Prairie Trails Park. County Rd K, Merrill, WI, 54452, US, Wisconsin

Start Date

07/24/2021

Activities: Triathlon

We are hopeful to run a normal race in 2021, following any guidelines from our State and County Health departments.  This race is a cooperative effort with the City of Merrill Parks and Recreation Dept. and Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce.  Please check this site, our website - www.blacksquirrelscurry.com, and our FB page Black Squirrel Scurry for any further updates. 
DATE:
Sat, July 24, 2021   8:30 AM Greg Eichelkraut, Race Director

 

LOCATION
START: Prairie Trails Park.  N2121 Cty Rd K, Merrill 
PADDLE/BIKE TRANSITION: Stange’s Park, 3rd St, Merrill, WI
BIKE/RUN TRANSITION & FINISH: MARC, 1100 MARC Dr, Merrill
AWARDS: Ballyhoo’s Pub and Grill/Cenotaph Park, 124 N Prospect Ave, Merrill

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
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.   Park at the MARC and catch a shuttle bus to Prairie River Park. ($65 Solo, $35 19U Solo, $120 Tandems & Relays) 

 

RACE FEES: (Fees will rise July, 1)
$65 Solo Ages 20 and Older. 
$35 Solo 19U
$120 Tandem and Relay Teams Ages 20 and Older. 
$65 Tandem and Relay Teams 19U
 
EVENT SCHEDULE:

Packet Pick-up Friday, July 23 6-8 PM (recommended) or Sat, July 23 6:30-8:30. 

RACE DAY: July 24th

Race Announcements: 8:00 AM Saturday, July 24.

Race starting 8:30 AM Saturday, 8:30 AM

 Awards & Raffle Prizes to follow at Cenotaph Park  

Lobsterfest: 4:00 PM  Cenotaph Park

 
AWARDS:  PARTICIPANTS MEDAL TO ALL PARTICIPANTS
BENEFICIARIES:  Northwoods Veterans Post and Friends of the River Bend Trail

 

WEATHER POLICY: If in the event of severe or threatening weather, course workers will communicate conditions and, by decision of the Merrill Fire Dept., may communicate to participants to immediately stop to seek shelter.  If in the event heat indices begin to enter unhealthy zones, participants will be informed at transition stations.  If a participant feels, at any time, that conditions are not safe to continue, please communicate to a course worker your status.  The course may be shut down if heat indices enter a dangerous zone and all participants will be asked to stop.

 

CONTACT  & RACE INFO:                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Greg Eichelkraut         
Blacksquirrelscurry@gmail.com                                                                                                                                                                             
Www.Blacksquirrelscurry.com

FB: Black Squirrel Scurry



 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Triathlon Solo Participant

    Over-all male and female champions earn free registration for 2021 race.
    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $65.00
      Processing fee : $6.50
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $75.00
      Processing fee : $7.50


  2. 19U Triathlon Solo (Ages 19 and under)

    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $4.00


  3. Triathlon Relay Team (Male, Female or Mixed)

    2 or 3 participants for each relay team. If one member is 10 or under, a "tag-along" may be used on the bike portion.
    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $120.00
      Processing fee : $10.00
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $135.00
      Processing fee : $10.00


  4. Triathlon Tandem Team (Male, Female or Mixed)

    Participants start in same boat together. Participants each bike and each run for combined time. If one member is 10 or under, a "tag-along" may be used on the bike portion.
    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $120.00
      Processing fee : $10.00
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $130.00
      Processing fee : $10.00


  5. 19U Triathlon Relay Team (Ages 19 and under)

    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $65.00
      Processing fee : $6.50


  6. 19U Triathlon Tandem Team (Ages 19 and under)

    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/24/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $65.00
      Processing fee : $6.50


  7. Corporate Triathlon Relay Team

    2 or 3 people may form a team. Winning team in this division earns free registration for 2021. If one member is 10 or under, a "tag-along" may be used on the bike portion.
    Activity Starts: 7/24/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 7/24/2021 15:30
    Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/30/2020 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $120.00
      Processing fee : $10.00
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/23/2021 19:00
      Race fee : $135.00
      Processing fee : $10.00


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