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Arcadia triathlon & Aquabike
July 21st, 2019 7:30am
This year Arcadia is a true test of the all-around best triathlete. The race starts with the swim: a 500 yd triangle loop swim, a beach run , then another 500 yd loop, before heading out on the hilly and technical 20 mile bike course, and finishing off with two out and backs on the hilly 2 mile run course!
New for 2019- We have added a short course option: Race will be 500yd swim, 10 mile bike and a 2 mile run. This will be great for first time athletes or those trying to taper for USAT Age Group Nationals!
OPEN WATER SWIM
This will NOT be a wetsuit swim, anticipated water temperature will be in the 80's. .
BEACH START ON EAST SIDE OF BEACH. TWO LOOP TRIANGLE COURSE (you will have a 50 yard beach run, to start your second swim loop), CLOCKWISE (BOUYS ON YOUR RIGHT) AND EXITS ON WEST SIDE OF BEACH, TO A SAND, GRASS RUN UP TO TRANSITION AREA
16.2 MILE BIKE that heads out of the park, east on 2nd Street, south on Post, east on 15th to Hiawasee then north on Hiawasee to the turnaround. Turnaround is 1/2 mile north of 2nd Street at Deep Fork Tree Farm driveway entrance.
Sprint course is 4 mile run, is held within the Edmond Park grounds on asphalt road.
Sunday August 6th Both Races Start at 7:30am; Transition will be open from 6-7:15. Following Transition Closure will be a pre-race briefing.
PACKET PICK-UP: There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS. NO TRANSFERS & NO REFUNDS. YOU, AND ONLY YOU, MAY PICK UP YOUR RACE PACKET. Have your photo ID plus your USAT membership card, unless you're purchasing a one-day pass. You cannot pickup somebody else's packet and vice versa..
Saturday, Aug 5, 4:00pm to dusk: RACE SITE, Edmond Park
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP FOR OUT OF OKC METRO…ONLY!!! The race site! 6-7:00am
DIRECTIONS TO EVENT Edmond Park entrance to Lake Arcadia race site is two miles east of I-35 on East 2nd Street.
Edmond Park Entrance is at Midwest Blvd and E. 2nd St (Rt 66).
Google: 8000 E 2nd St, Edmond, OK 73034 or 1 N. Midwest Blvd, Edmond, OK 73034
The park entrance will open at 6:00am, there will be parking on grass which are called the softball fields.
Please follow volunteer directions to this area. No parking on the road! No parking past the parking lot
The gate closes to car traffic from 7:15am for the safety of the bikers
Racers park entrance is included in your entry Spectator vehicles must pay $1.50 per person
Will not not need to keep up with a ticket this year they will count as you enter
NO PETS ALLOWED!.
USAT SANCTIONED EVENT
This is a USAT Sanctioned Event. It will follow all USAT rules and guidelines. All participants MUST have a valid ID along w/ a USAT License. If you do not have a vaild USAT #, then you MUST purchase a one-day USAT Membership for $15. You can purchase a one-day or annual USAT membership direct from USAT.
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THINGS TO BRING:
Your photo ID
Your USAT MEMBER CARD if you have one.
For the run: Running shoes.
For the bike: Bike, helmet, cycling shoes if you use them, frame-mounted water bottle.
For the swim: Goggles
Depending on the weather, remember to bring some dry clothes for after! We like to hang out and visit!