High Country Triathlon

SPECS:

  • Day / Date: Saturday, June 6
  • Start Time: 12:00 pm  (noon)
  • CLICK HERE to Register or go to the Registration page.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Race Director reserves the right to modify or remove the kayak segment of this triathlon in cases of high water or extreme low water.
  • Field Limit: 250

ENTRY FEE:

  • Through May 4: $45 ($80 team)
  • May 5 – June 2: $55 ($100 team)
  • Race Day: $65 ($120 team)

RACE SHIRTS:

  • Short sleeve, 100% cotton Comfort Colors…the “most comfortable” shirt you’ll ever wear.
  • We do our best to ensure that all registered athletes receive a race shirt.  Extra race shirts are ordered in anticipation of late registrations (May 5 and later).  However, because of the uncertainty of correct  sizes, runners registering after May 4 cannot be guaranteed a correct shirt size and cannot be guaranteed a shirt.

PACKET PICK-UP:

  • Packet Pick-up will take place at the Registration Tents behind the Riverside Restaurant.
  • Times: 10:00 am – 11:45 am Race Day
  • All athletes must sign and submit a Liability and Release Waiver at the time of packet pickup.  Bring a waiver with you to packet pick-up/registration and save time.  CLICK HERE for a printable copy.  Minors (those younger than 18 years on race day) must have their Waiver completed and signed by their parent or legal guardian.
  • The competing athlete must pick-up his/her own race packet.
  • Team packets may be picked up by one member of the team, who must submit waivers for the all team members.
  • Bibs must be worn on the front.

COURSE DETAILS:

  • This is an all road triathlon (except the kayak…of course).
  • 3.2 Mile Run (1.2 flat paved, 1.2 dirt/gravel road, 0.8 flat paved).
  • 17.4 Mile Bike (paved).
  • 1.2 Mile Run (flat paved).
  • 1.3 Mile Kayak (flat water in New River).
  • 0.1 Mile Run (from water to finish).

LOGISTICS:

  • Aid station is available at transition zone, to include water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel and emergency personnel.
  • Transition zone is on grass.  Bikes must be dismounted before entering the transition zone.

SOLO and TEAMS:

  • Teams of 2 or 3 are permitted and will start with solos.
  • Teams will transition/exchange at the transition zone only.
  • Every team member is required to wear a bib, on front.
  • Team runners will pass a wrist strap in the designated transition zone.  The wrist strap will contain the team’s timing chip.
  • Teams and solos will be scored separately.

TEAM STAGES:

  • Stage 1: 3.2 mile run.
  • Stage 2: 17.4 mile bike.
  • Stage 3: 1.2 mile run – 1.3 mile kayak – 0.1 mile run.

KAYAKS:

  • Participants who bring their own kayaks must unload their kayaks at the start/finish venue.  A local river outfitter will transport all kayaks to the start of the kayak stage.  If you, your husband, wife, sister, brother, dog, moose, etc… take your kayak to the water entry for the kayak stage, you will be disqualified.
  • If you don’t own your own kayak, kayaks will be available for rent from a local river outfitter.  Please call .
  • Life vests must be worn during the kayak.  If you do not own a life vest, one can be rented from  for $.

SPECTATORS:

  • Athletes will pass through or near the start/finish/transition zone 2 times each stage.
  • Bring your cow bells and other noise makers to cheer on the athletes.

Run Map (Stage 1):

The following map of the course is interactive and is linked to ridewithgps.com.  When viewing the interactive map, you can highlight a section of the course to view a more detailed elevation chart of that section.  To view a more detailed section:

    1. Move your cursor along the x-axis (mileage) of the elevation graph.  Mileage, elevation, and % grade will be displayed.
    2. Click and hold a beginning point on the elevation graph.  Drag your cursor and highlight the segment/distance that you wish to view in greater detail.  When you release your mouse, the highlighted segment will be displayed.
    3. To return to the full graph, single click the elevation chart.

 

BIKE MAP (Stage 2):

The following map of the course is interactive and is linked to ridewithgps.com.  When viewing the interactive map, you can highlight a section of the course to view a more detailed elevation chart of that section.  To view a more detailed section:

    1. Move your cursor along the x-axis (mileage) of the elevation graph.  Mileage, elevation, and % grade will be displayed.
    2. Click and hold a beginning point on the elevation graph.  Drag your cursor and highlight the segment/distance that you wish to view in greater detail.  When you release your mouse, the highlighted segment will be displayed.
    3. To return to the full graph, single click the elevation chart.

 

RUN-KAYAK-RUN (Stage 3):

The following map of the course is interactive and is linked to ridewithgps.com.  When viewing the interactive map, you can highlight a section of the course to view a more detailed elevation chart of that section.  To view a more detailed section:

    1. Move your cursor along the x-axis (mileage) of the elevation graph.  Mileage, elevation, and % grade will be displayed.
    2. Click and hold a beginning point on the elevation graph.  Drag your cursor and highlight the segment/distance that you wish to view in greater detail.  When you release your mouse, the highlighted segment will be displayed.
    3. To return to the full graph, single click the elevation chart.

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