Ice Breaker

March 30th 2019

March 30th 2019

Registeration OPENS 11/23/2018  CLICK HERE

March 30, 2019

Ice Breaker Sprint Triathlon

2019 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!
 
CLICK HERE to Register
 

The Icebreaker Triathlon is the un-official beginning of the TRI season in Utah! The race starts with a 300 meter pool swim followed by a 12 mile bike through beautiful American Fork, and finishes with a 5K run. Also included is a kid’s race; 100 meter pool swim, 5k bike and 1 mile run to immediately follow the main event. The Ice Breaker is USAT sanctioned event.

 
 
To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.  
 
 
 The race sold out last year, register early to secure your spot.

SWIM: 300 meter INDOOR pool swim. Time Trial Start. Participants will be seeded according to their estimated swim time for a 300 meter swim. The swim will be done in a serpentine fashion as participants will do one length in each lane of the pool, go under the lane lines, and continue on. Racers will be started on approximately 5 second intervals to reduce congestion.

The RACE ISSUED SWIM CAP MUST BE WORN  If you are not wearing the race issued swim cap you will not be allowed to race. Thank you for your cooperation in this regard, it is a security measure to discourage bandit runners. The kids race will be 100 meters.

TRANSITION AREA/FINISH LINE: The TA will open at 8:00AM and position will be on a first come first serve basis. BIKE:  The bike is a TWO LOOP course – each loop is approximately 6 miles. RUN: The run course travels along the same course as the bike, but is shortened to 5k. The below map also doubles as the KIDS BIKE course.

KIDS RUN: The run course is approximately 1 mile.  

  AWARDS & SWAG – All finishers will receive an AWESOME  custom die cast medal design below. Shirts in every goodie bag.

7-and under, 8-10, 11-12, 13-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60+ Categories for podium awards are subject to change.

The adult race will start at 10:00 a.m. with a pre-race meeting at 9:15AM in the transition area. Please be prompt. The AF Fitness Center has had problems in the past with too many people using the bathroom facilities. The water pressure eventually gets low enough that the toilets won’t flush. To eleviate this problem we will have portable toilets available. We encourage athletes to use these. We will have a table for eye glasses just inside the bubble. Please use this only for that purpose. It will be marked.

TIMING CHIPS & BODY MARKING Timing Chips can be picked up race morning. When you pick up your timing chip make sure you know your race number and are issued the corresponding timing chip. Body Markings will consist of your number being written in black marker on your arm along with your age written on your calf. In addition a 0-5 will be marked on your hand. Please tell the body markers your swim time for 300 meters based on a 0-5 scale. See Below

START & HAND MARKING Your hand will be marked with 0-5 based on your 300 meter swim split:

0 Sub 5:00
1 5:00 – 5:30
2 5:30 – 6:00
3 6:00 – 6:30
4 6:30 – 7:30
5 7:30 and Over

As the race begins athletes will line up according to their swim number, the more accurate athletes can be the less congestion in the pool. As you enter the pool be sure to cross over the timing mat this will engage the timing chip around your ankle. Enter the pool feet first – NO DIVING.

SWIM CAPS A swim cap will be issued in every packet and MUST BE worn during the swim portion of the race. We will be enforcing this at the start line, NO CAP, NO RACE. This is done as a security measure to discourage bandits.

SAME DAY SIGN UPS There are NO RACE DAY sign ups.

WEATHER FORECAST

http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/American+Fork+UT+84003

VOLUNTEERS We still need volunteers. If you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact:   aaronshamy@hotmail.com

AID STATIONS BIKE -There are no aid stations on the bike, please plan accordingly. RUN -There is one aid station approximately half way through the run.

FINISH Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS Get Direction to AF REC CENTER (Race Central) CLICK HERE

USAT This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/To download the complete set of USAT rules go here: http://assets.teamusa.org/assets/documents/attached_file/filename/28818/usatcr.pdf

Here is what people are saying about previous years …

RACE REPORTS
Pure Energy … – Written by Brian Szydlik (2nd place Overall)
TriEdge’s 2012 Ice Breaker Race Report – Written by Laura Anderson
2012 Fantastic Way to Start Off the Race Season – Written by Amber Foster (Overall Female Champion)
“I’ll Be Back!” – Written By Jess Galaviz
The COURSE RECORD was set by David Warden who took the top of the Podium with a blazing time of 53:26.1 at the ICE BREAKER
Swim – 5:24.9 T1 – :33.4 Bike – 29:08.1 T2 – :25.7 Run – 17:53.9

