APOA Sprint Triathlon

Event Date

Sat, May 3, 2014


Juneau, AK

About This Activity

The competitive division is for those athletes
who want the feel of racing each other. 
Competitors will share a swim lane and start first.  The sport division will start second and is
for those wanting an individual swim lane and are racing to do their best.  This division is recommended for those
enjoying his or her first triathlon and anyone wanting a low pressure
environment.  The team division will
follow the sport division and can accommodate two or three athletes who divide
and conquer the course.  This is a good
option for those having to adapt to injuries.

Entry Fee: A minimum donation of $50 per participant will collected and APOA will pass the donation on to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on May 17, 2014.  Special Olympics athletes are welcome to compete without making a donation.  Ironkids minimum donation is $25 per participant. 

For more information, contact Kris Sell at krissell@gci.net or 907-723-4123 after business hours.  You will be notified when your entry is received and a position is reserved for you or your team.  You may also enter all events except Ironkids on Active.com.

Event Summary

Event consists of three legs.  Each participant or team member will be required to complete each leg before the participant or other team member moves to the next leg.  Overall race time will be logged as well as finish times for each leg.  Event will start at 7:00 a.m. at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center Swimming Pool.  The bicycle staging area will be open by 5:00 a.m..  Please be at the pool for check in by 6:00 and final race instructions at  06:30  a.m..  The following are the distances for each leg:

Competitive, Sport, and Team Divisions

Swim:  500 yards (10 laps, 20 pool lengths)

Bike:    12.7 miles

Run:     3.1 miles (5 K)

If Applicable, teammates and assigned legs




Swim:  25 or 50 yards, athletes’ choice

Bike: From pool building to bridge and back

Run: Sprint around pool building

The course will be 500 yards in the Dimond Park Aquatic Center Pool.

The bike course will be Riverside Drive to Vintage Blvd.  Vintage Blvd to Glacier Highway.  Outbound on Glacier Highway to Back Loop Road.  Back Loop Road to Glacier Spur road and to the turn around at the Glacier Visitor's Center.  Return by Glacier Spur Road to Back Loop Road.  Back Loop Road to Mint Way to access Riverside Drive.  Riverside Drive to the Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

The run course an out and back from the Dimond Park Aquatic Center that crosses the footbridge over the Mendenhall River at Thunder Mountain High School.  There will be a clearly marked turn around point.

Event schedule and times

Event begins with Competitive Division Swimmers at 7am.  They will be followed by the Sport Division, the Team Division, and Ironkids at 9am.  See event description for transition area and briefing details.

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