About This Event: The TriGirl Super Sprint Triathlon will consist of a 300 yard open water lake swim, 11 mile bike and a 3 mile run.
Directions: Alexander Deussen Park is located at 12303 Sonnier Street, Houston 77044 off of Beltway 8. Take Beltway 8 and exit onto 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, follow the main road all the way to the water where you will see the open air pavilion. There is plenty of close parking.
Swim: The swim takes place in Lake Houston. It will be a triangular, counter clockwise course with buoys to distinctly mark the course.
Duathlon Run: The duathlon run will be out and back 1/2 mile
Bike: The bike will exit Deussen Park and go into Dwight D. Eisenhower Park for an out and back bike course.
Run: The run is out and back on paved roads and jeep trails. There will be a water stop at the 1 and 2 mile marks.
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. You MUST have either an annual membership or a One Day Membership ($12) to race in this event. You can go to http://www.usatriathlon.org/membership-services/join-or-renew.aspx to get an annual membership or print the one day membership form which you will bring to packet pick up. One Day Memberships can be obtained at 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. Print 2 copies of the form from the USAT website and have it completed before you arrive at packet pick up along with your $12.
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. Awards will be given 3 deep for the duathlon.
FRIDAY. AUGUST 16TH , Bike Barn Clear Lake, 2422 Bay Area Blvd. Houston 77058, 281-480-9100, 12-3
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH , Bike Barn West University, 5339 Weslayan Houston 77005, 713-529-9002, 11-3
NO RACE DAY PICKUP UNLESS YOU LIVE OUT OF TOWN.
CHIPS WILL BE HANDED OUT AT PACKET PICKUP
Shirts: 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. We can not guarantee shirt size for late registrants at packet pick up.
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 are disposable and will be given to you at packet pick up. If for any reason you drop out of the race you must notify race personnel immediately.
Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com You can also call Jana at 832-423-4236 or Carrie at 281-785-4696
Sponsors: Jeff Haas Mazda, TRIGIRL SPORTS, On The Run, Bike Barn, Koala Health and Wellness Centers, LUNA, Hammer Nutrition and Muscle Milk
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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.