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July 1st 2017


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July 1st 2017


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Quad Cities Iowa


Quad Cities Iowa


Hosted By The Bettendorf Family YMCA

 Bettendorf, Iowa | 8:00AM


Swim

YMCA Indoor Swimming Pool


Juniors: 50 Meters

Intermediates: 100 Meters

Seniors: 200 Meters

 

Bike

Closed Course on Local Roads


Juniors: 2.0 Miles

Intermediates: 4.0 Miles

Seniors: 6.0 Miles

 

Run

Paved Trail Near YMCA


Juniors: .5 Miles

Intermediates: 1 Mile

Seniors: 2 Miles

 
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Event Details


Event Details


Divisions & Distances


 

Race Weekend Timeline


 

The Course


The Swim:

RipRoar's first ever Indoor pool swim will start the day as athletes line up around the pool and parents watch on from the outside. Athletes will love the temperature controlled water and clear swimming lanes. Seniors will complete 4 laps, Intermediates 2 laps and Juniors will complete a down and back in the 25 meter pool. 

 

The Bike:

After making the initial turns out of the transition area on onto the "lollypop" portion of the bike course, athlete will take on a gradual slopping hill for the majority of the out section of the course. The way back, however will be smooth sailing. Seniors will complete the lollypop 3 times, Intermediates twice, and Juniors just once before returning to transition. 

 

The Run: 

The running portion of the event takes place on both the paved running path next to the YMCA as well as the Genesis Health Care campus and Tanglewood Rd. Seniors will complete two laps of the 1 mile course, Intermediates 1 lap and Juniors 1 amended lap. 

 

 

Race Sponsors + Supporters


Race Partner: Scott County Family YMCA

The Quad Cities has been hosting a youth triathlon for a decade straight thanks to the commitment of the Scott County YMCA. This year, the YMCA system has partnered with RipRoar to bring the event to into double digits in a big way. Their continued commitment to the event reflects their ongoing pledge to build a healthier, happier Scott County.

 
 

Presenting Sponsor: Steventons, Le Claire, Ia

Steventons is proud to continue the tradition of youth triathlon in the Quad Cities by joining as the presenting sponsor of the RipRoar Youth Triathlon. Join them for an exquisitely prepared American Classic and experience casual sophistication where the view is only the beginning.  

 
 

Swim Sponsor:

The Blue Iguana, Le Claire, Ia

A Mexican Cantina with great food at great prices and a legendary guacamole. 

Bike Sponsor:

Jiffy Lube

From regular checkups to preventive maintenance, Leave Worry Behind® and get your car the care it needs.

Run Sponsor:

Governors Pub & Grill

Come in to governors to check out our  big screen televisions, expanded beer selection, and most importantly NEW MENU ITEMS! You won’t go away hungry!

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Join Our Tribe


Join Our Tribe


It takes more than just a few extra hands to build our revolution in each community we arrive in. We have two shifts, one for race day, one for set up day. Sign up here and join our team!

 

Ready to join us at the start line? The TRIBE has athletes of all talents and backgrounds. If this is your first triathlon or your thirtieth we will do everything possible to get you from the start line to the finish.

 

Youth triathlon survives off of the support and generosity of businesses and individuals in the communities we travel to. Joining us as a sponsor will align your brand with our community driven youth centric movement.