Event

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Cannonball Run Aquathon

Date / Location

Cannonball Run presented by Burt Watson Chevrolet

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 * 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 * 6:30pm

Athlete seeding begins at 6:15pm;  First athlete in the water 6:30pm

William H. Haithco Recreation Area
2121 Schust Rd. 
Saginaw, MI 48603

Parking

There will be a $5.00 parking fee for Haithco Park for out of county residents.

Distances

Cannonball Run presented by Burt Watson Chevrolet

1500m 2 loop swim - 5k run
500m swim - 1.5 mi run

The Scene

Cannonball Run presented by Burt Watson Chevrolet

The man made William H. Haithco Recreation Area is a 76-acre public park in Saginaw Charter Township, Michigan maintained by the Saginaw County Parks and Recreation Commission. Conveniently  located adjacent to I-675 at the Tittabawassee road exit  will provide the venue for this Swim - Run Aquathon. This lake was made when the construction of the 675 bypass finished and created a naturally spring fed clear lake which Saginaw Parks and Recreation turned into a great county park. Team ATP of the Saginaw area has brought us in to host this 3 aquathon event series. We have developed two great courses for both the veteran swimmer/runner multi-sport athlete as well as a perfect event for the new multi-sport athlete that may not be ready for a long distance.  

If you need to work on the open water swim, if you need to get more comfortable in the open water this was designed with you in mind. Few multi-sport athletes can say they don't need work in that area. The veterans can use this as a great brick workout to wake up the legs after a weekend of racing to get ready for the upcoming weekend of racing or just to work on specific areas like transition, all in a great park suited perfectly for an event like this.  

Again we are very proud to serve as the official event management for TEAM ATP's Cannonball Run Aquathon at Saginaw's Hiathco Park.  

Amenities

 Finish will include snacks for participants and athlete appreciation memorabilia.

  • T-Shirts:  Only Online Series registrants and individuals who order T-shirts ala carte, 14 days prior to the first event will be guaranteed a T-Shirt in the size specific.  Remaining shirts will be sold at the events until inventories are exhausted.
  • Professional chip timing with results available online
  • Great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher
  • The best post race snack table out there
Awards

Finisher awards for each individual race and unique to each individual race

Awards ceremony following the last finisher for each race

Awards  and sponsor supplied raffle at the end of the series

Individual Race Awards

Top 3 men and Top 3 women in each distance

Top 3 relays in each distance

No age group awards

Individual Series Awards

Top 3 men and Top 3 women in each distance

No age group or relay awards

Season end prize for the fastest male and fastest female single race finishing time from any of the three events

Salute

Venue 
City of Saginaw
Saginaw Parks and Recreation
Haithco Park Supervisor and Lifeguards

Partners

Charitable Partner
Benefit and promote Youth Triathlon in the Saginaw Valley

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