TRIATHLON & AQUA BIKE

Please note: Winding trails is a private park, nonmembers can not access the swim or run course prior to race day.
Course Map – Swim
Course Map – Bike
Course Map – Run
Transition Map

DESCRIPTION

Participants will swim a 1/2 mile loop in the Winding Trails lake, cycle 12 miles through the quiet roads of Farmington and Avon and then enjoy a flat 5K run through the wide dirt trails in Winding Trails.

Event Records:
1:08:07 – set by Amanda Bayer in 2017

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
Click here for more details.

AQUA BIKE

Athletes who participate in this division will complete the swim and the bike but will not have to do the run. The division is designed to appeal to those athletes for whom running might be painful, or to injured athletes who still want to compete.

RULES

The race will be officiated by USA Triathlon. All rules will be enforced. NOTE, bar ends must be plugged (plugs are readily available at bike shops). Any bike without bar ends plugged will not be allowed to race. It is the participant’s responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon. More…

FIRST TIMER TIPS

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

TEAM RELAY

The Women’s Triathlon can be entered as a relay team of 2 or 3 members; each completing 1-2 of the event legs. Team members exchange the timing chip inside the transition area.

DIVISIONS & AWARDS

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.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 3 Overall
  • Age Group – 16-19, and 5-year age groups from 20-80+
  • Athena (women 165+lbs.)
  • Aqua Bike (Overall)
  • Team (Overall)

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
  • Commemorative Awards to Top Overall Team (each member of the team will receive an award)
  • All awards based on chip time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here

COURSE LIMITS

Course limit is 2:50 hours for the Women’s Triathlon. Swim time limit is 35 minutes. The swim and bike legs need to be completed in 2 hours and 05 minutes. More…

COURSE SUPPORT

  • Fluid Locations (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor):
    • Pre/Post Race
    • Transition Area
    • Mile 1 & 2 (Run Course Only)
  • Portalet Locations: Start & Finish
  • First timers swim wave
  • Motorcycle & medical support
  • Event alert system notifications at the pre-race area & water stations along the course. More...

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered participants. Headphones discouraged. No rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

Baby Jogger/Strollers are NOT permitted in the triathlon, please see details on the stroller policy HERE.

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