2017 Collegiate Olympic Course Information

Swim 1.5 Kilometers Bike 40 Kilometers Run 10 Kilometers

ATHLETES MUST READ. SAFETY INFORMATION INCLUDED

Thanks for registering for the 2017 Troika Triathlon. We are excited about providing each of you with a wonderful race experience and care for your safety so please read the information below with care.

Registration / Packet Pick Up

Friday May 19th, 3:00-6:00 p.m. @ Fitness Fanatics
12425 East Trent Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99216.
Click here for map / directions

We will be there to answer any remaining questions you may have.

Bring photo ID and USAT Membership Card (if you have one).
For participants who do not have a USAT membership card you may purchase a 1-day pass for $15 at packet pick-up. We will send a PDF of the USAT waiver form that you can bring to registration to speed up the process. We must have a signed waiver form from ALL participants. Each participant must pick up their own packet. You CANNOT have someone else pick up your packet and turn in your waiver for you.

Items in packet

  • Timing Chip Must wear on your LEFT ankle. Return at end of race.
  • Swim Cap MUST wear for safety reasons to indentify each athlete.
  • Race Number This must be worn on the back during the bike and the front during the run.
  • USAT Officials InformationUSAT rules will be enforced. It is the ATHLETES' responsibility to know and follow the rules. If you have questions, ASK NOW!

Race Morning - Timeline/Checklist

  • 5:30 am Transition Area Opens- ATHLETES ONLY IN TRANSITION. No spectators allowed!
  • Body Marking Get your race number written on your hands/arms/legs- for safety
  • Drop Bike in transition (T1)
  • Athletes must cross timing mat on way into the water
  • 9:05 am Wave 6 start- Men and Women
  • All Olympic athletes must be out of transition by 8:20.

Swim Course - 1.5K

  • Wetsuits are legal and recommended, but not required
  • Athletes start on the beach
  • The swim is one clockwise lap
  • Safety boats will provide assistance when needed, but will NOT aid in forward progress
  • Athletes should raise their hand and wave over their head if they need assistance
  • Athletes not familiar with swimming in a group are encouraged to start near the back
  • Swim cutoff time: 1 Hour or 10:05 am

Swim to Bike Transition (T2)

  • ATHLETES ONLY IN TRANSITION
  • Honey Bucket toilets available for changing
  • Family/Spectators will NOT be able to take anything from athletes

Bike Course - 40K

  • ALL ROADS ARE OPEN TO TRAFFIC. BE ALERT FOR CARS AND OTHER HAZARDS AT ALL TIMES
  • USAT rules apply. NO DRAFTING. SHIRTS MUST BE WORN. NUMBER VISABLE
  • Route marked with ORANGE arrows taped on road, but athletes responsible for knowing the course
  • Athletes are responsible for their own mechanical problems so BE PREPARED
  • Aid Station #1 - WATER, HEED and GEL. Approximately mile 12 on Strangland before Fancher.

Bike-to-Run Transition (T2)

  • SLOW DOWN coming into transition
  • Dismount in the DISMOUNT ZONE

Run - 10K

  • 2 loop course Aid stations approximately every mile.
  • Aid stations have water, ice, and Hammer Gel and a nutritional bar
  • NO PACING FROM SPECTATORS
  • NO MP3 players, iPods, or earphones are allowed. Not my rule it is USAT's rule.

Teams

  • Athletes must cross timing area before handing off timing chip to teammate
  • Remove timing chip from ankle, hand chip to teammate, next teammate places timing chip on LEFT ankle then exits transition.
  • All transitions will take place in the transition area.

Finish

  • Have FUN and celebrate!
  • Medical support available at the finish area
  • Photo booth at finish line. Can take individual photo with finish medal or take photo with family!
  • Awards ceremonies for top 3 overall Male/Female in Collegiate Division. Awards will be given out at approximately 12:15pm
  • Athletes must be present to receive their award.

Overall

  • STAY SAFE!
  • Have FUN and CELEBRATE!
  • Thank a volunteer.
  • Thank all the sponsors.
  • Timing is provided by Across the Line Timing and results can be found at atltiming.com

For more information contact
Scott Ward - Race Director
troikatriathlon@gmail.com

Collegiate Olympic Course

2017 Troika Triathlon Registration

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Contact

Scott Ward
troikatriathlon@gmail.com