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Lincoln Kids Inflatable Triathlon Arch Goes the Distance

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Race Participants with Lincoln Kids Triathlon Inflatable Arch

Inflatable Archway Makes a "Splash" at Triathlon Event

Since its debut in 2004, the Lincoln Kids Triathlon "Splash, Mash and Dash" has been a big hit with kids and parents. Created to get kids moving, the June 30th race included swimming, bicycle riding and running as its three events. Marketing / advertising opportunities were offered to sponsors to help offset costs. Race Director, Karen Lewis reported, “This year we will have an inflatable arch which we can use to promote our major sponsors of the race."

Distances for each event varied by age. Activities were started in waves to keep events from being too crowded. Kids began with swimming laps in the pool then moved immediately into bike riding. The finale was a 3/4-mile run that ended with kids sprinting through the inflatable arch at the finish line.

Event marketing coordinators sold advertising on the inflatable arch - a perfect plan since the finish line is always a focal point of any race.

In the first year, the race attracted 150 kids. This year they increased that to 205. Overall, it was a huge success for everyone involved!

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"Landmark created two inflatable Truman the Tigers for us, and they were incredibly easy to work with, as well as very affordable."

- Michelle Froese, Missouri University

“This has created tremendous buzz around town and we have received a great deal of compliments on the Big Tire. Exposure is my goal, and the inflatable does that better than anyone, including me, can do at these events. The Big Tire never takes a break, gets tired or has to take a call. It just keeps shining bright and the kids love it.”

- Ed Chaney, Ed Chaney Tire Center Inc.