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This event is known for a beautiful course around Lake Tyler and its trend of attracting new participants from across East Texas and beyond each year. In fact, each year members of USA Triathlon Association vote on their favorite small, medium, and large triathlon. Over the past few years our – South Midwest – region (4 states) has voted the Rose City Triathlon favorite small (2008) and medium (2009 & 2012) triathlon, as well as champ venue for 2011 and 2013.
RACE DAY AGENDA
We WILL allow race day packet pickup, but no race day registration.
6:00 AM – Transition Opens
7:30 AM – Transition Closes
7:40 AM – Athlete Pre-Race Mandatory Meeting
7:50 AM – Invocation
7:55 AM – National Anthem
8:00 AM – RACE START
8:00 AM: Pros/Elite Start
8:03 AM: Male 40+
8:08 AM: Male 25-39
8:13 AM: Female 25+
8:18 AM: Relay & Male/Female <24
10:30 AM – Awards Ceremony
IMPORTANT RACE INFO
This is a USATriathlon sanctioned event. All rules apply and will be enforced. The bicycle drafting penalty will be two minutes for each infraction. You must have a helmet to participate and anyone riding without a helmet will be disqualified
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male/female finishers broken down as follows:
First place – $300
Second place – $200
Third place – $100
An additional $250 will be given for the male and female to break the course record. Since this is a brand new course the overall winner for male and female will automatically break the course record and win the extra prize money.
All individual and relay finishers receive a finishers’ medal. Age group awards will be given to first through third place (male/female) for each age group 12-14;15-19;20-24;25-29;30-34;35-39;40-44;45-49;50-54;55 -59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 and up!
Other awards will be given three deep male/female: Relays, Clydesdale, Athena and Master’s.
All athletes receive the following:
Dri-fit athlete race shirt
Custom running visor – NEW for 2019
Event swim cap
FREE race/finisher photos
Tons of support on course
Post-race food and snacks
Thursday, September 6, 5-7 PM at WORKHUB, 7922 S. Broadway Ave Tyler TX
Friday, September 7, 5-7 PM at RACE SITE
Saturday, September 8, 1-6 PM at RACE SITE
Sunday RACE DAY, 5:30-7 AM (packet pickup only)
Each athlete must pick up his or her own race packet. No exceptions!
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