University of Okoboji Triathlon

 

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TRANSITION ONE (T1) - SWIM TO BIKE: Bikes must be racked in the transition area. Enter the transition area from the beach after the swim. Swim time will end when crossing mat after swim. T1 starts when crossing SWIM IN mat after swim and T1 ends when crossing BIKE OUT mat with bike. Run bike over the timing mats in the corner prior to mounting your bike. You are not allowed to ride your bike in the transition area.

BIKE: 18 Miles ride around West Lake Okoboji returning to Arnolds Park Amusement Park. Place bike number over the cross bar so that it is visible by event officials on either side of your bike. Place helmet number on the front of your helmet so that it is visible by event officials. The roads are not closed so watch for vehicles on the road. For your own safety bike helmets will be required to participate in this years event.

TRANSITION TWO (T2) - BIKE TO RUN: Bike time ends when crossing BIKE IN mat near main entrance. Your T2 time starts at this time. Dismount bike upon entering the transition area and run your bike to your individual area. Place participant number (BIB) on front of shirt or put on race number belt.

RUN: 4.5 Mile run from transition area out and back to the finish at State Pier in Arnold's Park Amusement Park. T2 time ends and Run begins when crossing the RUN OUT timing mats. When finishing make sure the back up timers see your BIB number when crossing the finish line. Return your chip/strap at the end of the finish chute.

Course Closes @ 11:30AM.

 

  Type: Triathlon
  Start Time: 07/16/16 7:00 AM Local Time
  Registration Fees and Dates:
 
Start Date End Date Price
12/01/15 12:00 AM CST 05/01/16 11:59 PM CST $50.00    
05/02/16 12:00 AM CST 07/10/16 11:59 PM CST $65.00    
07/11/16 12:00 AM CST 07/14/16 5:00 PM CST $75.00    
  Online Registration Closes: 07/14/16 5:00 PM CST
  Age Groups: (M: Overall) (M: 19 & under) (M: 20-29) (M: 30-39) (M: 40-49) (M: 50-59) (M: 60+) (F: 19 & under) (F: Overall) (F: 20-29) (F: 30-39) (F: 40-49) (F: 50-59) (F: 60+)
 
UPDATED TRIATHLON NOTES: Participants must wear helmet and assigned swim cap. Helmet numbers must be visible from front. Bike numbers must be visible from side. Chest numbers must be visible from front. Bodymarking for swim on both arms and legs visible from side. If wearing wetsuit put participant number on swim cap sides. Course map will be on the back of your BIB. Assigned Chip MUST be on ankle using a velcro strap during all phases of the event.
ALL TRIATHLETES MUST RETURN CHIP AND STRAP AT FINISH LINE. This is NOT a USAT sanctioned event. We are here to have a good time and enjoy the beautiful area. Please be at Arnolds Park Amusement Park transition area setup and numbers on ready to go no later than 6:30AM instructions start at 6:45AM.
TRANSITION AREA (set-up) CLOSES 6:40AM. Triathletes will need to be set-up and ready by this time. You will not be allowed back into the Transition area after it is closed.
SWIM: 0.6 Mile out and back swim starting from water at Arnolds Park Amusement Park. Please mark arms and legs with participant numbers using a black marker. Chip MUST be on ankle using a velcro strap during all phases of the event.
There will be multiple wave water start.

ALL REGISTRATION CLOSES THURSDAY OF EVENT WEEK @ 5:00PM

PACKET PICKUP: Runner's packets with BIB's, shirts, chips and instructions should be picked up at The Three Sons in Milford, Iowa (Locate) from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Friday before the race.

AWARDS: Will be given to top 3 finishers in each age category of all events. Award ceremony at 11:00AM near finish line @ Arnolds Park. Finisher medals for marathon only.

AID STATIONS: Aid stations with water and sports drink will be located approximately every 2 miles along the course at the mile markers

COURSE: The course will be marked by spray paint on the blacktop surface. Contestants must register, wear assigned chip, and participant numbers visible to race officials during entire event and crossing finish line to be eligible for awards.

Triathlon will start in waves.

All events end at the State Pier on the waterfront at Arnold's Park. Shuttle bus provided back to starting points after the races. Discounts available for early registration. Online registration is required.

CHAMPION CHIP TIMING: Participants will be responsible to verify proper BIB assignment, chip assignment and registration data prior to race day. Participants will be responsible to return chip and velcro strap at the end of the event within the provided bins. Participants will be subject to $35 fee for any missing chips.

RESULTS & TIME TRACKER: Results will be available on AllSportCentral.com live during the event. Register for Time Tracker to get results sent live to a cell phone, PDA, pager or e-mail during the event.

OFFICIAL FINISHER CERTIFICATES & EVENT PHOTOS: Purchase an Official Finisher Certificate or Event Photo online at AllSportCentral.com following the event as record of your accomplishment.

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION WILL BE ALLOWED.

NO REGISTRATION ON FRIDAY OR SATURDAY.

PACKET PICKUP ON FRIDAY IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED BECAUSE VERY LIMITED TIME WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PACKET PICKUP ON SAT MORNING.

BIBs MUST BE WORN AND VISIBLE DURING ALL PHASES OF EVENT. QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL (800) 270-2574

REFUND POLICY - NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS

 

    Event Date: Jul. 16, 2016 (Saturday)
Location: Arnolds Park Amusement