How was the Ice Breaker experience? Here is what people are saying about it …

“Well done racetri, the Icebreaker Triathlon was great! From the pre-race peptalk to the very friendly volunteers, secure transition area, well marked and monitored course and fig newtons at the finish line! It’s a great start to the tri season!” – Joseph Walton
“What a great event today in American Fork! Well run! Great leadership translates to happy volunteers and great energy! Bravo Race Tri! And many thanks to all the great volunteers!” – Brian Szydlik (2nd Place Finish OVERALL)
“Such great goods from the win today!! Thanks to all that sponsored Icebreaker today…what great prizes!!! Thanks Racetri for putting on such a great race!!” – Amber Foster (1st Place Overall & Winner of the Overall Bike & Run Premium)

“Thanks for giving me a love for this sport, everyone at the start line gave me pointers on how not to look stupid. One girl helped the most, and she was super cute, too bad I couldn’t find her at the finish” – Benjamin Hooley

“Great job RaceTRI, a truly enjoyable race!” – Kelly Jones (3rd place Age Group) “Thanks for putting on such a great race today! Can’t wait for the Salem tri in June:)” – Eric Newren “Thanks for a fantastic race today!” – Melinda Oldroyd (3rd Place Athena)

RaceTri has a no refund policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY REFUND OR DEFERRAL REQUEST THAT IS RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT BE HONORED OR EVEN RESPONDED TO.

Salem Spring

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SALEM SPRING SPRINT TRIATHLON

September 7, 2019

Utah’s Greatest Sprint Triathlon Tradition! We are please to announce that thanks to triathletes and local businesses the Salem Tradition will continue! RaceTri is also proud to be the 2019 host for the Utah State Championships and Salem will be hosting that event this year! So whether you are a first timer or a seasoned athlete come join us for a wonderful triathlon! This race is a great first open water triathlon! Did you see the above video? This triathlon is beautiful, it is a must race for beginner and veteran alike. 
 
2019 REGISTRATION IS OPEN 
CLICK HERE
 

Saturday Race schedule
7:30 TA opens and Packet Pickup
8:30 packet pickup closes
8:40 pre-race meeting
9:00 race start

11:00 awards ceremony

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We look forward to another amazing race. This 800 meter swim, 12.5 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run triathlon course has seen thousands of athletes achieve their endurance goals. You won’t find a more spectator-friendly park and race venue allowing friends and family to watch you in action. So bring the bikes, wetsuits, and lawn chairs and we’ll see you bright and early on Saturday!

Swim

Swimmers will leave in a wave format based on your age group/division.

Wave groups will gather at transition area 1 and then follow the directions of the race official holding the designated wave sign to the swim start. As one wave leaves, the “on deck” group will gather and proceed to the swim start.

The swim course is an 800 meter clockwise loop that begins at the west boat ramp (see video embedded above), proceeds around the pond, under the bridge, and finishes back at the beach area where you will exit and run to transition area 1.

Large orange directional swim buoys will be placed around the course for direction.

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Salem Ad swim shower

Wetsuit strippers are allowed to help you remove your wetsuit however move to the side so that you will not impede other athletes. RaceTri will NOT be providing wetsuit strippers. Please instruct your wetsuit removal team to be careful as we have seen wetsuit damage on occasion.

Wetsuits are mandatory.

Utah County Search & Rescue will be monitoring the water and your safety. Water temperature expected to be 63-68 degrees on race day. They will pull anyone out of the water not wearing a wetsuit.

Bike

The bike course is a 2 loop ride through the city of Salem. Each loop will cover approximately 6.25 miles for a total ride of 12.5 miles. When finishing your first loop please stay to the right and continue on to your second loop. STAY RIGHT FOR YOUR SECOND LOOP. When finishing your second loop move to the left as you approach the transition area. See video above for visual.

Total elevation gain and descent per loop is 365 feet.

The course will be monitored by Salem police, volunteers, and will be marked with TRI signs and cones.

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When you exit out of the transition area you will turn left to go around the pond. From there the course will be almost all right turns. In past years the course reaches the most south west point at Elk Ridge Drive, however because of problems with that road the course will now turn right earlier at 650 W. The course is slightly shorter. See the interactive Bike course map CLICK HERE

Run

After completing the bike course you will exit transition and proceed on the 5k run course.

The run course goes throughout the streets of Salem and will have 1 aid station about half way through the run. Here is an interactive map of the course CLICK HERE Returning Salem sprinters will notice that the run course finishes over the beautiful, iconic south bridge as you take your final steps to glory.

Follow directional signs and be sure to smile when you hit the finish line!

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View a turn by turn video of the course below …

  
To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.
 
AWARDS & SWAG – All finishers will received an AWESOME custom die cast medal

AGE GROUPS

15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60+
Clydesdale 220lbs+
Athena 165 lbs+
There is always confusion about what age group you are in … here it is: Right now in the eyes of USAT you are the age you will be on December 31 of this year. So if you are like my mom and have a birthday on December 31st and are turning 45 on that day then you will be racing in the 45-49 age group (even though on the day of the race you are actually 44)

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TIMING CHIPS & BODY MARKING

Timing Chips will be in your Race Packets. Body Markings will consist of your number on your arm along with your age/category written on your calf.

