The pre-race meeting will be virtual and posted online for you to review. A link will be emailed to you. The race will begin promptly at 0700 with the Intermediate Tri in the pool at 0700; Beginner Tri in the warmup pools at 0715 and the Duathlon just outside Transition at 0730.
Transition Opens at 0530 and closes at 0645. Before entering transition, we recommend you collect your timing chip. You will be required to show your WRISTBAND to get into transition. No wristband, no entry, no exceptions. Tucson Tri Girls will be managing access to and from transition. ONLY ATHLETES CAN BE IN THE TRANSITION AREA.
Timing Chips available 0530-0630. Please have your bib number to collect your timing chip. This is to ensure you receive the correct timing chip. NO BIB NUMBER, NO CHIP, NO RACING.
The order of the event:
Please stay away from all timing mats once the race starts until you are racing.
UPDATE - Duathletes, please exit transition by 0645 and wait just outside Transition near the Run Out flag to start your first leg.
Overall Awards will be given to the top 3 women and men in the intermediate and sprint triathlon, as well as the duathlon*. We also have 1st through 3rd Place Relay Teams.
The Intermediate and Sprint Triathlon Age Groups awards will be 3 deep as follows: 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc.
*There are no age group awards for the duathlon
**There are no overall or age group awards in the beginner triathlon. This is meant to be an introductory event.
At the finish line, you will receive your finisher medal, water, chocolate milk, bananas, oranges and cookies.
If you are unable to collect your award at the race, they will be available for pick up at Fleet Feet in Oro Valley beginning Monday, March 20. WE WILL NOT MAIL ANY AWARDS. If you believe on race day that you will receive an award, please stay at the race or make arrangements for someone locally to pick up your award.
On Your Left Timing is the official timer. Results will be streaming LIVE on our website at www.ovtri.com. No timing chip, no results.
This is a USAT Sanctioned event. All results for USAT members will be submitted to USAT for ranking. As a USAT Sanctioned event, electronic devices (MP3, iPod, cell phones, etc.) are NOT ALLOWED on the course AT ANYTIME! Of course, this does not include Garmin, Polar, and/or Timex timing devices. If you are seen using anything other than these approved devices, you will be disqualified.
Age group categories are in 5-year increments (except for the 14-19) 20-24, 25-29, etc. as high as needed for both women and men. Awards will be presented 3 deep in each age category, except for the duathlon. There are no age awards in the duathlon. Overall awards will be given to the top 3 women and men in the intermediate and sprint divisions, as well as the duathlon. Relay team awards will be given to First, Second and Third Place teams.