Girls Gone Tri--Session II
Start: Saturday, May 25, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Bluffton , SC 29910
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
Ladies, these are your races! A 250 yard pool swim, 10 mile road bike, and 2 mile run gets you to the Girls Gone Tri finish line. This is a great triathlon for first-timers and a prefect way to hone your skills for the 2013 multisport season. Race one, two, or all 3 races. Sign up for Multisport Queen or Girls Gone Tri Series!
Girls Gone Tri (GGT)--The Series
This year we are offering 3 Girls Gone Tri triathlons: GGTI: 4/20/13; GGTII: 5/25/13; & GGTIII: 6/08/13. Race one, two, or all. If you race all, you'll receive points based on your finish times. The top 3 over all, top master, and top grandmaster points earners will receive Girls Gone Tri Series awards.
Girls Gone Tri Triathlons
Ladies, these are your races! A 250 yard pool swim, 10 mile road bike, and 2 mile run gets you to the Girls Gone Tri finish line. This is a great triathlon for first-timers and a prefect way to hone your skills for the 2013 multisport season.
The races start at 8:00 a.m. They start/finish at the Bluffton/Beaufort County Pool, 55 Pritchard Street, Bluffton, SC 29910. The swim is 250 yards in the safe confines of the pool. Each person will swim 5 lanes up and back. Each lane is 25 yards. You'll swim 50 yards per lane (25 up/25 back). Each person will go off at intervals of a few seconds apart in time trial fashion. The bike is out to "new Bluffton" on paved roads, and back. The run is 2 miles through Old Town Bluffton!
Individual or Relay?
Swim 250 yards, bike 10 miles, and run 2 miles ..and you've nailed it....you are a Girl Gone Tri. Relay teams of 2 and 3 are allowed and welcome!
Girls Gone Tri--Series fees (individual)
The race series fees are: Individual:$95.00 through December 16, 2012; $110.00 Dec 17-Dec 30; $125.00 Dec 31- Jan 27, 2013; $155.00 Jan 28 - March 31; $175.00 April 1 - April 14; $195.00 after April 14 (including packet pick up and race day registration--assuming slots remain available.)
Girls Gone Tri--Series fees (Relay Teams)
Relay Teams:$200.00 through December 16; $230.00 December 17- January 27, 2013; $245.00 Jan 28 through April 14; $290.00 after April 14 (including packet pick up & race day registration and assuming that slots remain available.)
Girls Gone Tri Session II individual Fees
The race fees are: Individual:$35.00 through December 16, 2012; $40.00 Dec 17-Dec 30; $45.00 Dec 31- Jan 27, 2013; $55.00 Jan 28 - March 31; $65.00 April 1 - May 19; $70.00 after May 19 (including packet pick up and race day registration--assuming slots remain available.)
Girls Gone Tri Session II Relay Fees
Relays:$70.00 through December 16; $80.00 December 17- January 27, 2013; $85.00 Jan 28 through May 19; $100.00 after May 19 (including packet pick up & race day registration and assuming that slots remain available.)
Girls Gone Tri-Session III
Can't make the May 25 race? Girls Gone Tri Session III will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Same location, same course. For GGTIII info and registration, please see: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2070074
Girls Gone Tri Sessions II & III Fees (Individual)
Can't race all 3? Register now for both the May 25 & June 8, 2013 Girls Gone Tri races and receive discounted fees. The earlier you register, the greater the savings! The race fees for both sessions I & II are: Individual:$65.00 through December 16, 2012; $75.00 Dec 17-Dec 30; $85.00 Dec 31- Jan 27, 2013; $100.00 Jan 28 - March 31; $120.00 April 1 - May 19; $130.00 after May 19 (including packet pick up and race day registration--assuming slots remain available.)
Girls Gone Tri Sessions II & III Relay Fees
Can"t make the April 20 relay race? Relay teams may register early for and race both Girls Gone Tri II & Girls Gone Tri II. Relay Teams:$120.00 through December 16; $150.00 December 17- January 27, 2013; $160.00 Jan 28 through May 19; $190.00 after May 19 (including packet pick up & race day registration and assuming that slots remain available.)
Winter Warrior Duathlon
Multisport Fitness is hosting the March 9, 2013 Winter Warrior duathlon. This is a great warm up for the tri season! More information on and registration for these events can be found at: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2070087
Race/complete all 4 (individuals only): The March 9 Winter Warrior Duathlon, and all 3 Girls Gone Tri triathlons and be anointed a Multisport Queen. By racing all 4 events, you'll receive a Multisport Queen shirt, be a part of the Girls Gone Tri Series, PLUS a special award designating you as Multisport Queen.
Multisport Queen Fees
The race fees for all 4 events (Multisport Queen) are: Individual: $110.00 through December 16, 2012; $125.00 Dec 17-Dec 30; $140.00 Dec 31- Jan 27, 2013; $170.00 Jan 28 - March 31; $190.00 April 1 - April 14; $205.00 after April 14 (including packet pick up and race day registration--assuming slots remain available.)
