2014 Deep Pond Triathlon

Event Date

Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Address

Wading River, NY

About This Activity

Adult Triathlon & Relay

SWIM 750 METERS: Swim leg of the event will be conducted in "Deep Pond"...Far away from a "Pond"...this is a beautiful, clean, fresh water 40-acre body of water. Triathletes will swim a 750 meter out and back. Water temperatures are expected to be in the 70s. Wet suits are recommended.

BIKE 13.4 MILES: Bike route takes Triathletes outside of Camp Schiff through the scenic roads of Wading River and Calverton. After approximately four miles, participants will enter the once no-trespassing, Old Northrop Grumman Airport. Triathletes will have the awesome opportunity to ride their bikes on one of the largest runways in the US. This is a great ride!

RUN 3.1 MILES: After a thrilling bike ride, Triathletes will finish off their race with a run through Camp Schiff. The first and last mile of the race will be on pavement with some slight hills. The second mile triathletes will race "off-road" around the lake. Terrain is packed dirt and has some challenging (but doable) hills.

Youth Triathlon

Swim: 200 Meters (Sr. Youth 11-15) or (100 Meters Jr. Youth 7-10) Swim leg of the event will be conducted in "Deep Pond"...Far away from a "Pond"...this is a beautiful, clean, fresh water 40-acre body of water. Triathletes will swim out and back. Water temperatures are expected to be in the 70s. Wet suits recommended but not mandatory. Sr Youth will swim 50 meters out and 50 meters back (twice) in deep water. Jr Youth will swim in shallow water, out 50 meters and back 50 meters.

Bike: 3 Miles  Bike route is on the Schiff Camp Site and 100% closed to vehicle traffic to ensure the safest ride conditions for our Youth. Course is fairly flat . It is a 3 loop course.

Run: 1.3 Mile After a thrilling bike ride, Triathletes will finish off their race with a run through Camp Schiff. Again, for the safety of our Youth, the entire course is closed to vehicle traffic. Run is off road, on Trails 1 full loop around the lake.



Event details and schedule

ADULT RACE TIMELINE
5:00am Transition Area Opens
6:00am Late Packet Pick-up ends
(available if Paid Option)
6:15am Body Marking Ends
6:15am Transition Area Closes
6:20am Pre-Race Meeting
6:30am Race starts with first wave
7:30am Swim ends
8:30am Bike Ends
9:30am Run Ends
9:35am Award Ceremony

Youth Schedule 8/17

9:00am Transition Area Opens
10:00am Package Pick-up Ends
10:15am Transition Area Closes
10:20am Pre-Race Meeting
10:30am Senior Youth Race Starts
10:50am Junior Youth Race Starts
11:20am Bike Ends
11:50am Run Ends
11:55am Festivities Begin

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