About The Event
Join us for the 4th annual Trinity Bikes R.A.T. (Redmond Area Triathlon) Race on Saturday, August 11, 2012 presented by Mark's Auto Body.
The Trinity Bikes Rat Race is an exciting multi-sport event showcasing the unique landscape of Redmond, Oregon. This is a pool-based sprint triathlon (with an optional duathlon) that is centered around Redmond's Cascade Swim Center. The race consists of a 500 meter swim, a 12 mile bike ride and a 5k run. Both individual and team competitors are welcome. The duathlon portion of the race will consist of the ride then run format. Also available are the Cancer Sucks! 5k Walk/Run and the Lil Rat Kids Race.
The proceeds from this volunteer organized event will benefit Redmond Area Parks and Recreation Department (www.raprd.org), First Story (www.firststory.org), and Candlelighters for Children with Cancer (www.4kidswithcancer.org)
Event Divisions/Entry Fees*
*All Race Entries Include A Meal (Excludes Lil' Rat)
Fee until Fee after
June 30th June 30th
Individual duathlon........................$45 $55
Individual triathlon.........................$50 $60
Team duathlon.............................$35 pp $40 pp
Team triathlon..............................$40 pp $45 pp
Fee until Fee after
July 31st July 31st
Cancer Sucks! 5K Walk/Run.........$35 $25 (without shirt)
Lil' Rat Kids Race ........................$10 $10 (without shirt)
Race day registration for the 5k Walk/Run and LilRat ONLY.There is no race day registration for the Triathlon or Duathlon.
Both mail-in and on-line registration is available by clicking on the buttons above. There are registration forms available at the Cascade Swim Center. Race participation will be limited to 250 individuals (including teams). Unlimited entries available for the 5k Walk/ Run and kids' race.
You must be 10 years and older to participate on a team. You must be 14 years and older to participate as an individual. All persons 18 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult and have a parent/guardian co-sign their registration form.
An optional Triathlon/Duathlon participant briefing is scheduled for 7:00 am on race day outside the Cascade Swim Center. The first swim heat will start at 7:30AM. Packet pick-ups will be Friday August 10th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and Saturday August 11th 6:00am - 7:00am. Competitors will be provided with race numbers for the bike and the run, as well as access tags for competitor parking and the transition area. You will also receive a timing chip. The race provides a secure transition area in which only event staff and competitors will be allowed entrance. Please plan to bring your bike and race gear to the transition area on race day with plenty of time to make your swim heat. Security will be provided in the transition area from 6:00AM to 12:00PM on race day. All bikes must be picked up by noon.
- TRIATHLON/ DUATHLON START
Participants are encouraged to be at the pre-race briefing located just south of the race staging area in the high school parking lot at 7:00am on Saturday, 8/11 for last minute instructions. The first swim heat will start promptly at 7:30am and first Duathlon heat @ 8:10am. Participants should be positioned in the pool area 5 minutes before their scheduled start time.
- CANCER SUCKS! 5K WALK/RUN START
Registration is open race day until 9 am. All participants will need to be checked in by 9 am at the registration tent in the Redmond High School Parking lot, south of the pool. A brief pre-race meeting will be at run start line @ 9:20am. Run will start in exit driveway of the Cascade Swim Center.
- LIL RAT KIDS RACE: Registration will be at the Cascade Swim Center front entrance, and all racers are required to check in. Racing starts around 11:45ish (shortly after adult races end).
This is a chip timed event. Participants must wear their assigned chip during the event. It is important that each team member wear THEIR chip so the time is associated with the correct race segment. Participants are responsible for returning their timing chip at the finish or be charged a $30 chip replacement fee.