Race Timeline

*timeline subject to change - stay tuned for updates

Saturday, September 17, 2016 : Packet Pickup

  • 8am Team set up & sponsor drop offs
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm : Packet pickup at the race site. Walk-up Registration Available
  • Racers must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their valid USAT card. Racers may only pick up their own packet. This includes relay teams. Athletes that purchased a USAT One-Day membership during registration only need to bring their photo ID.
  • No overnight bike racking. Timing chips handed out on race day.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm : Pre-race briefing at the Race Venue with the Race Director: highly recommended for first-time triathletes and those that have not participated in this event before.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 : Race Day

  • 5:30am Transition opens
  • 5:30am - 6:30am : RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP. Sprint pickup will reopen at 8:45. Walk-up Registration Available. Racers must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their valid USAT card. Racers may only pick up their own packet. Athletes that purchased a USAT One-Day membership during registration only need to bring their photo ID.
  • 6:15am - 6:45am Swim Warm-ups, this is not guaranteed to be supervised
  • 6:45am Transition closes for the half
  • 6:45am Swim wave start formation & National Anthem
  • 7:00am Half Start Wave 1 - All Men
  • 7:05am Wave 2 - All Women and All Relays
  • 7:20am Transition closes for the Olympic racers
  • 7:28am first swimmer out
  • 8:00am Olympic Start Wave 3 - Men 39 & Under
  • 8:05am Wave 4 - Men 40+, Clydesdales, Male Aquabike
  • 8:10am Wave 5 - Women 39 & Under
  • 8:15am Wave 6 - Women 40+, Athena, All Relays, Female Aquabike
  • 8:20am Half swim cut off, last Half swimmer must be out
  • 8:45am PACKET PICKUP OPENS FOR SPRINT
  • 9:15am Olympic swim cut off, last Olympic swimmer must be out
  • 9:30am First biker in & onto run course
  • 9:45am Packet Pickup closes for Sprint
  • 10:00am Transition closes for Sprint
  • 10:15am Sprint Start - Wave 7 -Men 39 & Under
  • 10:20am Wave 8 - Men 40+, Clydesdales, Male Aquabike
  • 10:25am Wave 9 - Women 39 & Under
  • 10:30am Wave 10 - Women 40+, Athena, All Relays, Female Aquabike
  • 10:15am-ish first Olympic finisher
  • 11:00am early bike removal at the swim entrance side with permission from transition captain
  • 11:15am-ish first Half & Sprint finishers
  • 10:00am post race food served
  • Post race party
  • 12:30pm: Bike Course closes / course support released
  • 12:30pm : Sprint Awards Ceremony, followed by Olympic Awards Ceremony
  • 2:00pm Half Iron Awards Ceremony under the big tent. 
  • 3:05pm Course closes 8 hours from last Half Iron swim wave start