High Desert Triathlon 1 April 2017

Saturday 1st April 2017

Edwards AFB: 207 W. Popson Ave, Edwards AFB, United States

Triathlon, Sprint, Olympic/International


Activities

  • Triathlon-Sprint - Sprint_Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Olympic - Olympic-Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint Relay - Relay-Sprint
  • Triathlon-Olympic Relay - Relay-Olympic

Description

This triathlon is great for beginners and a fun unique event for everyone. Olympic distances will be 1500m swim, 24 mile bike, and 10k run. Sprint distances will be 375m swim, 12 mile bike and 5k run. The swim takes place in a 25m indoor pool.  The bike is a loop course over mostly flat terrain passing several landmark sites at Edwards AFB such as the aeronautical museum, the flight line, and the USAF Test Pilot School. The run is a flat out and back.
 
There will also be a kids race before the awards ceremony. Registration for the kids race will be day of the event. The kids distance will be 50m swim, 1.5 miles bike and 0.6 mile run.
 
The olympic distance race will be limited to 16 participants and participants will be lane splitting. Olympic participants are required to provide a volunteer in order to count their laps during the swim. Participants will receive a t-shirt on first come first serve basis.  This race is open to the public, but non DOD ID Card holders must provide additional information in order to gain access to the base.  Additionally, all drivers coming to Edwards AFB must have their drivers license, registration and proof of insurance with them. 

If your guests/spectators are non DoD ID card holders or you, yourself, cannot sponsor them on, please email triedwards@gmail.com with the following information for anyone of 16 years of age or older: Birth Date, Drivers license NUMBER, Drivers license STATE, LAST FOUR of social security number.  All minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Please contact the race director if you have any questions about base access for you or your spectators. **There will be no refunds or holdovers for this event.**

**THIS IS A PRIVATE ORGANIZATION. IT IS NOT PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OR ANY OF ITS COMPONENTS AND IT HAS NO GOVERNMENTAL STATUS**

Event details and schedule

Athlete guide and course information is posted on our website at http://www.highdeserttriathlon.com/ and our Facebook page www.facebook.com/HighDesertTriathlon


Feel free to email us with questions or concerns at triedwards@gmail.com

 

Event Schedule:

                0630 – Transition area, registration and body marking opens

                0630-0715 – Gate entrance for non-DOD ID card holders

                0700-0740 – Pool open for warm-up

                0730 – Volunteer meeting

                0740 – Olympic distance athlete’s meeting

                0800 – Olympic distance start

                0820 – Transition area closes

                0840 – Sprint distance athlete’s meeting

                0900 – Sprint distance start

                1130 – Kid's triathlon start

                1145 – Award Presentations

Organised by

High Desert Triathlon

3665 Lyons Drive, Rosamond

Phone: 5596963021

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