TBIRD OFF-ROAD MULTISPORT EXTRAVAGANZA
09/07 and 09/08, 2019 7:30am
New for 2019- We hope to scratch every possible itch this weekend! On Saturday We’ll have the inaugural off-road triathlon, an aquabike, and a scramble start duathlon at Clear Bay Trails, then on Sunday, we’ll have the annual long course aquathlon over at The Lake Thunderbird Boathouse. Stay tuned for details!!!
THE TRI/DU/AB COURSE: 750 yard swim, 11.5 mile bike, 3.4 mile run
THE AQUATHLON COURSE: 1k swim & 5k run; or 2k swim & 10k run
The "One Thousand and Five":
1000 yard swim is an open water swim in the bay off the Thunderbird Boathouse, Lake Thunderbird.
The 5k run course is looped out and back course consisting of some rolling asphalt road, some trail and some fast fire road.
The water temperature will be measured on race morning to determine whether this will be a wetsuit legal event.
The "Two-Thousand and Ten":
Athletes will cover 2 laps of the same 1000 meter course and two laps of the 5k run course, finishing back at the Boathouse.
RACE START: Transition will open at 6am on 09/07 at Clear Bay, and 6:30am 0n 09/08 at The Boathouse. Race starts at 7:30am both days.
DIRECTIONS TO EVENT
Clear Bay Trails are located 16 miles east of I35 on HWY 9 out of Norman.
The Boathouse is in the State Park. It is accessible from Alameda,: enter the park and keep driving along the one road into/out of the park, after just less than 3 miles you will see a sign on the right for "Lake Thunderbird Sailing Club". The gated road will be open. Drive down the hill for parking and the event HQ. If you enter 1438 Indian Point Rd, Norman OK in Google Maps, It will get you real close.
We will have a parking attendant to guide your parking at Clear Bay. The earlier you arrive, the closer to transition you can park!
AQ Athlete parking is at The Thunderbird Boathouse, the race site.
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 bike: I’ve seen people ride these trails on a cross bike. A mountain bike is the order of the day. Sorry, your tri bike won’t do today.
For the run: Running shoes.
For the swim: Goggles
Depending on the weather, remember to bring some dry clothes for after! We like to hang out and visit!