The University of Minnesota's 8th annual Tri-U-Mah indoor triathlon consists of a 30 minute swim, 30 minute bike and 30 minute run portion and will take place will take place in the University Aquatic Center (Dorothy L. Shepard Natatorium) and the University Recreation Center.
These facilities are connected, so transitions are easy.
Each heat consists of 10 participants.
Each heat will have 10 minutes of transition time from swim/bike and bike/run sections.
One heat is dedicated to teams, which can consist of either 2 or 3 members.
Champions are determined by total distance traveled.
Volunteers will record the total laps (swimming) and miles (biking and running) completed during the event.
The total distance traveled will determine the champions for each age group; 18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.
Overall male and female winner will also be awarded.
The swim portion of the event will take place in the Dorothy L. Shepard Natatorium. Pool lanes span 25 yds
Both the bike and run portions will be held in the University Recreation Center
Precor stationary bikes will be used during the bike portion, and are outfitted with both a cage and SPD compatible pedal
Participants will be running on Woodway treadmills