Taming of the Slough 2016 - September 17

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Join River Action for our annual Adventure Triathlon! Paddle, mountain bike and run your way to the top. Race individually or as a team, and celebrate at the finish at the post-race party with pizza and Beer.

Call Princeton Outdoor Adventures at (563) 289-5445 to rent a canoe or kayak.

CLICK HERE to volunteer to help with Taming of the Slough.

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  • All Transitions take place at Empire Park in East Moline.
  • The Boat (Kayak or Canoe) is a 3.8-mile paddle around Campbell's Island.
  • The Bike is a short ride to Illiniwek Forest Preserve for a challenging mountain bike course returning to Empire Park (3.8 miles paved, 4.5 miles off-road, 400 ft. of elevation changes).
  • The Run is a 2-mile paved and off-road run finishing at Empire Park.
  • Compete individually or as a team
  • 2-PERSON TEAM: Consists of 2 members who complete all legs of race - Finish time is the average of both times
  • 3-PERSON TEAM [Relay]: Kayak-Bike-Run
  • Corporate Adventure Challenge: 3-person teams compete to be the best corporate team in the QC's
  • Race Start - Saturday September 19, 2014 at 8 a.m. - Empire Park, East Moline, IL
  • There are a limited number of boats available for rent; Call Princeton Outdoor Adventures at 563-289-5445


Get prepared for this year's race with Tune Up for Taming sessions at Empire Park: Thursday nights leading up to the race 5:30-7 p.m.
- Open to racers and the general public
- Registered racers can reserve a free boat ahead of time [563-322-2969] - otherwise it's first-come-first-served
- Find out more

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