The Triathlon is comprised of a 400 meter serpentine pool swim (Swimmers start one at a time at 10 second intervals and swim the length of the pool in one lane, go under the lane line, and return in the next lane until they have swum the entire width of the pool, one length in each lane), a 12.8 mile bike ride through Schaumburg, and a 5K run in the neighborhoods around the Meineke Center. Event is chip timed. All participants are seeded for their starting position according to to their 400m swim time (this includes teams). Fastest times start earliest, safe passing is allowed, participants must be able to swim the entire 400m without resting.
The Duathlon is comprised of a 5K run in the Meineke neighborhood, 12.9 mile bike ride through Schaumburg, and a final 5K run in the Meineke neighborhood.
T-shirts for the first 500 to register for the Triathlon and the first 120 to register for the Duathlon. SPD can not guarantee shirt sizes. All entries are final NO REFUNDS, NON-TRANSFERABLE
Adult Age Divisions 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Event schedule and times
Chip assignment and pick-up, and body marking take place in the Meineke Recreation Center Gym starting at 5:15 am race day
A pre-race breifing will be available at www.parkfun.com and will be ongoing race morning on the tv's in the Meineke center gym.
Overall and age group awards may be picked up as soon as results are finalized. There will not be an awards ceremony.