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IINDIANA STATE ROAD 159 WILL BE CLOSING 1 MILE NORTH OF COALMONT ON JULY 7. IF YOU ARE TRAVELING FROM TERRE HAUTE USE US 41 TO INDIANA 48
You MUST register BY JULY 8th at 12pm to be guaranteed a race tee shirt.
USAT CERTIFIED EVENT
YOU MUST BRING YOUR USAT CARD TO PACKET PICKUP OR YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A 1 DAY USAT LICENSE
500Μ SWIM 20K BIKE 5K RUN
This triathlon will begin at 8am with a 500 meter swim in beautiful Kickapoo Lake. After a quick lakeside transition athletes will head out for a smooth, fast two loop 20k bike course that brings them back to the transition area. Athletes will then run on a shaded, rolling out and back 5k course before returning to the finish line. The Duathlon will begin with a 1 mile out and back run to transition before heading out on the beautiful 20k bike course. This race is held completely within beautiful Shakamak State Park with little if any traffic making it perfect for beginners or those seeking a race PR. Awards and post race refreshments following the race.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
6am Packet Pickup (NO RACEDAY REGISTRATION)
6am Transition opens
6am Body marking
7:30am Athlete meeting around transition area.
7:50am Transition closes. Swim start staging begins.
8:00am Rolling time trial start (athletes time starts at timing mat). Athletes will enter water 2x2 starting 5 seconds apart.
8:00am Duathlon start.
POST RACE FOOD & DRINK Served at finish/recovery area.
10:30am Award Ceremony Awards will be available at awards tent/table.
Our first 50 registered athletes will receive priority parking next to transition. All other athletes will be directed to park in Lanape lot (0.4 miles from transition)
Athletes can print a gate pass for entry into the park on race day. Athletes are responsible to print and bring pass or will be required to pay the park gate fee.
*First 50 registered will receive a transition parking pass by email before the event.
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A 500 meter clockwise swim in beautiful Kickapoo Lake with a time trial start. Water temps around 80 degrees. Official water temperature will be taken race morning.
Athletes will start at the same time as the triathlon swim. The 1 mile run will take athletes out and back before returning to the transition area.
The bike course is a two loops around Shakamak Park with little if any traffic. While mostly flat and fast there are a few small rollers tossed in for fun.
This run course is out and back with a few rollers 2 aid stations and a lot of shade.
THIS RACE IS A USAT SANCTIONED RACE AND ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED. PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL RULES.
WETSUITS It is unlikely that this race will be a wetsuit swim. If the water temperature is over 78 degrees on race morning athletes that choose to wear a wetsuit will start at the back of the field and will not be eligible for awards.
Life jackets, snorkels, pull buoys or any device aiding or providing floatation will NOT be allowed.
HELMETS ALL athletes must wear a bike helmet approved by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) while on your bike. This includes before, during and after the event. PENALTY: Disqualification
CHIN STRAPS Helmet chin straps must be buckled at ALL times while on your bike. DO NOT UNBUCKLE CHIN STRAP WHILE ON BIKE. PENALTY: Disqualification
DRAFTING This is a NON DRAFTING bike course. Please maintain a 3 bike length distance between your front wheel and the bike in front of you. If you move into this "draft zone" you will have 15 seconds to complete your pass.
BLOCKING Ride to the right side of the road. Pass on the left. Communicate with other athletes when overtaking them.
OVERTAKEN Once you have been passed you must immediately exit back out of the "draft zone" before attempting to pass again.
ABANDONMENT All personal equipment and belongings taken onto the course must stay on the athlete the entire time. No trash, clothing, etc shall be thrown on the course. Do not litter. Lets keep this park beautiful.
TRANSITION AREA All equipment must be properly placed in the designated bike corral. The bicycle wheel MUST be down on the assigned side of the rack and bikes must be returned upright in the assigned position after riding. No person shall interfere or impede the progress of another athlete in the transition area (Be respectful of others) All bar ends MUST be plugged. No glass containers allowed in the transition area.
TIMING CHIP All athletes must wear a timing chip to receive a finish time and place. NO CHIP NO TIME.
RACE NUMBERS Race numbers MUST be worn (facing forward) at all times on the run. DO NOT TRANSFER your number to another athlete or use a number from another athlete. PENALTY: Transferring a race number without the approval from race director is an automatic disqualification and a one year USAT membership suspension.
OUTSIDE ASSISTANCE Other than medical officials or race officials NO outside assistance is allowed.
COURSE For safety reasons and to ensure a fair race all athletes must follow the prescribed race course. Cyclist should NEVER cross over the center line for safety reasons and must follow all traffic laws. Cutting the course is an obvious violation and just plain not cool.
HEADPHONES Personal audio devices cannot be worn or carried at anytime during the race. This is for your safety and the athletes around you. Thank you.
UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT Argumentative, harsh or abusive language towards race officials, USAT officials, volunteers, spectators or other athletes is forbidden. If you have a complaint please bring it to the race directors to be reviewed.
KICKAPOO TRIATHLON Awards will be given to TOP 3 finishers in the following age groups. DUATHLON
TOP 5 OVERALL
14 and under
Relay (Top 2 overall)
The fastest M/F swim in the triathlon will take home 100$ ITunes gift card courtesy of Morris Trucking. *Individual must finish the race (relays excluded)
Mens Course Record Women's Course Record
James Bartlett 1:01.46 Karah Osterberg 1:10.09
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The Holiday Inn Terre Haute located at 3600 US 41 Highway South is offering a discounted rate of 89.00 for athletes on race weekend
Call 812-232-6081 Kickapoo/Shakamak
The Campground and Cabins inside Shakamak State Park fill quickly please check. https://indianastateparks.reserveamerica.com for availability There are lots of options in the Terre Haute area for hotels in every price range.
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