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Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. A 2 mile kayak + 3.5 mile trail run in central Iowa's newest park located just off I-80, just 20 minutes east of Des Moines near Colfax, IA. You can do both sports or focus on one and get a partner to do the other half! We can help you find a partner as well. Sign up now to get motivated for training, get excited for race day, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season! Visit our webpage at quarryspringspark.com to get more info and signup!
Wacky Yakker Games - RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER! Star Sign-in - 9:30AM Ends Approximately - 3PM Where - Quarry Springs Park. Colfax Iowa, 25-minutes East of Des Moines, I80 exit 155 Entry Fee is $20: Enters you for as many events as you want to join in your bracket, a snack and water at sign-in, and all participants have the chance to win one of the free giveaways. Proceeds after costs from this event will be donated to the fund to install an ADA, (people with disabilities accessible) dock at Quarry Springs Park. Contact Greg at[masked] for questions. Wacky Yakker Games will consist of multiple fun and challenging Kayak and Paddle Board events. For Kayaks, there will be timed speed races, relay races, obstacle races and a scavenger hunt including finding items below the surface of the water using GPS coordinates. Some events will be for tandem kayaks too. For Paddle Boards, the same events are planned except the scavenger hunt. We will try to make the races fair and skill/age level appropriate. That will be subject to everyones honesty though. Age brackets are 12-15, 16-18, 19-40 and 41+, depending on number of participants. Everyone will be required to sign a waiver and wear a life vest or other PFD. The Wacky Yakker Games are meant to be 100% fun; all events will have a prize for the winners. There will be some kayaks available to rent; however, they are limited to 8 singles and 4 tandems. So plan accordingly. There will be a representative from Pelican Kayaks on site during the event to answer questions and demonstrate Pelican Premium Kayaks. Demo Models from Bonafide and Riot Kayaks will also be available to test drive. A representative from the Army Corps of Engineers will be at the event to discuss water and boat safety. Get your tickets early! Come have a great time on the water!