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Sam Oden Memorial Triathlon

Sat July 29, 2017 McGregor, MN 55760 US Directions


Team Tri

8:00AM CDT

Individual Tri

8:00AM CDT

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20534 487th St
McGregor, MN US 55760


Join us for our 1st Annual Sam Oden Memorial (Formerly Big Sandy Tri) Kayak, Bike, and Swim Triathlon! We put on a unique, fun, team relay, and individual triathlon.

Most hear the word "Tri" and think "Oh No The Swimming." Well, we took the swimming out and put in Kayaking, and then we give you the choice.. Do you want to complete all 3 events individually? Do you want to form a team? Do you want to compete with 1 or 2 teammates?(Kayaks are available)

Last year's event (Big Sandy Tri) was cancelled due to the passing of Sam who was killed in a traffic accident. It is important to our family to keep Sam's memory alive, therefore we decided to change this race to a charity as this was Sam's favorite event of the summer. We have set up a non profit memorial fund in Sam's name. Through this fund, we will continue to support causes that Sam was passionate about. Family, faith, and friends were the foundation of his character. We sincerely appreciate all contributions to honor Sam's generous heart and compassion for others. While his time here may have been cut short, our goal is that this fund will help his spirit to continue on.

(All proceeds from this race will go to charity.)

This event will be chip timed, will include a fun kids race and live music from 1:00pm-4:00pm!


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