Event

Lumberman Event
Lumberman

Date / Location

Sunday, June 18, 2017
* 7:30am

Cadillac High School
400 Linden St

Cadillac, MI 49601

Map here

Distances

Half IM - 1.2mi. swim, 56mi. bike, 13.1mi. run
Olympic Triathlon - 1500m swim, 40k bike, 10k run
Sprint  Triathlon - 500m swim, 20k bike, 5krun
Half IM Aquabike - 1.2mi. swim, 56mi. bike
Olympic Aquabike - 1500m swim, 40k bike
Sprint Aquabike - 500m swim, 20k bike
Kaya-Tri - 2mi. Kayak/SUP, 20k bike, 5k run
Super Sprint - 200m swim, 10k bike, 1mi. run

The Scene

The Lumberman event is going into its 6th year this year, and the 2nd year for the half ironman distance.  Cadillac is an extremely athletic community with plenty of resources and amenities available for the event planners and the athletes. There are plenty of lodging and camping choices, a plethora of shopping choices for the entire family, and restaurants with every choice of food and flavor available.

The course is just as perfect with a shallow Cadillac Lake swim or kayak/paddle; a bike course that takes you on a quick 3 mile jaunt to get outside of town and then smooth, lightly travelled, rolling country roads for an out and back ride.  The run is something special: Half and Olympic distance athletes run a simple loop around the lake, which is 6.5 miles. Sprint athletes just zip down to the state park and return.  And all of this is right downtown at the high school with showers and restrooms available.  

Kayak and stand up paddle boarders come on out! A 2 mile Kayak awaits you with your choice of bike and run.

Amenities

-Custom event shirt
-Custom finishers medal
-Custom latex swim cap
-Sponsor supplied samples
-Professional chip timing with results available online
-Awards to top three in each age group
-Great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher.  

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For an extra $25 select the PURPLE option at the registration process.  You will have until 2 weeks before the event to add this to your registration as well.  To plan for each Purple event this will close 2 weeks prior to each purple event.  Exclusive PURPLE Tent for those registered will be set privately adjacent to the post race area.  In addition to the tent you will enjoy these PURPLE Amenities: 
- morning coffee
- fast trac packet pickup
- preferred racking
- exclusive 3D recovery tent; recovery boots, masseuse, lounge chairs, fan, ice pool, towels, rollers, food & beverage
- Purple results



Also the best post race meal.

Awards

Please CLICK HERE for awards mail form.

There are no awards for the Super Sprint Distance.

Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event, excluded from their age group
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women within each of the following age groups 
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Top 3 Clydesdales in Olympic and Sprint Triathlons 39 and under and 40+ categories (Clydesdale =  Male 220lbs or more)
Top 3 Athenas in Olympic and Sprint Triathlons 39 and under and 40+ categories 
(Athena = Females 160lbs or more)

Masters are awarded to the 1st place Male and 1st Place Female who is 40+ within the Olympic/Long Course and Half distance Triathlons and excluded from age group

Awards will in NO circumstances be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony.  If you must depart before the awards ceremony, you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you.  Please see the link above and under the forms page. 

You MUST send the form within 2 weeks following the event with a check or money order, one fee per award in order to receive your award.  Please understand we have NO control over the US postal service.

Parking

-Parking for the event will be in the high school parking lot only!  
-Do not park on side streets.  
-Follow parking signs when you arrive at the high school.  
-Please use caution when entering and leaving the High School Parking lot.

Salute

Venue 
City of Cadillac
Cadillac CVB
Cadillac High School
Cadillac police department

Partners
Pepsi Co
Gatorade Endurance
Rudy Project

Support Crews
Cadillac High School Track Teams
Cadillac Rotary

Athletes Responsibility

bopsuperstar EventDue to an increasing amount of athletes entering events they may not be properly trained for, we are asking each athlete to be responsible and honest with his/her ability to complete the distance registering for.  Due to safety concerns for everyone involved including you the athlete, but also the support crew volunteers and officials like police, sheriff, fire department, etc. we must instill course cut off times at 4 hrs. for Olympic and 7 hrs. for the Half. Raffle and awards start at 6 hrs and 30 minutes in Olympic distance events and 99% of all athletes are finished by that time. So you must register for the event you will finish under that 4 hour time limit.  Being a responsible athlete means if you cannot complete the Olympic distance comfortably under that time we recommend you participate in the sprint event.  We encourage you to train for the goal to reach that Olympic distance under the 4 hour time limit.  If you do not have a clear idea as to how to achieve that goal we are here to help, please let us know.

An athlete will be informed he/she has reached the 4 hr. cut off, at which time the athlete will acknowledge he/she understands completely and he/she will be brought in off the course by the course coordinator.  If the athlete refuses this he/she will be informed that there will not be any support left on the course from that point and he/she must acknowledge this and understand he/she is continuing under those circumstances at which time the athlete will remove the timing chip/strap and give to the course coordinator.  

Again an athlete must take the responsibility on as an athlete understanding his / her ability at the time of the event.  Knowing that support crew volunteers, as well as other personnel out on courses must be kept in safe conditions as well.  

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