Jacks Generic Triathlon

Race Information

Date: August 25, 2019
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Drafting rules:? Non-drafting
Kids Race? *NOT* a kids' race
Course: 600 meter swim, 11.2 mile bike, 5 kilometers run
Start: 7:30 AM
Location: Austin, Texas
Address: Walter E. Long Park 6620 Blue Bluff Rd.
Contact: 5129535585    |    info@jacksgenerictri.com
Individual Price: $85-115
Team Price: $145-205
Date: August 25, 2019
Course: 600 meter swim, 11.2 mile bike, 5 kilometers run
Location: Austin, Texas
Address: Walter E. Long Park 6620 Blue Bluff Rd.

General Information

Registration fees included or disclosed up front?: Yes, all registration/convenience fees are included in price or disclosed up front.
Course Info: The swim takes place in Decker Lake. The bike ride goes around Decker Lake. The run is on grass through the park next to Decker Lake.

More: Jack?s Generic Triathlon was founded by Jack Murray in 2003, at a time when he thought many triathlons had forgotten about the participants. Events had become so focused on getting big sponsors, accommodating pro athletes, and trying to look good that they sometimes neglected the actual product ? the race. Athletes ended up paying more, but their racing experience was actually less. Jack had the idea to put on a race with very little pomp & circumstance, yet at the core be a great race. It would be well organized, safe, good value, and of course, fun. It reminded him of the generic aisle at the supermarket: It?s the same quality products, sometimes even better, but you don?t have to pay for the fancy packaging. And hence, the name Jack?s Generic Triathlon was born.

Today, the event has a lot more fancy packaging, but at its core, it is still all about the participants. Each edition is designed, planned, and priced with you, every day at the forefront of the experience.

Directions: This event requires several road closures in the vicinity of Walter E. Long Park. Parking is available at Walter E Long Park beginning at 5:45 AM on race morning. All spectators should plan to arrive before 8 AM or they will not be able to park inside the park grounds. They will have to park on the side of Blue Bluff Rd. and walk at least a 1/4 mile to the park.

Register: Click here
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STConcierge at March 1, 2019 10:33 PM