The Grand Weekend

Type
Triathlon
Distance
Sprint
Date
Friday, 15 May, 2015
$
65
-
$
100
/ Adult
Running:
2.5 miles
Cycling:
12.5 - 21.5 miles
Swimming:
500 - 1,000 meters
$
125
-
$
200
/ Team
Running:
2.5 miles
Cycling:
12.5 - 21.5 miles
Swimming:
500 - 1,000 meters
Description

Swim:

  • Metroplex Sprint will be a 500 yard open water swim. 
  • Grand Tri and open water swim will be a 1000 yard open water swim. 
  • Direction for all distances will be Clockwise.
  • Start for all distances are "in water knee to waist deep".
  • Exit for all distances are on a concrete boat ramp. 
  • Swim time will be taken as the athlete crosses the timing mat at the top of the boat ramp.
  • Exit from water to transition area is roughly a 60 yard swim.

Bike:

  • Metroplex Sprint Tri /Du is a 12.5 mile course. 1 full lap of Lake Ridge Parkway
  • The Grand Tri is a 21.5 mile course.  2 laps of Lake Ridge Parkway
    • After exiting the park the rider will do 2 laps of Lake Ridge Parkway.  The Turnaround after the 1st lap will be in front of the Fire station just outside of the park.  At the end of your 2nd lap you will return through the park to the transition area.
    • All cyclist coming to the Bike turn around point after 9:55am will be sent to the transition area.
  • Lake Ridge Parkway will have lanes coned off for your use and safety.
    • South Bound on Lake Ridge,  The Cyclist will use the inside lane. Vehicles will use the outside lane.
    • North Bound on Lake Ridge, The Cyclist will use the outside lane.  Vehicles will use the inside lane.

Run:

  • Metroplex Sprint Duathlon - 1st and second runs are the same.  2.5 mile out and back course
  • Metroplex Sprint Triathlon - 2.5 mile out and back course
  • Grand Triathlon - two laps of the 2.5 mile course.
  • Aid Stations - One at the exit of the transition area and one each 1.25 mile thereafter.
  • Products at aid stations:  Water and Gatorade.

Finish line:

  • Each finisher to receive a custom finishers product.
  • Custom finish arch

Post Race area:

  • Hot post race food
  • Fellowship area - Tented with tables and and chairs
 
Schedule
Activity
Date
Time
Comment
Packet pickup5/15/20155:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Packet pickup5/16/20153:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Packet pickup5/17/20155:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Transition opens5/17/20155:15 AM
Transition opens5/17/20156:45 AM
Race start5/17/20156:55 AMGrand Tri and Open Water Swim Start
Race start5/17/20157:25 AMMetroplex Sprint Duathlon Start
Race start5/17/20157:30 AMMetroplex Sprint Tri Start
Other5/17/20158:30 AMPost Race Area Opens
Award Ceremony5/17/20159:00 AMOpen water Swim Awards
Award Ceremony5/17/201510:30 AMMetroplex Sprint Tri and Du Awards
Award Ceremony5/17/201511:30 AMGrand Tri Awards
Rates
Name
Per
Running Distance
Cycling Distance
Swimming Distance
Deadline
Price
Comment
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
4/18/2015
$
65
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
5/2/2015
$
70
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
5/15/2015
$
80
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
4/17/2015
$
85
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
4/18/2015
$
125
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
5/2/2015
$
140
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
5/15/2015
$
160
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
12.5
 miles
500
 meters
4/17/2015
$
190
MetroPlex Triathlon /Duathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
4/18/2015
$
75
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
5/2/2015
$
80
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
5/15/2015
$
90
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
4/17/2015
$
100
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
4/18/2015
$
140
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
5/2/2015
$
160
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
5/15/2015
$
180
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - Relay TeamTeam
2.5
 miles
21.5
 miles
1,000
 meters
4/17/2015
$
200
The Grand Triathlon - Texas State Championship Triathlon
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult4/18/2015
$
75
Grand Open Water Swim
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult5/2/2015
$
80
Grand Open Water Swim
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult5/15/2015
$
90
Grand Open Water Swim
Registration Fee - IndividualAdult4/17/2015
$
100
Grand Open Water Swim
Courses
Swim Course Information
Description

Swim:

  • Metroplex Sprint will be a 500 yard open water swim. 
  • Grand Tri and open water swim will be a 1000 yard open water swim. 
  • Direction for all distances will be Clockwise.
  • Start for all distances are "in water knee to waist deep".
  • Exit for all distances are on a concrete boat ramp. 
  • Swim time will be taken as the athlete crosses the timing mat at the top of the boat ramp.
  • Exit from water to transition area is roughly a 60 yard swim.
 
Run Course Information
Description

Run:

  • Metroplex Sprint Duathlon - 1st and second runs are the same.  2.5 mile out and back course
  • Metroplex Sprint Triathlon - 2.5 mile out and back course
  • Grand Triathlon - two laps of the 2.5 mile course.
  • Aid Stations - One at the exit of the transition area and one each 1.25 mile thereafter.
  • Products at aid stations:  Water and Gatorade.
 
Bike Course Information
Description

Bike:

  • Metroplex Sprint Tri /Du is a 12.5 mile course. 1 full lap of Lake Ridge Parkway
  • The Grand Tri is a 21.5 mile course.  2 laps of Lake Ridge Parkway
    • After exiting the park the rider will do 2 laps of Lake Ridge Parkway.  The Turnaround after the 1st lap will be in front of the Fire station just outside of the park.  At the end of your 2nd lap you will return through the park to the transition area.
    • All cyclist coming to the Bike turn around point after 9:55am will be sent to the transition area.
  • Lake Ridge Parkway will have lanes coned off for your use and safety.
    • South Bound on Lake Ridge,  The Cyclist will use the inside lane. Vehicles will use the outside lane.
    • North Bound on Lake Ridge, The Cyclist will use the outside lane.  Vehicles will use the inside lane.
 
Packet Pickup
Packet Pick-Up 3
Pickup Schedule
Date
Time
5/17/20155:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Packet Pick-Up 2
Pickup Schedule
Date
Time
5/16/20153:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Packet Pick-Up 1
Pickup Schedule
Date
Time
5/16/20159:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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