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34th Longmont Triathlon Weekend • May 31 & June 1, 2014

 


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Logo for the 34th Longmont Triathlon Weekend May 31 & June 1, 2014, at Centennial Pool, Longmont

Featuring A Weekend of Race Festivities:

Saturday, May 31:

Sunday, June 1:

  • Adult Sprint Triathlon
 

View 2014 Try-a-Tri Results

View 2014 Adult Sprint Triathlon Results

 

View 2013 Triathlon Results

2014 Longmont Triathlon Buddy Discount

Make this year’s Longmont Triathlon a family & friends challenge…
Register for any of the Triathlon events with a buddy and save $5 each

Receive the buddy discount any of these 3 ways:
1. Register in person at any Recreation facility (both buddies must be present)
2. Mail in your entry forms with payment enclosed
3. Register online at active.com

‘Buddies’ may register for the same event or for different events on Triathlon weekend. For example a parent can register for the Try-a-Tri and their child can register for the Kids Only Tri. Discount can only be applied to future registrations; past registrations cannot be reimbursed. Discount is only valid for individual registrations and is not valid for team entries.

 

We couldn't do it without our 2014 Sponsors!

Chrisman Agency, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon Logo for Snarf's, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon Logo for Bodypoint Medicine, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon

 

Sprouts Farmers

Market

Logo for Longmont Recreation & Golf Services, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon Logo for Altitude Physical Therapy, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon  
logo for Noosa Fitness Yogurt, a proud sponsor of the Longmont TriathlonLarimore Chiroporactic, a proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon Times-Call, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon  
The logo for La Vita Bella Coffee House, proud sponsor of the Longmont Triathlon    

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Registration

 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

3rd Try-a-Tri:

NEW IN 2014: The Longmont Try-a-Tri will take place on SATURDAY after the Kids Only Triathlon!

  • 200 yd swim, 4.5 mile bike, 2k run
  • Swim a 200 yd snake swim, bike three loops around the course, then run out and back in the park while being cheered on by your family and friends.
  • View 2014 Try-a-Tri course map

Individual Entry Fee (no team entry available):

  • Before May 12 - $40
  • On/After May 12 - $50

Sunday, June 1, 2014

34th Longmont Triathlon:

  • 525 yd swim, 12 mile bike, 5k run

Individual Entry Fee:

    • Before May 12 - $60
    • On/After May 12 - $70

Team Entry Fee (for two or three member teams)

Check out our Triathlon Training Programs geared to help YOU have your best race!

 

Three Ways to Register

1. Online through the City of Longmont L-Trac Web site

2. Online via active.com for Longmont Triathlon; for Try-a-Tri

3. Download form and mail in/drop-off

Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St, Longmont, CO 80504

*Registrations will close Wednesday, May 28, at 5pm

* After May 28 at 5pm, registration reopens during packet pick-up only:

  1. Friday, May 30, 3:30-6:30pm, in person at Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St, Longmont 80504
  2. Saturday,May 31,in person at Centennial Pool:

-Try-a-Tri: Sat registration, race day, from 8:30am-9:30am

-Triathlon: Sat registration is available 11am-2pm.

3. Sunday, June 1, in person at Centennial Pool:

- Triathlon: Sunday, race day, from 6-7am.

 

Triathlete on Mountain View.Exiting the transition area, a runner having fun

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Longmont Triathlon Race Course Information:

The Swim
The pool deck during the Longmont Triathlon
  • Water temperature is approximately 83 degrees. Bring your own cap.
  • 525 yard swim = 21 lengths. 200 yard swim = 8 lengths. Snake Style-Swim for the Try-a-Tri ONLY. Swimmers are responsible for counting their own laps. Counters will be available to assist with counting, but it is ultimately the participant's responsibility. Credit cannot be given for extra laps completed. Circle swimming is required. Passing allowed at ends of the pool only. Maximum swim time is 25 minutes.
  • New in 2014! The swim will be seeded from fastest, slowest, to middle speed swimmers!
The Bike & The Run
Thumbnail map of the 34th Longmont Triathlon Course
  • After much consideration, it has been decided to keep the same courses as last years' Triathlons. Download 2014 course map. (updated 2/13/2014)
  • Bike helmets must be worn and strapped on prior to exiting the transition area.
  • 5k run for the Longmont Triathlon, 2k run for the Try-a-Tri.
  • Although this is a generally flat course, we have to throw in a few small hills for a challenge!
  • The run course is primarily on city streets and pathways. The streets are open to traffic.
  • Running Aid stations will be approximately every mile.

