Event

MichiganChmpnshpTri Event
Michigan Championships

Date / Location

Sunday September 3rd, 2017
7:30 a.m.

Belle Isle, Detroit, MI
Shelter 1
Follow the 3 Disciplines Event Parking
signs once on the island

Map here 

Distances

Olympic - 1.5k swim, 24mi. bike, 10k run
Sprint - 500m swim, 13mi. bike, 5krun
Super Sprint: 200m swim, 6mi. bike, 1 mile run

Olympic Aquabike - 1.5k swim, 24mi. bike
Sprint Aquabike- 500m swim, 13mi. bike
Duathlon - 5k run, 20k bike, 5k run 

Event Venue Information

The state’s Triathlon, Duathlon, Club, and Team Championships...
but of course this event is

OPEN TO EVERYONE!  

Back to our original site at the Belle Isle Casino, where it all started almost 10 years ago. Rest assured if you want to end the season with a lightning fast PR, this is the place and race to achieve that. Test yourself against your time from the Motor City Triathlon and see if you improved your performance over the racing season.

With the smell of autumn in the air, most regular users of the island enjoy a more serene setting as the island starts to calm down from the hectic summer. That’s why we chose this venue as a "double" venue, once in early summer and once in late summer; and we will make it one worth doing twice. Come to downtown Detroit and enjoy a baseball or football game, a beautiful night at the theater, symphony, or museum and stay at one of the 4-star casino’s with great food options. So many great things to see and do with your significant other or family

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.  

3DPurple_logo-2 Event

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
and more.....



Also the best post race snack table out there. 

Awards

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)

In the event there may not be at least 4 athletes within an age group, an age group may be combined, for example 2 in 20-24 and 2 and 25-29 = 20 - 29 age group combined.

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

Proceed to the paddock, Parking $3 proceeds to
the Wayne State University Cross Country / Track teams. 

Proceed to Central Street for Parking ONLY.  
Follow all signs for parking, Absolutely DO NOT park where NO Parking signs are posted, please do not move cones and there is NO Parking on Picnic Way, that is the run course! 

Salute

Venue 
DNR - Darlisa and all the DNR staff on Belle Isle.
Michigan Coast Guard
Hart EMS 
DYC

Partners
Pepsi Co
Gatorade Endurance
Rudy Project
The Tri and Bike Shop
Pierce Footwear
Huub Design
SLS3

Support Crews
Wayne State University Cross Country/ Track Team

Athletes Responsibility

bopsuperstar EventDue to an increasing amount of athletes entering events they may not be properly trained for, we are first asking each athlete to be responsible and honest.  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.  Raffle and awards start at 3 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.   

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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