FAQ

Where is this event held?

  • The Duathlon will be held at the Dunigan YMCA at 6846 Oak Grove Rd, Evansville, IN 47715.
  • The Triathlon (Sprint & Endurance) will be held at the Ascension St Vincent YMCA at 516 Court St, Evansville, IN 47708.

When will I receive my heat time?

  • You will receive your assigned heat time by Jan 27th.

Is there day of registration?

  • No. Registration closes on Jan 27th, 2021.

How can I contact the race director?

  • Reach out to Meghan at craven@ymcaswin.org or at 812-492-6710.

What COVID-19 precautions are you taking?

  • Sprint & Endurance participants will be competing at the Ascension St Vincent YMCA. Duathlon participants will be competing at the Dunigan Family YMCA.
  • Temperatures will be taken on arrival for staff, spectators, volunteers & participants. Temperatures taken at or over 99.8 degrees will be asked to leave.
  • If staff, spectators, volunteers or participants have had a cough, shortness of breath, fever, etc. We will ask you not to participate in this event. Please, keep in mind the safety of others.
  • Participants will be required to wear a mask on entry to the YMCA and in transitions.
  • One (1) spectator per participant.
  • Masks will be required by staff, volunteers and spectators at all times.
  • Heat sizes are limited to 4 or less participants per heat.
  • Equipment will be sanitized between each heat.
  • Heat times have been spread out to ensure proper social distancing.
  • Registration is extremely limited to adhere to all COVID-19 precautions.
  • It is the YMCA of Southwestern IN’s protocol to fog our building(s) to sanitize the air and equipment every night.
  • If Vanderburgh County moves to “RED” status for the day of the event, the Indoor Triathlon and Duathlon will be rescheduled for the spring of 2021 – Date TBD.

What is the difference between Sprint and Endurance races?

  • The Sprint option will participate in each event (swimming, biking, running) for 15 mins with transitions in between events.
  • The Endurance option will participate in each event (swimming, biking, running) for 30 mins with transitions between events.

I’ve never done a Duathlon before but I run often and I can ride a bike. Do you think I could do it?

  • This is the best time to try! This indoor event allows for you to choose how fast you choose to run (track & treadmill) and bike (stationary bike). This is a wonderful time to try something new!

What do you recommend needing for race day?

  • Water bottle (Water bottle refillers are open. Water fountains are closed.)
  • Snack, if you feel you will need one
  • Change of clothes & shoes
  • Swimsuit (for Sprint & Endurance participants)
  • Towel – For all participants! The YMCA does not provide towel service.
  • Bag/Lock – Lockers will be available. Participants will need to provide their own lock. The YMCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

I’d like to volunteer. How do I sign up?

  • Follow this link
  • If you are interested in volunteering with a specific group or specific time – please feel free to contact Meghan at craven@ymcaswin.org.
  • Thank you for considering volunteering!