DATE AND TIME
September 9th, 2017 7:00am
Start Time Your start time will be posted on the website one week prior to the event at www.ymcahuntsville.org
Southeast Family YMCA, 1000 Weatherly Road, Huntsville AL. 35803
YMCA ENTRY FEE
Individual Before Aug 21st: $20 After Aug 21st: $25
Youth12 and Under Before Aug 21st: $15 After Aug 21st: $20
Family & Team Before Aug 21st: $15 per person After Aug 21st: $20 per person
T-SHIRTS The First 200 registered for the outdoor triathlon will receive a free t-shirt
TEAM COMPETITION Consist of 2 or 3 members, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for all male, All female, mixed, and youth 12 or younger
SWIMMING 300 yard swim at the YMCA pool
Ages 6-12 must pass a swim test to participate Swim tests can be given at anytime during open pool hours by the lifeguard on duty.
The swim test consists of: Showing you can float on your stomach & back- Swimming comfortably one length of the pool -Treading water for one minute
BIKING The bike path is 8 miles Directions from the YMCA: Left on Canstatt, course goes to Dortmond Left on Toreno Right on Wallwood Left on Todd Mill Right on Bleu Drive Left on Bluff Left on Mountain Gap Take the Aldridge Creek Greenway to the Green Cove Road turn around and exit the green way at Bailey Cove Road Left from Bailey Cove Road on to Weatherly Road and finally back to the YMCA! You will enter the YMCA at the West side parking lot! You will now transition to the pool area!
RUNNING The running distance is 5K Directions from the YMCA: The 5K Run begins on the West Side of the Huntsville YMCA building on Cannstatt Dr. SE and runs to Dortmund Dr. SE Left and runs to Arolen Dr. SE Left and runs to dead end , runs around a water main cover back to Waldrop Dr. SE Right and runs to Willow Cove Rd. SE Left and runs to Cannstatt Dr. SE Right and runs to Edgehill Dr. SE Left and runs to Dellowod Rd. SE Left and runs to Willow Hills Dr. Right and runs to Weatherly Rd. SE and continues to the bike transition area on the West side of the YMCA building.
TRANSITION FROM RUN TO BIKE: Nobody will be able to leave the YMCA at the transition area without a bike helmet! You must not mount your bike until you exit the transition area to Cannstatt road. You cannot wear any headphones at this time for safety reasons.
THE BIKE ROUTE & TRANSITION: *The bike path is 8 miles. Directions include from the YMCA left on Canstatt, course goes to Dortmond, goes left on Toreno, right on Wallwood, left on Todd Mill, right on Bleu Drive, left on Bluff, left on Mountain Gap, enter the greenway (left onto greenway) from Mountain Gap road ( take the turnaround at the Greencove bridge as listed (there will be someone there) and follow the Greenway back and continue northbound past the mountain gap road entrance and continue until you get to the bridge at Green Mountain road. Do not take the bridge but turn left off the greenway at this location towards Todd Mill! We have everything marked very well and continue back to the YMCA! You will turn right onto Wallwood off Todd Mill, left at Torino and Right on Dortmond and right on Cannstatt back to the YMCA! After the bike route, participants will rack their bikes on the west side of the YMCA bldg close to Canstatt and enter into the bldg to complete the triathlon in the pool for a 300 yard swim.
TRANSITION FROM BIKE TO POOL: You must dismount your bike at the bike rack and enter into the pool area. When on the pool deck you will be told to walk! You cannot dive into the pool! You must jump! You will swim down on the left side of the pool (pool wall on left) and back in the same lane (lane rope on left), go under the lane rope and repeat this going down and back to the other side of the pool! This should total 12 lengths or 6 laps. Triathlon starts with the 5K Running: *The 5K Run begins on the West Side of the Huntsville YMCA building on Cannstatt Dr. SE and runs to Dortmund Dr. SE, turns left and runs to Arolen Dr. SE, turns left and runs to dead end and runs around a water main cover back to Waldrop Dr. SE, turns right and runs to Willow Cove Rd. SE, turns left and runs to Cannstatt Dr. SE, turns right and runs to Edgehill Dr. SE, turns left and runs to Dellowod Rd. SE, turns left and runs to Willow Hills Dr. , turns right and runs to Weatherly Rd. SE and continues to the bike transition area on the West side of the YMCA building. After the bike route, participants will rack their bikes on the west side of the YMCA bldg close to Canstatt and enter into the bldg to complete the triathlon in the pool for a 300 yard swim.
Run 3.0 miles
Bike 8 miles
Swim 300 yards
Based on participation we will start the race at 7:00 You must Finish: Run by 8:30a Bike by 9:00a Swim by 9:30a Parking is available at the SEY (No transportation between start and finish points)
Race course directions inside brochure Registration fees are Non-transferable, Non-refundable.
More information go to www.ymcahuntsville.org
Southeast Family YMCA
1000 Weatherly Road Huntsville, AL. 35803
P: 256.883.9622 F: 256.881.8812 E:
Medals awarded to age group winners
Overall Male and Female overall winners are not eligible for age group awards
15 and Under