2019 Sprint and Splash

Saturday, July 15th

Sprint and Splash Events include:

  • 5K Run / Walk

  • Duathlon: which combines a 5K run and a 2-mile paddle using a kayak or stand-up paddle board

  • 2-mile Kayak race

  • 2-mile recreational Stand-Up Paddleboard race

  • 6-mile sanctioned Stand-Up Paddleboard race

 

In addition to a variety of competitive events, there will be music, food, craft beer and vendors. The Sprint and Splash Beach Village is open throughout the day, giving participants and spectators the option to visit local vendors before or after their race. Presented by Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals. 

 

 

 The park charges a $10.00 daily entry fee per car, and once inside the park visitors may stay the entire day. Lake St. Clair Metropark offers concessions, restrooms, a pool/water slide, a beach and swimming area, and sand volleyball courts—all free to the public once inside the park. There is plenty of nearby parking , as well as a large spectator area for the event; participants are encouraged to bring family and friends to cheer them on while they race!  The park opens at 7:00 AM. Registration and Packet Pick-up will be located on a grassy area just south of the Main Park Offices, near the main beach and sand volleyball courts. The official start line will also be located in this area. 
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