Winter Warrior 4.2K Road Race
Got some buds who would rather just run and forget about all of this multisport monkey business? The Winter Warrior 4.2K (2.5 mile) Road Race will be held simultaneously with the first run of the Winter Warrior Duathlon. For more info & to sign up, please see: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2070233
USAT Sanctioned Races
ALL participants, including all relay team members, must be a licensed USAT member at the time of the race or buy a one-day license to race for $12.00 for each race at packet pick up. IT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RACE FEE NOR CAN YOU PURCHASE IT THROUGH ACTIVE AT THIS TIME! For more information on USA Triathlon and to join, see www.usatriathlon.org or call 719/597-9090. USAT rules shall be enforced. You are responsible for knowing the USAT rules. USAT rules WILL be enforced!
Refunds & Race Delays
There are no refunds. The race will take place rain or shine BUT the race director reserves the right to modify the course or change the start time or possibly even the date of the race for the safety of the participants.
Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration
Place and times for packet pick-up will soon be determined. If registered, you'll be notified of the time and place. Alternatively, check back here for further details. On race day, packets will be available from 6:45 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. at the race site. There will be limited race day registration at the race site from 7:00-7:30 a.m. race morning.
Directions to the race site from Hilton Head
The race will start and end at the Bluffton/Beaufort County Pool, 55 Pritchard St., Bluffton, SC 29910. From Hilton Head, take 278 off island, left on Highway 46 (Bluffton Road) into Bluffton, left at the 4 way stop which puts you on Bruin Road, right on Pritchard St, and the pool is on your right.
Directions to the race site from Savannah, Ga
The race will start and end at the Bluffton/Beaufort County Pool, 55 Pritchard St., Bluffton, SC 29910. From Savannah, Ga., cross the Savannah River on US 17, stay on 17 until you see signs for Hilton Head and turn onto 170 towards Hilton Head/Bluffton. 170 merges with 46. Stay on 170/46 into Bluffton. At the 4 way stop, go straight across and 46/May River becomes Bruin. Continue on Bruin, take a right on Pritchard, the pool is on your left.
Please park in the school parking across from the pool! The side of the parking lot next to the pool will be used for the race. You can also park down the street at the Town Hall parking lot. (Less than a 1/2 mile walk.)
The swim is 250 yards in the pool. Wetsuits are not allowed! Each person will swim 5 lanes up and back. Each lane is 25 yards. You'll swim 50 yards per lane (25 up/25 back). Each person shall provide an estimated time to finish the 250 yard swim which is how you'll be seeded at the start. Each person will go off at intervals of a few seconds apart.
THE BIKE COURSE
The 10 mile course is out & back. The course is very flat. The roads are paved. There could always be some potholes and areas that we will endeavor to mark to call your attention to them but you are required to keep your attention to your ride and your surroundings. The turns and turn around will be marked. Deputies and volunteers will be on the course but you are to stay aware of the surroundings! You must ride to the right unless passing! Helmets and handlebar ends are required.
The run is a loop course that take you through Old Town Bluffton. There will be at least 1 chance to pass an aid station. The aid stations will offer water and fluid replacement drinks.
All pre-registered for the Girls Gone Tri triathlon series or GGTI by April 6 will receive race shirts. You must register by April 6 to guarantee that you will receive a shirt in the size that you like. There is NO guarantee as to race shirt availability or size availability if not registered by April 6!! If racing all 4 events (Multisport Queen), you must be registered by Feb 7 to guarantee shirts. Shirts will be woman's cut so please size accordingly!
Awards will be given to: The first 3 overall (regardless of age), top master, and top grandmaster winners will receive awards. Awards (medals) will be given to the top 3 athletes in 14 and under age group and 5 year age groups from 15-70+. Awards will be given to the top 2 relay teams. Finishers awards will be given to all completing the race!!
Post Race Party and Awards Ceremony
Be sure to hang around and enjoy a post race food and drinks. The awards ceremony will be held as soon as possible following the race but since the swim start is time trial style, final results calculations and ultimately the awards presentation will not start until the race is concluded. It is hoped that the awards will begin by 10:15 a.m. Unclaimed awards will not be mailed.
The Bluffton Comfort Suites is offering a special rate of $89.99, plus taxes, for the race. The Comfort Suites is located at 23 Towne Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910 and is approximately 2 miles from the race site. Please call the hotel direct at 843-815-1700 and identify yourself as being associated with a Multisport Fitness Event (rate code LMSPOR) in order to get the special $89.99 rate.
Further Information: For further information, contact Andy Kennedy, Multisport Fitness, LLC. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; telephone: 225-772-2737. Mailing: Multisport Fitness, LLC, 15 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Beneficiaries & Causes
A portion of the net proceeds from the race will benefit local charities!!
We are always in need of volunteers. Girls, bring your significant others...and we'll put them to work. They'll receive a volunteer shirt and copious amounts of THANKS!
We are updating our website at www.multisportfitnessllc.com and plan to have such done very soon. We will e-mail those registered with race updates but be sure to check our website and this active page from time to time for updates as well.
All participants will receive race shirts. Awards will go to overall and age group winners. All finishers will receive a finishers award! This event is sure to please the greenest of athletes and those who are road tested. You don't want to miss it!