Tuesday, September 02, 2014
College Park, MD (Fair / 73.0 F)
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Waivers

Registration has closed for the 2014 Terrapin Triathlon. If you are a registered participant you must submit the waiver to the address below.

Race Waiver Over 18
Race Waiver Under 18

Contact Info

Registration forms and checks may be mailed to:
Natalie Ferdinand - CRS
1115 Eppley Recreation Center
College Park, MD 20742

E-mail
terrapintriathlon@gmail.com

Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please contact Kristin Legg at klegg@umd.edu

 

2014 Results

Overall Results

Age Group Results

 

Updated 4/14/14. Check back for updates.

Packet pick up

Friday, April 11th 4-6p, Saturday, April 12th 10a-12n and Sunday April 13th 5:45a - 6:30a.

All packet pick up sessions will be held in the north west corner of the Eppley Recreation Center (look for the climbing wall). You are encouraged to pick up your packets on Friday or Saturday, to avoid issues and being rushed on Sunday morning. We will have maps of the courses posted during these times so you can ask any questions you may have.

 

Timing Chips –

These will be distributed on Sunday morning and collected as soon as you cross the finish line after the race. If you do not return your timing chip, you will be charged a $40 replacement fee.

 

Courses –

½ mile swim. You must complete 8 loops of the swim course. 13 mile bike. You must complete 4 loops of the course. 3.1 mile run. This is an out and back course. The courses should be marked on Saturday (weather permitting) so you will have the opportunity to do a dry run if you so desire.

 

Swim waves –

The advanced wave  and relay swimmers will start promptly at 7a. 

The intermediate wave will start approximately 15 minutes later at 7:15a 

The beginner wave will begin at approximately 7:30a.

At this time, wave preferences have been determined and cannot be changed.

Swim
  • The first wave of swimmers (advanced) will go off at 7a.
  • The second wave of swimmers (intermediate) will go off at  approx 7:15a.
  • The third wave of swimmers (beginner) will go off at approx 7:30a.
  • The relay swimmers will go off with the first wave (advanced) of swimmers at 7:00a. 
  • All swimmers will be given a swim cap that corresponds to a particular wave. You must swim in your assigned wave.
  • The pool will be open for warm up from 6a til 6:40a.
  • Participants are required to count their own laps (8) of the swim course.
*Advanced swimmers should be able to complete a 500 yard swim in under 9 minutes. Intermediate swimmers should be able to complete a 500 yard swim in under 16 minutes.

Bike
  • All bikers must have their own bikes and helmets. Helmets will not be provided to any participants. Helmets required for ALL riders!
  • The course will be marked with arrows (white) but participants are expected to know the course without having to rely on course markers. 
  • Participants are required to count their own laps (4) of the course.
  • Bikers may mount their bikes after the mount line at the boundary of the transition area upon exit of T1. 
  • Bikers must dismount their bikes before the mount line at the boundary of the transition area into T2.
  • Race bibs must be displayed at all times on the bike course.
  • The bike course will be open for warm up from 6a till 6:40a.
  • There will be two water/ aid stations on the bike course for your convenience. The staff at these stations will be in contact with race staff if you have an issue and need assistance.
Run
  • The run course goes out to a turn around point and returns to the finish.
  • The course will be marked with arrows (white) but participants are expected to know the course without having to rely on course markers. 
  • Runners are advised to stay on sidewalks and running trails on the run course.
  • Race bibs must be displayed at all times on the run course.
  • The run course will be open for warm up from 6a till 6:40a.
  • There will be a water/ aid station on the run course for your convenience. The staff at this station will be in contact with race staff if you have an issue and need assistance.
Transition
  • Transition will be open for racking of bikes from 5:40a till 6:40a.
  • There will be no racking of bikes allowed after 6:40a.
  • Each bike rack holds 8 bikes.
  • There will be no changing area in transition.
  • There will be no riding of bikes in the transition area.
  • Only participants will be allowed in the transition area after 6:40a and until the race is completed.
  • There will be volunteers monitoring the transition area but participants are encouraged to leave valuables with family and friends.
Other
Participants are required to collect their timing chips between 6a and 6:40a on the morning of the race. There will be a table set up next to transition for this purpose.
Participants are welcome to use the locker rooms in the pool area.

SWIM COURSE: approx 1/2 mile

Must complete 8 laps of the course

BIKE COURSE: 13 miles

Must complete 4 laps of the course.

RUN COURSE: 3.1 miles

Travel to the turnaround point and return to the finish line.

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