ROUTE 66 TRIATHLON FESTIVUS 2014
El Reno, Oklahoma
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
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EVENT START TIME ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY
ROUTE 66 SPRINT DISTANCE TRIATHLON & AQUABIKE START TIME: SATURDAY, May 31, 7:30am
A brief session will be held @ 7:00am to go over COURSE RULES AND ANY CHANGES.
ROUTE 66 INTERNATIONAL DISTANCE TRIATHLON & AQUABIKE START TIME: June 1, 7:30am
A brief session will be held @ 7:00am to go over COURSE RULES AND ANY CHANGES.
Questions? Contact the Administrator
Contact:Steve Bussjaeger
Phone:405-640-5304
Email:Click here to email the Administrator
Website:www.triokc.org
LOCATION
DIRECTIONS TO EVENT: To Lake El Reno: From OKC take I-40 west to El Reno, exit Country Club Rd (Exit 123). Go north 1 mile to Elm St. Go west (turn left) on Elm St. and road will lead straight in the parking/race start area. Look for the El Reno water tower.
Please park in the grass in the ball park area, just before entering the race site.
SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS
Route 66 International Distance Triathlon on Sunday, June 1 is the 2014 State Qualifier for Best of the US National Amateur Championship. The Oklahoma Best of the US Qualifiers that represent Oklahoma at the National Championship will also receive $500 travel expenses. 2nd and 3rd place OK finishers may also compensation for attending Best of US National Championship.
USAT SANCTIONED EVENT - Read/Know the Rules!
USAT RULES – You must know them!! USAT Rulebook
The Most Common Rule Violations – A MUST READ!! Most Common Rule Violations & Their Penalty
ROUTE 66 FESTIVUS PACKAGE
What is Route 66 Festivus?? The ultimate “Feat of Strength” Triathlon! Do BOTH the Sprint Tri on Saturday and International Distance Tri on Sunday at a discounted rate. Route 66 License Plates will be awarded to all finishers of both events. FESTIVUS FOR THE REST OF US!
WETSUIT LEGAL?
Lake temperature is always borderline for wetsuits. Generally, lake temperature is just below 78 degrees F. Wetsuit legal, means you may wear a wetsuit if you so desire. For many, wetsuit will make you more buoyant and a little faster in the water. Wetsuit rentals are generally available on line or at Schlegels Bicycles.
Registrants will get emails approximately 1 week out and get updates on lake temperature.
THE COURSE
SATURDAY, SPRINT DISTANCE TRI & AQUABIKE
USAT Sanctioned courses. The 500 meter swim is an open water swim in Lake El Reno. Triangle course. Wetsuits should be permitted, lake temperature should approximately be mid 70's. Watch message board at www.triokc.org for lake temperature updates.

The 13 mile bike course is out and back, the majority being on Route 66 is mainly slight inclines.

The 5K run course is paved, flat and winding asphalt road, out and back course.

New addition in 2012 on Saturday is the Route 66 Sprint distance Aquabike (swim-bike). Same course as the Sprint Distance Triathlon, you only have a 100 yard run across the finish line!

SUNDAY, INTERNATIONAL DISTANCE TRI & AQUABIKE
USAT Sanctioned courses. The 1500 meter swim is an open water swim in Lake El Reno. Triangle course. (NOTE: The Oly will probably be a 2-loop triangle swim that had a 30 yard beach run between loops). Wetsuits should be permitted, lake temperature should approximately be mid 70's. Watch message board at www.triokc.org for lake temperature updates.

The 40K bike course is an out and back, 2-loop version of the sprint course, the majority being on Route 66, relatively flat with some slight inclines.
The 10K run course is pave, flat and winding asphalt road, (2-loop) out and back course.

New addition in 2009 on Sunday is the Route 66 International distance Aquabike (swim-bike, only). Same course as the International Distance Triathlon, you only have a 100 yard run across the finish line!

