2015 Olathe Medical Center Women's Triathlon & Duathlon

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Event Date

Sat, Sep 12, 2015

Address

Olathe, KS

Pricing

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Triathlon - Individual Age Group

$70 $80 Closed

Triathlon - Athena Division

$70 $70 Closed

Triathlon - Group/Relay Team

$95 $105 Closed

Duathlon - Athena Division

$60 $60 Closed

Duathlon - Individual Age Group

$60 $70 Closed

Duathlon - Group/Relay Team

$90 $90 Closed

About This Activity

8th Annual Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon and Duathlon

Olathe Medical Center is proud to be the title sponsor of the only all women’s triathlon and duathlon in the state of Kansas. Olathe Medical Center is dedicated to improving the health of our community, including providing state-of-the-art medical care and encouraging healthy lifestyles. This event features a Sprint Distance triathlon and a duathlon course in Kill Creek Park, and is operated by Johnson County Park and Recreation District. This is a USAT Sanctioned Event. All age group athletes participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2015). Individual awards will be presented to the top three female overall finishers in each course. Age group awards will be broken down into five year increments.

Event details and schedule

Triathlon Course

Swim: The swim course is 500 meters in length. The swim start will be a time trial start with two people entering the water every three seconds. Race morning, you will place yourself by the appropriate pace sign according to your swim time.

Bike: The bike course is a 10.6 mile partially hilly loop course held both within and outside the park boundaries.

Run: The run course is a 3.1 mile (5K) route on the Kill Creek Streamway Trail which adjoins with Kill Creek Park. This route provides some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the region. Aid stations are at transition and throughout the course.

Team: Participants also have the option to compete in this course as a team, in a relay format. Each individual of the team can complete one or two legs for the triathlon. There is a three member maximum on the team and at least two members are required in order to compete in the team category.

Duathlon Course                    

Run: The race will have a mass start for all duathletes on the park road. The first and second run is a 3.1 mile (5K) route on the Kill Creek Streamway Trail which adjoins with Kill Creek Park. This route provides some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the region. Aid stations are at transition and throughout the course. The second run will be the same as the first run, and will be the same route as the triathletes.

Bike: The bike course is a 10.6 mile partially hilly loop course held both within and outside the park boundaries.

Team: Participants also have the option to compete in this course as a team, in a relay format. Each individual of the team can complete one or two legs for the duathlon. There is a three member maximum on the team and at least two members are required in order to compete in the team category.

Athena Category

This event includes an Athena Division. The division is 165 lbs. and over. The division age categories are 39 years of age and under, and 40 years of age and over. This age is based on the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2015). Participants are not eligible to compete in this division and in an age group division.

Event Schedule

Packet Pick-Up:

Friday, September 11th (3:30pm to 6:30pm) – Olathe Medical Center Pavilion, 21120 W. 152nd St., Olathe KS

Saturday, September 12th (6am to 7:30am) – Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Ln., Olathe KS

 

Pre-Race Orientation:

Friday, September 11th at 6pm – FIRST TIME TRIATHLETES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!

Event Day:

6:00am

  • Kill Creek Park gates open to participants and spectators.
  • Transition area opens

7:45am

  • Kill Creek Park gates closed to vehicle traffic. Anyone arriving after 7:45 will have to park outside Kill Creek Park in a designated lot.
  • Transition area closes

8:00am

  • First heat will begin. A heat sheet will be provided prior to event day.

 

A special thank you to our title sponsor Olathe Medical Center, and these supporting sponsors:

Elite Cycling

Union Broadcasting – Sports Radio 810 WHB & ESPN 1510

Finan Chiropractic

TRiKC

KC Multisport

Hiland Dairy Foods

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