2024 Tentative Date: Sat, July 27
Welcome to the Black Squirrel Scurry Triathlon!
Join us in 2024 on Saturday, July 27th for the Black Squirrel Scurry Triathlon.
NEW THIS YEAR – Double Tandem (Paddle and Ride together)
PACKET PICK UP: FRIDAY – SMITH Ctr at the MARC 5-8 PM
SATURDAY – PRAIRIE TRAILS PARK 6:30-8:30 AM
This will be our 7th annual event. The Black Squirrel Scurry is a triathlon that features a 2 mile paddle down the Prairie River, a 17.5 mile bike ride featuring the River Bend Trail out to the countryside of Lincoln County, and a 5k trail run through the Merrill Area Rec Complex and Council Grounds State Park. Races include Relays, divisions for 19 and Under, Tandems, and Solo Aged divisions for individuals. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the “Northwoods Veterans Post” and Friends of the River Bend Trail. Timing is provided by T & H timing Services, LLC. Registration will open March 1, 2024 at Runsignup.com.
Awards will follow at 1 PM at Cenotaph Park, located across the street from Ballyhoos. So, grab a lunch with your coupon while you wait for awards. For those over age 21, Ballyhoos offers the largest selection of craft beers in Merrill. Join in on Lobsterfest at Ballyhoos by ordering your freshly flown in lobster to be served at 4:00 or after. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters.