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June 5, 2021 8:00 am

Elkhart Lake, WI
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Overview

A course definitely worthy of a championship designation as it was previously.  Starting with a time trial swim start utilizing a rectangle U format course will make for a fast early season swim in crystal clear waters.  The Olympic distance elites will start us off, followed by age group, then about 30 minutes later sprint athletes, followed by the super sprinters. 

The bike course will separate those who have trained all winter along with those that know and understand the importance of shifting and cadence.  The climbs come one after another along with fast exciting turns all happening out in the farmlands.  Roads are smooth, traffic is light and a challenging but fun course.  

The run course will do the same as the bike if you have put the early season training in you will be able to attack the hills which will separate you quickly from those that would do fine with a flat course.  Starting out with the first mile and last mile flat, but that middle mile will take you to the counties highest point winding you through a tree-lined neighborhood.  Two loops for the Olympic distance athletes this year will be a nice change from previous years bringing you back to the venue with hundreds to cheer you on.  

Transition

Pre race Friday bike check: 4:00 – 7:00, Athletes Only! 

Opens – 6:00am 
No friends or family members allowed in the transition area for any reason. The race director and race officials will close the transition area 30-45 minutes before race start to ensure all athletes are at the starting area for mandatory course meeting and announcements. Once the transition area is closed, you will NOT be permitted back in before the race starts. Family/Friends will not be permitted in for any reason at any time throughout the event. 

Re-Opens
When the last cyclist is off the course and has headed out for the run. This time is variable and we will make announcements at the event when the transition area is ready to re-open. 

Any athletes removing gear from transition areas before the announcer or race director has officially opened the transition area will be DISQUALIFIED from the race! This pertains to all athletes of all distances. All athletes deserve a clear transition. 

In the event of inclement weather, it is recommended you have warm, dry clothing outside the transition area to put on following your finish due to other athletes still being on the bike course. 

Timing Chip
When you have completed the race, please do NOT enter the transition area wearing your timing chip. PLEASE remove your chip before re-entering the transition area and exiting again. This will cause a timing error. 

Racking
You must rack according to your race number, based on the sequence numbers placed at the end of each row. Please remember racks will hold 7 bikes racked with the seat tip on support bar. Please be courteous to fellow athletes to ensure there is space for 7 bikes on a rack. If there is not enough room for your bike on your designated rack, please see a 3D Team member and we will help. Please do not move another athletes bike or gear. 

Aid Station
Located at the run in/out chute with water and electrolyte replacement. 

Directional
Run In/Out and Bike In/Out chutes are clearly marked on the large structures at either end.  It is your responsibility to go the right direction while racing in the transition area.

Venue Map here

Swim

Time Trial start with 2 athletes crossing the timing matts at a time with Olympic distance athletes starting at 8:00am. We will stage everyone in groups of 100 according to your ACTUAL predicted 1500 swim time.  Please stage yourself based on your actual time not a dream time.  This will keep the flow in the water safe.   Keep buoys on your left and you will exit the water at the opposite side of the  beach  up the swim chute to the transition area about 50m away. It is up hill on grass. 

Sprint athletes you will start about 30 minutes later.

Wetsuits are encouraged. Wetsuits are available for rent.  Please rent by Monday before the event.

 

 

 

Route map for Elkhart Lake Swim Course by Kenny Krell on plotaroute.com

 

Bike
Exiting the Transition Area you will follow the bike chute

Run
Exiting the Transition Area, you will follow the run chute down the drive, following the  orange cones, chalk and signs the entire route.  The run course will take you up to the highest point in the county, great views up there.  What goes up must come down as you wind through the neighborhood flying back to the finish.  Olympic athletes will turnaround .5 mile out from transition and head back out for lap 2.   Aid stations at each mile with Water and Gatorade Endurance formula.  This is a flat run with the exception of the climb at the back of the course.

Aquabike

You will start with your specific swim wave. Check the information cube at the event for wave start information.  

You will complete the Swim and Bike disciplines of the event. Following your Bike discipline, you will dismount your bike, cross the Bike In timing mats and place your bike back at your spot on the rack in the Transition Area.  You will then proceed across the Run Out timing mats and you are done! Your finish time will be when you cross the timing mats at that point.

DO NOT re-enter the transition area through Run In/Out or Bike In/Out. This will cause a timing error.  

Finisher Memento 
If the event offers a finisher’s memento, please proceed to the finish area to receive the item. Tell the support crew at the finish line you were in the aquabike race and they will hand you the finishers memento. 

You will keep your timing chip & strap on until all the bikes are off the course. Once we announce the transition is open, you may turn your chip & strap in at the designated collection point and retrieve your gear at that point.

Super Sprint TRI

200m swim – your swim will always start following the final sprint athlete in every super sprint event.  These will be an out to the first buoy, over and in.  

10k  bike – will be an out and back.

1 mile run – will be an out and back as well.  

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