A fantastic evening of fun awaits teams and families alike at the 2nd annual Float Fly Pie Triathlon and Beacon House Fundraiser on April 23 at Action City. The Beacon House (also called Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley) serves homeless families in the community by offering shelter, rental assistance, and other supportive and educational services. The need is real, and the numbers are growing; over 400 children in the Eau Claire community have been identified as homeless. The Float Fly Pie event offers a competitive team triathlon whereby teams of four can compete in the “float” leg by jumping on trampolines and participating in a single elimination dodge ball tournament, the “fly” leg by driving as fast as possible around the indoor go-kart track, and the “pie” leg by engaging in a competitive eating contest of a large 17-inch pizza from Monkey in the Middle Pizza. The competition is no joke and prizes will be awarded for each leg of the race, and the overall winner will receive a vacation package at the Metropolis Resort. Individuals can compete for $45/per person in the triathlon event. Families and individuals who just want to come out and join in the fun for a good cause can support the Beacon House by paying $30 to enjoy five hours of unlimited play at Action City and unlimited access to the trampolines, the Ninja Warrior obstacle course, as well as a pizza and soda buffet. To learn more, register a team, or donate to the Beacon House, check out beacon-house.org.
Float Fly Pie Triathlon and Beacon House Fundraiser • April 23, 4 to 9pm • Action City Fun Center & Trampoline Park, 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire • (715) 834-4357 • beacon-house.org