Races

Back

Race on the Rock Olympic Aquabike

Race Information

Date: August 24, 2019
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Drafting rules:? Non-drafting
Kids Race? *NOT* a kids' race
Course: 1500 meter swim, 24.4 mile bike, 0 kilometers run
Start: 7:00 AM
Location: Rock Springs, Wyoming
Address: Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Contact: 307-922-1840    |    tciepiela723@yahoo.com
Individual Price: $35
Team Price: N/A
Date: August 24, 2019
Course: 1500 meter swim, 24.4 mile bike, 0 kilometers run
Location: Rock Springs, Wyoming
Address: Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

General Information

Registration fees included or disclosed up front?: Not specified whether registration/convenience fees are added.
Course Info: The course is set at high altitude. Expect cool water temperatures and a flat swim course. The ride and the run are undulating to hilly in places, but the main challenge for those travelling to the race is the altitude.

More: There is also a youth race as well as aquabike options.

This race is a high altitude race, the average altitude is about 6300ft. This adds to the difficulty of the race for those not used to training at high altitudes. We are at the top of the Rockies, in the desert plateau, that means our humidity is low, the air is a bit thin, and the temperatures at the start of the race will be somewhere in the 50's. So you can expect the air to be crisp and cool the morning of the race. It will warm up into the 80's generally by late afternoon. Most racers should finish the race before temperatures are out of the 70s.

After the race we will have refreshments, music, and eventually awards. Everyone who signs up gets a race t-shirt and a goodie bag. Those who cross the finish line will get the finisher's medal. We have prizes then for the top time finishers and sometimes everyone else as well.

Directions: For those who might be coming in from outside of the local area the directions are simple, take Exit 99 off I-80 and turn south. At the 13 mile mark Look for the sign pointing to the Flaming Gorge at Firehole. There is free camping at the start/transition/finish area. Reservations are helpful though and there may be a fee for your vehicle, but contact the Ashley National Forest for information on the campsites at: 435-781-5281 Make sure you specify that this is camping for Firehole, in Wyoming

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Flaming+Gorge+Reservoir/@40.9992848,-109.6045484,13z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x875007f60f4b6b17:0x9ff1bde8e46e9c7e!8m2!3d40.9993563!4d-109.5690822

Register: Click here
Map location is based off of a geocode of the addressed entered using Google's Google Maps API. If your address does not geocode properly, you can either update the address (we will attempt to re-geocode after any updates to your entry) or you can use Google's geocoding tool found here: http://gmaps-samples.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/geocoder/singlegeocode.html to obtain a lat/long for your location and enter that. To use the utility, type in an address that is close to your location and then drag-and-drop the marker to obtain the desired lat/long. If you choose to enter a lat/long, you must check the box on the edit page that says, "override geocode with entered lat/long."

Who was in this race?

No users have tagged this race yet.

No updates have been made this race yet.

No users