Distance: Swim 400 Meters, Bike 23 kilometers, Run 5 kilometers
Race Date: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Start Time: 8:00 am Central Standard Time
Entry Fee:USAT member---$50 until July 18 $55 from July 19th to August 1st---$65 after August 1st Non USAT Member---$62 until July 18-- $67 from July 19th to August 1st--$77 after August 1st Relay teams (Male, Female or Mixed)---$75 until July 18--$80 from July 19th to August 1st--$85 after August 1st--PLUS $12 USAT ONE DAY LICENSE FOR EVERY NON USAT MEMBER ON THE RELAY TEAM
The 2013 Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon will be held on Sunday August 18th starting at 8 am Central Standard Time. We are now in our 8th year of this event. We will again be starting from the Russell Aquatics Center in the Preston Miller Park in our 50 meter pool.
The race will consist of a 400 meter pool swim, a 23 k (15 mile) bike route and a 5 k (3.1 mile) run. This race is short enough to be a good beginners race, yet challenging enough for expert triathletes.
This years race is expected to draw 300 participants ranging from elite to professional level triathletes to novice and first time racers. Race divisions include Men's and Women's Divisions with age groups ranging from under 16 to 75 and over. We also welcome relay team entries with Men's, Women's and Mixed Divisions. The race last also has a Wheelchair Division. Awards and recognition will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers, the top three finishers in each male and female age group, the top three relay teams (Male, Female, Mixed) and the top three male and female finishers in the Wheelchair Division. Also, new this year will be a Clydesdale Division (males over 200lbs) and Athena Division (Females over 150 lbs) with awards for the top three finishers in each these divisions.
This event is produced by the Bowling Green Rotary Club, with proceeds going to the Rotary Club Scholarship Program. The major sponsors for this event included Bluegrass Outpatient Center, The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department, and Graves Gilbert Clinic
Swim 400 Meters: A 400 meter pool swim in the Russell Sims Aquatic Center's 50 meter pool.
Bike 23K: The 23K loop bike course takes you on rolling roads and some challenging hills in Bowling Green and Warren county.
Run 5K: The 5K run course takes you through the relatively flat neighborhood next to Russell Sims Aquatic Center
Driving Directions: From Nashville, take I-65 north to the Natcher Parkway (exit 20). Take the second exit (exit 5) left onto Russellville Road (68/80). Turn right onto Russellville Road (68E/80E). Turn left onto KY 880 (Veterans Memorials). Park entrance is on the left off Tomblinson Way.
From Louisville, take I-65 south to the Natcher Parkway (exit 20). Take the second exit (exit 5) left onto Russellville Road (68/80). Turn right onto Russellville Road (68E/80E). Turn left onto KY 880 (Veterans Memorials). Park entrance is on the left off Tomblinson Way.