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Race Day

Packet Pickup: Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St, Longmont CO 80504

Parking: Available at Clark-Centennial Park and Skyline High School. Please be careful when entering/exiting parking areas as bikers may be on the course. (See course map for yellow parking area at Skyline High School).

The following information is for the Triathlon. See the bottom of the page, or click here for Try-a-Tri specific information.

Triathlon Transition Area:

We have an open transition area. What this means is that you will not need to have your bike racked before the race begins, but can rack it prior to your start. What this also means, is you will need to be courteous to the racers in progress. Please do this by:

Triathlon Timing and Chips

There will be 5 split times. Timing chips will be picked-up at Centennial Pool on the day of the race.

Triathlon Body Marking and Race Number

Body marking will be done at the Packet Pick up tent on race day. Your race number must be worn on the front of your body during the entire run portion of the event.

Triathlon Teams

Triathlon teams may consist of two or three athletes. Awards will be given to the Overall Team and top two finishing teams in two categories.

Teams should use the same registration form. All team members need to sign the waiver, so make sure all persons have signed the waiver before sending it in. The person paying should be the primary person filling out the name, address, phone, etc., information on the registration form. List the names of the swimmer, biker and runner in the spaces provided on the form. The runner on the team wears the race number on the front of your body during the entire run portion of the event. Teams will "tag" each other by passing along the timing chip. NO Teams for Try-a-Tri

Triathlon Wheelchair Division

Please specify on the registration form if you would like to compete in the wheelchair division. There will be awards for the top 2.

Triathlon Awards

Age groups: Under 20, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 - 69, 70 & over.

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History

A Brief History of the Longmont Triathlon

In 1981, the first Longmont Triathlon started with 56 participants. The event was held as 3 separate events. The run was a 10K that started at 9am, the 25 mile bike race started at noon and the 1000 meter swim began at 3pm - truly an all day event! There were no transition times, but the times for all 3 individual events were added together to determine the winner. Overall winners that year were Patti McNitt and Dennis Wilson, both in the 20-29 age category. The cost for the race, which included a 50/50 t-shirt and refreshments, was $12. The oldest age group offered was 40 and over. This format continued for one more year with the bike changing from 25 miles to 19 in the second year. In subsequent years, the race was combined so all events were consecutive. In addition, the course has seen numerous changes most dictated by road construction and the growth of Longmont on the East side of town. The Longmont Triathlon is becoming a historic event in Longmont and, with a 7-0 vote in 2014, the Longmont City Council unanimously supported continuing the tradition.

Results from prior years: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Sponsors

Be a vital part of the longest-running triathlon in the continental U.S. and take advantage of an amazing marketing opportunity! We're seeking sponsors, vendors and donors for the 2014 Longmont Triathlon Weekend. For more information, email the race director.

Thanks for all of you who have participated over the years and thanks to all of our sponsors who contribute so much.

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Contact Us

Questions regarding either the Longmont Triathlon or the Try-a-Tri? Call Centennial Pool (303) 651-8406 or e-mail.

Interested in being a volunteer at either/or both events?

Try-a-Tri specific information

Try-a-Tri Start Time:
The Try-a-Tri will begin immediately after the Kids Only Triathlon. Racers should report to the patio at 9:45 and be ready for an estimated start time at 10:00 am.

Try-a-Tri Transition Area:
Participants should set up in the transition area between 9 – 9:45 am. As the transition area is shared between the Try-a-Tri and Kids Only event, there will be a designated rack area for the Tri-a-Try participants located near the pool exit. Please be courteous to the youth racers and do not loiter in the transition area. Athletes only are allowed, please no spectators.

Try-a-Tri Timing and Chips:
Timing chips will be picked-up at Centennial Pool on the day of the race.

Try-a-Tri Body Marking and Race Number:
Body marking will be done at the Packet Pick up tent on race day. Your race number must be worn on the front of your body during the entire run portion of the event.

Try-a-Tri Awards:
Every athlete receives a finisher mug. Awards will be given to the overall top male and female finisher.

 

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Last updated 4/18/14 by S. Dabney (303) 774-4827

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