About This Event: The TriGirl Super Sprint Triathlon will consist of a 200 yard open water lake swim, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run. The TriGirl Super Sprint Duathlon will consist of a 1/2 mile run, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run.
Directions: Alexander Deussen Park is located at 12303 Sonnier Street, Houston 77044. From Beltway 8, exit North Lake Houston Parkway. Follow North Lake Houston Parkway and keep left at the fork. This will take you to the main entrance to the park. Once in the park, drive all the way to the water to the large boat ramp and open air pavilion.
Swim: The swim takes place in Lake Houston and will be triangular with buoys and a swim noodle line following the course for safety and to distinctly mark the course.
Duathlon Run: The duathlon run will be out and back 1/4 mile
Bike: The bike will exit Deussen Park and go into Dwight D. Eisenhower Park, where you will make 1 loop before going back into Deussen Park for the finish of the bike segment.
Run: The run is out and back on paved roads and jeep trails.
Wave Start: This event will start at 7:00am with the first wave of athletes. The number of waves and time between waves will be determined by the number of athletes entered.
USAT Sanctioning: This event will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Everyone MUST have either an annual membership ($45 adult $15 Youth) or a One Day Membership ($12 adult $10 youth) to race in this event. You can go to http://www.usatriathlon.org/membership-services/join-or-renew.aspx to print a one day membership application. You must print 2 copies of this form and bring them with you filled out to packet pickup. You cannot race without one of the above memberships. All racers will race the age they will be on December 31, 2013. The One Day Membership is NOT included in your race fees.
Awards: Awards will be given to overall finisher, overall master finisher and 5 deep in 5 year age groups in the sprint triathlon. The relay award distribution will be determined by the number of entrants in the relay division. The duathlon awards will be given to Overall, Masters and 3 deep in 5 year age groups and 3 deep in relays.
Packet Pickup: See Bike Barn locations above
NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP OR REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY. YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR PACKET PRIOR TO RACE DAY. No refunds
Shirts: You are not guaranteed your shirt size if you register after April 1st. Please be aware that we will not be able to switch shirt sizes at packet pickup. Shirts will be made from a technical material and will be a women’s cut shirt so please size accordingly. You need to size up if you like your shirts roomy. If you register late, we can't guarantee you a shirt at packet pick up, but we will make sure we get you one in the mail if we have to order more.
Chip Pickup: This race will be timed by Run Wild Sports Timing. You will be required to wear a timing chip on your ankle to cross the finish line. CHIPS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON RACE MORNING FROM 5:30 am-6:30am. Participants will be responsible for lost chips. You MUST notify race personnel immediately if you drop out of the race at any time.
Information: Email email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org You can also call Jana at 832-423-4236 or Carrie at 281-785-4696
Sponsors: TRIGIRL SPORTS, Bike Barn, LUNA, On The Run, Koala Health and Wellness Centers, Hammer Nutrition, and Muscle Milk
Refund Policy: NO refunds or transfers for races. The race directors shall make a decision concerning the safety of the participants in the event any portion of the race or the entire race need to be cancelled for weather or any reason out of their control.
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