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Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon / Duathlon 2013 ~ Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon

: Swim 400 Yards, Bike 15.5 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles

Faith in Action Caregivers Duathlon

: Run 3.1 Miles, Bike 15.5 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Entry Fee: After May 24 all categories go up $10
Another $10 increase after June 24.
Registration Closes July 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST
Location: Wheeling Jesuit University
Address: 315 Washington Avenue
City/State/Zip: Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
Country: USA
Race Website:
Description:

The Twelfth Annual Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon / Duathlon will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Wheeling Jesuit University.    

Athletes will be competing as individuals in gender, age and weight categories.  Individual male and female clergy will compete in special categories.  There are many opportunities for relay teams to compete in categories such as Faith Communities, High Schools, Colleges, Combined Ages Under 100, Combined Ages 101-150, Combined Ages Over 151, Businesses, Families, Civic/Service Clubs and Clergy.

All athletes must pre-register for the event. Click on the links above to download the registration form (be sure to complete both pages) and the race information sheet.  All registrations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.  There will be no race day registration.

Course Information:

The Triathlon Race Course

Swim: The 400 yard swim (16 lengths or 8 laps) will take place in the indoor pool at the McDonough Center at Wheeling Jesuit University. Participants will be divided into waves of twelve participants each. The athletes with the slowest estimated swim time will begin the first wave at 7:30 a.m. Participants have up to twelve minutes to finish the swim portion of the race. Estimated wave start times will be posted on Friday, July 12.

Bike: The 25 K bike course will exit the Transition Area onto the paved road behind the McDonough Center. Bikers will turn left and exit the campus onto Currie Drive. Bikers follow Currie Drive to Washington Avenue where they will turn left onto Washington Avenue and proceed to the intersection of National Road. Bikers then turn right onto National Road (U.S. Route 40 East) and travel approximately two miles to Lumber Avenue. Turning left onto Lumber Avenue, bikers will follow this to the Shilling Bridge. After crossing the Shilling Bridge, bikers turn left at Subway and into the Elm Grove Crossing Mall. Bikers follow the road through the parking lot to Krause Drive and turn right onto Krause Drive. From Krause Drive the course makes a left turn onto National Road East (U.S. Route 40 East). Athletes follow National Road to Middle Creek Road and turn right onto Middle Creek Road. Bikers follow Middle Creek Road to Union Hill Road where they turn around and return to campus by the same route.

Run: The 5 K run course begins at the designated location on the edge of the Transition Area. Runners follow the gravel path along the fence line and then enter the cross country trail. This is a level, shaded trail along the creek. Runners make three laps on the cross country trail and then proceed to the gavel path and onto the track for a partial lap on the track to the Finish Line. The Finish Line is located in front of the bleachers.

The Duathlon Race Course

Run: The 3 K run course begins with a group start at the designated location at the edge of the Transition Area. Athletes will run on the paved surface behind the McDonough Center and turn left onto Currie Drive as they exit the campus. From Currie Drive runners turn right onto Washington Avenue and proceed toward the entrance to Wheeling Jesuit University. Runners then turn right into the campus. At the top of the hill, runners turn right at the Robert C. Byrd NTTC (Parking B) and follow the road into Parking I and past the Acker Science Center. Then, runners proceed down the hill in front of Ignatius Hall. At the bottom of the hill runners turn left onto Ignatian Way and follow the road past the stadium to Parking D (Administration Parking) in front of the John and Mary McShane Admissions Center. Athletes run through the parking lot and enter the trail behind the stadium track and tennis courts and follow the path back to the Transition Area.

Bike: The 25 K bike course will exit the Transition Area onto the paved road behind the McDonough Center. Bikers will turn left and exit the campus onto Currie Drive. Bikers follow Currie Drive to Washington Avenue where they will turn left onto Washington Avenue and proceed to the intersection of National Road. Bikers then turn right onto National Road (U.S. Route 40 East) and travel approximately two miles to Lumber Avenue. Turning left onto Lumber Avenue, bikers will follow this to the Shilling Bridge. After crossing the Shilling Bridge, bikers turn left at Subway and into the Elm Grove Crossing Mall. Bikers follow the road through the parking lot to Krause Drive and turn right onto Krause Drive. From Krause Drive the course makes a left turn onto National Road East (U.S. Route 40 East). Athletes follow National Road to Middle Creek Road and turn right onto Middle Creek Road. Bikers follow Middle Creek Road to Union Hill Road where they turn around and return to campus by the same route.

Run: The 5 K run course begins at the designated location on the edge of the Transition Area. Runners follow the gravel path along the fence line and then enter the cross country trail. This is a level, shaded trail along the creek. Runners make three laps on the cross country trail and the follow the gravel path to the track for a partial lap on the track to the Finish Line. The Finish Line is located in front of the bleachers.
Directions:



Directions:
 Wheeling Jesuit University is located off Interstate 70 at Exit 2B (Washington Avenue).  From the exit, follow the signs to the main entrance of Wheeling Jesuit University on your left.  Wheeling, West Virginia is located approximately 60 miles west of Pittsburgh, PA and 130 miles east of Columbus, OH.
Other Info:
2013 Results:



  • 2013 Results at parunners.com: Overall / Age Group / Relay

  • Previous Results:


  • 2012 Results at parunners.com: Overall / Age Group / Relay
  • 2011 Results at: faithinactionwheeling.org (xls File)
  • 2010 Results at: faithinactionwheeling.org (xls File)

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