June 1 - 4, 2023 Hammond, IN

Injured Military Camp

Overview

A paratriathlon training camp open exclusively to veterans.

Registration Closed
Overview

A paratriathlon training camp open exclusively to veterans.

Registration Closed

Registration Opening February 6

Injured Military Camp is a paratriathlon training camp exclusively for veterans and active military personnel. Camp concludes with Leon’s Triathlon, a race that pays special tribute to active and retired military.

This program is open to any service member or veteran with a physical disability, visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, or PTS.

Participants receive

  • Instruction and clinics in swimming, cycling, running/wheelchair pushing and triathlon transition.
  • Education in Paratriathlon 101: An educational session about paratriathlon opportunities, from grassroots to the Paralympic pipeline.
  • Access to adaptive equipment, wetsuits, handlers/guides.
  • High-level training from certified coaches and mentor athletes.
  • Single occupancy lodging and ground transportation covered. Limited travel stipends are offered to any qualifying injured military or veteran.
  • Dare2tri tech T-shirt and tri top.
  • Entry into Leon’s Triathlon on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

Location

The camp is hosted in Northwest Indiana, a short drive from Chicago. Camp activities are split between Munster and Hammond, Indiana. Lodging is located in Hammond.

Ground transportation

Dare2tri provides ground transportation from Chicago’s Midway Airport to the camp hotel and back. Individuals must arrive at MDW between 1 and 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 and depart after 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 4.

Cost

  • $25 per participant (includes up to three nights of hotel accommodations)
  • Individuals with a demonstrated financial need may apply for a scholarship and/or travel stipend. Applicants must apply BEFORE registering for camp.

This program is funded in part by a grant from the US Department of Veteran Affairs. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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