PADDLE, PEDAL, POUND the PAVEMENT
& Kids Fun Run!
July 28th, 2019
Pound the Pavement
Awards for top 3 finishes:
Award for Top Team.
We RISE & SHINE SUNDAY with a Kids Fun Run at 8:00am. REGISTER HERE!
The 5th annual Oakfest triathlon starts and ends at Messalonskee Lake!!! Join us for this fun PADDLE - PEDAL - POUND event -- great for athletes of any level!
The course begins at the Oakland Boat Landing (22 Old Belgrade Ave., Oakland) on Messalonskee Lake, where participants will begin their first leg, paddling 2.5 miles out and back around the first island you come to (Brown's Island). Once back at the boat landing, transition to your bicycle and pedal 12 miles on paved roads through town, out along Messalonskee Stream and past beautiful rural Maine lands. Transitioning again at the boat landing, finishing the race with a 3.1 mile run on paved roads, sidewalks and trail. A great way to see amazing Oakland!
Our first event was a huge success and we are excited about growing this fun race!
All levels are welcome! Join as a team or individual! REGISTER HERE!
Event details and schedule:
This is a Canoe/Kayak - Bike - Run triathlon!!!!
Paddle - 2.5 mile loop on Messonskee Lake
Bike - 12 mile loop starting at the Oakland Boat Landing, heading out Rt. 23 and back 10 Lots/Oak Street
Run - 3.1 mile loop starting at the Oakland Boat Landing, heading through town, looping through trails behind the middle school and finishing back at the boat landing.
Racers are responsible for their own kayak/canoe, paddle and MUST WEAR A PDF. Racers are also responsible for their own bike. All transitions will be at the same location. Event will be held rain or shine.
7:30 - 8:30AM --- Registration and Packet Pick Up
8:30AM --- Athlete's Meeting
9:00AM --- First Wave Starts
9:10AM --- Second Wave Starts
9:20AM --- Third Wave Starts (as needed)
TSHIRTS for all participants who register online prior to July 15th!
Shirts will also be for sale the day of the event!