Triathlon


Click HERE to view the Triathlon Guidebook


General Information

DATE: Sunday, July 29, 2018

SITE: Holmes Lake (70th and Normal Blvd, Lincoln - View map)

TIMES:

Super Sprint

Check-In: 5:30 - 7 a.m. (At picnic shelter east of transition area)
Pre-Race Meeting: 7:15 a.m. 
Transition area closes at 7:15 a.m.
Start Time: First age group wave starts at 7:30 a.m.


Super Sprint Wave 1 | 6 to 10 Year Olds | 7:30 am 
Super Sprint Wave 2 | Females 11+ | 7:50 am
Super Sprint Wave 3 | Males 11+ | 7:50 am 
 
---- 25 minute delay between Super Sprint and Sprint ----

Sprint
Check-In: 5:30 - 7:45 a.m. (At picnic shelter east of transition area)
Pre-Race Meeting: 8 a.m. 
Transition area closes at 8 a.m.
Start Time: First age group wave starts at 8:15 a.m.


Sprint Wave 4 | 8:15 am 
Sprint Wave 5 | 8:18 am 
Sprint Wave 6 | 8:21 am 
Sprint Wave 7 | 8:24 am 
Sprint Wave 8 | 8:27 am 


EVENTS: View the Complete Event Details for a full list of divisions and events.

Sprint/Triathlon: 500m Swim, 21K Bike, 5K Run
Super Sprint (6 - 10 yr olds) : 100m Swim, 7K Bike, 2K Run
Super Sprint (11- 99 yr olds) : 200m Swim, 7K Bike, 2K Run

NOTES: Age determined as of July 29, 2018. Age divisions for Adult teams are based on the combined ages of all three team members.

COURSE: Click HERE to view Super Sprint Map. Click HERE to view Sprint Map. 

Waiver: Participants must have completed The Cornhusker State Games waiver (electronic click waiver for those who register online) prior to date of competiton.  

RULES: USA Triathlon rules will apply. All cyclists must wear a hard-shell helmet. Wet suits and disc wheels are allowed. Center line rule will be strictly enforced.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.

COMPETITION FORMAT:


10 & Under SUPER SPRINT

  • Chip timing will be used in all races. The swim leg is a point to point 100m swim and will be lined with support craft. Swim warm-up will only be allowed before the pre-race meeting, no warm-ups allowed before the start of each wave. The cycling leg is a 7-kilometer bike around Holmes Lake and Holmes Golf Course - 70th Street to Pioneer Blvd, to 56th Street to Normal Blvd (1 lap), and the final leg is a 2-kilometer out and back run along the limestone trail around the lake. Course maps available at CornhuskerStateGames.com/Triathlon.
11 & Above SUPER SPRINT
  • Chip timing will be used in all races. The swim leg is a point to point 200m swim and will be lined with support craft. Swim warm-up will only be allowed before the pre-race meeting, no warm-ups allowed before the start of each wave. The cycling leg is a 7-kilometer bike around Holmes Lake and Holmes Golf Course - 70th Street to Pioneer Blvd, to 56th Street to Normal Blvd (1 lap), and the final leg is a 2-kilometer out and back run along the limestone trail around the lake. Course maps available at CornhuskerStateGames.com/Triathlon.
SPRINT
  • Chip timing will be used in all races. The swim leg is a point to point 500m swim and will be lined with support craft. Swim warm-up will only be allowed before the pre-race meeting, no warm-ups allowed before the start of each wave. The cycling leg is a 20-kilometer bike around Holmes Lake and Holmes Golf Course - 70th Street to Pioneer Blvd, to 56th Street to Normal Blvd (3 laps), and the final leg is a 5-kilometer out and back run along the limestone trail around the lake. Course maps available at CornhuskerStateGames.com/Triathlon.
  • Team competition consists of three members, each participating in one segment of the triathlon. Mixed teams must consist of at least one female. Teams are determined by combining the ages of all three team members. If any leg in the team competition does not finish, either or both remaining team members may complete the remaining portion BUT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS. A wave start will be implemented by age groups (4-5 waves depending on the numbers, approx. 80 to 100 per wave)

Swim Course: Swim course may be altered due to water and/or weather conditions in a manner that will not conflict with other ongoing lake activities.


Roster Info (For Teams Only)

ROSTER UPDATES:

Teams can make roster updates.

The deadline to make roster updates is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 24. Rosters are considered FINAL after that date.

Roster additions after July 6 will include the per-player entry fee, plus a $10 late fee PER TEAM MEMBER.

Teams that register online are able to login and make roster substitutions free of charge. Teams that register via the paper entry form will be charged a $10 processing fee to substitute players. Teams are strongly encouraged to register online to eliminate any roster change fees.

MINIMUM ROSTER SIZE: Three people. If registering online, the minimum roster size must be entered to advance to check-out.

TEAM WAIVER: The team waiver form must be signed by each team member, or by parent/guardian if the participant is 18 years or younger. If the team is registered online, and the online waiver for each player is clicked as ‘Accepted’, no printed/signed waiver is needed. All team waivers must be clicked as ‘Accepted’ or submitted to the Cornhusker State Games office by TUESDAY, JULY 24 to be eligible for competition. Printable waiver forms and further instructions found here.




Registration Fees & Deadlines


IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
Sprint Individuals –
$75 per participant until July 6
 
Sprint Teams –
$165 per team until July 6


Super Sprint Individuals –
$50 per participant until July 6

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee for individuals or a $10 processing fee per team. Registering online at saves time, money and trees.



Further Information

Sport Specific Questions/Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

 




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