Mother's Day Triathlon and Duathlon
Sunday, May 11, 2014
The 3rd Annual Mothers Day Triathlon and Duathlon for Women Only, is back with lower race prices, beautiful Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!
This year with the low water at Folsom Lake, the swim for Mother’s Day Triathlon will take place at Negro Bar, Lake Natomas.
There will be Two Transition Areas for the races this year. T1 will be at Negro Bar, Lake Natomas where the Start of the race and the Swim will take place. Athletes will exit the water and enter T1 at Negro Bar. The bike course will travel on the American River Bike Trail to Beals Point, Folsom Lake and then will take local roads to T2 located at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake.
Mother’s Day Triathlon Distance: Swim 400 yards – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles
Mother’s Day Duathlon Distance: Run 2 miles – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles
$60 until 11/31/13, $70 until 3/1/14, $80 until race day, $90 race day
Duathlon: $60 until 11/31/13, $70 until 3/1/14, $80 until race day, $90 race day
Under 18 - Triathlon or Duathlon: $50 until 11/31/13, $60 until 3/1/14, $70 until race day, $80 race day
Relay Teams: $100 until 11/31/13, $120 until race day, $140 race day
6:30 am Transition area open
7 am Registration and Packet pick up open
7 am Race announcements begin
9 am Start of the Mother’s Day Triathlon and Duathlon
Swim - The race starts from Negro Bar on Lake Natomas with a 400 yard swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 55-60 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. The swim will exit the lake and head up the beach and on a grassy path to the transition area located in the parking area.
Bike -The bike course for the Mother’s Day Triathlon will be a one way course from Negro Bar, Lake Natomas to Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. The course will travel on the American River Bike Trail to Beals Point, Folsom Lake and then will turn right on Auburn/Folsom Blvd and travel to Douglas Blvd where the course will turn right and continue into Folsom Lake SRA. The bike course will turn right into Granite Beach parking lot and enter T2.
Run - The 2-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beal’s Point. The out and back course has aid stations that will be stocked with water, Clif Beverage, and Clif Shot Energy gels. The finish is back at the start area at the Granite Beach. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
Run Course Map (PDF)
The Transition area will be on a first-come basis, with the exception of Reserved Bike Racks for TRI Clubs. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Body marking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Aid stations will be located in the transition area and at mile one on the run course, serving cold water, and Electrolyte beverage.
First place Overall Female in the Mother’s Day Triathlon will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards five deep in each ten-year age group for the Triathlon. We will have three Relay Team Divisions with awards to the top three teams in each division: Friends, Family, and Co-Workers.
Expected water temperature for Folsom Lake will be 62-68 degrees. Wetsuits are allowed. Swim fins and snorkels are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc. are not allowed.
Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!
Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.
The post race sports expo will have vendors such as Total Body Fitness, Fleet Feet Sports, and Kinetic Cycles.
TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.
Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.
TBF Training offers the Tri-for-Fun Spring Class beginning in April 2014 for $199. This 6-week class includes entry into the TRI for FUN Triathlon on May 31, 2014 and will help athletes of all levels reach their fitness and performance goals. Find out more info at www.tbftraining.com or email Dan@totalbodyfitness.com with your training questions.