SWIM CAPS

A swim cap will be issued in every packet and must be worn during the swim portion of the race.

SAME DAY SIGN UPS
There are NO RACE DAY sign ups. Registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday before the race..

WEATHER FORECAST

Too far out for an accurate report but here is the link to historically what Salem has been like …

10 Day Weather Forecast in Salem Utah

VOLUNTEERS

If you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact: aaronshamy@hotmail.com

AID STATIONS
BIKE -There are no aid stations on the bike, please plan accordingly.

RUN -There will be two aid stations one will be located just outside of T2 and the other aid station approximately half way through the run.

FINISH

Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes. To request a favorite please email info@racetri.com

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Get Direction here: http://goo.gl/maps/ctI4

USAT

For common USAT violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/To download the complete set of USAT rules CLICK HERE

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2013 Race Reports
DAVE SHERWIN 2013 RACE REPORT
MANDY SEELEY 2013 RACE REPORT
 
 
RaceTri has a no refund policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY REFUND OR DEFERRAL REQUEST THAT IS RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT BE HONORED OR EVEN RESPONDED TO.

Utah Lake Olympic at Lincoln Beach

 Utah Lake Olympic at LINCOLN BEACH

Sprint of 2020 

This event is a triennial event. It will return every three years. The next time this event will be run is in the spring of 2020. Check your email, our facebook page and return here later for registration details.

The Utah Lake Olympic at Lincoln Beach! RaceTri hosted the Utah half at this location and we agreed with the athletes that this venue would make for a perfect Olympic distance event. No need to worry about any other racers doing different distances, this will be an OLYMPIC ONLY EVENT!

SWIM 1500 M, BIKE 28 Miles, RUN 10K

The race is located at the south end of Utah Lake accessed by taking the Spanish Fork exit and going to 4700 Lincoln Beach Rd, Spanish Fork, UT 84660.

 

SWIM 1500 Meters

Swim down a long narrow channel. If you are nervous about open water swimming you will feel the comforted knowing that you are never too far from shore. Athletes last year mentioned that the swim seemed to go by very fast for them as they exit the channel and circle around a small triangle out in the bay and return to the channel for the home stretch. The early season open water will also have temperatures in the 60s and there should be no worry about Utah Lake algae blooms that come later in the year due to rising temperatures. Wetsuits are strongly recommended for this early season swim.

Bike 28 Miles

One of the best bike rides around. You will love this point to point circumnavigation of West Mountain at the south end of Utah Lake. This ride is flat and fast with long straightaways, and beautiful mountain & lake vistas. Only a few turns on the whole course, prime conditions to really lay it down and see what you are made of. All your winter spinning will pay off on this bike!

Run 10K

Save some of those legs for your PR on this flat out and back course. Run by the West Mountain Orchards, and enjoying the stunning vistas as you power through to the finish. Pass aid stations at mile 1.5, 3.1 and 4.6.

When picking up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule. There will be an option to pick up your pack on race morning.

Saturday Race schedule
6:30 TA opens and Packet Pickup
7:30 packet pickup closes
7:30 pre-race meeting
8:00 race start

11:00 awards ceremony TBA

TIMING CHIPS & BODY MARKING

Timing Chips will be available on race morning and have your assigned race number clearly indicated on the chip. Body Markings will consist of your number on your arm along with your age/category written on your calf.

SWIM CAPS

A swim cap will be issued in every packet and must be worn during the swim portion of the race.

SAME DAY SIGN UPS
There are NO RACE DAY sign ups. Registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday before the race..

VOLUNTEERS

If you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact: aaronshamy@hotmail.com

AID STATIONS
BIKE -There are no aid stations on the bike, please plan accordingly.

RUN -There will be three aid stations located at mile 1.5, 3.1, and 4.6.

FINISH

Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes. To request a favorite please email info@racetri.com

USAT

For common USAT violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/To download the complete set of USAT rules CLICK HERE

RaceTri has a no refund policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY REFUND OR DEFERRAL REQUEST THAT IS RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT BE HONORED OR EVEN RESPONDED TO.

 

 

 

 

The Utah Half

2019 Registration is Open!!!

CLICK HERE 

THE UTAH HALF
Saturday, JuNE 22 2019, 7:15 aM

Half Iron, Olympic & Sprint

(Olympic & Sprint info at the bottom)

The crowning and longest multisport event on the Wasatch Front … 
 
RaceTri is excited to announce a new venue location for the annual UTAH HALF long course triathlon … a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run triathlon. If you are a seasoned triathlete, put this into your schedule and experience an amazing event. Or if you are looking to jump up from sprint and olympic distances, this is your graduation present. The long course triathlon requires more training and intensity but as many will attest, the satisfaction of completing one is also increased. Are you ready to go long … the long course?  
 
