Island Lake Triathlon Series 3 Presented by O'Callaghans
Sunday, August 24th, 2008 7:30 AM
Part 3 of the Kensington Valley Triathlon Series promises to be one of the premier sprint triathlons in the state. Supported by topnotch finish line food provided by Oâ€™Callaghans. We will see you at Island Lake a favorite training for many of us. Come out and beat your time from the June event. 800m swim, 12.5 mile bike, 3.1 mile run.
$69.00 USAT member
$79.00 Non-USAT member
$120.00 Relay USAT members
prices raised $10 after July 13th
Field Limit 600
Registration includes: Zorrel Dri-Balance event t-shirt, aid station Gatorade & water, goodie bag, healty finish line food provided by O'Callaghans & water, swim caps, chip timing, and a USAT sanctioned venue.
Aide Station Information
There will be aide stations at the following locations:
#1 - Transition Area - There will be gallons of water and cups in the transition area for race morning. Athletes can fill their water bottles or have a last minute drink of water.
#2 - Bike Course - There will be one aide station on the bike course, located in the back of the park near Island Lake (Dodge Shelter). It will be stocked full of Gatorade. The station will also have purified water.
# 3 Run Course â€“ There will be one aid station on the course. Since it is a two loop course each athlete will pass it twice at the aid station Gatorade and water will be provided.
Swim Course 800m
The swim will take place at Kent Lake located in the northeast corner of the park. The course will swim in triangular clockwise pattern, starting and finishing by the beach area.
Bike Course 12.5 miles
The bike course will begin in the main parking lot just south of the beach/transition area. The course starts by making a right out of the parking lot staying on the main and only park road-heading west. The course has a few flat sections but mainly consists of small hills and sweeping turns. Course will continue for 5.5 miles till a turn around point and aid station at Island Lake and Dodge shelter area (refer to map). Heading back athletes will go pass the beach/transition area, heading towards the Hickory shelter for another turn around. This end section ads on the remaining 1.5mi to complete the 12.5 bike course.
Run Course 3.1 miles
The run course beginning out of the transition area will go to the right it is a two loop course with 80% grass trail 20% paved conditions. It has a few steep hills down by the lake and is flat on the top on the south end of the course. Their will be one aid station that will be past twice by each athlete. The race will end by the canoe launch area to the west of the transition area.
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Bronze annual membership: $39
Silver annual membership: $100
Gold annual membership: $200
Youth annual membership (under 18) $5
Packet Registeration Information
Packet Pick-Up will begin on Saturday Saturday 8/23 (not mandatory)from 1pm-3:30pm. race meeting 2pm
Sunday 8/24 (race day) 5am-7:10
Off 96 exit 151 Kensington rd. head South for Â½ mile Island Lake Recreation Area entrance will be on the East side of the road. Follow the main road past park entrance to Kent Lake. Registration will be on your left.
REMINDER: PARK FEES for Island Lake are $6 day pass/$24 annual
Refund Transfer Policy
Element Events Inc. will offer a 50% refund on your entry fees (not including your Active.com fee) for all athletes registered before June 24th, 2008. All refund request must be submitted in writing by June 24th, 2008 to:
Element Events Inc.
P.O. Box 88
South Lyon, MI 48178
Any Questions, please call Jim at 734-845-7559 or e-mail him at email@example.com
Element Events will offer a transfer policy on upcoming 2008 events. Your transfer will NOT be accepted for 2009 events. $20 will be charged to transfer your entry among any of the 2008 triathlons. Athletes are NOT allowed to sell or gift their registration to another athlete.
Age Group awards to top 3 in each group male and female: 0-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
Relay top 3,Overall winner male and female, Masters Male and Female