Families and friends from throughout the state are forming teams of runners, bicyclists and kayakers to take part in the 5th Annual Montevideo Fiesta Tri-Festa to be held on Saturday, June 15th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Montevideo’s Lagoon Park as part of Riverfest Rendezvous during Montevideo Fiesta Days.
The day long series of events includes a 5 K fun run, Tri-Festa Triathlon, Fun Floats, Flotillas and rubber duck races. Registration for all the events opens at 8:00 a.m. in Lagoon Park. The 5 K race and the Tri-Festa Race begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Disc Golf Tournament at 10:00a.m. then the Montevideo Lions Duck Race at 11:00 a.m. and a Fun Float at 12:00. The awards for the events will take place at 11:00 followed immediately by a Kayak Sweepstakes Drawing (tickets only sold on the day of the event).
There will be plenty of excitement for those watching the event as well as live music. All spectators are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs down to the park. The Knights of Columbus will be serving brats, hot dogs and beverages.
The event is being organized by the Twin River’s Canoe & Kayak Club. The registration fee to enter the Tri-Festa, 5 K race or the Disc Golf Tournament is $10 per individual and $30 per team. There will be separate categories for adults and youth, males and females. Every entrant gets a T-shirt. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and can be done either by phone (877-269-2873) or at the CURE office in downtown Montevideo.