Transition closes at 7:20
Race Starts promptly at 7:30
SWIM: All swimmers must wear the correct color swim cap issued at registration. There will be three or four swim waves starting about 3 minutes apart. If you have a problem during the swim, wave your hand for assistance. SWIM WAVE: Swim waves will be determined by age and gender. Current water temperatures permit the use of wetsuits at the Hammerfest. If there is a change, we will post it here prior to race day.
BIKE: THE BIKE COURSE IS A DOUBLE LOOP. The distance listed on the application is approximate. USA Triathlon approved helmets are mandatory and must be fastened before mounting your bike and remain fastened until you have dismounted. Any violation of this rule will result in disqualification. The bike course is fairly flat and very fast with few turns. THE BIKE COURSE IS A DOUBLE LOOP. Absolutely NO DRAFTING!!! Violators are subject to disqualification. Officials will be marshalling the course and penalties will be assessed. No crossing the centerline of the road. The road will be open to traffic. There will be police at major intersections and volunteers along the remainder of the bike route. All athletes must obey the Police and course monitors. • THERE WILL BE NO RIDING IN THE TRANSITION AREA; THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED
RUN: Leaving Owenego Beach Club runners will be directed left into the Pawson Park Area of Branford. All runners must wear their numbers on the front of their bodies. Water will be available at the transition area and on the run course. The run course is flat and fast.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR RELAY TEAMS: All relay teams will be located in one area of the transition area. Team members must wait by their assigned bike rack for their teammates. Upon completion of the swim, the swimmer must transfer the team's timing chip to the biker at the assigned bike rack. Upon completion of the bike, the biker must transfer the team's timing chip to the runner at the assigned bike rack. A relay team may have two or three members. The team's runner must wear the printed bib number.
FOR YOUR SAFETYAND UNDER USAT RULES: NO MP3 PLAYERS OR HEAD- PHONES ALLOWED DURING BIKE OR RUN. 2 MINUTE TIME PENALTY FOR EACH VIOLATION.
RACE FAIR AND HAVE FUN!
CHIP TIMING by PLATT SYSTEMS