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6th Annual Kid’s Splash & Dash

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

6th Annual Kid's Splash & Dash
Searcy County Waterfall

Come SPLASH with us this June 1, 2024! (NEW DAY AND TIME)

Kids aged 5-14 will participate in the Swim/Run event. Age is based on Race Day Age.

It will be a fun morning full of swimming and running, snow cones, music, and medals!


The 6th Annual Kid’s Splash & Dash is an event held in partnership with USA Triathlon. The mission is to provide kids a safe, fun introduction to multisport.

What’s Splash & Dash?
Splash & Dash is a USA Triathlon national series that provides a fun, safe introduction to multisport.  This event is a lead up to the bigger 13th Annual Trifest for MS triathlon festival that occurs Aug. 30, 31 and Sept 1, 2024.

Splash & Dash: Kids aged 5-14 – Swim/Run

  • Ages 5-6:          25 yards / .25 run
  • Ages 7-8:          50 yards / .50 run
  • Ages 9-10:        75 yards / 1 mile
  • Ages 11-14:      100 yards / 2 miles

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Event Schedule

Friday – Bentonville Strider

  • 4:00 – 6:30pm     In-Town Packet Pickup

Saturday – Melvin Ford Aquatic Center

  • 9:45am                       Volunteers Arrive
  • 10:15 – 11:15am      Out-of-Town Packet Pickup
  • 11:15 – 11:30am      S&D Pre-Race Meeting + Transition Open on Pool Deck
  • 11:30am                  S&D Rolling Start (Oldest to Youngest)
  • 12:30pm                  S&D Awards
  • 1:00pm                    Event End
See also  NWA Bike-a-Palooza
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June 1
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Melvin Ford Aquatic Center
2000 NE Memorial Park Square
Bentonville, 72712 United States
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