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Join us at the Iron Girl Expo
Cherry Creek State Park
4201 South Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80014
Packet Pick-up and Bike Racking Rules
All participants are expected to attend packet pick up on Thursday, Friday or Saturday in person. This is due insurance liability mandates. You will be able to rack your bike on race day.
All participants must show a photo ID, and all USAT annual members additionally must show their membership card. Per USAT rules, each participant must pick up their own packet. NO EXCEPTIONS. A unique wristband will be affixed at this time which must remain on through to the end of the race.
We will have several locations race week for packet pick. You will also be able to pick-up your packet and rack your bike on race day. More details to come shortly.
New course map available soon.
Distance: 1/2 Mile Swim/12 Mile Bike/3 Mile Run
A beautiful lake swim in Cherry Creek Reservoir with an out and back course.
This bike course is the amidst of beautiful terrain and is pretty flat!
RUN COURSE: You will finish your triathlon experience on a run course within Cherry Creek Reservior that is flat.
The following cut-off times for the event:
Swim – 60 minutes
Bike – 2 hours
Run – 60 minutes
Athletes will start in waves by age group for the swim.
Please understand that you must complete each leg of a triathlon within the cut-off times listed. If you do not finish each leg of the event within the cut-off time, a volunteer or race official remove your timing tag. You will not be able to go on to the next leg of the event.
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.
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. with a prompt race start at 7:30 a.m.
Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.
Course Talks at Expo
We will have two course talks on Friday, August 23 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.
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.
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 14 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+ You must be 18 years or older to participate in the event.
All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.