CEDAR HILL TRIATHLON: SPRINT & OLYMPIC RACES

REGISTRATION & FEES

 Entry   Fees Sprint Sprint Relay Sprint Aquabike Olympic  Olympic Relay Olympic Aquabike
By Dec 31, 2017 $75 $125 $40 $95 $150 $60
Jan 1 – Mar 31 $90 $140 $55 $110 $165 $75
April 1 – May 15 $100 $150 $65 $125 $180 $85
May 16 – June 9 $110 $160 $75 $135 $195 $95

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Online registration closes Friday June 8th at 9pm. Onsite registration will be available at packet pickup on Saturday June 9th.

VOLUNTEER

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#VolunteerOneRaceOne – Volunteer a full shift and get a race entry! Race entries good for a subsequent event. Must work a full shift to get free entry credit.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

The Cedar Hill Triathlon Festival needs you! Volunteers are needed to help with everything from packet pick-up, race set up, aid stations, transition, run and bike course monitoring and more.  Please fill out the form below and let us know what areas you are interesting in volunteering.

For volunteer inquiries, contact our volunteer coordinator, Georgia! Georgia@Tri-Now.com or click HERE to sign up!

RACE INFORMATION

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Sunday June 10, 2018

Location T1 & Swim Start:
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 FM1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Location T2 & Finish:
Crawford Park & Pool
401 Straus Road
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

The Sprint and Olympic races will use a two transition area format. Full details will be found on course map area and Athlete Guide.

Sprint
750M Swim | 13 mile Bike | 3.1 mile run

Sprint Aquabike
750M Swim | 13 mile Bike
The minimum age to compete in the sprint race is 13

Olympic 
1500M Swim | 40K Bike | 10K run
The minimum age to compete in the race is 15

Olympic Aquabike
1500M Swim | 40K Bike
The minimum age to compete in the olympic race is 15

Racer Perks

  • Custom tri-blend race shirt
  • Commemorative Cedar Hill Triathlon hat
  • Entry to win a paddleboard bundle from Xterra
  • Professional race timing
  • Free race parking
  • Aid stations stocked with Nuun and cold towels!
  • Custom finisher medals
  • Entry to win a Paddleboard bundle from Xterra

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CLICK HERE for details on the Cedar Hill Kids Tri on June 9th

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday June 9th 

11a – 7P PACKET PICKUP at Holiday Inn Express Cedar Hill
2:30P – Athlete briefing/course review at Holiday Inn Express Cedar Hill
12P – 7P Bike drop in T1 – Mandatory 
12p-6P Run gear drop in T2/Finish – Mandatory
Full location & details in Athlete Guide

Gear Bags
All athletes will receive 3 bags at packet pickup. Use these bags to make sure your belongings are where they need to be race day.

  • Morning Clothes Bag: This bag is a large paper REI bag. This bag should hold any items you wore to race site or that you will not be using during the race. You will need to drop this bag at the designated Bag drop table outside of transition on race morning. It will be transported with your Swim/Bike bag to T2 for pick up, post-race.
  • Swim/Bike Bag: This bag is WHITE. It will hold anything you will use during the swim that you will not take with you on the bike. Examples include: swim cap, goggles, or wetsuit (if applicable).  After the swim, we will transport all your gear to T2 for you to pick up post-race.
  • Run Bag: This bag is RED. It should hold all the items needed for your T2 (from bike to run)

Sunday June 10th

5:00a – Shuttle service to T1 begins at athlete parking see shuttle map.  There is no parking at Cedar Hill State Park. All athletes and spectators will need to shuttle to T1/Swim Start.

Please scroll below and  refer to the parking & shuttle section 

5:30a – Transition 1 opens
6:30a – Transition 1 closes
6:45a – Pre race meeting at swim area
7:00a – Olympic Race begins – rolling start
7:30a – Sprint Race begins – rolling start

9:45a – Last shuttles leave T1

~9:30a – Sprint award ceremony
~10:00a – Olympic Award Ceremony

PARKING & SHUTTLE INFORMATION

click on map for PDF – updated 5/31

5:00a -7:00a – Shuttles running to State Park and back for athlete & spectators
7:00a – 8:45am – Shuttle service paused. Shuttles resume when last Olympic racer is out of transition. Spectators – see Spectator and Sherpa area on the website.
8:45a – 9:45a – Shuttles running  from State Park to Spectator Drop Off

All athletes and spectators walk to parking after post-race. ~.5mi

PACKET PICKUP 

SATURDAY June 9th  
11a – 7PM

Holiday Inn Express
1007 N Hwy 67
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

There is no race day packet pickup for the Sprint or Olympic events.  All packets must be picked up by Saturday 7PM. Bikes must be checked into T1 by 7PM.

