ANTHEM SPRINT TRIATHLON

ANTHEM SPRINT TRIATHLON

August 23, 2014 - 6:30AM

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  • INTRODUCTION

    This reverse order sprint triathlon will kick-off your fall season with a bang! The Anthem Sprint Triathlon, hosted in conjunction with Team Anthem Multisport Club, is held in a great location and on a fantastic course. Consisting of a 5km run, a fast 20km bike course and a 400m swim to the finish, The Anthem Sprint Triathlon is a great way to start your fall racing season. Technical t-shirts for all participants.

  • DISTANCES

    ADULT TRIATHLON & RELAY
    Run 3.1 miles
    Bike 20km
    Swim 400m pool swim

    KIDS (Every finisher in the kid’s triathlon gets a medal)
    Run 1/2 mile
    Bike 4.5 miles
    Swim 200m pool swim

  • COST

    ADULT TRIATHLON
    $59 prior to midnight May 23
    $69 prior to midnight July 23
    $79 until 6pm August 22
    $90 Late registration

    KIDS TRIATHLON (5 years - 15 years)
    $29 prior to midnight May 23
    $39 prior to midnight July 23
    $49 until 6pm August 22
    $60 Late registration

    Relay (either 2 or 3 athletes)
    $75 prior to midnight May 23
    $100 prior to midnight July 23
    $125 until 6pm August 22
    $150 Late registration

  • SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY AUGUST 23
    5:00 a.m. Packet pick up and late registration at The Anthem Community Center. Transition area open and body marking available.
    41130 N Freedom Way
    Anthem AZ 85086
    6:15 a.m. Athlete meeting in transition area
    6:25 a.m. Clear transition area
    6:30 a.m. Kid's Triathlon starts
    7:00 a.m. Men start*
    7:15 a.m. Women and Relays start*
    9:00 a.m. Awards

    * Adult waves will start when the kid's clear the course

  • ADULT COURSE

    RUN - 5km
    The run course utilizes the paved Anthem Trail System and sidewalks.
    Starting from the west side of the bridge connecting the park and the community center head south on the Anthem Trail System.
    South on trail crossing Whitman then Memorial to Gavillan Peak (MCSO Deputies will be at road crossing)
    Continue south on Gavillan Peak to turnaround
    North on Gavillan Peak to Anthem Way
    Anthem Way east to Community Center and transition

    BIKE - 20km (three loops)
    There will be a designated lane separating bike traffic from vehicular traffic around the entire course.
    Exit the Community Center on Freedom Way
    North on Freedom Way to Anthem Way
    East on Anthem Way to Daisy Mountain
    South on Daisy Mountain to Dedication
    North on Dedication to Memorial
    West on Memorial to Freedom
    North on Freedom to lap or transition

    SWIM (2 cycles)
    Enter the pool feet first. No diving! Up lane 1, under the lane lines, down lane 2, under the lane lines, up lane 3, etc. On completing the 8 lanes in the pool you will have done 200 yds and will need to return to the swim start for a second loop. In past years there has been crowding in the pool. This system will allow for overtaking and have one way swim traffic in each lane.

  • KIDS COURSE

    RUN - 1/2 Mile
    The run course utilizes the paved Anthem Trail System and sidewalks.
    Essentially consisting of a loop around the coummunity center property.

    BIKE - 4.5 miles (one loop)
    There will be a designated lane separating bike traffic from vehicular traffic around the entire course.
    Exit the Community Center on Freedom Way
    North on Freedom Way to Anthem Way
    East on Anthem Way to Daisy Mountain
    South on Daisy Mountain to Dedication
    North on Dedication to Memorial
    West on Memorial to Freedom
    North on Freedom to lap or transition

    SWIM - 200m
    Enter the pool feet first. No diving! Up lane 1, under the lane lines, down lane 2, under the lane lines, up lane 3, etc.

    We welcome parents/guardians to accompany their children on the course. If you choose to ride with your child you will need a helmet too.

  • AWARDS

    Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the adult distance per the following age groups:
    10-14
    15-19
    20-24
    25-29
    30-34
    35-39
    40-44
    45-49
    50-54
    55-59
    60-64
    65-69
    70+
    Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
    Clydesdales (Men 200 +lbs)
    Athenas (Women 150+ lbs)
    Relay

    Please note that there are no overall or age group awards for the kid's triathlon. All finishers in the kid's triathlon will receive a finishers medal.

  • TIMING

    This event will be chip timed by 4 Peaks Racing using disposable triathlon chips. All participants need to wear a timing chip around their ankle. Results will be available live at the results kiosk on a big screen TV.

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