The Turkey Tri is a Splash distance triathlon which includes a 5k Run, 12 Mile Bike, and 350 Meter Swim in that order.
The 5K run is a single loop run with one uphill section on 800 West.
The 12 mile bike course is a three loop set up. This is a short course but challenging with full lane closure on Center Street. Be prepared for any weather conditions. Temps vary at around 45-50 degrees for the bike ride but be prepared for cold weather.
The swim course is the last of the three disciplines and is indoor at the Orem Fitness Center. This is a 350 meter swim in a 50 meter pool. Participants will enter one end and finish at the other end. It is a snake style swim meaning the you swim 50 and snake under the line and swim the next 50 in the opposite direction. All swimmers will be traveling the same direction in their respective lanes. Water temps are around 80 degrees.
Event details and schedule
|Date:||Saturday November 5th, 2016|
|Start Time:||8:30 AM|
|Start Location:||Orem Fitness Center|
|Packet Pickup:|| |
Thursday, November 3rd and Friday, November 4th
10 am -7 pm
870 W Center
Orem, UT 84057
race day for 7-8:15am @ the venue
It is strongly encouraged that you pick your packet up Thursday or Friday to save on time, and help minimize big lines the morning of. Enter to win T3 Goodie Bag if you pick up your packet in the shop prior to race day.
TRANSITION AREA AND PACKET PICK UP TIMES
Transition area will open for athletes at 7:15-8:30. Same day packet pick up will be available starting at 7:00 am however it is strongly encouraged to save on time you pick up your packet the week before at T3 Triathlon in Orem.
This is a chip timed race and all athletes will need to pick up their timing chip on race day at the start of the race.
Orem Fitness Center/ Mountain View High School
665 W Center Street
Transition area will be located in the grassy area between Mountain View High School and Orem Fitness Center.
8:15 am Race Director will go over course info
Spectators will not be allowed in the transition area nor the pool area. However, there is an observation deck in the Orem Fitness Center. Access the observation deck from the main entrance of the Fitness Center. Spectators will not be allowed on the pool level.
Body marking will be available the morning of the race at packet pick up area.
All entry fees are non-refundable. Once you register and make payment, you will not recieve a refund if you are not able to participate for any reason
AWARDS CEREMONY TIME
Stick around for awards! You wont want to miss your moment on the podium!
POST RACE FOOD
Post race food will be available for all athletes.
Portapotties will be available near the transition area. Orem Fitness Center members are welcome to use the facilites prior to the race start. All other racers will not be able to use the Fitness center facilities until after the start of the race.
Parking will be available at Mountain View High School off of Center Street in Orem. Follow the following link for a map. http://goo.gl/maps/G5koC
Orem police and the Orem Fitness Centers lifeguards will be on hand to help with safety and traffic control.
Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group and relay winners. Prizes for overall winners three deep in both genders. Random drawings for prizes will be given.
Come join the party. This is a fun race to watch so bring you friends and family. Better yet, challenge them to come race.