5:30pm – 7:00pm (Friday): Packet Pickup- at Mercury Endurance Cycles
3:00pm – 5:45pm (Saturday): Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
5:00am – 6:15am (Sunday): Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
5:00am: Transition Area Opens
6:30am: Pre-Race Meeting
6:45am: Elite and first 50 bib #s on pool deck
7:00am: Sprint Triathlon Race Start
8:30am (approx.): Elite Awards Ceremony
11:00am (approx.): Triathlon Awards Ceremony
Individuals– will complete the entire race course themselves and must choose from the categories below.
Relay Teams– teams are either 2 or 3 people who will each complete separate leg(s) of the race. One member will swim and then hand off the timing ankle chip to their biker and then the biker will hand off to the runner. Both hand offs must be done inside the bike transition area. The ankle chip must be worn on the ankle and not carried. The ankle chip must be attached to the ankle before leaving the bike transition area. Relay teams compete for Relay awards only.
Top 3 Open/Elite Division Male and Female*
Top Masters Overall Male and Female (40+)
Top 3 Age Groups Male and Female: 16 and under, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Top Relay Teams: Male, Female, and Coed
Top Aquabike (you will only swim and bike with a very short walk/run to the finish line): Male and Female (39 and under) and (40 and over)
Top Athena (women 165 lbs+) / Clydesdale (men 220 lbs+): (39 and under) and (40 and over). If you choose this division you will not be eligible for your 5 year age group. You will compete in this division. Please be aware you will be discretely weighed at the event.
Event Rules: During the swim, you must use a swimming stroke to advance in the pool. You are not allowed to pull on ropes, push off the bottom, or walk in the pool to advance forward. Doing so will result in disqualification for not completing the swim properly. All athletes must have an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened before entering the bike course. No helmet or ig your chin strap is not fastened will mean disqualification. Your local bike shop can provide you with assistance to ensure your helmet meets approval. Drafting is prohibited on the bike course. You must keep 4 bike lengths from the cyclist in front of you. Bikers and runners must obey all traffic rules/laws and race official instructions. Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. No outside assistance is allowed and no one other than the athletes are permitted in the transition area. Getting assistance will lead to disqualification. Please consult the USA Triathlon rules to ensure you do not get assessed penalties or disqualification. https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/About/Multisport/Competitive-Rules