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Races & Fitness Initiatives

At the Y, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier.

Tri On Your Time

Swim. Bike. Run. Repeat.

June 3rd  –  August 11th
Our indoor triathlon is back! You have 10 weeks to complete your race! Participants will log their progress online. Based on your completed distances you will be awarded with a t-shirt reflecting your Tri level. This is designed for any fitness level!

Half-Distance: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 miles on foot
Full-Distance: 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 miles on foot
Ultra-Distance: 4.8 mile swim, 224 mile bike and 52.4 miles on foot

Members $20 •  Non-Members $50

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Great City Race

How far can you walk or run in 10 weeks to make it home for Thanksgiving? The Great City Race is a program designed to see how far you can walk or run across the country in 10 weeks before Thanksgiving. You will track your progress online throughout the program and you will receive a shirt at the end of the race denoting the city you traveled to. Destinations include: Springfield (80 miles), Peoria (148 miles), Chicago (280 miles), Atlanta (555 miles) and Washington DC (805 miles).

The program runs from September 18th thru November 26th for $20 for members and $50 for non-members.

All participants will receive a t-shirt marking the city and distance achieved. All fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to participate!

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January 2nd – February 28th

Challenge Yourself By Setting Your Own Goals

The More You Visit The Better Chance You Have To Win!

Choose between the three goals at signup. You will receive entries based on the number of times you checked in that week.

  • Level 1 • 2-3 Days/Week • 1 Entry Per Week
  • Level 2 • 4-5 Days/Week • 2 Entries Per Week
  • Level 3 • 6-7 Days/Week • 3 Entries Per Week

Entries will go into a drawing at the end of the challenge (March 1st) for prizes or a free month of membership.


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