Greene Y Tri

Event Date

Sat, Sep 6, 2014


Athens, NY

About This Activity

Packet Pick up day of event from 6am to 7:30am at Sleepy Hollow Lake. Swim Body Markings at Sleepy Hollow Lake from 6:30AM to 7:30AM on Saturday, September 6, 2014. No Early Birds! Timing Chip pick up is on race day at the Lake.  7:30AM-  All bikes should be checked into the transition area.  Bikes are racked on a first come self serve basis.  Team members do not rack your bikes.  We have a limited rack supply.  Team bikers should stay with their bike on the right side of the paved pathway.  Bike race numbers should be attached to the top tube — clearly visible.   Helmets must meet current safety standards and should be properly fitted.  Your transition gear bag should be properly marked with your race number on it. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.  Team bike members should remain in the transition area for the start of the race.  Pick up your Race Timing Chip. 7:45AM —  Swimmers should be in their heat corral.   Approximately 50 people per heat. 8:00AM -  Start of Race 10:00AM —  Awards Ceremony

Event schedule and times

OFFICIAL RACE RULES The following rules have been designed for your safety and enjoyment. Failure to comply with any of the rules can result in penalties, and /or removal from the race. Instructions at the pre-race briefing supercede any or all of the following rules. SWIM Competitors must be numbered on both arms at the Lake. All competitors must wear the swim cap provided in the race packet — no substitutes allowed. Wet suits are allowed (most participants do not use them). If swimmers are in need of help during the event, they should attempt to wave one arm out of the water. Several YMCA lifeguards will be stationed in the water for assistance. BIKE Each competitor is responsible for the care and maintenance of their bike. The bike frame number must be attached to the front of the top tube and must be clearly visible at all times. A bike helmet is mandatory during the entire bike race. Helmets must meet current safety standards. Helmets must be securely strapped prior to mounting the bike and can not be unstrapped until after dismount. Bikes can not be mounted until after leaving the Swim/Bike transition area. Drafting another competitor is not recommended. For your safety, a minimum of one bike length should be maintained between you and the competitor in front of you. If you are passed by another competitor you should slip back to a safe distance. Competitors must follow instructions of race officials and public authorities and must obey all traffic laws. Competitors must ride to the right on the road at all times. Bikes must be dismounted prior to entering the Bike/Run transition area. RUN Competitors must wear their run number on their front where it is clearly visible at all times. Do not pin the "tear tag". Run on the right shoulder of the road. Stay in line in the race finish chute until your race number "tear tag" has been taken by the race official. Remove your timing chip and hand it to the race official in the chute. GENERAL It is the competitor’s responsibility to be familiar with and follow the race route. Entry into the transition areas is allowed only to competitors. Competitors must follow the directions of race officials and public authorities. Race officials have the ultimate and final authority to remove competitors who violate race rules or who display irresponsible behavior. Friends, family, assistants or pets may not accompany race competitors and should be warned to stay clear of all competitors. Competitors are not allowed to wear headphones, earplugs or any other sound device that impairs normal hearing. Good sportsperson-like conduct is required of all competitors. To receive an award, you must be present at the awards ceremony. Participants are responsible for the care of the timing chip.  Lost or damaged chips are the responsibility of the participant and will be charged a fee for its replacement. Inclement weather conditions may cancel the race.  No rain date.  No refunds.

Directions from the North: Take NYS Thruway south to Exit 21B Coxsackie. At light turn left on to Rte. 9W. Go 2 miles to 2nd light & turn left onto Rte. 385 Stewart's on corner). Pass Exxon Gas Station on the left, take your next right as Rte. 385 turns south church on corner). Continue on Rte. 385 south for approx. 3 miles until you come to Sleepy Hollow Lake main entrance on the right.

Directions from the South: Directions from the South -Take NYS Thruway north to Exit 21A Catskill. At light take left on to Rte. 23B and continue approx. one mile to entrance ramp for Rte. 23 East (a left just after the overpass). Take Rte. 23 east approx. 2 miles to the first light and take a left on to Rte. 385 going north. Continue on Rte. 385 for approx. 7 miles (you will go through the village of Athens) until coming to the Sleepy Hollow Lake main entrance on the left.

Parking: Parking will be available at the tennis courts and the APO building. There will be limited parking at the Lake. A shuttle bus will transport you to and from the parking lots and the lake.

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