Third Annual Mini-Triathlon to be Held at Wappapello Lake
The Third Annual Classic Amphibious Triathlon (ACAT) will be held at Wappapello Lake on August 25, 2012, in the Redman Creek Recreation Area. This event is sponsored by the SEMO Regional Water Safety Council and will challenge participants with a 400 meter swim, 16 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run.
The council’s President, Mr. Dan Gross, is coordinating with Aquatics Manager Heather Tuggle of the Black River Coliseum, Officer Dave Nelson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Park Rangers Andrew Jefferson and John Daves of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to bring about this exciting event. The triathlon is designed to be challenging and rewarding for participating athletes.
The council is expecting a record number of attendees, so early registration is encouraged. Registration forms may be obtained by contacting the Black River Coliseum Aquatics Department at (573) 686-8009, by emailing Heather Tuggle at firstname.lastname@example.org, visiting the Coliseum website, stopping by Ozark Fitness, or by calling Dan Gross at (573) 222-7901.
The SEMO Regional Water Safety Council serves the southeast Missouri region regarding boating and water safety. It has established several life jacket loaner sites in several locations, including the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center, local major boat ramps, beaches and local marinas, as a free public service. For more information, please contact Mr. Dan Gross at (573) 222-7901, visit the council’s website at www.semowatercouncil.org, or call Park Rangers Andrew Jefferson or John Daves at (573)-222-8562. Remember, life jackets and seat belts save lives, so BUCKLE UP!