BE THE ADVENTURE! The Tango will be back for its 16th year on Saturday, August 6, 2022!
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.
The pre-race events will be held Friday, August 5, 2022 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.
*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.
Solo: One person, completing every event!
Two-Person Complete: Two person Tango where each person competes in all events together.
Relay: Up to 2-6 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.
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.
*Parental or guardian release signature required along with CEO approval for any participant under 16 years of age.
Check us out at www.kinzuacountrytango.com.
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
2022 Tango Registration Form Coming Soon!
Need a little orienteering training for the TANGO? Join Thad Turner for an Orienteering Training session on the dates listed. Meet at the parking lot located at Rim Rock at 6:00 pm. Bring a compass, pencil, wear your athletic shoes and bring water. Free training.
Get ready to TANGO!
REGISTER: Call the Y to reserve a spot and provide contact information. 814.726.0110
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Meet at Rim Rock parking lot.
Registration: Call the Y to reserve a spot
Race Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Time: Race begins at 9:00 am at the Kinzua Beach, Allegheny Reservoir, Rt. 59, Warren
Registration: Superkwik Registration Form Coming Soon!
Early registration until October 1st for discounted rate. October 2nd thru race day with added fee.
Registration available online from our Home page at www.warrenymca.org until October 7th. Or pick up a registration form at the Y Front Welcome Desk.
Day of Race Registration:
8:00-8:45 am Kinzua Beach
$25.00 Early-bird registration before October 1st
$30.00 October 2nd thru Race Day.
T-Shirts: Long Sleeve T-shirts guaranteed to runners pre-registered before October 1st.
TRANSPORTATION: Runners are asked to be dropped off at the start at the Kinzua Beach. If absolutely necessary, limited bus transportation will be provided from the Warren YMCA to the Kinzua Beach start line. This bus will leave the YMCA promptly at 8:00 am. Runners needing this service must reserve seat by October 1st, as indicated on race application.
*3 hour cap on finishing race.
One of the most beautiful, scenic races in Northwest Pennsylvania! Located within the Allegheny National Forest , this half marathon 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 into the city of Warren, along Pennsylvania Avenue, where they will continue to a left on Irvine Street and then a right on Lexington Avenue. A final left turn onto Carver Street and a right turn to the finish line behind War Memorial Field/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.)
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