Swim 1.2 Miles
For you veterans of the Utah Half Long Course this swim will be a new experience for you! Now swimming in gorgeous, pristine mountain water, you are going to love this swim! The temperature will be in the low to mid 60s, a wetsuit is HIGHLY recommended. Conditions are often perfect for an open water PR out of the Rock Cliff Marina. Athletes will complete two .6 Mile loops around a traditional triangle course.  
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Bike 56 Miles. Map My Run interactive map CLICK HERE
Maps & Elevation
This is a 55.87 mi route in Heber, UT, United States. The route has a total ascent of 2526.69 ft and has a maximum elevation of 7,508.43 ft. The great news about this course is after mile 40 it’s all downhill to the finish! You really could coast all the way, and save some juice in those legs for the 13.1 run or if you are feeling strong you could really lay down some super fast splits for the last 16 miles. Either way you are going to love the views of this beautiful country valley, mountains, rivers and gorgeous vistas! Follow the RaceTri red arrows. 
 
There will be one aid station that you will pass 4 times on this course. It is located where lower river road meets Hwy 35. Athletes will pass the aid station at approx Mile 7, Mile 24.5, Mile 31, Mile 48. If you want to send a drop bag with any special nutrition with our aid station volunteers you can drop it off at check in on race morning. Water will be available at this aid station. 
 
 
 
 Run 13.1 Miles 
Maps, Elevation, & Aid Station 
Interact with the 13.1 Run Map CLICK HERE
 
This is our favorite run course in the entire RaceTri line up! There is nothing quite like gliding across the wooden boardwalks that span across streams fed by mountain glaciers.Find cool shade under the canopy of trees. The terrain gives athletes a total of 564 feet of elevation gain across the two loop course. Follow the RaceTri green arrows. 
Aid Stations: Approx Mile 2.5, 4.5, 5, 6.5, 9, 11, 11.5, 13 (Subject to change) Menu: Water, Gatorade, Gu, Coke,  
 
 
 
 Race Central & Transition Area 
 
This race is a two transition area event. With the Transitions about 1 mile apart. 
 
T1 
Is located by the boat ramp in the parking lot of the Rock Cliff Marina. It is close to the water exit so that athletes have a short run from the water to the bike mount. Athletes will bring a drop bag (or use a race issued garbage bag) labeled with their race number to put all their swim gear into after they are finished with the swim. The RaceTri crew will then take all of the athlete swim gear to the finish line 1 mile down the road.   
T2 
The second transition will be located at Finisher field aka Race Central. After the 56 mile bike athletes will cross the bridge and bike into this second transition area where their Run gear will be located. See the map below.  
 
 
 
 
Parking in Francis on Saturday morning & Getting Set Up: 
When you arrive on Saturday: 
1. If Alone – Drive past the Rock Cliff turn off up to the very small city of Francis. Turn right on Spring hallow Road, find parking on the left and then get your gear on your back and coast downhill 3.5 miles to Packet Pick up (Check in and get your timing chip & Body Marked – Dont forget your ID & USAT CARD), Set up T2 (All the Run Stuff), and then bike 1 mile to T1, set up swim/bike stuff and be ready to race! The Pre Race Briefing will be at T1 by the water. 
2. If Friend or Loved one is driving – Friend can drop you with your stuff at the turn off into Rock Cliff. (Friend will go park car in Francis and take shuttle down, no bikes allowed on shuttle). Once you are dropped off bike less than a mile to the Packet Pick up (Check in and get your timing chip & Body Marked – Dont forget your ID & USAT CARD), Set up T2 (All the Run Stuff), and then bike 1 mile to T1, set up swim/bike stuff and be ready to race! The Pre Race Briefing will be at T1 by the water. 
Rock CLiff Parking
 
 
To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.
 
 
RACE DAY SCHEDULE 
 
5:00 AM – Body Marking/Timing Chip distribution, Transition Area Opens & Packet Pick up available (You are highly encouraged to pick up your packet before race day!)
6:15 AM – Packet Pick up CLOSES PROMPTLY
6:30 AM – Race Director Briefing – Mandatory
7:15 AM – Race Begins Wave Start TBA
                  Swim Cut Off 8:50 AM
                  Bike Cut Off 12:50 PM
                  Run Cut Off 3:50 PM
                  Failure to enter the transition area before the Cut Off time will result in a DNF – coverage & course support will not be provided after those times.
1:00PMish – The Awards Ceremony (Premium Awards, 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall/age groupers, and Triple players presentation – those who completed a sprint, olympic, and the Utah Half with RaceTri)
 
 
AWARDS & SWAG – All finishers will receive an AWESOME colorful
custom die cast medal. That’s one heavy medal! The top 3 overall and in the age groups listed below will receive a custom Utah Half 1st 2nd or 3rd place medal
 
AGE GROUPS
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60+
Clydesdale 220lbs+           It takes a “small” army to manage the awards
Athena 165 lbs+
 
 

Swim Caps & WETSUITS 

Wetsuit is mandatory. The water temperature is in the low 60s therefore we highly recommend swimming with a neoprene swim cap or at least multiple swim caps to add some insulation warmth. The Swim caps issued can then be worn on the outside.

