Green Lake Triathlon - Family Weekend (Draft)

Sat August 14 - Sun August 15, 2021 Spicer, MN 56288 US Directions
This Race is in Draft Mode
Events

Adult - Individual - on for 2020

$59 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Adult - 2 Person Relay Team - on for 2020

$99 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Adult - 3 Person Relay Team - on for 2020

$139 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Kids Triathlon - Individual

$25 08/14 8:00AM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
159 Lake Ave S
Spicer, MN US 56288
Description

KIDS TRIATHLON - SATURDAY, Aug 14th 

Green Lake Kids Triathlon for ages 12 and under

The Green Lake Kids Triathlon event of this family weekend is produced and managed by a non-profit that benefits students of the New London-Spicer school district.  All proceeds and donations to the GLKT go to this effort. If you have any questions about how these funds are used, please contact Nikki Thein at nlspicerpostprom@gmail.com

 

ADULT TRIATHLON - SUNDAY, Aug 15th 

Green Lake Triathlon for ages 13 and up

Events:

Individual Sprint or Olympic course and Sprint or Olympic Relays.
Relay teams may be made up of any combination of 2 or 3 people, male or female.

Course:
The race starts off with a nice swim in sandy Green Lake. The bike ride takes a path of gently rolling hills around the Green Lake area, with a smooth run to the finish. The course is well marked with distances clearly posted.  To view images of the course maps, click the button at the top of this page.
Sprint Course: 1/4 mile swim, 14 mile bike, 3 mile run
Olympic Course: 1/4 mile swim, 22 mile bike, 6 mile run

Packet pick-up:

Under green tent in the parking lot next to Zorbaz.   
Packets will be handed out on August 14th at 5-7pm.   Packets should be picked up at that time.  Social distancing will be marked for the safety of the participants and volunteers. Your packet pick-up options will be.........

Option # 1  Aug 14th, 5-7 pm 

Option # 2 Self serve on race day Aug 15th, 6:30 am - 7:45 am (tent in parking lot next to Zorbaz) 

Transition area:

Location: Parking lot next to Zorbaz

You can bring in your bike starting at 6:30am and you MUST be set-up and out of the transition area by 7:45 am

Bib Number:

You should have your bib number attached on the front of your shirt just above the waist to get the best read-rate.  Bibs located anywhere else will have a lower read-rate. Bib numbers need to be visible when you cross the finish line. 

Body Markings:

Will need to be completed by the participants or family member.  Large bib number on right bicep, large bib number on right calf and wave number on top of right hand.

Start Time:  8:00am

Once you have your equipment set-up in the transition area we ask that you move to the deck behind Zorbaz for pre-race announcements.

Detailed instruction will be included in your race packet.

Plan to be at the starting line ten minutes ahead of your start time.  .

Start Location:

Beach area behind Zorbaz.  

EXAMPLE of Wave assignments

8:00 am
1 Olympic Male

2 Olympic Female
   Olympic Relay

3 Sprint Male 39 and Under  and All Sprint Relays             

4 sprint Male 40 and over

5 Sprint Female 34 and under

6 Sprint Female 35 and over

Water Stops:

For your safety we encourage you to bring your own liquids for the race.

Water stops will be self-serve.  Water stop locations: at 1.5 and 3 mile marks which are also the Sprint and Olympic turn around spots.  Bottles will be available for pickup at each stop (water only).  Trash cans will be spaced along the course.  Please DO NOT drop bottles on the course.  Please carry the bottle to the near trash or next water stop.

Two utility vehicles will be patrolling the course.  Extra water will be available on the carts. 

Finish:

After you finish the timing chip should removed and place the timing chip in a bucket at the finish.  All non-returned chips will be billed at a rate of $30.00 per chip. Volunteers will be there to remind the participants.  DO NOT hand the chip to the volunteers.   The chip go into the bucket for disinfecting. 

Upon finishing the race, prepackaged refreshments will be available for each participant.

Zorbaz will be open and providing a free beer to participants.  Just show them your bib number.  Thanks Sam!

Awards:

Times will be available on-line at www.pickleevents.com  .  The award winners will be posted on-line as well. 

Awards presentation behind Zorbaz following the race.

Special instructions for the relays:

Each relay packet will contain a single bib number and three timing chips.  No exchanging of bibs or chips for 2020. Your runner should be wearing the bib and each participant should be wearing a chip (ankle bracelet).

VERY IMPORTANT!  All chip MUST be returned.  There will be a table set-up in the transition area.  After your swimmer returns they should place the timing chip in the bucket on the table.  After your biker returns that person should place the timing chip in the bucket on the table.  After your runner finishes they should remove and place the timing chip in a bucket at the finish.  All non-returned chips will be billed at a rate of $30.00 per chip.  Volunteers will be there to remind the participants.  DO NOT hand the chips to the volunteers.   The chips go into the bucket for disinfecting. 

 

 

 

 

 

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