2014 Rocketman Triathlon:
The Rocketman Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance
Triathlon put on by the Team Rocket Tri-Club. 2014 marks the 21st year
for the Rocketman Triathlon.
The event takes place at 7:30 am on Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Carroll D. Hudson Recreation Area on Redstone Arsenal.
race benefits the USMCR Toys for Tots Program. All participants and
spectators are URGED to bring a new toy to the race. Toys can be turned
in at packet pickup.
Due to military security considerations, all online entries must be received by August 17, 2014.
Times: All participants must complete the event in under 4 hour 30
minutes. The swim must be completed in no more than 1 hour from the time
the participant started. The bike must be completed in no more than 3
hours from the time the participant started. Event officials reserve the
right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that
participant will not be able to meet the above time requirements.
Policy: You may cancel and receive a full refund for your registration
fee if you notify the Race Director no later than August 1, 2014. After
August 1st, your registration fee will be deferred for Rocketman 2015.
(Swim/Bike): Race Participants will be seeded by Estimated Swim Time
(EST) and will cover the same course as the Triathlon (Swim 1500m, Bike
Collegiate and Military Categories for Awards and Low Registration Fees.
Collegiate: Must be a Full Time Student
Currently serving Uniformed Personnel (Active, Guard, Reserve). Does
not apply to Military Retirees, spouses or children of Active or Retired
1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall (Male and Female)
1st Masters, Age 40+ (Male and Female)
1st Grand Masters, Age 50+ (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Clydesdale and Athena
1st, 2nd, 3rd Military (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Collegiate (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd 5-year age groups, starting with the 15 to 19 age group ending with 85+ year olds
1st Place Relay Teams (Male, Female, Mixed, and Mixed Masters). For Mixed Masters, all team members must be Age 40 or over.
1st Place Aquabike (Male and Female)
SWIM (1.5 kilometers)
swim takes place in the Tennessee River. We are able to coordinate
with TVA to have minimum flow released from both Guntersville and Wilson
Up to 30 men and women, with the fastest Estimated
Finish Time, will begin via "Wave" start. They will be followed by a
wave with Collegiate Male athletes, followed by a wave with Collegiate
All other participants will enter the water in a time trial format two at a time with a 3-5 second interval.
Swimmers will be seeded based upon the estimated swim time you provided during registration
BIKE (40 kilometers)
bike course is a loop course on paved asphalt. The course has a couple
of rolling hills, but is primarily flat and fast. There is no water on
the bike course. It is recommended that you carry two large bottles on
RUN (10 kilometers)
run course takes place on a combination of asphalt roads, gravel roads
and smooth gravel trail. The run will be challenging due to heat and
several gradual hills.
Redstone Arsenal is a closed military installation. Due to increased
security on Redstone Arsenal from the events of 9/11, all adults must
have picture ID with them while entering. All vehicles entering must
have vehicle registration and proof of current automobile insurance.
Weapons to include knives, guns, etc. are NOT ALLOWED on base. You may
bring your camera to photograph the event. All vehicles are subject to
2013 Results At: besttimescct.com
2012 Results At: besttimescct.com
2011 Results At: besttimescct.com
2010 Results at besttimescct.com: Age Group
2009 Results At: besttimescct.com
2008 Results At: besttimescct.com
2007 Results At: besttimescct.com
2006 Results At: besttimescct.com
2005 Results At doitsports.com: Age Group / Athena / Clydesdale / Military / Relay
2004 Results At: TriFind.com
2003 Results At doitsports.com: Age Group / Athena / Clydesdale / Military / Relay
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