***There is a mandatory race meeting Saturday, July 15, at 7 pm at Lakeside Park in front of registration***
Packet Pick-up — There will be NO day-of-race registration or packet pick-up. You must pick up your race packet and place your bike into the Transition area the day before your race.
1:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Lakeside Park Registration Tent
4:00 PM- 8:00 PM
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. Your 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.
Sunday, July 16
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.
8:20 AM in a series of 50-60 athlete waves based on age group, spaced 5 minutes apart.
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 goes west along the lake on South Lakeshore Road (Hwy 971) 6.55 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.
5K or 3.1 miles.
The run starts and finishes at Lakeside Park. You run on an out-and-back, mostly flat course turning around at about the 1.5 mile mark. The aid station is just before one mile, and you pass it coming back too.
You finish your race at Lakeside Park.
A volunteer will remove your timing chip. You can then enjoy the post-race food and activities.