USAT Wetsuit rules will 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.

athlete guide updated 6/7

click to open PDF

SPECTATORS & SHERPAS! 

You are welcome to join your racer using the race morning shuttles. Please use the designated parking area (see parking & shuttle info area and map). Shuttle will run from 5am – 7am down to Swim Start and T1.

Important note to spectators:  Shuttles will pause from 7a – ~8:45a as parts of the shuttle route are a live race course.  Shuttles will resume when all Olympic racers have left the State Park at approximately 8:45a.  Please plan accordingly.

9:45a last shuttle to leave T1/Swim Start

Walking directions from parking to T2/Finish or T2/Finish to parking area are on Parking/Shuttle Map below

click on map for PDF

Look for the BAI booth at the finish line. They will be giving away free drinks all day!

HOST HOTEL uhf_ex_logo@2x 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cedar Hill
1007 N Hwy 67
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Weekend perks offered by Holiday Inn:

  • Discount on King and Double Rooms for tri weekend – discounted room blocks held until May 25th
  • Free Parking
  • All rooms Microwave and mini frig
  • 5am hot coffee/bananas/ continental fair guaranteed for athletes Sat/ Sun
  • Late Check Out for Athletes!
BOOK AT HOLIDAY INN HERE

COURSE INFO & MAPS

SWIM MAP  |   BIKE MAP   RUN MAP

all maps updated 5/31

The Sprint and Olympic races begin with a swim in the calm waters of Joe Pool Lake at Cedar Hill State Park. Upon exiting the water, participants will run approx 100ft to T1 (Transition area 1)

The beautiful bike course leaves T1 and takes participants on a 14 mile loop (Olympic racers, you do 2 loops) through Cedar Hill – complete with rolling hills and ending at T2 in the scenic Crawford Park.

Triathletes leave T2 for a flat and fast run ending back at the finish line party at Crawford Park.

Transition

The Sprint and Olympic races will use a two transition area format. T1 (swim to bike) and T2 (bike to run) are in different locations. Participants will ride their bicycles  from T1 after the swim to T2, where they will begin the run.

Only participants, volunteers, USAT officials and staff are allowed in transition.

There will be mechanics race morning outside of T1 for any last minute bike maintenance needs. Once transition closes, you will not be allowed back in so make sure and arrive early.

There will be a mandatory bike check-in and bag drop for the sprint and olympic races Saturday June 9th. Bikes must be checked in by 7PM.

The Cedar Hill Triathlon 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  & DIVISIONS

ALL participants will be entered in a drawing to win an Xterra paddleboard! 

All Finishers receive a commemorative finisher medal!  Punch-Buggy-Cedar-Hill-Tri-Medal-Mockup-2018

OPEN WAVE (Olympic distance only)
This wave is for pros and elite age groupers. If you would like to race this category, you will not be eligible to race in your age group or receive age group awards.
Awards:
1st – 3rd Male
1st – 3rd Female

AGE GROUP
Your race age is based on your age on December 31, 2018.
The minimum age to participate are as follows: Sprint Distance- 13yrs old, Olympic- 15yrs old,
Awards:
1st Overall Male & Female,
1st Overall Male & Female Masters
1st – 3rd Male and Female in each of the following age groups: 14 & under (racing sprint race); 15 – 17 18 – 24 25 – 29 30 – 34 35 – 39 40 – 44 45 – 49 50 – 54 55 – 59 60 – 64 65 – 69 70+

CLYDESDALE/ATHENA
Clydesdale – Males 220lbs or over
Athena – Females 165lbs or over

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1st – 3rd overall 39 and under
1st – 3rd overall 40 and over

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1st – 3rd overall 39 and under
1st – 3rd overall 40 and over

RELAY
Relays are available for the Sprint and Olympic distance.
Awards:

Sprint 1st – 3rd
Olympic 1st – 3rd

FASTEST SWIM, BIKE and RUN
Awards for the fastest Swim, Bike and Run times in Sprint and Olympic race

CLUBS: 
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place clubs/teams (The 3 fastest split times from your club make the total Club Time. Must have 3 club/team members racing to be eligible for club award)

REST EASY REGISTRATION COVERAGE

If for any reason you are unable to attend a race you have registered for, this coverage will allow you to transfer current registration to another event within the year or the same event the following year! For full details and instructions, CLICK HERE.

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For race sponsorship inquiries including finish line vendors, please contact Gerryl at gkrilic@me.com

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