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Rt 66 Festivus

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Lake El Reno El RenoOK  73036
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Lake El Reno El RenoOK  73036

About This Activity

TRI OKC Route 66 Triathlon Festivus

Rt 66 Olympic Distance Triathlon, Sprint Distance Triathlon and Olympic aquabike races will all be held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017.

All races will be held at Lake El Reno, El Reno, Oklahoma

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Packet Pickup:

1: At the race venue in El Reno, from 6:30pm Thursday June 1st.

(come early and participate in our Route 66 Aquathlon (500yrd swim/2 mile run):

sign up here:

http://www.active.com/el-reno-ok/races/rt-66-aquathlon-2017

 

2: At the Race venue in El Reno, from 3:30pm Friday June 2nd.

3: - Only for people travelling in from out of town (OKC is in-town!):

Race morning, from 6:30am. 

 

Race-Day Schedule:

6:30am packet pick-up open for out-of-town racers only, please.

6:30am Transition open

 

7:55am: Transition closes.

8:00am: Mandatary Athlete meeting with Race Director and Head Referee.

 

 

8:30am: Olympic Distance Triathlon/ Aquabike Race start

9:00am: Sprint Distance Race start

 

10:45am awards ceremony.

 

Questions regarding this event can be made by emailing jhresko@cpaokc.net

All races are USAT sanctioned.  USAT rules apply.

 

 

Event details and schedule

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Packet Pickup:

1: At the race venue in El Reno, from 6:30pm Thursday June 1st.

(come early and participate in our Route 66 Aquathlon (500yrd swim/2 mile run):

sign up here:

http://www.active.com/el-reno-ok/races/rt-66-aquathlon-2017

 

2: At the Race venue in El Reno, from 3:30pm Friday June 2nd.

3: - Only for people travelling in from out of town (OKC is in-town!):

Race morning, from 6:30am. 

 

Race-Day Schedule:

6:30am packet pick-up open for out-of-town racers only, please.

6:30am Transition open

 

7:55am: Transition closes.

8:00am: Mandatary Athlete meeting with Race Director and Head Referee.

 

 

8:30am: Olympic Distance Triathlon/ Aquabike Race start

9:00am: Sprint Distance Race start

 

10:45am awards ceremony.

 

Questions regarding this event can be made by emailing jhresko@cpaokc.net

All races are USAT sanctioned.  USAT rules apply.

 

LOCATION

DIRECTIONS TO

EVENT: To Lake El Reno: From OKC take 1-40 west to El Reno, exit Country Club Rd (Exit 123). Go north 1 mile to Elm St. Go west (turn left) on Elm St. and road will lead straight in the

parking/race start area. Look for the El Reno water tower.

Please park in the grass in the ball park area, just before entering the race site.

USAT SANCTIONED EVENT - Read/Know the Rules!
USAT RULES —You must know them!! USAT Rulebook

The Most Common Rule Violations —A MUST READ!! Most Common Rule Violations & Their Penalty

WETSUIT LEGAL?

Lake temperature is always borderline for wetsuits. Generally, lake temperature is just below 78 degrees F. Wetsuit legal, means you may wear a wetsuit if you so desire. For many, wetsuit will make you more buoyant and a little faster in the water. Wetsuit rentals are generally available on line or at Schlegels  Bicycles.

Registrants will get emails approximately 1 week out and get updates on lake temperature.

THE COURSES   BOTH RACES ARE ON SATURDAY JUNE 3, 2017

INTERNATIONAL DISTANCE TRI & AQUABIKE

USAT Sanctioned courses. The 1500 meter swim is an open water swim in Lake El Reno. Triangle course. (NOTE: The Oly will probably be a 2-loop triangle swim. Wetsuits should be permitted, lake temperature should approximately be mid 70's. Watch message board at www.triokc.orq for lake temperature updates.

The 40K bike course is an out and back, 2-loop version of the sprint course, the majority being on Route 66, relatively flat with some slight inclines.

The 10K run course is paved, flat and winding asphalt road, (2-loop) out and back course.

Route 66 International distance Aquabike (swim-bike, only). Same course as the International Distance Triathlon, you only have a 100 yard run across the finish line! 

 

SPRINT DISTANCE TRI.

USAT Sanctioned courses. The 750 meter swim is an open water swim in Lake El Reno. Triangle course.

Wetsuits should be permitted, lake temperature should approximately be mid 70's. Watch message board at www.triokc.orq for lake temperature updates.

The 20 km bike course is out and back, the majority being on Route 66 is mainly slight inclines.

The 5K run course is paved, flat and winding asphalt road, out and back course. 

SPECIAL ATTENTION SWIM WAVE

For those that are either new to the sport, not comfortable with a "WWF/egg-beater" swim start, or don't enjoy being over-taken by later waves...Route 66 offers a Special Attention Swim Wave for those who that might fit into one of the forementioned catagories. During your registration you will be asked if you desire to be included into the Special Last Wave. If you have any doubts or apprehension..........................................................................  this is the wave for you and you'll be glad you did!

 

AWARDS AND SWAG

Standard USAT Age Group awards for triathlons will be given, including Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Clydesdale, Athena, Physically Challenged and age groups below 19. Limited awards for Aquabike,
based on turnout.

Route 66 Finishers Medals for all that cross the finish line!   Medals are patterned after the Highway Road Signs for RT 66 Highway.

 

EARLY REGISTRATION PRICING!!

Register early and take advantage of Route 66 Triathlon's low pricing.

 

REGISTRATION DETAILS & LATE REGISTRATION

Register early and on-line ONLY!!! ROUTE 66 WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING ON-LINE REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNEDAY NIGHT, May 31st, unless registration cap is
reached   NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. THERE IS A REGISTRATION CAP OF 150 FOR THE SPRINT AND 150 FOR THE OLY!!!

NO TRANSFERS, NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 1st. REFUNDS BEFORE MAY 1 WILL BE A 50% REFUND, minus service charge.

 

EVENT DAY PARKING

There will be parking on grass, by the El Reno water tower. Please follow volunteer directions to this area. YOU MUST BE ON THE GRASS AND MUST BE 50 FEET AWAY FROM THE PAVEMENT.

 

CHAMPIONCHIP TIMING & RACE RESULTS

This will be Championchip Timed Event. You will be given your chip race day morning. It will be removed after you cross the finish line. If you drop out of the race PLEASE be sure to return the chip to a "Chip" volunteer at the finish line. If not returned, you will incur a $35 replacement fee.
Races results for Route 66 and all TRI-OKC events can be found at DG ROADRACING

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hotels are located at Country Club Road and 1-40 (Exit 123), approximately 1 mile south of race event. Please book early to guarantee availability!

 

Small Town Weekend (Family Fun)

Small Town Weekend runs all weekend long, starting Friday night and running all weekend. Cruising in vintage cars, legal Burn-outs, car show, and a carnival atmosphere all take place at Adams Park, just north of Lake El Reno.

 

TRANSITION AND GEAR CHECK

Transition area is for race entrants, ONLY! Bikes, helmets, and gear will be checked prior to entry into transition area. You must have your race number prior to racking your bike. You cannot take your bike out of transition once it is racked. NO ONE will be allowed in transition area until the Race Director announces that the transition area is open. 

Organizer Info

Map & Direction

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