IRON FITNESS is a 140.6 min Multisport challenge including an ultra-distance indoor Triathlon and Duathlon. The 140.6 minute event is inspired by the 140.6 miles of an ultra-distance triathlon! This event is open to anyone that can swim, bike, and run/walk for the indicated times. This event is purely for the CHALLENGE and the FUN! Don’t miss the chance to earn your IRON FITNESS 140.6 min Indoor Multisport Challenge FINISHERS T-shirt. Open to ages 11 and over. Participants must be 4'11" to fit on indoor spin bikes.
Event details and scheduleDistances
Ultra Distance Triathlon: 20 min swim – 80 min bike – 40.6 min run
Ultra Distance Duathlon: 20 min run – 80 min bike – 40.6 min run
When: Sunday December 11th, 2016, 6:00 A.M. start for the first wave.
Where: The Columbia Association, The Supreme Sports Club, 7080 Deepage Drive, Columbia, MD.
Who: Ages 11 and over. Must be able to swim, bike, and run/walk for the indicated times. Parents must be present during the entire event for youth under 13. Participants must be 4’11” or taller to safely fit the indoor bikes.
Details: The swim takes place in a 25 yd indoor pool, the bike takes place on state of-the-art Schwinn spin bikes equipped with SPD peddle or standard toe clips, cadence and heart rate monitor, and the run takes place on an indoor track. Participants will swim 1-2 athletes per lane. For lanes with two swimmers, athletes will swim up and back on one side. A transition area will be designated in the arena/track area. The bike section will be a simulated course coordinated with music and a voice-over instruction describing the course terrain. MyRide video will also provide visual simulation. Post event refreshments will be served! Special requests to be in the same wave as another participant can be indicated during registration. Special swim lane request (wall lane) can also be indicated during registration.
WAVES start time includes 10 min warm-up for the swim :
Wave 1 6:00 AM – 14 entries for Tri
Wave 2 6:30 AM – 14 entries for Tri
Wave 3 7:00 AM – 7 entries for Tri; 7 entries for Du
Wave 4 7:30 AM – 7 entries for Tri; 7 entries for Du
Wave 5 8:00 AM – 7 entries for Tri; 7 entries for Du
Wave 6 8:30 AM – 7 entries for Tri; 7 entries for Du
ETC.. NOTE WAVE START TIMES ARE NOT GUARANTEED. We will do our best but depending on the number of entries we will fill the earliest waves first. During registration you can sign up for Earliest wave possible, somewhere in the middle, latest wave possible. Total number of waves will depend on number of registrants. If you need a specific start time please indicate during signup or contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to accommodate.
All participants will receive a swim cap, a race belt, and finishers medal and t-shirt (must register by Dec 3rd to gaureentee tshirt)What to Bring
Photo ID or CA membership card. Please leave all valuables at home.
Swim: swimming suit, goggles, swim cap, and towels (provided), hair ties for long hair.
Bike: tank top, tri shorts (minimally padded bike shorts), socks, shoes for biking, bike bottle filled with a sports drink or water. Optional: SPD cleated bike shoe.
Run: running shoes; optional change to running shorts and top
Special Needs: Nutritionals consisting of sports drink or food to take before and during the event.
Optional: waterproof sports watch, heart rate monitor, and a shower items and change of clothes for after the event.
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