Race Day

Weather related policies 2016.pdf

Race Times:

Mandatory Pre-Race Meetings: 7:00am

Olympic Triathlon, Olympic Duathlon, Sprint Duathlon: 7:20am

Sprint Triathlon: 7:40am

 

Packet Pick-Up and Late Registration

Registration is limited to the first 1200 competitors. Please note that race shirts are not guaranteed if you register after August 10th. Packet pick-up and late registration is at the East Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department (750 Lakeside Drive SE)

Friday, September 8th from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday, September 9th from 5:30 a.m. until 6:30 a.m.

Late Registration:

Thursday, September 8th from 8:00-5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 9th from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

Body marking will be available Friday night during packet pick-up. Avoid the crowd Saturday morning and get marked Friday night!

Course Information

Triathlon: The swim course is an U-shaped course in Reeds Lake.  The bike course takes you around Reeds Lake, down Hall St to Plymouth St and takes you through dowtown EGR . This is a looped course (Spint = 2 loops, Olympic = 4 loops). The run course winds through some residential areas. This is a looped course (Sprint = 1 loop, Olympic = 2 loops). The Duathlon: follows the Triathlon bike and run routes.

Rules

Rhoades McKee Reeds Lake Triathlon and Duathlon follows USAT rules and regulations.

Transition Area

The transition area will open at 5:30 a.m. on race day. All of the bike racks will be securely guarded until 10:30 a.m. The transition area will be closed for the race starting at 7:10 a.m. At this time, all athletes must clear out of the area. Bike racks will be assigned. If participant's bike is not on an assigned bike rack, they will be disqualified.

NO BALLOONS OR INFLATABLE OBJECTS MAY BE USED TO MARK YOUR RACK.

Water/Aid Stations

Aid stations will be positioned on the run course and at the transition area.

Awards & Prize Money

Triathlon Prize Money goes to:

Overall Male & Female 1st ($250)
Overall Male & Female 2nd ($125)
Overall Male & Female 3rd ($75)
Overall Male & Female Masters ($50)

Triathlon Awards go to: (male/female)

Top 3 Overall winners, Top 3 each age group

Age group awards - top three
*Masters are eligible for both overall and masters prize money.

Duathlon Prize Money:

Overall Male and Female 1st ($100)
Overall Male & Female 2nd ($50)
Overall Male & Female 3rd ($25)
Overall Male and Female Masters ($50)

Duathlon Awards go to:(male/female):

Top 3 Overall winners, Top 3 each age group

AquaBike Awards go to:

Top 2 overall, no age group awards

Rela

Facilities

Restrooms and showers will be available at the East Grand Rapids High School from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on race day.

Post Race Refreshments

A wide variety of post race refreshments will be available for participants following the event in Gerkin Plaza (inside the football stadium).

Course Map