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Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon & Duathlon ~ Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon

: Swim ¼ Mile, Bike 15.5 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles

Faith in Action Caregivers Duathlon

: Run 1.8 Miles, Bike 15.5 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Location: Wheeling Jesuit University
Address: 315 Washington Avenue
City/State/Zip: Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
Country: USA
Race Website:
Telephone:
Email:
Description:

Check-in and Pool Warm-up 
    Athletes will be able to check-in for the race on Friday, July 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 14 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. in the Erickson Alumni Room in the McDonough Center.  The pool in the McDonough Center will be open for athletes only on Friday, July 13 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 14 from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.  There will be no check-in on Saturday, July 14 after 7:00 a.m.

Campus Lodging
    Athletes, their families and coaches will be able to request lodging in Ignatius Hall on the Wheeling Jesuit University campus for Friday, July 13 at a cost of $50.00  for a single room and $25 per person for a double room.  Each room has a private bathroom.  Dormitory check-in will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Reservations must be made no later than July 1, 2012.  All guests must check out of the dormitory no later than 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012.  The entire cost of lodging is given to Faith in Action Caregivers.


Pasta Dinner
    Wheeling Jesuit University will host a pasta dinner for athletes, families, friends, and volunteers on Friday, July 13 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Benedum Room.  The cost of dinner is $4.00 for children age 12 and under and $6.00 for adults and children over age 12.  Reservations must be made o later than July 1, 2012.  The entire cost of the dinner is being donated by Wheeling Jesuit University to Faith in Action Caregivers. 


Race Timing
    Chip timing for the event will be provided by PA Runners.  The cost of chip timing has been included in the participant fees.


Sanctioned Race
    The Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon / Duathlon has a sanction pending with USA Triathlon.  All participants must sign the USAT waiver at the time of check-in unless the participant is a USAT member.  To  read the waiver prior to race day, visit www.usatriathlon.org or contact Faith in Action Caregivers at 304-243-5420.


Photo ID
    All Athletes must present a photo ID at the time of check-in.  No ID, No Race, No Exceptions.  Athletes under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with a photo ID.
Pre-Race Meeting
    A mandatory pre-race meeting for all athletes begins at 7:15 a.m. in the lobby of the McDonough Center.


Food and Beverages
    Refreshments and food will be available throughout the race course as well as at the Food Tents outside the McDonough Center.  All race participants, families, spectators and volunteers are invited to enjoy the refreshments.


Child Care
    Child care is not available at any time on Friday, July 13 or Saturday, July 14.  Athletes must make their own arrangements for child care.


Competition Categories
    Athletes can compete in age group divisions of Under Age 20" and then in five-year increments by gender.  Athletes can also compete in gender specific weight categories, individual clergy groups or on two or three person teams.


Race Rules
    The Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon / Duathlon follows rules established by USA Triathlon.  Athletes are reminded that:
        Helmets are required at any time that an athlete is on a bicycle.
        No headphones, cell phones, ipads or other electronic devices are permitted during the race. 
        No drafting is permitted on the bike course

   

    Triathlon Only
The race begins at 7:30 a.m. with the first wave of the swim event.  Wet suits are permitted in the pool.  Waves begin every 12 minutes with the slowest estimated overall time in the first wave.  Wave assignments cannot be changed on race day.

    Duathlon Only
The race begins at 7:45 a.m. with a group start outside the Transition Area.
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 most experienced athletes 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 13. 

