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Audubon Society Adventure Pentathlon
April 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This race takes place at the gorgeous Coolidge riverside park in downtown Chattagooga. It is made up of 5 separate outdoor sports, as follows: Road run 1.7 miles to Stringers ridge nature park, mountain bike 3.9 mile loop back to the trail head, road run 1.7 miles back to Coolidge, paddle (any craft) 3.4 mile loop ending at Maclellan island, trail run .7 mile loop, paddle to Coolidge .6 miles. The clock stops at the shore. Top rope one of the 4 routes on the Walnut bridge climbing wall. The climbing routes are rated between 5.6 and 5.7. This event is open to anyone traveling at about any speed but there will be a 1.5 hour cutoff at the end of the run-bike-run section. That averages to 16 min per mile for the 3.4 mile run and 10 min per mile for the 3.9 mile bike.The race will be followed by post race snacks, beverages and a coupon for free admission to Audubon Acres among other sponsor SWAG.
All of the proceeds will benefit two great, local non-profit organizations – Chattanooga Audubon Society and Wild Trails.