The Rocketman Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance Triathlon put on by the Team Rocket Tri-Club. 2012 marks the 19th year for the Rocketman Triathlon in memory of John Masterson.
The event takes place at 7:30 am on Sunday, August 26, 2012, at the Carroll D. Hudson Recreation Area on Redstone Arsenal.
This 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.
The race is limited to 500 competitors.
Due to military security considerations, all online entries must be received by August 19, 2012.
Cut-Off 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.
Cancellation Policy: You may cancel and receive a full refund for your registration fee. To receive a refund, notify the Race Director no later than August 19, 2012.
Collegiate and Military Categories for Awards and Low Registration Fees.
Collegiate: Must be a Full Time Student
Military: Currently Serving Uniformed Personnel (Active, Guard, Reserve)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall (male and female)1st, 2nd, 3rd Masters, Age 40+ (male and female)1st, 2nd, 3rd Clydesdale Age 39 and Under 1st, 2nd, 3rd Athena Age 39 and Under 1st, 2nd, 3rd Clydesdale Age 40+1st, 2nd, 3rd Athena Age 40+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, 2nd, 3rd Relay Teams (male, female, mixed Age 39 and Under & mixed Age 40+)