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_ 2017 Alpha Delta Pi-Athlon:
Join the Alpha Delta Pi chapter at MTSU for a unique triathlon challenge! This is an event unlike any other in the area and is a smaller version of a triathlon. It includes a 300 meter swim, a 10 mile bike ride, and a 5K run (3.14 mile "Pi run" to be exact!). This event is perfect for seasoned athletes who want to train for an upcoming triathlon OR for people who have never done one and want the personal challenge of completing their first triathlon. Beginners encouraged! This is a charity event that benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
This is the 9th annual Alpha Delta Pi-athlon! And you won't want to miss out on this improved race. It is specifically catered to beginners who want to brag that they have completed their first triathlon. Early registration is now open. If you think doing all 3 events will be too much of a challenge, we invite you to enter under our team division. Teams of comprised of 2 or 3 people (one person for each event) and must enter under a team name. The teams may be comprised of male, female or mixed participants.
If you are a student you may register under the Student Discount Price of $5 less than individual. You MUST be a college student with a valid ID. Your University ID must be presented the day of the race or you will be charged the full amount. The day of price for students will be $60 so make sure to register early!
Pricing: I = Ind, R = Relay - >12/31 I $35 R $50; Eff. 1/1 I $40 R $55; Eff. 2/1 I $45 R $60; Eff. 3/1 I $50 R $65;Eff. 4/1 I $60 R $75; Eff. 4/8 I $65 R $80; Eff. 4/9 I $70 R $85
Swim Details - The swim is 300 meters, which consists of 12 lanes in the MTSU indoor pool. Participants will be marked with their race number on their arm. It will be a “snake swim” with participants starting at different times. The first participant will enter the water promptly at 8:00 am with the next participant following 5 seconds later and will continue with 5 seconds between each start. Participants need to provide their own swim caps, if desired. Lanes are wide enough to pass.
Bike Map Link- The bike ride is approximately 10 miles long, with the ride beginning and ending on MTSU’s campus. Bike helmets must be worn at all times when on mounting, dismounting, and riding the bike. Participants must provide their own helmet and required. There will be police support in place for two hours. After that participants can finish the race, but must do so at their own risk and realize they no longer have race support.
Run Map Link - The run will be 3.14 miles. All of the race will take place on MTSU’s campus. Participants will drop off their bikes in the transition area and then proceed to the running course. Runners will head down Blue Raider Drive towards Old Main Circle and complete the campus course. They will end up back where they started at the Rec Center.
Awards and Prizes - Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers overall, top male and female in the individual age divisions AND the top male and female finishers in the team division. There will also be additional categories and prizes given. Door prizes will also be given and all participants are eligible.
Custom Blend T-Shirts
T-shirts will be guaranteed to all participants registered 2 weeks prior to event. Shirts will be first come, first serve to those who sign up within two weeks of event. Shirts are UNISEX and run true to size. Please make sure you c You will NOT be able to switch t-shirt sizes the day of the hoose correct size.
Directions to MTSU's campus can be found at http://www.mtsu.edu/maps.html
Tips and Other Websites
For those first time mini triathletes, check out http://www.triathanewbie.com/ for helpful tips! Also visit www.mtsu.edu/adpi
Refunds - Due to the charity nature of the event, there are no refunds.
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