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2019 Super Sprint Triathlon: Sunday, March 3, 2019
Welcome to Tucson Parks and Recreation's first Super Sprint Triathlon!
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting its first ever Super Sprint Triathlon for participants ages 12 and older. Sprint triathlons are short distance triathlons. This triathlon will consist of a 350-yard swim, 6-mile bicycle ride, and a 1.5-mile run. This is a non-competitive event to bring friends and families out together and to encourage exercise. There will be vendors and entertainment throughout the event.
Please call (520) 791-4877 for registration information, 837-8032 for sponsorship information, or 837-8069 for general questions.
Register online: Register for the event at EZEEreg.com.
Cost: $35 per person, deadline to register is Feb. 25. Swag bag and t-shirt (registrations received after Feb. 15, may not be guaranteed t-shirt size) included with registration. Participants ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign release waiver.
Packet pick-up: William M. Clements Fitness Center (8155 E. Poinciana Dr.), Friday, March 1 from 6:00 a.m-8:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 2 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Check-in is required at the check-in tent on the day of the race.
Transition area: The bicycle transition area will open at 6:00 a.m. on the day of the triathlon at the William M. Clements Center (8155 E. Poinciana Dr.). Only participants will be allowed in the transition area.
Swim will be the first event: After your bicycle has been dropped off at the tranistion area, then begin lining up at the starting line on the south side of the pool deck. Please line up by 6:45 a.m.
Parking for the event: Parking will be available at Pima Community College East Campus.
If you require an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Beth Lucas, Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor, at 837-8058.
Everyone will start the swim 15 seconds apart from one another. 500-yard estimated swim time required for appropriate placement. Passing will not be allowed during the swim due to risk of injury.
The entire 6-mile bike course takes place near and around Lincoln Park and the course does not have any major downhill drops or uphill climbs. Traffic will be managed at all intersections and coned off from traffic. The start and finish will be on east Poinciana Drive with the majority of the course in a dedicated bike lane and for a short segment a full car lane.
A scenic route on a paved path through Lincoln Regional Park. One water station will be available at the half-way mark of the run.