GraniteMan Triathlon

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Race Information:

The GraniteMan Triathlon with its 400 yd swim  - 6.5 mile bike  and 2 mile run course is a Super Sprint Triathlon designed for coed triathletes to conquer and feel good about. Swim in Folsom Lake, ride on scenic roads closed to traffic, and run on trails around the lake. Duathletes substitute a 2 mile run for the swim - and both Triathletes and Duathletes receive the GraniteMan Finisher Medal. 

Distance:

Run: 400 Yards
Bike: 6.5 Miles
Run: 2 Miles

Race Category: Triathlon, Mountain Bike

Fees:

$60 til August 12, $70 til race day, $80 on race day

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Packet Pickup:

Race packets will be available race morning from 7 am to 9 am at the race site. The race will start promptly at 9 am. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for entrance to the park, parking, transition set-up and warm-up.

Event Schedule:

7 am Registration and Packet pick up open
7 am Transition area open 
7:30 am Race announcements begin   
9:00 am Start of the GraniteMan Triathlon and Duathlon

Wave Starts:

Start waves will be determined based on race attendance and athlete safety. Please check with registration on race morning to confirm your exact start time.

Course Description:

Swim - The swim course will be a 400 yard swim in Folsom Lake, completely monitored by safety kayakers and lifeguards.
Bike - The bike course will be a 6.5 course on the roads inside the park at Folsom Lake, Granite Bay. The course will be closed to traffic and monitored for safety. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area.
PDF Map of Bike Course
Run - The run course will be a two-mile course around sections of the lake on trails and pavement. There will be an aid station at the start and half way on the run course. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
PDF Map of Run Course
Transition Area - The Transition area for the GraniteMan Triathlon and Duathlon will be for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times during the race. Bodymarking 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.

Transition Area:

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:

Aid stations will be located in the transition area and on the run course, serving cold water and Electrolyte beverage.

Divisions and Awards:

First place Overall Male and Female in the GraniteMan Triathlon and Duathlon will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards five deep in each ten-year age group for the GraniteMan Triathlon and awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Duathlon. Each finisher of the GraniteMan Duathlon and Triathlon will receive a GraniteMan Finisher Medal.

Equipment:

Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed on the run or bike course. 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.

Competitor Goodies:

Included for each competitor is a GraniteMan Triathlon/Duathlon tech-tee race shirt, swim cap, athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar and Emerald Nuts product samples.

Post Race Athlete Food:

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.

Sports Expo:

The post race sports expo will have vendors such as Total Body Fitness, Fleet Feet Sports, and Kinetic Cycles.

Refund and Transfer Information:

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.

Volunteering:

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.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-Sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Get Involved

TBF Key Staff
Local Tri Clubs
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