2017 Sprint Triathlon

Event Information          NEW BIKE AND RUN COURSES!

PRE-REGISTRATION ENDS AT NOON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH.

Walk-in registrations are welcome Saturday morning, August 12th  Day of registration fee is $75 for individuals, $40 for students and $100 for teams.

Questions?  Call 260-356-6160 or 260-359-4979

 

Registrations received after 12:00 PM Thursday, August 10th will be placed in the final swim heat.

Registrations received after July 26th are not guaranteed a race t-shirt.

The 10th annual United Way of Huntington County Sprint Triathlon will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017. Triathlon Clinics will be held this year. See below for details.  

The United Way is pleased to once again partner with Parkview Huntington Family YMCA to promote health and wellness in our community. The triathlon will host both a team and individual triathlon, at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Event is open to ages 14 and over.

When
Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 7:15am
Check-in starts at 6:15am.

Packet pick-up is day of only.  Please be prepared to sign a standard liability waiver for insurance purposes when you pick up your packet.

Where
Parkview Huntington Family YMCA -1160 West 500 North, Huntington, IN 46750
Sprint Distance – 400 yd swim, 13 mile bike, 3.1 mile run.

The order of events is as follows: swimming, biking, running. Swimming will take place at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Biking will begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. The biking route is through the hilly, rural roads of Huntington. Bicycle riding helmets required. Running will also begin and end in the rear parking lot of the YMCA. Timing-chips will be used for all events.

The SWIMMING portion of the triathlon will consist of heats of swimmers in the pool.  Please check your swim time on the registration form.  You will be notified of your heat when you pick up your race packet. If you are a new participant, you will be sorted into the last heat. 

Check-in for ALL events is at Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Check-in starts at 6:15 am with race instructions at 7:00 am. Awards will be given at the closing ceremonies for age groups and overall top male and female finishers.

Refreshments
There will be two water stations located on the course. The first will be located at the run exit of the transition area and the second will be at the half way point of the run course. Additional refreshments and snacks will be provided at the finish line.

Timing
The event will be timed using the IPICO multi-sport timing tag system. Each participant will be given a timing tag contained in a provided ankle strap. The ankle strap, with the timing tag attached, MUST be worn around your ankle during the duration of the event. If you are a participant on a relay team, the timing tag and ankle strap will serve as your relay “baton” and will be passed to each team participant as they finish their portion of the event.

New this year!  The YMCA will hold two Triathlon Clinics (included in your registration fee), on Saturday, July 15th from 8-10 AM and Saturday July 29th from 8-10 AM.  Triathlon Clinics consist of swim stroke analysis, short area bike rides and brief training runs.  Get tips on how to survive the swim, tackle transitions, fix flats, pace yourself and MORE!!

Contact Katie Blair at katie.blair@huntingtony.org for more details.

Run for Reading 5K – The Run for Reading 5K has been postponed.  Please check back on our website for the new date!

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