Sprint Triathlon IV – USAT Sanctioned

 

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Description of Event: Our final Sprint Triathlon of the year. Use this race to challenge yourself with something new or to better your standing in an earlier race.  Enjoy the beauty of Vermont as you swim, bike and run to and from Shelburne Beach on Lake Champlain.  The tri begins with a rectangular swim at Shelburne Beach.  The lake is shallow for this swim and is monitored by race volunteers and/or lifeguards on several boats along the course.  Following is and out-and-back bike ride and a run past scenic Shelburne Orchards.  Family and friends can cheer you on from Shelburne Beach while little ones play at the playground there. Enjoy a BBQ or picnic afterward as there are BBQ’s and tables at the town beach. This is a USAT sanctioned race.
Date/Time: September 9, 2012; 8:00 am
Distance: 500 yard swim, 15.8 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Cost: Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
Individuals:  $50 plus $12 if you are not a USAT member
Pre-registration closes on September 5, 2012.  In the event that this race does not fill, an additional $10 will be added to race day registrations.
Event t-shirts (wicking) are available for an additional $20 in both men’s and women’s sizes.  Men’s tend to run large and women’s tend to run quite small.  We recommend ordering a size down for men or at least one size up for women.  Shirt orders must be placed no later than August 17, 2012.  
Registration Information: Please click here to register for this event.  Please note that registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
Race Day Registration and Check-In: 6:30 – 7:45 am
Pre-race check-in will be available at Fleet Feet Sports.  Stay tuned for further details.
Registration Confirmation: Click here to see a list of registrants as of August 29, 2012.  (If you notice any errors, please email Shannon at shannon@racevermont.com.  Note:  Bid numbers will change prior to race day).
Race Day Information: Click here for important 2011 pre-race and race day information. Updated 2012 information will be posted as soon as it is available. It will also be emailed to registered racers just before 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: Bagels will be available along with beverages provided by Coca-Cola
Awards: Men’s & Women’s Individual: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
Women’s Team: 1st place
Men’s Team: 1st place
Mixed Team: 1st placeRaffle prizes are awarded post-race to participants whose names are drawn randomly (must be present to win).
Volunteers: Volunteers are needed for this race.
Information
Volunteer Duties:  Registration, timing, road marshalls and water stations
General questions: Call Rayne Herzog:  (w) 802-985-4410, (c) 802-316-7142