Open Water Swim Challenge and Aquathlon

July 9, 2017

New Location for 2017: Cedar Hill State Park

The Open Water Swim Challenge & Aquathlon offers multiple racing options. Whether you are an athlete new to multisport or an experienced triathlete training for an Iron Distance race, we’ve got you covered!

 

Race Results

2017 RESULTS 2016 RACE RESULTS

 

 

2017 REGISTRATION

Entry Fees Aquathlon Sprint Aquathlon Olympic Open Water Race 750M/1500M Open Water Race 4K
By 12/31 $30 $40 $20 $30
By 5/31 $40 $50 $30 $40
By 6/22 $50 $60 $40 $50
After 6/22 $60 $70 $50 $55

Online Registration closes Saturday July 8 @ 5PM

Register Online Mail-in Registration Form

Your 2017 race registration includes:

  • Commemorative race towel
  • swim cap
  • free day entry into Cedar Hill State Park (race day – July 9th)*
  • goodies from TRISWIM, DERMASPORT and SKIN SLICK

*Note: non-racers will have to pay the regular $7 park entry fee.

RACE DISTANCES

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Open Water Swim Challenge 750M, 1500M or 4K

Aquathlon Short course 750M swim/5K run Long course 1500M swim/10K run

The minimum age to compete in the race is 13

 

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Cedar Hill State Park
1570 FM1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

6:15am – Transition Opens
7:15am Transition Closed
7:15am Pre- Race Meeting at beach area

7:30am Female Aquathlon Start (Orange)
7:35am Male Aquathlon Start (Yellow Caps)
7:40am Female Open Water start (Pink Caps)
7:45am Male Open Water Start (Green Caps)
9:15 (approx) Award Ceremony at Beach

Course Maps

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SWIM

SWIM

RUN

RUN

 

PARKING INFO

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Parking Logistics

PARKING

 

 

PACKET PICKUP & LATE REGISTRATION

Friday July 7th 12P – 7PM 
TriShop
6101 Windhaven Parkway,STE 100
Plano, TX 75093

Saturday July 8th 10am – 6PM
Richardson Bike Mart
1451 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080

Race Morning Sunday July 9th 6:00 – 7:00am
Race Site – $10 fee applies.
Cedar Hill State Park
Packet pickup only. No registration race morning.

 

Water Temperature:

Wetsuits will not be allowed.

USAT Wetsuit rules apply: Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wetsuit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

The OWSC&A is a USAT sanctioned events, the following rules apply. There are no exceptions to the rules below:

In accordance with USA Triathlon requirements, all competitors must hold a USAT membership. Memberships will be available with online registration or at packet pick-up. If card has been lost, a replacement card can be printed from the USAT website. www.usatriathlon.org

ALL racers must bring Photo ID and current annual USAT membership card to pick up packet, OR athlete must purchase a one day membership: $12 adult/ $10 youth. One-Day Pass payable by cash or check only.

Important: You must pick up your own packet. We will not allow someone else to pick up your packet for you, no exceptions. Each member of relay team must pickup their own packet.

AWARDS      tse

OPEN WATER CHALLENGE:
Overall Male and Female Winners in each category
First place Age Group Winners in each category

AQUATHLON:
Top Overall Male & Female & Top Male & Female Masters in each category and for the top three (3) in each of the following age groups for each category.

Male & Female Age Groups
18 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70+

Thank You to our 2017 Race Sponsors

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