Pmrf Mini Tri

Event Date

Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Address

Kekaha, HI

About This Activity

MINI TRIATHLON

SA, mar 21 • 8am • SWimming pool • 335-4379 • open to general public.

This is a very short course but a great way to introduce your-self into the world of triathlon; 80yd swim, 3mile bike, and 1mile trail run. Ages 7 and over, individuals or teams (kids/parents are encouraged to partner up). Must be able to swim 80 yards and wear bright color shirt for bike. Due to size of pool we have limited participants, so sign up early; sign up deadline is March 14th. Event T-shirt, participation medal, and award certificate for top 3 in each age group. There will be an award ceremony 1100 at Shenanigan’s with a special post-race lunch available: Cost per person with lunch (turkey club, fries, 1 drink). Support crew cost per person for lunch only: $11.00. Contact Erick at 335-4983 for more info.

Event details and schedule

Safety:

Participants must be 7 years old and must be able to swim 80 yards. Parent and child may participate together as a team. Bike/run must wear a bright shirt and no headphones. All biker’s must wear helmet, bright shirt, and have two working brakes. Participants must bring all their own equipment (swim googles, shoes, bike, bright shirt...)

 

  • This is a very short course but a great way to introduce your-self into the world of triathlon.
  • Swim 80 yards, bike 2.8 miles (we can say 3!), run 1mile.
  • Ages 7 and over, individuals or teams (kids/parents are encouraged to partner up)
  • Must be able to swim 80 yards
  • Must wear a bright color shirt for bike/run
  • Due to size of pool we have limited space, so sign up early; sign up deadline is March 14th.

PRIZES

  • Event T-shirts, participation medals, and award certificates to the top 3 in each age group:

10 & Under, 10-13, 14-18, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+

  • XO CHALLENGE: A special incentive! Beat the XO and he will cut your grass or buy you lunch at Shenanigans! (certain restrictions may apply to PMRF only– limited to three individuals and no cow fields!)

There will be an award ceremony 1100 at Shenanigan’s with a special post-race lunch.

Cost per person including lunch ceremony (turkey club, fries, 1 drink): general public $23.

Cost for any support crew per person for lunch only (turkey club, fries, 1 drink): $11.00

* THIS INFORMATION IS REQUIRED TO ASSIGN BIB NUMBERS:

*How fast do you swim (distance/time, ex:50yard/65seconds): _______________

*Rate yourself on swimming ability (very slow/non-competitive, slow, medium, fast, very fast): _____________________

EVENT INFORMATION

 

Base access: 0600, Show time: 0645, START AT 0800

Day of Race:

  • All participants should be pre-registered
  • Off base participants can access base at 0600
  • Parking will be available at the Gas station, fitness left, and softball field
  • Pick up race packet and sign in at the sign-in table at 0645 outside the pool. Sign-in ends at 0745.
  • Race starts at 0800 (in the pool)
  • Your bib number is assigned according to swimming speed (#1 is the fastest swimmer, number 30 is the slowest)
  • Set up your equipment so it is organized by 0745.

Detailed course map and details will be sent to all participants prior to the race

GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

 

Swim 80 yards, Bike 2.8miles, Run 1 mile (on trail)

 

 

SWIM:

Swim will be single file start with one swimmer starting every 10 seconds. Triathletes will be assigned a number; #1 being the fastest swimmer, #2 the next fastest swimmer... Swimmers will line up in order and the #1 swimmer will start at the gun and every 10 second interval the next swimmer in line will follow.

At each turn swimmers will pass under the lane line into the next lane. Swim will be 4 lengths. At the last lane swimmers will exit the water. If you are passing be careful not to get kicked by the swimmer in front of you.

 

Walk out of the pool area safely before jogging to bikes

 

BIKE: 2.8 miles

Security will monitor traffic on roads (Tartar/Nohili and at pool turn). Bikers may ride through the intersections without having to stop unless security signals the biker to stop):

 

Run: 1 mile on coral trail.

 

Just a quick reminder for athletes not to forget:

Swimming goggles, Shoes: run and/or bike, Bike and BIKE HELMET

 

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

Sunscreen, sunglasses, pre/postworkout fuel, bike gloves, hydration pack, towel.

 

MWR will provide water, Gatorade, post-race snacks, medals, t-shirts.

 

FULL RACE COURSE DETAILS WILL BE SENT TO ALL COMPETITORS PRIOR TO THE RACE.

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