Second Annual Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon

Second Annual Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon


When?

Start time: Sunday 7:15am (27 August)
End time: Sunday 10:30am (27 August)

Where?

Gus & Flora Kerasotes YMCA
4550 W Iles Ave, Springfield
Sport

About

Online registration is now open for the second annual Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA in Springfield.

The triathlon will include competitive and noncompetitive courses. Adults and children of any age can compete in both the competitive and noncompetitive events, either individually or as part of a relay.

Noncompetitive
• Begins at 8 a.m.
• 100–yard swim, 6.1–mile bicycle ride, 1.1–mile run
• Costs $35 to participate as an individual or $70 for a group doing the relay
• Cost increases to $40 for individuals and $80 for group relays after July 7

Competitive
• Begins at 9 a.m.
• 400–yard swim, 12–mile bicycle ride, 3.1–mile (5K) run
• Costs $45 for individuals and $90 for a group doing the relay
• Cost increases to $50 for individuals and $100 for group relays after July 7

All participants who are not USAT Triathlon members must also pay an additional USAT one-day membership fee of $15 for adults (18 and older) and $10 for youth (17 and younger). All USA Triathlon members must bring their membership cards.

To register, visit MemorialSportsCare.com and click on the link to the Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon.

Awards will be presented to the first three overall finishers as well as to the winners in the Athena weight class (women who are 165 pounds or more) and the Clydesdale weight class (men who are 220 pounds or more).

Awards for the competitive race will be provided to the first three places per age division (beginning with 14 and younger; 15-19 years old; 20-24 years old; 25-29 years old and so on by five-year increments). An awards ceremony will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m.

Participants will be able to pick up their event packets at SportsCare 4–7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, or on the day of the event from 6 to 7:30 a.m. All participants must show a photo ID at packet pickup.

A training program will begin for participants Monday, June 6. The cost is $75, and participants can sign up by calling 862-0351.

The event is named after Daniel Adair, MD, an orthopedic surgeon for Springfield Clinic and founder and co-medical director of Memorial SportsCare, who passed away Sept. 7, 2015. An avid athlete and triathlon competitor, Adair served as the co-department chair of the Springfield Clinic Orthopedic Group and medical director of orthopedic services at Memorial Medical Center. The Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon is sponsored by Memorial SportsCare and the Springfield Clinic Orthopedic Group.

The triathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the sanctioning authority for more than 2,000 diverse events ranging from grass-roots to high-profile races nationwide.



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