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|The Accel Sprint Triathlon:-|
|Distance: Swim 500 Meters, Bike 15.8 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles|
|The Accel Olympic Triathlon:-|
|Distance: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 24.9 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles|
Olympic: Swim 1500 meters, Bike 40 Kilometers, Run 10 Kilometers
Sprint: Swim 500 meters, Bike 15.8 miles, Run 3.1 miles
Schedule of Events
3:00-5:00pm- Packet Pickup
Sunday, June 9
5:00-6:45am Packet Pickup and Timing Chip Pickup
6:50 Transition Area Closes
7:00am- Race Begins
Award Ceremonies will follow completion of each race.
George Wyth State Park is located on Highway 218 within the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area in Northeast Iowa. Take Highway 218 Exit 185 and follow signs into the park. Parking will be clearly marked; please do not park in the grass. Check in, transition area, and race start will take place at George Wyth Lake.
Age Group- This category is open to all participants. Racers will be divided into categories by gender and age. Age groups are: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and older.
Clydesdale and Athena Divisions - Men weighing 220 pounds or more and women weighing 165 or more are able, but not required, to participate in the Clydesdale and Athena divisions. To do so, you must indicate this group on your registration form. Entrants in this category are eligible for Clydesdale or Athena Division awards, but not age group awards. *Please note that these weight requirements are different from previous years.
Teams - Two or three person relay teams (male, female, and coed) are welcome at the Accel Triathlon. Each team member must register individually and pick up his/her own race packet. Relay team members will share a timing chip. The swim team member will hand off the chip to the bike member inside the Transition Area. Returning bikers must rack their bike before handing the chip to the runner. All hand offs must occur in the Transition Area.