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Athlete Information

Sunday - July 20, 2014

    

Brodie Park, New Hartford, CT

Start Time:

7:30 AM

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Transition opens at 6:00 a.m. for athlete setup. Click here to view transition map.

Post Race Festivities

Hang out after the race to enjoy the BEST post-race food with plenty of cold beer. The menu includes fresh fruit, and best of all – assorted pies with whipped cream. With a party like this just beyond the finish line - you’re sure to set a PR! 

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Articles to help prepare for this event:

Proper Hydration For Distance Running

Newcomers and seasoned triathletes may find the Triathlon Checklist (28k PDF) helpful.

USA Triathlon Rules
The race will be officiated by USA Triathlon. All rules will be enforced, especially, bar ends must be plugged. Any bike without bar ends plugged will not be allowed to race. Be prepared. Plugs are easy to get at your bike shop. As a participant, it is your responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon.

USAT Commonly Violated Rules

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This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the Winning Time Chip system - 5 splits and finish time recorded - the chip is worn on a velcro strap on the ankle and will be distributed at packet pick-up. Chip must be returned at the finish line. $30 fee for unreturned chip.

TRI CATEGORIES:
  • Top three overall male and female finishers
  • Male Age Group
  • Female Age Group
  • Clydesdale (men 220+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 165+lbs.)
  • Teams (Male, Female, Mixed)

TRI AGE GROUP DIVISIONS:
  • 5-year age groups from 16-80+

TRI AWARDS:
  • Top 3 overall male/female
  • Top 3 in each male/female age division
  • Top 3 Clydesdale and Athena
  • Top team in each team category

DUATHLON AWARDS:
  • Top 3 overall male/female.
  • Top male/female in masters.

AQUA/BIKE AWARDS:
  • Top 3 in Aqua/Bike (male/female)

No "double dipping"

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Click here to view "Six Open Water Swim Tips" courtesy of TriathlonWetSuitStore.com

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The site for this event is Brodie Park on West Hill Lake in New Hartford, CT. Brodie Park is located on the corner of West Hill Road and Niles Road. Parking is available in the park off of Niles Road. Enter the grass parking area on Niles Road across from Burwell Road, at the field house. When exiting please exit at the same entrance you came in.

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The Hartford Marathon Foundation has an emergency texting service in place to be used in situations such as event cancellations or other emergencies where information needs to be delivered directly to you. We will be using this system for this event.

If we have changes to a race at the last minute, we can text you and inform you of the issue and what the plan is for the day of the race, and potentially save you time, money and sleep.

NOTE: We never use this information for anything other than real emergencies.

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Local Hotels heading

Lodging Name
CT Town
Phone
Distance to
Race Start
Avon Old Farms Inn Hotel
Avon
860.677.1651
14.2 miles
  • Special rate of $119/night. Call the hotel at 860-677-1651 for more details, availability or to book your room.
Chapin Park Bed & Breakfast
New Hartford 860.379.1075 4.2 miles
Connecticut Suites
Torrington
860.626.8000
7.3 miles
Country 44 Motel 
Barkhamstead
860.379.6040
5.6 miles
Days Inn
Torrington
860.496.0811
8.3 miles
Farmington Inn
Farmington
860.677.2821
18.7 mles
Farmington Marriott
Farmington
860.678.1000
22.3 miles
Old Riverton Inn
Riverton
860.379.8678
8.8 mles
Quality Inn
Torrington
860.496.8808
7.1 miles
Yankee Peddlar Inn
Torrington
860.489.1651
9.2 miles