Three Rivers Super Sprint
|Saturday, June 23, 2012
Gilmer County Park
1561 South Main Street
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
Event Organizer Website
|$50 individual...$80 Relay|
Great opportunity to try out Triathlon. This Super Sprint event will consist of a 250 yard pool swim (1 swimmer starts every 30 sec); a 12 mile bike through Gilmer county that has a gentle rolling hills; and finished with a 2 mile flat run.
All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a race t-shirt and a goody bag. All race finishers receive a finishers award, as well as placings for top 3 overall and all the regular 5 year age groups. Great after race festival for the entire family.
Summer Super Sprint Series
The Three Rivers race is event #2 (of 5) in the summer series. Participants receive series points based on their finish time. Series awards will be given out after the last race of the summer (The Bootlegger). In order to be eligible for series awards, athletes must participate in at least 3 of the events. See www.fivestarntp.com for more information on the race series, and additional events.
Late Registration & Day of Registration
Late registration is considered any registration after June 17th. We will have extras, but T-shirts will not be guaranteed on race day for anyone registering after June 17. Day of registration starts at 7:00 am.
The adult race is capped at 200 participants...register early, we're expected to sell out fast. If you bring the kids to race too, register for an earlier wave so you're guaranteed to be finished before they start.
The primary beneficiary for the race is the Gilmer County Parks dept.
7:00 am...Transition Opens, and race day check in 7:15 am...Course/rules talk 8:00 am...Wave #1 Adult swim starts...a new wave starts every 15 minutes with the last wave at 9:30 am. 8:30 am...Course/rules talk 9:30 am...Course/rules talk 10:30 am...12 & 13 year old swim start 11:00 am...10 & 11 year old swim start 11:30 am...8 & 9 year old swim start 12:00 pm...6 & 7 year old swim start 12:30 pm...5 & under swim start
After all the adults have finished their race the kids will start their event. The adults do they're bike on the road, but the Kids Race will be completely on the park grounds. There event is listed as a separate event on active. Visit that page to register and for more information. You can also visit the Fivestarntp.com page for complete information on either race.
The swim will be done in the Gilmer County Pool; the out and back gently rolling hill bike leg will be done on the roads through Gilmer County; and the run will be done in and around the park grounds.
Athletes will race in the age group that corresponds with their age on 12/31/2011.
Estimated Swim Time
Athletes will be placed for the swim start based on their estimated swim time. This will allow the faster swimmers to go first, and keep them from catching the slower swimmers. Please do your best to have an accurate time.
If you don't like, can't do, or shouldn't do one of the legs of a triathlon; don't worry...Just grab a friend or two and sign up for the Relay. Each relay team member receives the same benefits as if they were a single registration.