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 | firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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