Sprint Triathlon I – USA Triathlon Sanctioned
|Description of Event:||Enjoy the beauty of Vermont as you swim, bike and run to/from Shelburne Beach on Lake Champlain. The tri begins with a swim at Shelburne Beach. The lake is shallow for this swim and is monitored by race volunteers and lifeguards along the course. Following is an out-and-back scenic bike ride and a run. Family and friends can cheer you on from Shelburne Beach where little ones can play at the playground. Enjoy a BBQ or picnic afterward as there are grills and tables at the town beach.An additional $12 will be charged for non-USAT members. Due to the sanctioning of this race, relay teams will not be allowed. Join us for our August 3 Sprint Tri if you’d like to participate as part of a team. There is a limit of 200 racers for this race.|
|Date/Time:||July 6, 2013; 8 am|
|Distance:||500 yard swim, 15.8 mile bike, 3.1 mile run|
|Cost:||$50 individuals if registered by July 3, 2013 - Pre-registration will close on July 3, 2013.
Add an additional $12 if you are not a USAT member.
Please add $10 for Race Day Registration if registering the day of the event (race-day registration will not be available if the race sells out prior to race day.
Event t-shirts (wicking) are available for an additional $20. They are available in both men’s and women’s sizes. Men’s shirts seem to run large and women’s shirts tend to run quite small. We recommend ordering one size down or up respectively. Shirt orders must be placed no later than June 14. 2013. Click here for a larger view of the shirt.
|Registration Information:||Click here to register for this event. Pre-registration will close on July 3, 2013. If this race does not fill prior to the race, Race Day Registration will be available for an additional $10. NO refunds, exchanges or transfers will be given in the event that a registrant cannot participate in this race.|
|Registration Confirmation:||Click here for a list of registrants as of June 27, 2013. Please note that bib numbers will change prior to race day. If you notice anything wrong with your registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Race Day Information:||Click here for very important race check-in and race day information from 2012. 2013 information will be posted within a few weeks of the race. Please make sure that you do not have racevermont.com blocked from your inbox. Please note that ALL racers must produce a PHOTO ID when checking in. According to USAT, “NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS”. USAT members must also have their USAT membership card with them.|
|Wetsuit Information:||Click here for more details.|
|Directions to Race:||From the north: Take Route 7 south until you are in the village of Shelburne, Vermont. Pass the Shelburne Museum on your right. Take the next right (at a light at the top of the hill) onto Bostwick Road. Follow Bostwick Road until it bears sharply to the left (approximately 2 miles). Turn right at the bend onto Beach Road and follow signs for parking.From the south: Take Route 7 north until you are in the village of Shelburne, Vermont. Take the left (at the first traffic light) onto Bostwick Road. Follow Bostwick Road until it bears sharply to the left (approximately 2 miles). Turn right at the bend onto Beach Road and follow signs for parking.|
|Where to Park:||Racers: Field on right hand side of Beach Road just before entering the beach parking lot.
Volunteers: Same as racers
|Refreshments:||Refreshments will be provided by Coca-Cola, Shelburne Supermarket, Ferrisburgh Bake Shop & Deli, and Nuun.|
|Awards:||1st, 2nd and 3rd overall for men and women
1st place in each age group (5-year groupings)
raffle prizes in random drawing (must be present to win)
Volunteer Duties: Set-up, registration, parking, timing, road marshals and water stations