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Taming of the Slough

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Sat, Sep 16 , 2023 • 8:00am - 11:00am

1701 1st Avenue, East Moline, IL 61265

There are 3 aspects to this adventure race—canoe or kayak, mountain bike, and run 2 mi. to the finish line. The race can be done individually or as part of a team. It starts at 7:30 a.m. and there’s a post-race party.

Join River Action for our annual Taming of the Slough Adventure Triathlon this fall to paddle, mountain bike, and run your way to the top. This year's Taming of the Slough will take place in downtown Moline. The route takes you through the Sylvan Slough by kayak or canoe, then through one of the Quad Cities excellent single track mountain bike trails on Sylvan Island, and finishes with a run up to and around the oculus on the Pedestrian path of the I-74 bridge.

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