IRON DISTANCEWELLNESS CHALLENGE
Nov 1st – Nov 30th
Have you ever dreamed of completing a triathlon? Do you want greater variety in your exercise routine? If you answered yes to either of these questions, the Batesville Community Center is hosting its first Iron Distance Wellness Challenge. While a normal long-distance triathlon is a one-day event, the Batesville Community Center Iron Distance Wellness Challenge takes place over the course of a month and provides participants with the experience of a competing in a triathlon, in small manageable stages. This challenge is designed to keep you focused on daily exercise, encourage diversity in your exercise routine and provide accountability.
HOW IT WORKS: In this four-week challenge, participants will plan their workouts to equal the distance of an Iron Triathlon – a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike and a 26.2-mile run. You can sign up as an individual or as a relay team with two or three people. All participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt for entering and a medal upon completion of the program. Packet pick up will be October 22nd – November 2nd.
CONVERSIONS AND OPTIONS: To complete the Iron Distance Wellness Challenge in a month, you’ll have to work out 4 days per week doing:
Run/Walk 1.64 Miles
Bike 7 Miles
Swim (Yard Pool) 5.5 Laps / 11 Lengths
RUNNING = 26.2Miles
BIKING = 112Miles
SWIMMING = 2.4 Miles
Water Aerobics 45 minutes= .5 miles
Swim Lessons 30 minutes = .5 miles
Swim Club Practice 45 Min = .5 miles
Swim Club Practice 1 hour = 1 miles
Swim Club Practice 2 hours = 2 miles
Individuals are responsible for updating their own distances at the front desk every week, we will go by the honor system.
Iron Distance Wellness Challenge last mile (RUN OR WALK) & Award will be on Saturday, December 1 at 9 AM.
REGISTRATION: October 1st-30th
FEES: $20 per Community Center Members $30 per Community Center Non-Members. Relays will need to sign up separate and email relay team to firstname.lastname@example.org
Register Online Here
Join our Facebook Group here. Post your runs, bikes, swimming, and progress.