The Annie Oakley Buffalo Bill Triathlon, benefiting Shelby Farms, will be held at Shelby Farms on Saturday June 23, 2018 starting at 6:30am. The swim will be located at Trap Lake on the south side of Walnut Grove Rd next to the Greenline Trail and close to the old shooting range and paint ball park. There will be two distances to choose from, 1/4 Mile Swim, 8 Mile Bike, and a 2 mile run, and 1/2 Mile Swim, 16 Mile Bike, and a 4 Mile Run. There will be a one loop swim course for each swim distance. The bike course is 8 miles, the 8 Mile Bike will do one loop and the 16 Mile Bike will do two loops. The bike course will go east on Walnut Grove Rd. to Germantown Parkway, bike south to Wolf River Blvd. and bike west back to Walnut Grove Rd. The run course will be an out and back for the 2 mile run and a loop course with an out and back at the turnaround for the 4 Mile Run.
The transition area will be located just north of Trap Lake next to The Greenline Trail at the traffic light at Farm Rd. The Finish Line will be located across the Greenline Trail from the transition area.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Packet Pickup and Registration Located at Bikes Plus 9445 Poplar Ave., Germantown, TN 38138 Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Packet Pickup and Registration Located at Race Site (south of Walnut Grove and Farm Rd. next to the Greenline Trail and the windmill). Parking will be in the gravel lot next to the BMX Track Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 5:00 a.m. – 6:15 a.m.Transition area open, body marking, swim warm up; Packet pickup and registration. Parking will be in the long gravel parking lot next to the BMX Track. 1
Be sure to bring your USA Triathlon Annual Membership Card- you can get an annual membership (or renew) by visiting here! Or you can buy a $15 one-day USAT Insurance for this race (purchase at packet pickup).
Your Photo ID is required to get your packet (unless you are a minor then your guardian will need to present identification) No one else can get your packet, not even relay team members. You can get your stuff but not all of your team's stuff.
Weather: we will race if it is sunny, cloudy, or rainy but we will delay for lightning. No cancellations nor refunds.
Water and Gatorade will be available at each mile of the run course and finish line.
We are still looking for a few good volunteers. If you have a family member or friend who would like to join us have them contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers are invited to join in the post-race festivities, including food, & beverages
Schedule of Events
Annie Oakley Super Sprint Triathlon Starts at 6:30 am Buffalo Bill Super Sprint Triathlon Starts at 7:15 am
Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Packet Pickup and Registration Located at Bikes Plus 9445 Poplar Ave., Germantown, TN 38138
Friday, June 22, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Packet Pickup and Registration Located at Race Site (south of Walnut Grove and Farm Rd. next to the Greenline Trail and the windmill). Parking will be in the gravel lot next to the BMX Track 6:00 p.m. Course Overview and Transition Clinic. Improve your transition times and feel more comfortable in transition
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:00 a.m. – 6:15 a.m. Transition area open, body marking, swim warm up; Packet pick up and registration. Parking will be in the long gravel parking lot next to the BMX Track. 1 6:25 a.m. Transition area CLOSES, all athletes OUT 6:30 a.m. Race starts promptly (enter the water in numeric order) 7:15 a.m. The men’s Buffalo Bill Super Sprint starts followed by The Buffalo Bill Sprint 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Post-Race Party 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Food tent open for all athletes; fajitas chicken and veggie, Mexican rice, watermelon, peaches, beverages.Snow cones too. 9:30 a.m. Transition area is CLOSED the last runner leaves for the run 10:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony