Saturday, March 8th, 2014
 
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*award winners are listed on results sheets and awards will be available for pickup at the UW-L Recreational Eagle Center starting on Monday 3/10/14 at 9am
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How far can you go?

The UW-L Tri Challenge is an indoor triathlon in its sixth year with the Rec Sports Department on campus. It’s an event that provides  beginnger and experienced  multi-sport athletes with an opportunity to put their endurance to the test.

Indoor triathlons are unique events that require participants to swim, bike, and run for a predetermined amount of time instead of distance. Scores are determined by combining the overall distance one travels during the three legs of the race.

Check out the Team division! See below for more details about how the team division works. 

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION-  includes long sleeve dri-fit shirt  (Registration ends Wednesday, March 5th at 11:59pm CST)

Registration Fees UW-L Student Non UW-L Student
On or before Feb. 28 $25 $30
Mar.1-Mar. 5 $30 $35

 

Paper registration form

RACE FORMAT
Each participant will be assigned to a 6-person heat. Heats are scheduled every 20 minutes throughout the event. The first heat begins at 8:00am and the final heat time is determined based on the number of participants that register. The race is organized into three segments: swimming, biking, running. Participants will swim for 10 minutes, bike for 20 minutes, and run for 15 minutes, totaling 45 minutes of actual race time. Transition time between activities varies from 10 minutes between the swim and the bike to 5 minutes between the bike and run events.

TEAMS
Each participant has the option of having a team of up to three people compete with them.  If the team is made up of three individuals, each person will choose one event to participate in.  If the team is made up of two individuals, one person will do one event and the other person will do two events.  Instead of each individual's name being written down for their heat, a team name will signify what heat they will participate in.  All other aspects of the competition are the same.  Members of the team are responsible for getting themselves to their appropriate event on time.  Teams will be scored in a separate division from individuals. 

Each participant on a team must pay their appropriate individual fee, there is no "team fee"!  Each participant must fill out a separate registration form indicating their team name.

SCORING
Scoring of the event will be based on the overall place of a racer in relation to all other racers in each individual segment. For example, racer with the furthest swim distance will receive 1 point; second furthest will receive 2 points, and so on. Participant with the lowest points combined from all three legs of the race is the overall winner. Distance completed will be reported to the racer after finishing each segment. Teams will be scored and ranked in a separate team division. 

CALCULATING DISTANCE
SWIM - Number of lengths accurate to 0.25 lengths (25 yard pool).
BIKE - Miles cycled odometer reading accurate to 1/100 of a mile.
RUN - Distance run on the track accurate to 50 meters.

START TIME
Start time will be emailed to participants and posted online on Thursday, Mar. 6th. The earliest heat will begin at 8:00am.

CHECK-IN
It is recommended that you arrive 30 minutes before your start time in order to check-in, adjust and record bike settings, and prepare yourself for the event. The check-in table will be located in the Mitchell Hall lobby area.

PRIZES
The top 3 overall male and female participants and the top 3 male and female participants in each age category will receive prizes.  The top three teams will be awarded prizes. 

Age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Award winners will be posted online and emailed to pick up their prize at the Recreational Eagle Center on the UW-L campus.


Questions? Contact Jenny Larson at 608-785-5219.

SAT. Mar. 8th
Mitchell Hall
Register at the REC or online
before Mar. 5th

SWIM

Indoor Tri Swimmer

BIKE



RUN