Whether you’re a “Rookie” (beginner) or a “Rock Star” (veteran), the St. Peters Rec-Plex Rookies and Rock Stars Fall Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, is for you!
The fall edition of the bi-annual Rookies and Rock Stars Triathlon starts at 7:30 a.m. at St. Peters Rec-Plex, located at 5200 Mexico Road in St. Peters.
The Rookies & Rock Stars Fall Triathlon begins with a 400-meter swim in the Rec-Plex’s Olympic-quality Natatorium, followed by a 15.8-mile bicycle ride through flat farmlands and ending finally with a 3.1-mile run over paved trails and through shady parks.
Both individuals and teams of up to three participants are encouraged to sign up. Awards will be presented to the overall male and female individual winners as well as to the top three individuals in each age group. Team awards will be presented to the top three teams. Bike helmets are required. Participants will receive complimentary food and fruit after the race.
Entry fees are $73 for individuals and $125 per person for teams through Sept. 23. Teams must register in advance. Individuals can register the day of the event for $78. You can register in advance either in person at the St. Peters Rec-Plex or online at www.stpetersmo.net/rec-connect
. You can also mail in your registration form, which can be found online at www.stpetersmo.net/triathlon
. Online registration will close Sept. 20.
The Rec-Plex also offers Indoor Triathlons during the winter months for athletes to continue their training and stay motivated all year long.
The Rookies and Rock Stars Fall Triathlon is also looking for volunteers to help out the day of the event. Sign up to volunteer or learn more at www.stpetersmo.net/volunteer
For more information on the Rookies and Rock Stars Fall Triathlon visit www.stpetersmo.net/triathlon
or call the Rec-Plex at 636-939-2386, ext. 1400.