Green Lake Triathlon - Family Weekend

Sat August 14 - Sun August 15, 2021 Spicer, MN 56288 US Directions
Events

Adult - Individual - on for 2021

$69 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Adult - 2 Person Relay Team - on for 2021

$109 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Adult - 3 Person Relay Team - on for 2021

$149 08/15 8:00AM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Kids Triathlon - Individual

$25 08/14 8:00AM CDT Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
159 Lake Ave S
Spicer, MN US 56288
Description

KIDS TRIATHLON - SATURDAY, Aug 14th 

Green Lake Kids Triathlon for ages 12 and under

The Green Lake Kids Triathlon event of this family weekend is produced and managed by a non-profit that benefits students of the New London-Spicer school district.  All proceeds and donations to the GLKT go to this effort. If you have any questions about how these funds are used, please contact Nikki Thein at nlspicerpostprom@gmail.com

Kids Triathlon for ages 3 - 12 around Green Lake in Spicer, MN

AWARDS AND GIFTS: All participants will receive a t-shirt (for those who register before the cut-off date), and goodie bag with the top 3 finishers in each age group receiving a medal.

COURSES:
Swimming takes place in shallow water along the public beach area. Parents can be in the water anytime. Bike and run course for bottom 2 age groups is in a closed setting for safety reasons (Saulsbury parking lot). Older bike routes are in a residential area in Spicer.

Transition areas are limited to athletes and parents of athletes under the age of 7. Children 7 and over may NOT receive assistance in this area. Race volunteers will be available in the transition area.

AGE GROUPS

Boys and Girls Combined 3-4 yr old Distances: Swim 20yd, Bike 1 lap, Run 1 lap
Boys and Girls Combined 5-6 yr old Distances: Swim 50yd, Bike 3 laps, Run 1 lap

**Ages below have separate girls and boys divisions**
7-8 yr old Distances: Swim 75yd, Bike 1mi, Run .5 mi
9-10 yr old Distances: Swim 100yd, Bike 2mi, Run .5 mi
11-12 yr old Distances: Swim 150yd, Bike 3mi, Run 1 mi

 

ADULT TRIATHLON - SUNDAY, Aug 15th 

Green Lake Triathlon for ages 13 and up

Events:

Individual Sprint or Olympic course and Sprint or Olympic Relays.
Relay teams may be made up of any combination of 2 or 3 people, male or female.

Course:
The race starts off with a nice swim in sandy Green Lake. The bike ride takes a path of gently rolling hills around the Green Lake area, with a smooth run to the finish. The course is well marked with distances clearly posted.  To view images of the course maps, click the button at the top of this page.
Sprint Course: 1/4 mile swim, 14 mile bike, 3 mile run
Olympic Course: 3/4 mile swim, 22 mile bike, 6 mile run

Packet pick-up:

Tent in the parking lot next to Zorbaz.   
Packets will be handed out on August 14th at 5-7pm.   Packets should be picked up at that time.  Social distancing will be marked for the safety of the participants and volunteers. Your packet pick-up options will be.........

Option # 1  Aug 14th, 5-7 pm North Door of Zorbaz

Option # 2  Aug 15th, 6:30 am - 7:45 am (tent in parking lot next to Zorbaz) 

Transition area:

Location: Parking lot next to Zorbaz

You can bring in your bike starting at 6:30am and you MUST be set-up and out of the transition area by 7:45 am

Bib Number:

You should have your bib number attached on the front of your shirt just above the waist to get the best read-rate.  Bibs located anywhere else will have a lower read-rate. Bib numbers need to be visible when you cross the finish line. 

Body Markings:

Can be completed by the participants or family member.  Large bib number on right bicep, large bib number on right calf and wave number on top of right hand.  Otherwise volunteers will be available at packet pick-up to help with body markings

Start Time:  8:00am

Once you have your equipment set-up in the transition area we ask that you move to the deck behind Zorbaz for pre-race announcements.

Detailed instruction will be included in your race packet.

Plan to be at the starting line ten minutes ahead of your start time.  .

Start Location:

Beach area behind Zorbaz.  

EXAMPLE of Wave assignments

8:00 am
1 Olympic Male

2 Olympic Female
   Olympic Relay

3 Sprint Male 39 and Under  and All Sprint Relays             

4 sprint Male 40 and over

5 Sprint Female 34 and under

6 Sprint Female 35 and over

Water Stops:

For your safety we encourage you to bring your own liquids for the race.

 Water stop locations: at 1.5 and 3 mile marks which are also the Sprint and Olympic turn around spots.    Trash cans will be spaced along the course.  Please DO NOT drop cups on the course.  

Two utility vehicles will be patrolling the course.  Extra water will be available on the carts. 

Finish:

After you finish the timing chip should removed and place the timing chip in a bucket at the finish.  All non-returned chips will be billed at a rate of $30.00 per chip. Volunteers will be there to remind the participants.  DO NOT hand the chip to the volunteers.   The chip go into the bucket for disinfecting. 

Upon finishing the race, refreshments will be available for each participant.

Zorbaz will be open at 11:00am.  

Awards:

Times will be available on-line at www.pickleevents.com  .  The award winners will be posted on-line as well. 

Awards presentation behind Zorbaz following the race.

Special instructions for the relays:

Each relay packet will contain a single bib number and three timing chips.  No exchanging of bibs or chips for 2020. Your runner should be wearing the bib and each participant should be wearing a chip (ankle bracelet).

VERY IMPORTANT!  All chip MUST be returned.  There will be a table set-up in the transition area.  After your swimmer returns they should place the timing chip in the bucket on the table.  After your biker returns that person should place the timing chip in the bucket on the table.  After your runner finishes they should remove and place the timing chip in a bucket at the finish.  All non-returned chips will be billed at a rate of $30.00 per chip.  Volunteers will be there to remind the participants.  DO NOT hand the chips to the volunteers.   The chips go into the bucket for disinfecting. 

 

 

 

 

 

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