Youth Biathlon

Splash and dash

11th Annual Franklin Lakes Splash n’ Dash
Sat, June 2021

The Indian Trail Club, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Check In: 7am - Race Begins: 8am

The Franklin Lakes Mayors Wellness Campaign and the Wyckoff Family YMCA along with the generous support of the Indian Trail Club are excited to announce the 11th Annual Franklin Lakes Youth “Splash & Dash” Biathlon

All the proceeds from this event benefit both the Franklin Lakes Recreation Department and the Wyckoff Family YMCA.  We both share the same vision of youth development; to nurture the potential of every child and teen while promoting a healthy lifestyle. Very limited field please register early to secure your spot.

Age Groups:

7yrs. and under - 50 yard Pool Swim & 0.5 mile Run
8-11yrs. - 100 yard Pool Swim & 1 mile Run
12-13yrs. - 200 yard Pool Swim & 1.5 mile Run
14-15yrs. - 400 yard Pool Swim & 2 mile Run


Post-Race Award Ceremony at 9:30am
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Trophies for ALL AGES and top 3 Relay Teams

Race Packets must be picked up Thu., June 11 or Fri., June 12 at the Wyckoff YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff NJ. Rain or Shine no rain date. Event subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. Due to the nature of the Event we are unable to issue refunds. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS. Please Note: Champion Chips must be returned at the end of the race. .

Register Today!




Final Instructions:


Bag Pick-Up: 

9am-5pm, Thursday, 6/11 & Friday, 6/12 at the Wyckoff Family YMCA (691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481). If you are not able to pick up by Friday, or have any other questions, please contact Nancy at 201-891-2081 or 

[email protected]

Race Day Information: 

PARKING: NEW! This year all Athletes & Families are to park at McBride Field (corner of Franklin Lake Road & Wyandotte Drive)

6:45am at Indian Trail Club McBride House Patio. This is when you will receive your timing chip. You must pick up your chip by 7:20am. 

Event Schedule: 

(Please note, starting times of Waves 2-4 are approximate)*

  • 7:30am Flag Ceremony
  • 7:30am Transition Area Closes
  • 8:00am Youth Biathlon begins, First Wave 7 & Under
  • 8:10am Second Wave 8-11 year olds
  • 8:20am Third Wave 12-13 year olds
  • 8:30am Fourth Wave 14-16 year olds

*Teams take off with their age groups. All athletes MUST be water-safe. 

Youth Biathlon run course is a half-mile loop course which will be well-marked with cones, signs and volunteers. 

**Lap counting system: 

Athletes will receive one orange wristband for each completed lap. When you have four wristbands, head to the finish line!** Parents, please review map, starting procedures and lap counting system with your athlete.

Course Map

Awards will be presented at approximately 10:30am. 

Our thanks to the Indian Trail Club and all of our Generous Sponsors for making this event possible!

Sponsorship Opportunity:

Athletes ranging in age from 5 to 15 will compete in the swim/run event to be held at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ. All proceeds from this event will benefit both the Franklin Lakes Mayor's Wellness Campaign and The Wyckoff Family YMCA.

We share the same vision of youth development; to nurture the potential of every child and teen while promoting a healthy lifestyle. You can support this event in several levels of sponsorship. We are excited about this annual event which promotes wellness and strengthens our community.

Your support will allow all proceeds to be invested back into the community. Thank you in advance for your support of this exciting project!

Splash Corporate Sponsor: $500

Logo on Shirt & Wyckoff YMCA Website w/ link to your website - Banner prominently displayed at Event - Table at Event, Shout outs throughout the Event - 8/14 Deadline

Splash Shirt & Course Sponsor: $150

Name on Shirt & Wyckoff YMCA Website - Sign on Course - 8/14 Deadline

Splash Shirt Sponsor: $100

Name on Shirt & Wyckoff YMCA Website - 8/14 Deadline

Splash Course Sponsor: $75

Name on Sign displayed on course - 8/14 Deadline

Splash Family Cheer Sign: $25

Up to 2 Lines, 12 Characters per line, displayed on course - 8/14 Deadline