Welcome to the races! The "Womens Only" Super Sprint Triathlon benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is designed for women of all ages looking for a fun challenge, meeting new friends and getting in shape. With the support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's "Team In Training" program proceeds of the event will support their cause, to cure blood cancers.
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About "TEAM IN TRAINING"
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training is the world's largest endurance sports training program. The program provides training to run or walk marathons and half marathons or participate in hiking adventures, triathlons and century (100-mile) bike rides. Since 1988, more than 560,000 volunteer participants have helped raise more than $1.3 billion dollars. By helping to raise funds for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma research and patient services you'll receive: Personalized fitness training by certified coaches for a period of four to five months, sport specific training clinics and support and a personalized training calendar. Fundraising support, including your own personal web page for online fundraising. A supportive group of teammates and a connection to the cause through our honored hero program. Lodging and airfare for Team In Training participants for their event.
TRIATHLETES (solo) will complete a 400 yard swim..........12.4 mile bike ride........2 mile run (No outside assistance allowed)
TRIATHLON RELAY TEAMS consist of 3 athletes (one swimmer, one cyclist, one runner) Note: If you can not find a third member for your team feel free to do it with 2 members.
RACE START TIME:
SWIM/RUN: Triathletes: Swim 400 yards
Triathletes will begin with a 400 yard 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 3-4 separate "wave" starts grouped according to age group. Swim "wave" information will be included in the race confirmation packet and on race day. Water depth varies from 1-5 feet allowing for "timid" swimmers to stand if necessary.
BIKE: 12.1 miles
Triathletes enter the "transition" area to begin a scenic 12.1 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 2 mile run. Runners will enjoy a combination of a beautiful tree lined trail and running high atop the Alum Creek Dam.
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+ “ All age group athletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31 of the year for the event”
ATHENA DIVISION: 150LBS/WOMEN (honor system)
RELAY: ONE SWIMMER, ONE CYCLIST, ONE RUNNER (NOTE: CAN'T FIND A THIRD MEMBER? WHY NOT DO A TWO PERSON RELAY AND HAVE ONE OF THE RELAYS MEMBERS DO "EXTRA DUTY"!
RELAY TEAM MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE: No on-line registration is available for relays since we need signed waivers. Please copy the on-line printable entry form, make copies and MAIL them together along with entry fee.
AWARDS: Top 3 per division. Results will be posted immediately after the race. Award winners must contact UltraFit-USA by June 29th. We will mail all awards via first class mail to all winners.
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 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.
PRE-REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP: Tri-Tech Multi-Sport (6185 N Huntley Rd, 614-846-1516). Beginning June 15th thru June 21st. Hours: Monday through Friday 11-7pm Sat 11-6 Closed Sunday. Walk in registration is available....cash check credit card.
ALL CURRENT USAT MEMBERS MUST SHOW A MEMBERSHIP CARD (NO EXCEPTIONS). Race packets will only be issued to the participant and ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A VALID ID. Family, friends, and relay team members can not pick up packets. Sorry!
RACE DAY REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP: Alum Creek State Park starting at 6:30am. Please arrive early for race day registration.
DIRECTIONS TO RACE SITE: NOTE-THE ACCESS ROAD FROM ROUTR 23 TO ALUM CREEK STATE PARK IS CLOSED. PLEASE USE THESE DIRECTIONS ON RACE DAY. From Columbus take I-71 north past the 270 outer belt (the next exit is Polaris). Take the Polaris exit and turn RIGHT. Go about 1/2 mile and turn left at Worthingtn Road. Take Worthington Road about 1 mile at turn left on Africa Road.Go a couple miles and turn left at the (Lewis Center and Walnut Road) intersection. Go about one mile on Lewis Center. Alum Creek State Park is located about two miles on the right side of the road.
ENTRY FEES: This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Current members must show their membership card at packet pick-up.
Non-USAT members are accessed a $12 (one day permit fee) as reflected in the following rates. Please call us at 614-332-5205 with any questions.
USAT MEMBERS: $50-2/28..........$55-3/31..........$60-4/30...........$65-5/31............$70-6/21.........$75 Race day
NON-USAT MEMBERS: $62-2/28..........$67-3/31..........$72-4/30............$77-5/31............$82-6/21.........$87 Race day
RELAYS:..........................$80-2/28..........$85-3/31..........$90-4/30...........$95-5/31...........$100-6/21.......$105 Race day
For any questions please contact us at (614) 332-5205
STORM ALERTS AND BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS: The race start (8am) 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
NEED A SWIM TUNE-UP? CONTACT JEFF SHEARD (ENGLISH CHANNEL SWIMMER AND KONA IRONMAN) FOR A PRIVATE LESSON. 614-332-5205