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21st Elkhart Triathlons

The Scene

The Osthoff historic 5 star resort has been the host venue for this event 21 years now.  A former regional championship venue will not disappoint being one of Wisconsin's top vacation destinations with its quaint inviting downtown area.  First class lodging at the Osthoff resort as well as several BnB's in the area.  This is first class all the way and an event that must be on every triathletes calendar.  

Eliminate added stress with Friday bike check-in.   Show up, register, drop your bike in the transition area and relax and enjoy the venue.  4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Date / Location

Saturday June 7, 2019
*7:30 am

Osthoff Resort
101 Osthoff Ave,
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

Distances

Olympic Triathlon - 1500m swim, 45k bike, 10k run 
Sprint Triathlon - 500m swim, 20k bike, 10k run
Olympic Aquabike - 1500m swim, 45k bike
Sprint Aquabike - 500m swim, 20k bike

**Relays offered for both the Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon

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Awards

Elite Card Holders Prize Purse:   $2600 to top finishers and fastest splits winners.  To qualify for prize money, you must participate in the Elite event. 

Age Up Rule
Your age on race day is the same as how old you will be on 12/31 of that calendar year.

Overall
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event and excluded from their age group.

Age Groups
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+
*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.

*Sprint Triathlon - Typically offers 15 and under and 16-19 in addition
*Masters - First place 40+ masters in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons
*Top 3 Clydesdales in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons (Clydesdale = Male 225lbs or more)
*Top 3 Athenas in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons (Athena = Females 165lbs or more)

Aquabike - First place Olympic Aquabike and first place Sprint Aquabike
Kaya-Tri - Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall (when applicable)
Super Sprint - All athletes will receive a finisher medal when crossing the finish line. This category is designed for those wanting to Try the Tri or to enjoy a fun, family-friendly race. In that spirit, no awards are presented. Everyone is a winner!
 
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 click on the link below to be taken to the Transition Bag Store where you can select the AWARD Item.

REQUEST AWARD MAILING

Parking

Parking will be in and around the venue.  Please do not park where NO PARKING signs are posted.  These areas are crucial safety points on the course.  

Amenities
  • Custom event shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Custom latex swim cap
  • Sponsor supplied samples
  • Professional chip timing with results available online
  • Awards ceremony to top three in each age group
  • Great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher
  • The best post race snack table out there
Salute

Venue 
Osthoff Resort
City of Elkhart
County Sheriff, police, ems

Partners
Pepsi Co
Gatorade Endurance
Rudy Project

Support Crews
-  Horizons 4 Girls
     -  Elkhart Lake Glenbuelah High School AFS Club
     -  Elkhart Lake First Responders
     -  Elkhart Lake Fire Department
     -  New Holstein First Responders
     -  Kiel Fire Department
     -  Glenbuelah Fire Department
     -  Goldwing Club Chapter 15

Athletes Responsibility

Due to an increasing amount of athletes entering events that may not be properly trained, we are asking each athlete to be responsible and honest with his/her ability to complete the distance they are registering for. Due to safety concerns for everyone involved, including you the athlete, but also support crew volunteers and officials like police, sheriff, fire department, EMS, etc. we must implement 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 an event you can finish under the 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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