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River Cities Triathlon


Sun August 6 2017
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Location: Benton, LA US 71006 Directions
Type: Triathlon, Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
Age Group Division
Time
7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Price
$110
Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Invitational Division
Time
7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Price
$110
Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Clydesdale
Time
7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Price
$110
Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Athena
Time
7:30AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Price
$110
Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
Cypress Black Bayou
135 Cypress Park Drive
Benton, LA US 71006
Description

Dear Rivercities Triathletes:

Welcome to our 37th Annual Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon. We are proud to have you as one of the 1200+ competitors this year. Athletes from 22 different states will participate in one of the biggest individual sporting events in the south. Some of the states include LA, TX, MS, AR, OK, AL, TN, FL, GA, MI, NV, NY, VT, WV, NE, CO, CT, NH, & KY.

The distances for Rivercities are: 1/2 mile swim, 18.2 mile bike, 5k run

 

*Must meet at least one of these criteria for Invitational Division:

1. Overall Winner or Overall Runner-Up finish in the last three years in a USAT sanctioned triathlon.

2. Top 2 in your age group over the last three years in a USAT sanctioned triathlon.

3. You are not eligible for RCT36 age group awards, but you are eligible for USAT age group points.

4. Overall Awards Male & Female will go 5 deep.  

 

Please read the following rules:

 

· If you are accepted from waiting list and had filled out application prior to June 1st you will only be charged $110.00.

· If you have to withdraw from Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon for any reason      between *April 2—June 1st a $30.00 refund will be sent to you. No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. Your spot will be given out to a person on the waiting list.

· After June 1st, 2017—No Refunds will be given out.  No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. No race transfers will be allowed.

· USAT has mandated that all athletes must check-in prior to racing.  Participating     athlete must present a photo ID.

· Packet Pickup will begin Friday, Aug. 4th, 2016 from 12 noon—6:00 pm at

· Sportspectrum (6970 Fern Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71105). All local and surrounding area participants are encouraged to pick up packets on this day.  Your wait can be extremely long on Saturday.

Packet Pickup on Saturday, August 5th will be open at 11:00 am & close at 5:30 pm.

  All pre-registered participants must be pick up packets by 5:30 pm on Saturday. This means you need to be at packet pickup by 5:00 pm.  At 6:00 pm athletes who are either on the waiting list or who would like to participate are able to purchase all remaining spots into Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon.  Packets will be available first to those on the waiting list.

· Do not show up after 5:30 pm on Saturday, August 5th—your packet will have been sold!!

 

THERE WILL BE NO RACEDAY PACKET PICKUP!!!!

 

ALL PACKETS NEED TO BE PICKED UP BY 5:30 PM ON August 5th, 2017

 

River Cities Policies

For a GREAT RCT experience, please read the following THOROUGHLY!

Packet Pick up for River Cities: Packet Pickup will begin Friday, August 4th, 2017 from 12 noon—6:00 pm at Sportspectrum (6970 Fern Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71105). All local and surrounding area participants are encouraged to pick up packets on this day. Your wait can be extremely long on Saturday. Packet Pickup on Saturday, August 5th will be open at 11:00 am & close at 5:30 pm. All pre-registered participants must be pick up packets by 5:30 pm on Saturday. This means you need to be at packet pickup by 5:00 pm. At 6:00 pm athletes who are either on the waiting list or who would like to participate are able to purchase all remaining spots into Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon. Packets will be available first to those on the waiting list.
Do not show up after 5:30 pm on Saturday, August 5th—your packet will have been sold!!

You cannot pick up a packet for another participant that is racing. You can only pick up another participants packet if that person is NOT racing. You will need a letter from that person stating that is ok for you to get their packet along with a copy of their ID. 

There will be NO packet pick up on race morning!

 If you have to withdraw from Sportspectrum River Cities Triathlon for any reason between *April 2—June 1st a $30.00 refund will be sent to you. No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. Your spot will be given out to a person on the waiting list.

 After June 1st, 2017—No Refunds will be given out.  No packets will be mailed out to participants having to withdraw. No race transfers will be allowed.

 USAT has mandated that all athletes must check-in prior to racing.  Participating athlete must present a photo ID.

 

Check out this event!

Register your child for the Ironfish Kids Triathlon:

https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Benton/IronfishKidsTriathlon

 

Need a Hotel?

Hilton Garden Inn

2015 Old Minden Road

Bossier City, LA 71111

318-562-2406

http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/S/SHVOMGI-RCT-20170804/index.jhtml

 

 

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