Pawling’s next generation of athletes will get their chance to swim, bike, and run their way along a modified, shorter-distance course. Under 10 course: Swim 75 yards, Bike 1 mile, Run ½ mile 10 and over course: Swim 125 yards, Bike 2 miles, Run 1 mile
Each youth participant will receive a t-shirt and a participation award.
THIS WILL BE A TIMED EVENT AND PARTICIPANTS MUST FOLLOW ALL COURSE & CHIP INSTRUCTIONS.
YOUTH ENTRY FEE (July 13) $40 Feb 1-Feb 28, $50 March 1 – April 30, $60 May 1 – July 12
No refunds, credits, substitution or transfer of entry fee.
PAWLING TRIATHLON Saturday, July 13, 2019 (Start - 9:00AM)
Pawling continues the tradition of triathlon spirit in it’s 32nd consecutive year. Offering both scenic views and a vibrant community charm, this is a race to add to any summer circuit for both a beginner and seasoned triathlete. Course: Swim 0.3 miles, Bike 12 miles, Run 3 miles
Each participant will receive a t-shirt and participation medal.
INDIVIDUAL ENTRY FEE: (July 13)
$80 Feb 1-Feb 28, $90 March 1 – April 30, $100 May 1 – July 13 (Online Reg Closes July 11 at 5:00pm - in person registration is available at packet pickup)
TEAM ENTRY FEE: (July 13) (comprised of 2 OR 3 participants)
$120 Feb 1-Feb 28, $130 March 1 – April 30, $140 May 1 – July 13 (Online Reg Closes July 11 at 5:00pm - in person registration is available at packet pickup on July 12)
No refunds, credits, substitution or transfer of entry fee.
IMPORTANT: Race packets will not be issued without your knowing your race bib number and having photo ID! You will receive an email with you race bib number approximately 3-4 days before the event. At check-in you must know your bib number before getting in to the line that corresponds to your number. If you do not know your number, you may look it up on an alphabetical list posted near the registration tables before getting in your respective line.
FIELD: Limited to 700 competitors (teams can now register with 2 or 3 participants this year).
AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall male/female and in age groups; 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+ (female) 60-64, 65-69, 70+ (male)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
PACKET PICK UP & FAMILY FUN NIGHT - Friday, July 12th - Lakeside Park, Pawling 4:00 – 8:00 pm.
RACE DAY - Saturday, Lakeside Park, Pawling 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Check-in. NO Numbers issued or race packets saved after 8:45! 8:45 a.m. - Course orientation, final race instructions 9:00 a.m. - Race Start (rain or shine). 11:00 a.m. - Course closes, Raffle, Awards presentation.
12:00 p.m. - YOUTH TRIATHLON BEGINS
MUSIC BY THE LAKE ENTERTAINMENT BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON AND GOES INTO THE EVENING FOR THE TRIATHLON AFTER-PARTY
Electronic Timing Guidelines: You must pick up your timing chip on the morning of the event. The chip must be secured to your ankle at all times by means of the Velcro strap provided. You must return the timing chip immediately after crossing the finish line, prior to exiting the finish line chute. Only competitors wearing the chip attached to their ankle will have split times and final times recorded. If you compete but do not finish the race, PLEASE return your chip to the timing officials at the finish line.
TRANSITION AREA: All competitors must be out of the transition area BEFORE the start of the first wave of swimmers!
Please request family members and friends not to accompany you in the transition area. Bicycles must be placed on assigned bike racks. Bikes placed on wrong racks will be removed from the race. NO cycling in or out of the transition area.
SWIM : The swim will be in waves of 100 competitors, at 3 minute intervals. The waves are based on your assigned bib number.; wave 1 = 1-100 wave 2 = 101-200 (3 minute delay) wave 3 = 201-300 (6 minute delay) wave 4 = 301-400 (9 minute delay) wave 5 = 401-500 (12 minute delay) wave 6 = 501-600 (15 minute delay)
- Competitors must wear the official swim cap provided at check-in. - Competitors will have their left shoulder and left calf marked with their bib number. - You must notify a race official IMMEDIATELY and turn in your timing chip if you do not complete the swim. - Wet suits are allowed.
BIKE: The bike course of 12 miles is out and back on the same roads. Make a sharp left turn on to W. Dover Road after leaving park. Continue on W. Dover road for 5.5 miles until Hoags Corner Road. SLOW down and make a U-turn around the traffic cones and head back the same way to the park. SLOW Down and make a SHARP right hand turn when returning to Park and stay to the Extreme RIGHT (to avoid bikes just leaving park). - While biking, you must stay to the Right of the road at all times so as to allow free flow of traffic (cars and bicycles). - It is your responsibility to know and stay on the course at all times. - Each contestant is individually responsible for repair and maintenance of their bike. - Contestants must follow instructions of race officials and public authorities and must obey all traffic laws.
DRAFTING RULES: You must maintain a distance of three bike lengths from the bike in front of you! You may not be closer than this distance for any period exceeding 15 seconds. If you are, you will be assessed a TWO minute penalty for each violation. Riding alongside another biker will also result in a 2 minute penalty.
Pack Riding/Drafting is a Serious Violation of the Rules of the Pawling Triathlon! You can file an official complaint regarding "drafters" by noting their race number(s)! A competitor who has three "drafting reports" filed against him/her will automatically receive a two minute penalty for each infraction.
HELMETS: A bicycling helmet must be positively secured with chin strap before leaving the transition area and it must remain buckled/secured until you dismount your bike. Riding without a helmet will result in immediate disqualification! Helmets must be ANSI, USCF or SNELL approved.
RUN: The run course of 3 miles is one loop around the Village of Pawling. The roads throughout the run and bike course will be OPEN to the normal flow of traffic. You must obey traffic rules at ALL times! While on the run course you MUST run WITH the direction of traffic and stay on the RIGHT shoulder of the road at ALL times. You will be penalized 4 minutes if you interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
You must wear the run number on your front, and be clearly visible to race officials at ALL times. Folding of race numbers is prohibited.
ALL ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BEFORE OR ON RACE DAY.
POST-RACE: Award winners must be present at the post-race awards ceremony to claim their prize. JOIN US FOR THE MUSIC BY THE LAKE TRIATHLON AFTER-PARTY...ONGOING MUSIC ALL AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING!!!!