Galloway Captiva Triathlon Weekend 2018

South Seas Island Resort
Captiva, FL 33924

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Event Description

The USAT-sanctioned adult sprint triathlon is a 1/4-mile swim, 10-mile bike and 3.1-mile (5K) run on Captiva Island, Florida. The swim will be in the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the bike will cover the length of Captiva Island on closed roads, and the run will be on the golf course path along the Gulf and Redfish Pass at South Seas Island Resort.

NO refunds, transfers or deferments. 

Please copy and paste the URL below to view the Captiva Island area map:

http://www.eteamz.com/Upload2/files/CaptivaTriMap.JPG

 

There will be three age groups for the kids' tri Sept. 15:

-- Ages 6-8:  100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run

-- Ages 9-10:  100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run

-- Ages 11-13:  200 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run

 

Additional information

  • The race is to benefit Community Cooperative's School Pantry & Emergency Food Backpack Program, serving all of Lee County.
  • Additional fund-raising opportunities are available to benefit Community Cooperative.
  • 40 relay teams available for adult race; 2 or 3 people per team.
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES WHEN THE RACE SELLS OUT.  There will be no waiting list.
  • Adult Race Awards: Three-deep by age groups and gender. All finishers receive medals. Elite Amateur participants will be seeded in the opening wave, competing head-to-head with other top amateur triathletes for overall awards, three-deep by gender.
  • Elite Amateur participants must be able to show the following sprint race times in a USAT-sanctioned event: Men 1:00 or under; women 1:10 or under. Those who register in the Elite Amateur whose times cannot be confirmed to meet these cutoffs will be re-assigned to a later wave by age group without a refund of the $10 Elite Amateur wave surcharge.
  • Elite Amateur athletes will place within their wave by gender, with the top three finishers awarded; they will not be eligible for age-group awards. Individual athletes (non-elite) will place by age group and gender, with the top three finishers awarded; they will not be eligible for elite amateur awards.
  • Kids' Race Awards: All finishers receive medals
  • Athletes will receive additional information by email from captivatri@gmail.com
  • All athletes must pick up their own packets. You will be notified of packet pickup dates and times. Photo ID is required.
  • All athletes must either be annual USAT members or one-day members
  • NO refunds, transfers or deferments
  • Packet pickup will be held: 
    -- Thursday 5-7 p.m. at Galloway Ford,
    -- Friday 4-6 p.m. at Chadwicks Square (south end of South Seas Island Resort),
    -- Saturday 6:15-7 a.m. on the East Lawn (north end of the resort) (kids only -- no adults)
    -- Saturday 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Chadwicks Square (south end of the resort)
    There will be NO packet pickup Sunday morning.
  • Race management reserves the right to cancel or modify the event due to unfavorable conditions.
  • Race management also reserves the right to accept or reject all entry forms.

 

Event details and schedule

 

On Sept. 15, the kids will compete by age groups:

-- Ages 6-8:  100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run

-- Ages 9-10:  100 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 0.5 mile run

-- Ages 11-13:  200 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run

STARTSwim start for ages 6-8 at 7:30 a.m.; start for ages 9-10 at 8:00 a.m.; start for ages 11-13 at 8:30 a.m.

FINISH: Course will be swept at 9:20 a.m.

 On Sept. 16, the adult swim will start in waves at 7:15 a.m. (elites go first); 7 waves total; 6 by age group and 1 by elite amateur status which is based on qualification times. The course will be swept at 10 a.m.  Awards presentation begins at 9:15 a.m. 

Each person must pick up his or her own packet.  A parent or guardian must accompany a child.  Photo ID is required except for children.  Please bring your annual or one day USAT proof of membership.

  • Packet pickup  will be held: 
    -- Thursday 5-7 p.m. at Galloway Ford, 
    -- Friday 4-6 p.m. at Chadwicks Square (south end of South Seas Island Resort),
    -- Saturday 6:15-7 a.m. on the East Lawn (north end of the resort) (kids only -- no adults)
    -- Saturday 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Chadwicks Square (south end of the resort)
    There will be NO packet pickup Sunday morning

 

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