Great Illini Triathlon

1290 County Rd 3600 E
Neoga, IL 62447

Triathlon > Duathlon

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Event Description

Its BACK one of the best grass roots half and sprint triathlons around!

Join us in 2020

Four reasons to do the Great Illini triathlon
1. Locally owned event
2. High quality race logo backpack -race shirt ,finisher medal ,nice acrylic age group award
3. Help keep independent triathlon alive!
4. Entry fee that WONT break the bank!

The first 250 registered receive a high quality race logo back pack
The first 150 sprint entries and the first 100 half entries


There will be a long course duathlon and a sprint duathlon also
Free camping campgrounds quarter mile from race site

Course info
Packet pick up noon to 7pm Friday September 4th at race site at pavilion
Packet pick up also race morning 4:45 am race site at pavilion
Transition area opens 5 am
The half bike racks will be set on one side and the sprint on the other
All packets half and sprint must be picked up by 6:15 am
Transition closes for the half at 6:40 am

Pre- race meeting- 6:35
National anthem- 6:55

Half triathlon race starts 7am sharp

Swim course
Both races will be a time trial start 4 athletes at a time on beach
Half will be two - .6mile loops clockwise the start of the second loop will be in water shallow enough to get a rest if needed! orange buoys start time 7am
The sprint is 400 yards one loop clockwise , green buoys start time 7:50 am
No swim cut off !

Duathlon long course – tough 2 Du is the division name
Distance- 6.55 miles first run start with the first swimmers
Bike 56
Second run 13.1

Sprint duathlon distance
1 mile first run out and back
12mile bike
Second run 3.1 out and back

Bike courses – flat with some rolling hills on half course
Half course
2 loops 28 miles per loop there will be water bottle exchange at mile 16 and 28 and 44
Porta potty at mile 28
There will be water bottles and Gatorade bottles
Bananas - gels

Sprint course
12 miles out and back

Run Course
Half 2 loop 6.55 - timing mat at 6.55 split
Sprint 3.1 out and back

Aid stations for half
Every 1 mile to 1.5 miles
Water -Gatorade- coke – ice-oranges -pretzels -bananas -gels
There will be a porta potty at 3.275 and 6.55

Finish line
Announcer mat
Finisher medal
Finish video posted on results page

Post race food pizza and fruit and soft drinks

Top 3 male and female in half and sprint tri
Top 10 tough 2 du male and female awards- long course
Top 10 male and female sprint duathlon

Top 5 each age group

Age groups 19 and under
20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-45 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-75 76-80
Clydesdale and Athena top 3 in the triathlon

Award ceremonies
Sprint tri and du pickup overall awards when we have posted finals
Age group pick up as age groups fill up

Half triathlon and tough 2 du award ceremonies 2:30

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