TRANSITION AREA

Only athletes are allowed in the transition areas, please instruct family members and friends to stay outside of the transition area.

TIMING

Electronic chip timing of the event will be provided. All participants will be timed and provided with 5 split times (swim, T1, Bike, T2, Run). Instructions for chip use will be provided at the pre-race briefing. A lost or misplaced timing chip will result in a $20 fee.

SPECTATORS 

Spectators will park at Francis and take the shuttle into the park. While the shuttle is free it is $2 per person to enter the park (This park fee for athletes is part of the registration fee and therefor will not be charged) However spectators will be asked by the shuttle driver for the park fee. Exact change is appreciated. The shuttle will run constantly throughout the day between the francis parking lot and Race Central.

AT THE END OF THE DAY

Athletes can take the shuttle to Francis, get their vehicle, drive to Race Central, retrieve their race stuff and exit. Please be very careful as racers and pedestrians may still be very active.

Relay Teams

The “biker” Relay team member will wait inside the transition area at the bike rack location where the “swimmer” will transfer the timing chip from one team member to another. The “runner” relay team member will be waiting in the same place for the “biker” to return.  Each team will be issued one timing chip, one swim cap, and one bib number.

Refund: There will be no refunds, no exceptions.
Transfers: There are no transfers (giving up your spot to another person), except for relay team members – *see note below.
Deferrals: Deferrals for medical reasons will be handled on a case by case basis. 

*Those on relay teams must find a replacement.  There are no refunds or deferrals for relay teams or team members.

Same Day Registrations: There will be NO same day registration.

If you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact: aaronshamy@hotmail.com

FINISH

Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes.

USAT

For common USAT violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/To download the complete set of USAT rules CLICK HERE

SPRINT & OLYMPIC

We are pleased to be able to offer these additional distances at this Toughman Utah Half event. This is a fantastic course and being part of the crowning multisport event on the wasatch front is exciting and noteworthy for those not quite ready to go the full half iron distance yet. Become familiar with the above instructions as they will apply to the sprinters and olympic racers with the exception of the maps. We will post the maps below. If you are familiar with the old Rock Cliff Triathlon then you are familiar with these maps:

Olympic Bike & Run

Please watch for signage on the course as some adjustments will be made; RED Signs indicated Bike directions, Green signs indicate Run directions.

 
 

RaceTri has a no Refund Policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. No deferment will be made if the request is made within 7 days of the race. 

Herriman Black Ridge

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ESCAPE FROM BLACK RIDGE

HERRIMAN TRIATHLON

Summer of  2020

 
This event is a Biennial event. It will return every other year. The next time this event will be run is in 2020. Check your email, our facebook page and return here later for registration details. 
 
Escapees race into the water from Black Ridge Beach

Welcome to the home of the annual Herriman Black Ridge Triathlon. The Black Ridge Reservoir is a water basin in the foothills of southwest Salt Lake City just above Herriman and Riverton Cities. It has a beautiful view of the Salt Lake valley and a sandy beach from which athletes begin the race. This venue is perfect for a fast and fun sprint distance course. There are two transition areas, with T1 at the reservoir and T2 at nearby Butterfield Park. Athletes will swim 500 yds in the reservoir then ride a 14 mile clockwise loop down around Herriman City and into Butterfield Park to begin their 5k run loop along the footpaths and return to Butterfield Park for the finish. The race is capped at 400 athletes so get registered asap to reserve your spot! See last year’s colorful, custom, thick, and gigantic finisher medal!

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 OLYMPIC DISTANCE EVENT 
Olympic distance racers will be completing two loops on the swim, a second loop on the bike (minus the initial escape from black ridge res. portion of the course), and then two loops on the run.

Black Ridge Medal

 SWIM 500 yards

Located in the beautiful Black Ridge Reservoir overlooking Herriman City. Water is expected to be in the mid to high sixties on race morning. Wetsuits are optional. Athletes will start in a wave based format depending on race division.

Swim Map BR

 

BIKE 14 miles – UPDATED BIKE COURSE – INTERACTIVE MAP

Transition Area 1 is located adjacent to the reservoir in the newly PAVED parking area yeah! No more sandy transitions! Athletes will exit the swim and immediately run up a short hill to the TA. Make sure helmets are on and fastened before mounting your bike. The course begins with an immediate downhill so be prepared for high speeds right at the start of the ride. There are sharp turns, please slow down, each year there is a cyclist or two that end up in front yards because they fail to judge the correct speed when approaching turns in the first few miles. The course is one large square with mostly right turns. Be cautious, yield to traffic and obey all officers. Ride to the right and pass on the left.

