SUNDAY, APRIL 23 2017 | RIVERSIDE PARK | WATERTOWN, WI
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Our goal is to bring awareness to the Watertown community just how important it is to share the road with others that are walking, running, biking and driving. We want everybody to be safe while they enjoy whatever activity that brings them happiness and good health. The proceeds from the event will go to Watertown and surrounding areas towards projects such as Safe Routes to School, bike lanes, recreational trails and more. We are excited to make Watertown a safer and healthier community.
If you'd like to be active in helping these causes, contact us at email@example.com
The Share the Road event consists of both a run/bike/run duathlon and a 5k run/walk. As the events take place at the same time, you cannot participate in both.
The duathlon's first segment is a 3-mile route through residential area of Watertown and Riverside Park. Then you will transition to a 20-mile well marked route through the scenic countryside with rolling hills north of Watertown. The final segment will be a 2-mile run through Riverside Park and residential area of Watertown but with a different twist than the first segment. There will be aid stations in transition area and a sag wagon on the bike route. We would like this to be a family friendly event as well a competitive event!
The duathlon transition area will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 8:45 a.m. Start time for the duathlon and the 5k run and walk is 9:00 a.m., with duathlon participants leaving first.
Awards will be for the top 5 for each age division for the duathlon and 5k. Each participant will receive a high visibility long sleeve tee shirt, custom finisher medal, a safe and well marked course and fun and music during and after the race. Age groups for Duathlon Male & Famale Finishers: 12- under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
PRICES: Single Duathlon $55, Relay Team $35 each person, 5K Run/Walk $30
PACKET PICK-UP: Saturday April 22 TBD, Sunday 7:00am-8:30am
SHIRTS: Guaranteed if registered by April 1, 2017
There are four ways to participate in the Watertown Share the Road event: you can compete in the duathlon by yourself, on a team of two (a runner performing the 1st and third legs, and a cyclist performing the second leg), or on a team of three (each participant performing a leg). You can also sign up for the 5k run/walk. Because the duathlon and the 5k are taking place at the same time, you cannot compete in both events.
Click on the appropriate event to register:
Registrations before April 1, 2017 are guaranteed a long-sleeve shirt. We'll do our best to supply shirts for registrations April 1 and after but do not guarantee.
Every event needs volunteers to make it a success! Be part of our mission to raise awareness about the importance of sharing our roadways. Join us in putting together an event that will beter our community! To be a volunteer, please contact Deb Vomhof at 920-285-1473 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Share the Road Rules:
General race inquires and questions please contact Craig Kleinsteiber at 920-253-7544 email@example.com or Tricia Kleinsteiber at 920-248-4444 firstname.lastname@example.org
You can support Share The Road through several sponsorship levels and also advertising in our goodie bags, which are provided to all participants. You can contact us with any questions by email here. The package levels are:
Includes premium placement of your logo on out t-shirt, website, and posters. We'll also submit a check presentation photo to the Watertown Daily Times. Also includes invitation to advertise in goodie bags.
Includes secondary placement of name on t-shirt, website, and posters. Also includes invitation to advertise in goodie bags.
Includes tertiary placement of name on website and posters. Also includes invitation to advertise in goodie bags.
Includes invitation to advertise in goodie bags
August 26, 2014 was a perfect evening for a quick training bike ride. Feeling good, strong, and in tapper mode with 12 days from Ironman Wisconsin. For some, it may not be a big deal, but was for me, a guy who was overweight and couldn’t even run a ½ mile 6 years prior. I was on the verge of one of my greatest life accomplishments. Just like that, the lights went out, and found myself left for dead on the side of the road. I found myself facing a lot of unknowns in life; fortunately many friends, family, and people I never met stepped up to help me and my family through this rough time. One being March 2 November race series. M2N organized a fun bike ride and run/walk called “Share The Road”, with all the proceeds going to support my family. With all the generosity from everyone it was a no brainer to somehow give back.
I found a great group of people with the same passion as I have, health & wellness of the community, and being safe while doing such activities. That is where Watertown Share The Road began. We formed a pedestrian/bicycle advocacy group, and decided to organize an event to help raise funds to go towards community projects to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists. Watertown Share The Road Duathlon & 5k Run/Walk was started. What might just seem like another race, it’s truly much more. Whether a seasoned veteran of the triathlon community or an inspired individual looking for that one push for a healthy change of life, this event is for everyone. I can’t explain why things happen, nor why I am still here, but I can say my drive has changed. I never want to see anyone to ever go through what I did. That is why I have made it part of my life to bring safety and awareness to not only bikes but pedestrians and motorists as well. A huge thank your from the Kleinsteiber Family, and all of the Watertown Share The Road committee!
Craig Kleinsteiber – WSTR Race Director
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