BE THE ADVENTURE! The Tango will be back for its 14th year on Saturday, August 3rd!.
As in prior years, this adventure race starts at 7:00 am with the 1st leg of the event - the 13.1 mile run. Participants will leave from the YMCA in Warren, Pennsylvania and run along the scenic Allegheny River toward Kinzua Beach within the Allegheny National Forest. Other segments of the race include 20 mile non-technical mountain biking, 2.2 mile out and back open water swim, orienteering course located over a 6+ mile course, short road or trail run (1-4 mile) and a final 7 mile out and back flat water canoe race on the Allegheny Reservoir with the finish at the Kinzua Beach.
*Pre-race: The pre-race events will be held Friday, August 2nd at the Warren YMCA, 212 Lexington Avenue, Warren, Pa.. The pre-race team check-in & expo will begin at 6:00 pm and the informational meeting at 7:00 pm.
Tailgate at the Tango - YMCA Parking lot cookout with hamburgers & hot dogs during Pre-race night.
*Post-race: Festivities and awards ceremony will be held at the Kinzua Beach where there will be food and music to finish out the race. Other after-race activities include Mini Tango for Kids, Team Tents Decor Contest (Door prize for best theme for the Tango, announced after the race.) Slip & Slide and much, much more!
Solo: One person, completing every event!
Two-Person Complete: Two person Tango where each pearson competes in all events together.
Relay: Up to 6 people may compete (pairs are required for canoe and orienteering legs of the Tango)
Special Team Divisions:
Corporate: All members must be actively employed by the same company with the exception of one (1) team member.
Corporate Community: Sponsorship by corporate without employee requirements.
High School: All students must be currently enrolled in the same high school with seniors graduating in the Spring of the Tango year.
Women's Relay: All team members must be women.
Open: Any combination of participants who do not qualify in the other team categories will be in the open relay division.High School, Corporate Community, Womens
*Parental or guardian release signature required along with CEO approval for any participant under 16 years of age.
Team Finder: If you want to be part of a team and need help, contact Chris Dolan at (814) 726-0110 x121 or email email@example.com or call Thad at (814) 726-0110 x110
Maps for Tango coming soon!
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Time: Registration 7:00-8:00 am at the Warren YMCA / Bus transport will leave YMCA at 8:15 am / Race begins at 9:00 am at the Kinzua Beach
Cost: $25 Pre-register before October 5th / $30 October 6th thru Race Day.
T-Shirts: Long Sleeve guaranteed to pre-registered participants.
Course description: Note: Registration will be at the Warren County YMCA, 212 Lexington Avenue, Warren, Pa. ***At 8:15 am runners will then be bused to the start line at the Kinzua Beach on the Allegheny National Forest.
*3 hour cap on finishing race.
The race will begin at 9:00 am at the Kinzua Beach and proceed east on Route 59 approximately 4 miles toward the Kinzua Dam. Runners will enjoy the scenic view as they run across the dam and then turn left down a steep decline toward Hemlock Avenue. The rolling hills of Hemlock Avenue will take runners approximately 6 miles to Pennsylvania Avenue where they will continue to a left on Irvine Street and then a right on Lexington Avenue with the finish at the YMCA.
Note: Five water stations will be located approximately every 2 - 2 1/2 miles throughout the course with the final station at mile eleven. (The 3rd station will provide Gatorade.)
You can register online for most of our programs! If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call the YMCA at 814.726.0110. When you are ready click on the Online Registration button below. You will be taken to an outside website that handles our secure registration process.Read More...