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RUN 3.1 miles – RUN COURSE – INTERACTIVE MAP

The run is an out and back loop leaving Transtion Area #2 at Butterfield Park. There will be an aid station with hydration etc. at approximately the halfway point. The course has a few undulating hills but nothing too major.

CLICK Download the Race MAPRun Course BR 2013

  To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.
 
 
 
You are encouraged to pick up your packet during the week. Race day pick up is available at T1, near the res. at 6AM. Please plan to arrive early if you are picking up race morning. 
 
 
AGE GROUPS
0 -19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60+
Clydesdale 220lbs+           It takes a “small” army to manage the awards
Athena 165 lbs+
 
There is always confusion about what age group you are in … here it is: Right now in the eyes of USAT you are the age you will be on December 31 of this year. So if you are like my mom and have a birthday on December 31st and are turning 45 on that day then you will be racing in the 45-49 age group (even though on the day of the race you are actually 44) 

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Spectators

Spectators have opportunities to see their athletes bike and run from Butterfield Park. If they would like to see the swim portion of the race they an ride our shuttle up on race morning. The shuttle begins at 5:45AM and will run continuously through the race. While athletes need to be at T1 and set up by 7:20AM we ask that if the shuttle is full that spectators give up their seat for the athletes and take the next shuttle. The race will be in waves starting at 8AM, this will give spectators extra time to get to Black Ridge. There is absolutely NO PARKING at the Black Ridge Res. Please be aware that if your athlete is extremely fast (Top 30 Overall) there may be a chance that you do not make it back in time to see them finish.

WAVE STARTS

TBA on race morning

SWIM CAPS

Swim caps will be provided in your race packet. The issued cap must be worn during the swim.

Transition Areas

Please note that there are two transitions areas. T1 will be located in Black Ridge res parking lot. T2 is located at Butterfield Park – the finish line is also located at Butterfield park. !!IMPORTANT!!! There will be NO PARKING at Black Ridge Res. since the parking area will be used as the T1 there will be no room for vehicles. All parking will be at butterfield park. You have two options:

  1. Drive to T2 at Butterfield park (finish line as well), park your car set up your T2 transition and bike the 2 miles to Black Ridge Reservoir. It is a short bike but uphill (a great warm up BTW).
  2. Drive to T1 set up your T1 area first and then drive to T2 drop your car off at the finish line area at Butterfield park and get a ride on the shuttle or from a friend or family member back up to Black Ridge to start the race.

There is absolutely NO PARKING at or near Black Ridge Res, police officers will be present to ensure that no one parks at Black Ridge or on the streets near Black Ridge (need to keep clear for bike course). As you consider your options please be aware that each one takes a significant amount of time. We will start the race on time.

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Wetsuits

Wetsuits are recommended but not required. Water temperature will likely be between 65-70F. Wetsuit strippers WILL NOT be provided, you are welcome to bring someone to help you remove your own wetsuit however they will not be allowed in the transition area (Only athletes will be allowed in the TA). They will need to help you between water exit and transition entrance please be courteous to other racers and step off to one side.

T1 Drop Bags

DROP BAG – everyone will receive a large trash bag with their race number on it in their race packet. You will use this bag to pack up your T1 stuff (wetsuit, cap, goggles, towel etc.) You will leave this bag inside T1. Race personnel will then bring the bags to the finish line area for your retrieval. Do not leave anything at T1 you want to keep because when the final person exits Black Ridge T1 everything will be cleaned up and removed.

TIMING

All participants will be timed and provided with 5 split times (swim, T1, Bike, T2, Run). If you are in the transition area when the race begins and then cross over one of the blue timing mats your timing chip will record that as a split time, please be sure your TA is set up and you have exited the transition area with plenty of time to spare before the start of the race. Results will be posted on Saturday. A link to the RESULTS will be posted on this webpage. Instructions for chip use will be provided at packet pick-up. A lost or misplaced timing chip will result in a $20 fee.

Relay Teams

The “biker” Relay team member will wait inside the transition area at the bike rack location where the “swimmer” will transfer the timing chip from one team member to another. Please note that there are 2 transition areas and the “runner” relay team member will be waiting in a different transition area, please plan accordingly.  Each team will be issued one timing chip, one swim cap, and one bib number.

Same Day Registrations: There will be NO same day registration. Registration closes on Wednesday August 7th or when the race reaches its cap of 400 participants.

Refund: There will be no refunds, no exceptions.
Transfers: There are no transfers (giving up your spot to another person), except for relay team members – see note below.
Deferrals: Deferrals for medical reasons will be handled on a case by case basis.                

WEATHER FORECAST

Average Temps for Early August in Herriman are 95 High 66 Low

10 Day Weather Forecast in Herriman Utah

VOLUNTEERS

We still need volunteers if you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact: aaronshamy@hotmail.com

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AID STATIONS
BIKE -There are no aid stations on the bike, please plan accordingly.

