_ The 2019 Around the Fort Sprint Triathlon:
Around the Fort Sprint Triathlon will be held on the grounds for the Fort Meade Installation. To participate you must have Gate access by means of a DOD CAC ID card or know someone that does and will bring you on the installation in their vehicle.
If you are willing to provide your full name, full ssn, date of birth, license number and state, the event Director will submit your information for clearance to the installation.
Around the Fort Triathlon is a sprint race designed for all levels; beginners to seasoned triathletes. The event features a 300 swim, 12 mile bike, and 5K run!
Event details and schedule
Event: Around the Fort Triathlon (sprint race)
Distance: 300 meter swim, 12 mile bike, 5K run
Date/Time: Saturday, September 14, 2019 - race begins at 8 a.m.
Location: Gaffney Fitness Center
6:00 am - 7:15 am : Sign-In, even if you picked up your packet on Friday, you still need to check in
Packet Pickup and Transition Area opens
Location: Registration, located at Gaffney
6:15 am - 7:30 am: Pool is open for those who wish to warm up
7:15 am: Packet Pickup Closes
7:30 am: Pre-Race meeting and final instructions
7:30 am: TRANSITION AREA CLOSES
7:45 am: Begin lining up on the pool deck, in numerical order, by bib number
8:00 am - Triathlon begins
6:00 AM - Transition Area Opens, Bike Racking, Body Marking, Athlete Check-In
7:30 AM - Transition Area Closes, Athlete Check-In closes - ALL PARTICIPANTS ON POOL DECK
8:00 AM – Race Start
Relay Option for Triathlon
We have a relay option for our Triathlon! Worried about doing the swim, or the bike, or the run - don't worry - put together a team so you only have to do one of the legs! Person A will do the swim, Person B will do the bike, and Person C will do the run!
Prizes will be awarded for the top finisher in the following categories:
Age Group (top finisher Male and Female, every 5 years starting at 18)
All participants will receive a race apparel item and medal
Enter back parking lot of Gaffney Fitness Center from Taylor Avenue. You may also park along the track on York Road. The front lot at Gaffney will be closed for the event.
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