TRI THE PARKS, richard b. russell STATE PARK

TRIATHLON, DUATHLON, AQUABIKe intermediate distance event               

 

DATE AND TIME

JULY 29, 2017

7:30 AM

 

online registration

MULTIRACE REGISTRATION

 

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS (POSTED RACE WEEK)

 

DIRECTIONS

Address: 2650 Russell State Park Drive, Elberton, GA 30635

From Atlanta travel I-85 North for approximately 88 miles.  Take the GA-17 exit towards Lavonia/Toccoa, exit 173.  Turn right on GA-17 and travel approximately 32 miles.  Turn left onto GA-77 and travel approximately 1.2 miles.  Turn right onto Ruckersville Road and travel approximately 8 miles.  You will see park entrance on your right, follow triathlon signs to parking.

 

DISTANCES

TRIATHLON

Swim: 1500 meters

Bike: 22 miles

Run: 6.2 miles

 

DUATHLON

Run: 3.1 miles

Bike: 22 miles

Run: 6.2 miles

 

AQUABIKE

Swim: 1500 meters

Bike: 22 miles

 

RACE INFORMATION

Registration cutoff is July 21, 2017 or when field limit is reached if earlier.

Field limit is 500.

Transition Area:  Bike racks are coordinated to match with your assigned race number.  Place your bike in the rack corresponding with your number.  

Body Marking:  All athletes will be marked with race number and age.  

 Swim Caps:  Swim caps are provided in your race packet and must be worn.  Your cap color identifies your swim start wave.

 

COURSE maps

TRIATHLON

DUATHLON

AQUABIKE

 

COOL STUFF

Awards in all divisions, awesome/durable lifestyle shirts, cool race packet, post race refreshments, complete race results posted on web, awards ceremony with awards three deep in all categories.  

 

EVENT TIMELINE

5:30 a.m. Gate opens

5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.  Check-in

7:00 a.m.  Report to the beach for the swim seed positioning and duathlon course start  

7:15 a.m.  Start sequence information and last minute course updates

7:30 a.m.  Race starts

11:00 a.m.  Awards ceremony begins

 

AWARDS CATEGORIES

  • Male and Female Overall (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Male and Female Masters (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Male and Female Age Groups (1st, 2nd, 3rd) 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+
  • Clydesdale (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Athena (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Physically Challenged (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Masters Clydesdale (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Masters Athena (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Male and Female Novice (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • Male, Female, and Mixed Teams (1st Place)

 

SERIES AWARDS

All athletes completing at least three races are eligible for special series awards.  The best three races count toward series standings.  Series scoring information can be located here.  

 

RULES

All Tri the Parks races are USAT Sanctioned.  All USAT rules are in effect.  Approved helmets only, no drafting, and no blocking.  All rules will be enforced by USAT Officials to ensure a safe and fair competition.  All participants, including relay team members, must be a USAT member or have purchased a one-day license ($15) during registration.  

 

ENTRY FEES

November 7 - December 31st

    Individual                         $79

    Relay Team                    $115

January 1 - March 24

    Individual                        $89

    Relay Team                   $125

March 25 - June 23        

    Individual                        $99

    Relay Team                  $135

June 24 - July 21                

    Individual                     $119

    Relay Team                  $145

*Must add $15 if Non USAT Member in order to receive one day membership

*Each relay team member must add $15 if Non USAT member

mail in registration form

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Super 8

925 Elbert Street

Elberton, GA 30635

706-283-4221

 

Days Inn

706-283-2300

 

Magnuson Hotel

706-283-8811

 

PACKET PICK-UP INFORMATION

Packet pick-up at All3Sports, July 27th 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m; at the park beach area July 28th noon - 7 p.m.; Race Day 5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

 

QUESTIONS

Please direct Tri the Parks questions to tritheparks@gmail.com