RUN -There will be one aid station located approximately half way through the run.

FINISH

Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes. To request a favorite please email info@racetri.com

Driving Directions to Black Ridge – Interactive MAP

USAT

For common violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/To download the complete set of USAT rules go here:

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RaceTri has a no refund policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY REFUND OR DEFERRAL REQUEST THAT IS RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT BE HONORED OR EVEN RESPONDED TO.

Policies & Terms

It is our policy to try and put on the best race possible, to give our athletes the best race experience we can.

Event Cancellation

A RaceTri owned or managed event may be delayed, cancelled, or course changes applied due to adverse, inclement, unsafe weather, unsafe water conditions, unsafe road conditions, or unsafe running conditions. Should the event be delayed, the starting time of the event will be moved back accordingly. The RaceTri Management Team, Sanctioning Body Technical Director and Local Law Enforcement have the authority to cancel an event. If cancellation of an event takes place, please follow instructions of all the event officials and local law enforcement personnel. Your entry fee is not refundable if an event is cancelled due to adverse, inclement, unsafe weather, unsafe water conditions, unsafe road conditions, or unsafe running conditions. The Race Director also reserves the right to modify the course at any time before or during an event by his/her own judgment or if instructed by local law enforcement personnel, technical director or other civic organization with the authority to issue or rescind permits.

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Transfer of Entry

Event entry fees are not transferable to another person or another event. Any purchase or transfer of registration other than through RaceTri management compromises the sanctioning and insurance of the event through our provincial sanctioning bodies.

Packet Pickup

Photo ID and USAT CARD (where applicable) are required at packet pick-up. You and only you can pick up your race packet. If you arrive at the race site without photo ID, you will have to participate as a spectator only. Sorry, USAT does not allow us to give you your race packet without ID.

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Camp Yuba

 CAMP YUBA TRIATHLON

Fall of  2021

This event is a triennial event. It will return every three years. The next time this event will be run is in 2021. Check your email, our facebook page and return here later for registration details. 
 
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The Camp Yuba sprint and olympic triathlons are all about indian summers, camping, and good ol’ fashion swimming, biking, and running. Yuba State Park is just a half hour south of Utah County and has hosted triathlons for the last decade. The venue is perfect for triathlons. We have arranged a deal with the state park to reserve all campsites for triathletes and their families. So for 24 hours this September, triathletes are taking over the reservoir!  We’ll see you at Camp Yuba!
 
To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.
 
Camping athletes arrive Yuba State Park
Packet Pickup/Body Marking 7:00pm – 8pm at Yuba State Park until the sun goes down
 
RACE DAY Saturday
6:15AM Transition Area Opens
6:15 – 7:15AM Packet Pickup/Body Marking/
7:15AM Pre-Race Briefing
7:35AM Transition Area Closes
8:00AM Wave Starts TBA
Packet Pickup
 
 
We will have packet pickup at Yuba State park Friday night until dark. We do offer race morning packet pickup however it closes promptly at 7AM – if you wait to check in on race morning and arrive after 7AM you will not be able to check in and thereby be unable to race. It is highly recommended that you pick up your pack before race day!!(double exclamation) At check in you MUST HAVE PHOTO ID & USAT card (if you are a member). If you are not a member then you purchased a 1 day membership through IAMATHLETE and will only need a photo ID.
 
CAMPING
CAMP SITES are Available but must be reserved.  Space is limited so sign up quickly. 

NOT A CAMPER? There is another option!

The Scipio Hotel  (10 miles away from YUBA) is offering rooms at a discounted rate.

Here is their contact info:
435-758-9188 – To Get Discount you must call them and say “I want the Camp Yuba Triathlon Rate”
230 West 400 North
Scipio, Utah 84656
Here is their website: (if you book online you will not get the discount)
http://www.scipiohotel.com/

SWIM Sprint 1/2 mile, Olympic 1 mile

The swim will be a loop course in beautiful Yuba Reservoir. Swimmers will swim counter clockwise keeping all markers to their left. The loop will be a half mile in length with sprint distance completing one loop and Olympic distance completing two. Water temperature is expected to be around 70 degrees and wetsuits are suggested but not mandatory.



*Transition 1- Swimmers exit up the boat ramp and enter the transition area. No riding bikes in transition area and your helmets must be on and buckled before mounting the bike.

BIKE Sprint 12.4 miles, Olympic 25 miles

The bike course is located on the roads surrounding Yuba State Park. The roads have very low traffic which makes the bike riding safe and enjoyable. The road surface alternates between smooth asphalt and rough chip seal asphalt. Be mindful of the changing surfaces. The course will be marked by cones and tri. signs.

There are several cattle guards that will be covered with plywood. Proper technique is to slow down to cross them while making yourself light on the bike.

