Chelanman Olympic Triathlon 2017 is a USAT Regional Championship Race! Top finishers will be qualified to enter the USAT National Olympic Distance Event in August.
***There is a mandatory race meeting on Friday, July 14, at 7 pm for Saturday's races at Lakeside Park in front of registration***
Packet pick-up — There will be NO Triathlete day-of-race registration or packet pick-up. You must pick up your packet and place your bike into the Transition area the day before your race.
Friday, July 14
1 pm to 8 pm at Lakeside Park Registration Tent.
Athletes must show photo ID and may only pick up their own packets. No athlete will be permitted to participate without photo ID. USAT members must show current USAT membership or pay the one-day USAT insurance fee of $15.00. You will also receive a participant's wristband that you must wear to enter the transition area and get your bike out after your race. The packet contains your run bib number, a bike number, a swim cap, and a timing chip. USAT rules are in effect.
Saturday, July 15
Triathletes will be body-marked before their race, outside of the Transition area. Please allow enough time for this before your race. Body Marks: Race number on left shoulder and left calf; Race age group on right calf.
7:30 am First wave of a series of 2-4 age-group waves.
Swim will be a somewhat rectangular course clockwise from Lakeside Park's western-facing beach and exiting at its eastern-most beach.
When you mount your bike on Terrace Avenue, you will travel east 100 yards and turn right on East Center Street. Go one block and turn right onto Hwy 97A heading west. The bike course goes west along the lake on South Lakeshore Road (Hwy 971) 12.4 miles. The route is mostly flat with a few moderate hills. The out-and-back then returns to Lakeside Park following the same route on East Center Street and Terrace Avenue to the dismount area.
10K (6.2 miles)
The run starts and finishes at Lakeside Park. You run on an out-and-back, mostly flat course turning around as you almost reach Karma Winery. Aid stations will be every 1 to 1.5 miles.
You finish your race at Lakeside Park.
A volunteer will remove your timing chip. You can then enjoy the post-race food and activities.
Select a team captain, pick a name and register.
Each member of the team will receive a technical t-shirt.
Each team member needs to show photo ID, check in, and pick up their own race packet. The packet will contain 1 run bib number, 1 bike number, and 1 swim cap. The team will be given one timing chip. The timing chip is the "baton", that is passed from the swimmer to the biker and then to the runner.