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Sprint Distance: 1/2 mile swim/ 12 mile bike/ 3 mile run
AQUA SPHERE SWIM COURSE:
The swim in Decker Lake features easy to navigate swim course that you will swim counter clockwise, keeping buoys on your left.
LIV GIANT BIKE COURSE:
Enjoy a bike course that travels around Decker Lake and the surrounding community on the roads. The course will be well marked and volunteers to direct you.
RUN COURSE: The 5K course will run along Decker. The course has a combination of grassy wide trails and pavement. Water and HEED will be on the course at mile 1 and 2.
Swim Wave Starts
You are assigned based on the USAT age rule, which means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2013. Your swim wave will be noted on your packet.
June weather in Texas is perfect for a triathlon at Decker Lake. The average air temperature during this time is 81 degrees. Water temperatures for the lake along the shore is usually 80 degrees, wetsuits will not be allowed. Water temps will be updated race week and again on race morning.
Wet suits Rules
USAT RULE Article IV Swimming Conduct
4.4 Wet suits. Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.
Please note we will do an official water temperature reading on race morning.
Event Day Information
Early arrival is recommended to allow time for you to park, walk to transition and get ready for a terrific race day. Transition will open at 5:00 a.m. and will be closed at 6:30 a.m. Please arrive early for race morning. We will have a prompt race start at 7:00 a.m. Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.
Race Talks at the Expo
We will have two course talks on Saturday, June 1, Noon and 3:00 p.m. to attend to get the latest event information, directions and more. The course talk is not mandatory, but will help make a difference in sorting out race day.
LIV Giant will provide bike etiquette and biking tips at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 following the course talks.
In addition, stop by their expo booth and demo truck outside the expo hall for tips and sharing how to Fix a Flat starting at 11:00 a.m. and continue on the top of each hour until 4:00 p.m.
Strollers, Inline Skates, Rollerblades, Headphones and Dogs Not Allowed On Course
For the safety of all participants, strollers, inline skates, rollerblades, headphones and dogs are not allowed on the course at any time.
Age Group Awards
Awards to the top 3 finishers in each age group will be presented limited edition Iron Girl jewelry from Milestone Jewelry. We will have 15 age groups: 18- 19; 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- 84; 85+ You must be 18 years or older to participate in the event.
All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.
Venue & Race Day Parking
Travel east on Hwy 290 East. Turn right on Decker Lane Road (3177) Continue on 3177 toMLK/969. Turn left at the light and proceed to Blue Buff and turn left. The park is straight ahead. Parking is available from 5:00 a.m. until 6:30 a.m. Please arrive early to minimize parking issues.