Welcome to the 2013 Wendy’s International Triathlon & Duathlon. The "Wendys" is the oldest and most recognized name in Ohio multisport and the "start of it all" in swimming, cycling and running. So make sure you mark this event on your multi-sport calendars.
USA TRIATHLON SANCTIONED
We are pleased to announce that the Mideast Multi-Sport Series is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. All rules and regulations set forth by the national office will be enforced on race day. Entrants must show proof of membership at packet pick-up. Membership is offered two (2) ways: 1. ) You may apply for an annual USAT membership ($30) prior to the race by calling USA Triathlon at (719) 597-9090 or by signing-up on-line at www.usatriathlon.org. *NOTE: Applying for an annual membership prior to the event takes 3-4 weeks for processing, so think ahead. 2.) You may apply for a one-day event permit for $12.00. This fee will be added to your entry fee and forwarded to the national office. *Note: Entries are nontransferable.
RACE START TIME:
TRIATHLON: Swim 1/2 mile-Bike 17.69 miles (bike course could change pending emergency road construction)-Run 5K
DUATHLON: Run 2 miles-Bike 17.69 miles-Run 5K
Note: Triathletes and Duathletes can enter as a single participant or as a "relay team".
SWIM/RUN: Triathletes: Swim 1/2 mile Duathletes: RUN 2-mile
Triathletes will begin with a 1/2 mile swim along the beach front of Alum Creek State Park. Wet suits are permitted unless the water is too warm as determined by USA Triathlon. Water temperature is typically in the low 80's/high 70's. Swim caps will be provided. Expect about 6-8 separate "wave" starts grouped according to age group. Swim "wave" information will be included in the race confirmation packet and on race day.
Duathletes will start at the beginning of the first "swim heat" with a 2 mile "out and back" run.
BIKE: 17 miles (bike course pending due to road construction)
Triathletes and duathletes will merge together inside the "transition" area to begin a scenic 17.1 mile bike race . Bike helmets are ALWAYS MANDATORY and drafting rules enforced. No headsets please. Roads are well paved with a few gently rolling hills.
Athletes will cycle back to the transition area to begin a 3.1 mile run. The race finishes along the beautiful beach front of Alum Creek State Park.
NOTE: USA Triathlon rules will be strictly enforced to assure the safety and wellness of each competitior. PLEASE be familiar with all of the rules and regulations of drafting, passing, and bike helmet standards.
AGE GROUP: 16-17, 18-19, 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+.......
RELAY (MEN/WOMEN/MIXED): Athletes will compete as a "team".
CRUISER/ATHENA: 190LBS/MEN 150LBS/WOMEN (honor system)
AWARDS: AGE GROUP/CLYDESDALE/ATHENA: Top 3 per division. Awards are based on pre-registration numbers on the Wednesday before the event and will be issued accoring to your age on RACE DAY.
CHIP TIMING: Electronic timing chips will be issued on race day for fast and accurate results.
NO TRANSFER POLICY IS STRICLY ENFORCED. If you can not make the race please notify the office for entry into next year's race.
RACE PACKETS: Your Wendy’s race packet will include a colorful technical shirt with the official race logo, EAS Sports Nutritional
product, swim cap, race number, bike frame number, finish line food and beverage. ALL TRIATHLON AND DUATHLON FINISHERS ARE AWARDED HANDSOME MEDALS WITH RIBBON.
PRE-REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP: Tri-Tech Multi-Sport (6185 N Huntley Rd, 614-846-1516). Beginning June 1st thru June 8th. Hours: Monday through Friday 11-7pm Sat 11-6 Closed Sunday. Walk in registration is available....cash check credit card. Click here for directions.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP: Alum Creek State Park starting at 5:30am. Please arrive early for race day registration.
SWIM LESSONS: Swim like a pro with individual swim lessons from Channel swimmer Jeff Sheard. Call (614) 332-5205 or email email@example.com.
USAT MEMBER:.....................$65-2/28...........$70-3/31...........$75-4/30............$80-5/31...........$85-6/09.......$90 Race day
NON-USAT MEMBER:......... $77-2/28............$82-3/31...........$87-4/30............$92-5/31...........$97-6/09.......$100 Race day
ALL RELAYS........$150 ($50 per relay member)
USAT NO TRANSFER POLICY: Rules regarding the NO TRANSFER policy are strictly enforced and could result in disqualification. Please contact UltraFit with questions at 614-332-5205.
For any questions please contact us at (614) 332-5205.
STORM ALERTS AND BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS: The race start (7am) is based on safe weather conditions according to the National Weather Center in Wilmington, Ohio. Storms and/or lightening could delay or possibly cancel the event. Please try to monitor race day conditions and dress accordingly. No refunds will be issued upon cancellation of the race but discounts will be honored for next years race.
NEED A SWIM TUNE-UP? CONTACT JEFF SHEARD (ENGLISH CHANNEL SWIMMER AND KONA IRONMAN) FOR A PRIVATE LESSON. 614-332-5205