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Sat Sep 19 2020 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM


Wapsi-Great Western Line Trailhead & Welcome Center
Riceville, IA


Wapsi-Great Western Line Trail Association


Triathlon - multi-sport

Distance - Various

This is an adventure style race with multiple disciplines including running, biking, a water event and mystery challenges.

This is a mostly self-supported event, especially related to hydration and personal needs.

    First, second and third place awards for men and women.  This is a timed event.  Participants must arrive for the water event at Lake Hendricks before 11:00 in order to continue the race.  You have two hours and 40 minutes to officially finish and receive a finisher’s medal.  Those finishing in over two hours and 40 minutes will be given congratulations for their efforts.   All participants will receive a free lunch from 11:45-12:15.

    See rules below. 

    Are you up for the adventure, or will you be DeRailed?


    The course includes running on hard surfaces and a mowed grass trail.  Biking will be mostly on a paved recreational trail.  The water event is approximately 500 feet in length and you will be required to wear an approved life jacket provided by race officials.  Mystery events may be physical or mental. 

    2020 Wapsi-Great Western Line Events are posted online:

    These events have been approved by Howard and Mitchell County Conservation boards and directly contribute to the safety and enhancement of the 26+ miles of the WGWL Trail.

    Plan your fitness and fun for the year. From running and biking to skiing and multisport to book readings and Christmas tea to an art show and Pie Sundays, make sure to visit the Wapsi-Great Western Line this year. Thank you for your support!


    Wapsi-Great Western Line Trailhead & Welcome Center

    110 East Main Street
    Riceville, IA 50466


    PRICE: $25 Early Sign-up Race Fee with increasing intervals up to $50 


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