Power of a Woman Pool Triathlon



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Saturday, April 16, 2016
Nassau Aquatic Center, East Meadow, NY

 

Course Description

This is a perfect beginner race that includes a pool swim with 50 meter lanes.


It is early in the season and a great way to get involved in the sport as well as a good warm up race for veterans


Swim: 400 meters, Bike: 6 miles, Run: 2 miles
Start Time: 8:30am

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POOL SWIM-400 Meters

Each athlete will start individually, 5 seconds apart. You will be swimming 8 lengths of 50 meters each. You will "snake" your way through 8 lanes (each lane will be going in only one direction). No fins, wetsuits or buoys are permitted.

BIKE- 6 Miles: (3) 2 mile loops

The bike course is a park road that will be closed to vehicle traffic for the duration of the event.

Bikes allowed: road bike, time trial, mountain bike or hybrid. (Sorry, no tandem or recumbent bikes!)

RUN-2 Miles: 1 mile out 1 mile back

The run course consists of a out and back run in the park. A water stop will be at mile 1 on the run course.


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Individual

Until 12/31 1/1 – 2/14 2/15 – Full
$70 $80 $95

If registration is available at packet pick-up a $10 surcharge will be added to any registration fees. CASH ONLY! You are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

*Prices above reflect cost for USAT Members. 1-day license fee applies for non-USAT Members. Each participant MUST have a valid USAT license. Visit the USAT tab below for details.

Relay

Until 12/31 1/1 – 2/14 2/15 – Full
$90 $100 $115

If registration is available at packet pick-up a $10 surcharge will be added to any registration fees. CASH ONLY! You are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

*Prices above reflect cost for USAT Members. 1-day license fee applies for non-USAT Members. Each participant MUST have a valid USAT license. Visit the USAT tab below for details.

High School

Until 12/31 1/1 – 2/14 2/15 – Full
$45 $60 $50

If registration is available at packet pick-up a $10 surcharge will be added to any registration fees. CASH ONLY! You are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

*Prices above reflect cost for USAT Members. 1-day license fee applies for non-USAT Members. Each participant MUST have a valid USAT license. Visit the USAT tab below for details.

High School Relay

Until 12/31 1/1 – 2/14 2/15 – Full
$70 $80 $90

If registration is available at packet pick-up a $10 surcharge will be added to any registration fees. CASH ONLY! You are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

*Prices above reflect cost for USAT Members. 1-day license fee applies for non-USAT Members. Each participant MUST have a valid USAT license. Visit the USAT tab below for details.

PACKET PICK-UP SCHEDULE AND DIRECTIONS
Please do NOT call Packet Pick-Up locations as they do NOT have information on the event.  Use the Contact Us button on the home page for any event questions you have.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

FRIDAY, APRIL 15
All participants must pick up their own packet prior to race day. All relay members must pick up their packet together!

*** There is NO RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP ***

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, April 16
NOTE:  SOME TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE 

6:00 am Parking lot open
6:15 am Transition area opens
6:30-8:10 am Practice swim
8:10 am Transition Area closes
8:15 am National Anthem
8:15 am Adult pre-race briefing
8:30 am Adult race start (5 seconds apart)
9:31 am Adult swim cutoff
10:10 am Adult bike cutoff
10:15 am Transition area open for bike pickup
10:45 am Final finisher
10:45 am Awards ceremony and raffle

Adult fastest time (estimated first finisher) – 32 min
Adult slowest time (estimated last finisher) – 80 min

USATriathlon is the national governing body of triathlons. All EventPower races are sanctioned by USATriathlon. All participants must have a USATriathlon license in order to participate in this event.

A current annual membership card and photo ID are required at packet pick-up. If you do not have a current membership card you must purchase a one-day membership card at packet pick up for $15 (cash or check only) or you can purchase an annual card at USATriathlon.org or at packet pick up for $50 (cash, check or credit card).

No Refunds

Registrations may not be transferred to another person.
Registrations may not be transferred to another race.

NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

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You must park in the designated lot #1A or 1. Lot 1A is the normal Aquatic Center entrance.  Once that lot is full, our Parking Staff will direct you to Lot 1 which is about 300 meters from the Aquatic Center. Lot #1 is the first parking lot as you come from Hempstead Turnpike on Merrick Avenue. If you are coming from the North it is just past the Aquatic Center Lot.

RACE DAY RENTALS

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Make sure you know your current 400 meter swim time race morning in order to ensure that you are lined up in the appropriate place to start the race. If you do not know your time, we suggest you time yourself prior to the event. If you are unable to complete 400 Meters in 16 minutes, you should not jeopardize yourself or the event planners by registering to race. Instead, plan to enroll in a swim training program and plan to race after training.

  USA Triathlon has issued a set of rules to maintain consistency and order from race to race across the country. The rules include sections on membership, and rules of conduct for swimming, cycling, running, and transition. Also included are special sections on protests, hearings and appeals, and rules modifications for physically challenged athletes. For full detail on USAT Rules click HERE 

REMINDERS

  • NO HEADPHONES DURING ANY PART OF THE EVENT or you will be disqualified.
  • No helmet, no race.
  • Helmet strap must be fastened before taking bike from rack and remain fastened until after bike is replaced.
  • No Drafting! Leave three bike lengths unless passing. Stay to your extreme right unless passing.
  • Run number must be on front of body during entire run!
  • Any unsportsmanlike behavior to other competitors and/or event staff will be dealt with by an immediate disqualification.
  • Top three overall Female
  • Top three Female Relays
  • Challenged, top three in the category
  • Athena, top three in the category, 39 and under and 40 and older
  • Individual Female Age Groups, top three in each category:

        14-18 (High School), 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Awards Ceremony will commence shortly after the final finisher crosses the finish line. Athletes are encouraged to stay for the awards or have someone pick up their award.

Awards will only be shipped post event if a pre paid postage envelope for 2 pounds is sent to the race organization within one week of the event. Please submit your request for award mailing by going HERE.
Raffle will take place at the end of the awards ceremony, raffle tickets will be handed out to each athlete. You must be present at the raffle to win.
 

Women’s Fund of Long Island (WFLI) Mission: To ignite networks that transform the lives of women and girls on Long Island through grant-making, leadership development, education and philanthropy.

Their Vision: A Long Island where all women and girls reach their full potential.

WFLI works to improve the lives of Long Island’s women and girls and to bring awareness of their unmet needs through impactful grantmaking, young women’s leadership programming and education and awareness activities.  They are a true community partner and are known as a leading organization on Long Island that has its finger on the pulse of the important and often unknown issues that impact our region’s women and girls.

www.womensfundli.org

 

The Race site is located at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Merrick Avenue in East Meadow.

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