2016 DCC (Region) Sports Helaman Sprint Tri

11350 South 1000 East
Sandy, UT 84094

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DCC Sprint Triathlon - FREE!

Saturday - August 27, 2016

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Begins at LDS Stake Center 11400 South 1000 East, Sandy, UT

Event Details

Distances

  • Run:  2 miles
  • Bike: 5.5 miles
  • Swim: (275 yards) PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR ESTIMATED SWIM SPEED FOR 11 POOL LENGTHS. FOR EXAMPLE IF YOU SWIM THIS IN 5 MINUTES OR LESS YOU ARE AN ELITE SWIMMER AND SHOULD GO FIRST.

ESTIMATED SWIM SPEED FOR 275 YARDS MUST BE EMAILED TO ME PERSONALLY AT fastereddy@hotmail.com OR YOU WILL BE SWIMMING TOWARDS THE END. I WILL PROVIDE A LIST OF YOUR RANK AND START BY REGISTRATION END OR RACE DAY.

Levels / Ages

  • Ages 12 years and up
  • All Levels

Race Divisions

By Age-Group

Male                       Female

12-15                     12-15

16-20                     16-20

21-25                     21-25

26-30                     26-30

31-35                     31-35

36-40                     36-40

Masters divisions

41-45                     41-45

46-50                     46-50

51-60                     51-60

Grand Masters

61+                       61+

By Teams

There are 4 different tream cateragories:

  • All Male (2-3 people)
  • All Female (2-3 people)
  • Mixed (2-3 people
  • Personal Family Only (2-3 people). Must be from your own personal family NO cousins, relatives etc.
Need to Know
  1. You must be at least 12 or receive permission from race director Ed Johnson 801-694-5415.Please feel free to email me as well at fastereddy@hotmail.com
  2. Triathlon composed of teams of 2-3 or individual age-groups.  Teams are REALLY fun.composed of family or friends etc.
  3. Determine your swim speed for 275 yards for you or your team member swimmer.  Every swimmer will be ranked by speed and will start every 10 second by rank starting with #1.
  4. One aid station will be provided at the front of the stake center.
  5. Each participant must have their number marked on them at the start of the race.
  6. Overall times will be kept, but not split times for each event.
  7. Every participant must fill out a registration form with signed waiver.  Teams should staple their forms together.
  8. Helmets are mandatory!  No helmet will result in an automatic DQ for you or your team!
  9. No MP3 or IPODS are allowed during the race.  They are a safety hazard.
  10. SLOW DOWN on fast bike turns and watch for cars!
  11. Registration forms must be submitted ONLINE.

Schedule

Saturday Morning -  August 27, 2016

5:00-6:30 AM

  1. Set up transition 2 (T2) at the stake center (11350 South 1000 E) with your running gear.  Do this first!
  2. Proceed to Dimple Dell to set up your transition 1 (T1) with your bike gear on west side of Dimple Dell pool.
  3. Each participant will have their swim rank order written on their right arm and their age on their right calf.

6:30 AM

Transitions close and racers need to line up for the swim start according to their start numbers. Note: it's not critical to be exact on your swim start rank just try and be close for a smoother race. If you're fast, go first, if your slower start at the back.

6:45 AM

  1. Pool warm-up closes for final line-up.
  2. Mandatory race meeting for all swimmers.
  3. Team bikers should be ready to go.

7:00 AM SHARP - RACE STARTS 

  1. Team runners should head to the stake center.
  2. Race course will be well marked with volunteers to point the way.
  3. Awards will be given at the stake center after winning times are compiled.  
  4. Medals will be awarded to age-group and team champions 2 deep and trophies to top 2 male and females. 

All participants must register individually.

 Course Map     

Map of Sprint Tri

NOTES:  FROM RACE DIRECTOR EDWIN JOHNSON
 
THE CHIP TIMING IS VERY EXPENSIVE AROUND $2.50 FOR EACH PARTICIPANT. IF YOU CAN'T MAKE THE RACE DON'T JUST NOT SHOW UP!!! PLEASE LET ME KNOW PERSONALLY SO I CAN GUAGE THE PARTICIPANT NUMBER. ALSO, RETURN YOUR CHIPS AT THE END OR THERE IS A SUBSTANSIAL FEE FOR LOST TIMING CHIPS, THANKS.


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