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• June 7, 2014 • Long Course • Olympic Course •

• Rockford, MN •

 

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OLYMPIC COURSE

(1.5k Swim, 40k Bike, 10k Run)

Swim: Wetsuits will be allowed (and encouraged) per USAT rules and regulations. Participants will swim in a counter-clockwise direction around a triangular shaped swim course keeping all buoys to your left. Buoys will mark the course and there will be a lead kayak as well as boat and lifeguard support along the way. All participants will receive an official Liberty Triathlon swim cap which must be worn during the swim portion of the event. Participants will exit the water and traverse a short grassy stretch to the transition area where they mount their bikes.

 

Bike: The Olympic bike course is a challenging and scenic out and back 40K bike ride. (See below course maps and elevations). All bikers must have an ANSI approved helmet to participate and obey all Minnesota State Traffic Laws. Bikers without helmets will not be allowed on to the course. This is a USAT non-draft legal event with race marshals patrolling the entire course. All athletes must provide their own nutrition along the bike course. Course is well marked with road chalk, signs at all corners, volunteers, and Public Safety Officers.

 

Run: The race concludes with a 10K. This course is an out and back run.Aid stations will be located approx. every mile along the run course and will be supplied with the following things:

$  A-       A-Water, Heed, & Hammer Gel 

$  B-       B-Water, Heed, Oranges, & Hammer Gel 

$  C-      C-Water, Heed, Granola Bars, & Hammer Gel

Waterstop C is toward the end of the turnaround and then you will pass the waterstops in reverse order.The Liberty Triathlon Olympic Distance event is sure to be a great race for novice and seasoned triathletes alike.

Long Course

(1.2mi Swim, 56mi Bike, 13.1mi Run)

Swim: Wetsuits will be allowed per USAT rules and regulations. Participants will swim in a counter-clockwise direction around a triangular swim course keeping all buoys on their left. The swim exit will provide competitors with excellent sightlines and with the tall trees in the background, little to no glare coming into the transition area. Buoys will mark the course and there will be a lead kayak as well as boat and lifeguard support along the way. All participants we'll receive an official Liberty Triathlon swim cap which must be worn during the swim portion of the event. Participants will exit the water and traverse a short grassy stretch to the transition area where they mount their bikes.

Bike: The Long course bike is a challenging and somewhat technical 56mi ride. All bikers must have an ANSI approved helmet to participate and obey Minnesota State Laws. Bikers without helmets will not be allowed on the course. This is a USAT non-draft legal event and race marshals will be patrolling the entire course. Outside assistance is not permitted. A sag wagon will be on the course to transport participants back to transition, but will not be able to offer mechanical assistance. Please come prepared with your own spare tubes and tools. 3 bottle exchange stations will be located along the course at approx. mi 10, 26, and 41. Water and HEED replenishment drink will be available at all bike aid stations courtesy of Hammer Nutrition. There will be an enforced bike time cut off of 12:30 pm. Participants not in the bike to run transition area by 12:30 pm will not be permitted out onto the run course.

 
 
Run: The race concludes with a 13.1 mile run. This course is an out and back run. Aid stations will be located approx. every mile along the run course and will be supplied with the following things:

$   11A-     Water, Heed, & Hammer Gel

$   11B-      Water, Heed, Oranges, & Hammer Gel

$   11C-      Water, Heed, Granola Bars, & Hammer Gel 

$   11D-     Water, Heed, & Hammer Gel

$   11E-      Water, Heed, Oranges, & Hammer Gel

$   11F-      Water, Heed, Granola Bars, & Hammer Gel

  1.  Waterstop F is the last waterstop before the turnaround. The waterstops will be in reverse order on the way back.
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