Sprint Distance- Out and back course covering 12.4 miles on US 90 and the frontage road along i-15. It is basically flat with several slight inclines and declines spaced throughout. The only turn is a left turn just after the I-15 overpass. This is a highly dangerous turn PLEASE slow down for it going out and coming back.

Olympic Distance- Loop course covering the 25 miles. It has a few minor climbs and descents. This course begins the same as he sprint but continues past the sprint turnaround to another turnaround further down the frontage road. Once at this turn slow you will continue back on the frontage road to a right turn underneath an overpass on to US 90. Make the turn and it will loop you back to the State Park.

*Both Sprint and Olympic be cautious as you re-enter the State Park. Slow down and yield to any obstacles you may encounter. Remember it is better to be a few seconds slower and safe!

*Transition 2- Slow down and dismount at the dismount line. Rack bike and transition to running attire. Exit transition following directional signs. Make sure your race number is on your front before you start running.

The bike course is located on the roads surrounding Yuba State Park. The roads have very low traffic which makes the bike riding safe and enjoyable. The course will be marked by paint on the ground, large signs, and cones. There will be several uncovered cattle guards so pay attention! They are pretty smooth going over so we have decided it is better than covering them up.

RUN Sprint 3.1 miles, Olympic 6.2 miles

The run will be on both asphalt roads and dirt trails adjacent to the lake. The sprint distance will turn at their halfway mark and the Olympic distance will continue ahead to their turnaround. The course is basically flat with a few rolling hills and aid stations with water and other goods will be at miles 1.5, 3, and 4.5. The run course will be marked with orange cones, spray chalk, and will have mile markers throughout.

AGE GROUPS for awards (please note that depending on the size of the Camp Yuba race the age group breakdown is for awards only. Athletes will most likely be competing against at least one other age group for podium awards. For official USAT standings athletes times will be broken down into their official age groups for national rankings)
 
There is always confusion about what age group you are in … here it is: Right now in the eyes of USAT you are the age you will be on December 31 of this year. So if you are like my mom and have a birthday on December 31st and are turning 45 on that day then you will be racing in the 45-49 age group (even though on the day of the race you are actually 44) 

Swim Caps

Swim caps will be provided at packet pickup the morning of the race. The issued cap must be worn during the swim.

Wetsuits

Wetsuits are recommended but not required. Water temperature will likely be 70F. Wetsuit strippers WILL NOT be provided.

REGISTRATION

There is NO same day registration.

Timing

Electronic chip timing of the event will be provided. All participants will be timed and will be provided with 5 splits (swim, T1, Bike, T2, Run). Results will be posted on Saturday within 8 hours of the final participant crossing the finish line. A link to the RESULTS will be posted on this webpage. Instructions for chip use will be provided at packet pick-up.

Relay Teams

Relay team members will wait inside the transition area at the bike rack location of the team where you will transfer your timing chip from one team member to another. Each team will be issued one timing chip, one swim cap, and one bib number.

USAT

For common violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link:http://www.usatriathlon.org/

What people are saying about YUBA 
“I did Salem’s tri first this year and now Yuba. I don’t know how there could be a more organized and better planned tri than what RACETRI puts on. Thanks for the great memories!” – Bretton Hartvigsen
“I loved the race. You guys did a great job. I’m very happy with the results. I’ll see you folks next year.” – Ara Malmstron
“Great job today, Aaron! Congrats on a great season too. I appreciate all of the hard work you do to make these races awesome!” – Carlee Lilley Tulett
“Best race directors ever,.. I’m already in awesomeness withdrawl” – Eric Oscarson
“Thanks again for everything and for AWESOME races….can’t wait to run them and volunteer next year.” – Sherri Tomlinson
“Thanks a lot racetri! The event was well put together!! And the weather couldnt have been better. See ya next year!” – Nate Empey

“Love the finisher medal… Great race and thanks for the great volunteers and worlds greatest race directors “ – Chris Shurian

“Great race!!!! I loved it!!!!! Thank YOU so much! Looking forward to next season already….. 😉 Michelle Worlton Smith

“Can’t wait till next year! Thanks for a great season.” – Jessica Sperry Gray

“I finished with a PR! AWESOME DAY!” – Kris Ortar

“Great race thanks to the organizers and volunteers.” – Jesse Vincent

“Thank you for a great race this morning. Your high energy is contagious and I appreciate your humor at a time that I am nervous (mostly about the water). The course is fabulous as usual and the food was plentiful. My husband and I love racing with you guys we look forward to another great season next year.” – Sue Boerke

“I like the low key; camp thing at Yuba and you did a great job in making it a smooth transition. Looking forward to racing next year. RaceTri did a great job!” – Joe Martel

 

RaceTri has a no refund policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY REFUND OR DEFERRAL REQUEST THAT IS RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT BE HONORED OR EVEN RESPONDED TO.