI Sprint Triathlon Series. Enter one or all seven of the events hosted by the municipalities participating in the series and earn points for each athlete you beat in competition. Registration is taken separately for each event. For more information, visit www.munitri.com.
Registration for the Alligator’s Creek Triathlon is $49 for individuals and $88 for teams through July 12, with a $10 fee added for registration July 13 through August 3. The field is limited to 300 participants. T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed to late registrants, so register today to get the size you prefer. For triathlon FAQs, maps, information and registration, go to www.ofallon.mo.us/parks&rec/triathlon. Or, call staff at 636-474-2732.