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.  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 Alice Avenue and follow this to Valley View.  Runners will turn left onto Valley View and proceed to Washington Avenue, cross Washington Avenue and follow Valley View to Homewood Avenue.  At Homewood Avenue runners turn around and return along Valley View to Betty Street.  Runners turn left onto Betty Street.  At the intersection of Steenrod Avenue, runners bear to the left staying on Betty Street and run past the apartments.  Runners continue on Betty to McClurg where they make a right onto McClurg.  Follow McClurg to Jefferson Avenue and turn right onto Jefferson Avenue.  At the end of Jefferson Avenue runners turn left onto Frances Avenue.  When Frances Avenue meets Washington Avenue, runners cross Washington Avenue, turn left and run toward the entrance of 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 to the end of the track fence.  Runners turn right to enter the track and finish the race with a partial lap around the track to the Finish Line 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 Alice Avenue and follow this to Valley View.  Runners will turn left onto Valley View and proceed to Washington Avenue.  Runners then 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.  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 Alice Avenue and follow this to Valley View.  Runners will turn left onto Valley View and proceed to Washington Avenue, cross Washington Avenue and follow Valley View to Homewood Avenue.  At Homewood Avenue runners turn around and return along Valley View to Betty Street.  Runners turn left onto Betty Street.  At the intersection of Steenrod Avenue, runners bear to the left staying on Betty Avenue and run past the apartments.  Runners continue on Betty to McClurg where they make a right onto McClurg.  Follow McClurg to Jefferson Avenue and turn right onto Jefferson Avenue.  At the end of Jefferson Avenue runners turn left onto Frances Avenue.  When Frances Avenue meets Washington Avenue, runners cross Washington Avenue, turn left and run toward the entrance of 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 to the end of the track fence.  Runners turn right to enter the track and finish the race with a partial lap around the track to the Finish Line 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:

Course Change Policy -- Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. reserves the right to change the course of the race prior to the start of the race due to unexpected weather conditions, traffic control problems or other situations that may affect the safety of participants, spectators and volunteers.  Any changes will be announced at the pre-race meeting at 7:15 a.m. on race day. 

Race Volunteers Needed -- Volunteers are needed to help on the day of the race with traffic control.  All race volunteers must be at least 18 years old.  To request a race volunteer application and a list of race volunteer training sessions, contact Faith in Action Caregivers by phone or email.  All race volunteers receive a t-shirt to wear on race day and a gift bag from our sponsors.

Become a Race Sponsor -- The Faith in Action Caregivers Triathlon / Duathlon is sponsored by individuals and businesses in the community who support the independent living of older adults and people with disabilities.  You can support this work by becoming a race sponsor.  Either include an additional check for $100 or more with your registration or donate online on our website www.faithinactionwheeling.org. A complete list of race sponsors will be available on race day or by contacting Faith in Action Caregivers.  All donations are fully tax deductible.  West Virginia Tax Credits may be available for donations of $500.00 or more.  Contact Faith in Action Caregivers at race@faithinactionwheeling to learn more about tax credits for your donation.

Facts About Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. -- The mission of Faith in Action Caregivers is to support the independent living of older adults and people with disabilities through the shared ministry of faith communities in Ohio and Marshall Counties in West Virginia and Belmont County in Ohio.  The organization provided more than 12,600 hours of free assistance to over 1,680 older adults and people with disabilities during 2011.  The organization is supported through the generosity of individuals and corporate donors, faith communities, local foundations and fund raising projects.  The most frequently requested service is escorted transportation to medical appointments in the local area as well as in Pittsburgh and Morgantown.  Approximately 6,000 hours were devoted to transportation requests in 2011.  All services are provided without charge to the receiver regardless of income level.  Services include escorted transportation, shopping, errands, household chores, yard work, assistance with personal record keeping, reading mail, friendly visiting, reassurance phone calls, respite for family caregivers and a senior exercise program.  For more information about receiving assistance or becoming a volunteer caregiver, contact Faith in Action Caregivers at 304-243-5420 or by email at info@faithinactionwheeling.org. Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. maintains offices at 1359 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.  Faith in Action Caregivers is a 501 ( c) (3) tax exempt organization and is incorporated in the State of West Virginia.  Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. is registered as a charitable organization with the West Virginia Secretary of State and the Ohio Attorney General.

A Neighbor's Independence Depends On You!


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  • 2012 Results:


  • 2012 Results at parunners.com: Overall / Age Group / Relay


  • Previous Results:


  • 2011 Results at: faithinactionwheeling.org (xls File)
  • 2010 Results at: faithinactionwheeling.org (xls File)
  • 2009 Results: not available ???
  • 2008 Results: not available ???
  • 2007 Results: not available ???
  • 2006 Results: not available ???
  • 2005 Results at: TriFind.com
  • 2004 Results: not available ???
  • 2003 Results at: TriFind.com

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