Course Map can be found at: COMPLETE SWIM-BIKE-RUN COURSE MAP
GARMIN CONNECT COURSE MAPS
Route 66 Sprint Tri Swim Course: Swim course will be laid out in clockwise triangle setup. Rt 66 Swim 500 yard course
Route 66 Sprint Oly Swim Course: Swim course will be laid out in clockwise triangle setup, 2-loop. Rt 66 Swim 1500 Meter course
Rt 66 Sprint Tri Bike Course, turnaround at Heaston Rd: Rt 66 Tri 13 Mile Bike Course
Rt 66 Oly Tri Bike Course, turnaround at mile 6.25m (1/4 mile before Heaston Rd), turnaround to head back is by flagpole at Babcock and Elm: Rt 66 Oly Tri 40K(24.8m) Bike Course
Rt 66 Sprint Tri 5K Run Course: Rt 66 Sprint Tri Run Course
Rt 66 Oly Tri 10K Run Course (2 loop): Rt 66 Oly Tri Run Course
Rt 66 Aquathlon 2 Mile Run Course, 1 time for Sprint, 2 times for Oly: Rt 66 Aquathlon Run Course
SPECIAL ATTENTION SWIM WAVE (Saturday and Sunday)
For those that are either new to the sport, not comfortable with a "WWF/egg-beater" swim start, or don't enjoy being over-taken by later waves...Route 66 offers a Special Attention Swim Wave for those who that might fit into one of the forementioned catagories. During your registration you will be asked if you desire to be included into the Special Last Wave. If you have any doubts or apprehension....this is the wave for you and you'll be glad you did!
AWARDS AND SWAG
Standard USAT Age Group awards for triathlons will be given, including Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Clydesdale, Athena, Physically Challenged and age groups below 19. Limited awards for Aquabike, based on turnout. "Best of the US" medals will be given to the top 3 overall male and female Oklahoma residents on Sunday's event.
Route 66 Finishers Medals for all that cross the finish line!
EARLY REGISTRATION PRICING!!
Register early and take advantage of Route 66 Triathlon's low pricing. Needless to say for the Oly, at $51.50, we dare you to find another Oly (or any triathlon) that is priced for a "Dollar per Kilometer". (Eat that IM 5150!)
Entry fees start increasing for both the sprint and the Oly on March 1, April 1, May 25 and May 27, so it does not pay to wait.
REGISTRATION/PACKET PICKUP
ON-LINE REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY NIGHT MIDNIGHT, MAY 28 . 2014
There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS. NO TRANSFERS & NO REFUNDS. THERE IS A REGISTRATION CAP OF 350 FOR THE SPRINT, AND 250 FOR THE OLY. YOU, AND ONLY YOU, MAY PICK UP YOUR RACE PACKET. Have your photo ID plus your USAT membership card (or have purchased your $12 1-Day pass during the registration process). You cannot pickup somebody else's packet and vice versa.

PACKET PICKUPS:
WE WILL HAVE A PACKET PICK UP, TUESDAY NIGHT AT LAKE EL RENO BEFORE AND AFTER THE AQUATHLON (Another reason to come out, you can do the Splash N Dash, too!
THURSDAY, May 29, 4-8pm @ Schlegels Bicycles.
FRIDAY, May 30th, 4-6PM, LAKE EL RENO, 2000 W. ELM, EL RENO, OK
SATURDAY, June 1, 2-5pm, LAKE EL RENO, 2000 W. ELM, EL RENO, OK, Come on out and watch the Sprint Tri!
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP FOR OUT OF TOWNERS…ONLY!!! (Please...OKC, EDMOND, NORMAN ARE NOT OUT OF TOWN!!)
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!
REGISTRATION DETAILS & LATE REGISTRATION
Register early and on-line ONLY!!! ROUTE 66 WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING ON-LINE REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNEDAY NIGHT, May 28th, unless registration cap is reached.....NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. THERE IS A REGISTRATION CAP OF 350 FOR THE SPRINT AND 250 FOR THE OLY!!!
Registrations price hikes start March 1, and also, April 1, May 1, and May 28.
NO TRANSFERS, NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 1st. REFUNDS BEFORE MAY 1 WILL BE A 50% REFUND, minus service charge.
EVENT DAY PARKING
There will be parking on grass, by the El Reno water tower. Please follow volunteer directions to this area. YOU MUST BE ON THE GRASS AND MUST BE 50 FEET AWAY FROM THE PAVEMENT.
CHAMPIONCHIP TIMING & RACE RESULTS
This will be Championchip Timed Event. You will be given your chip race day morning. It will be removed after you cross the finish line. If you drop out of the race PLEASE be sure to return the chip to a "Chip" volunteer at the finish line. If not returned, you will incur a $35 replacement fee.
Races results for Route 66 and all TRI-OKC events can be found at DG ROADRACING
HOTEL INFORMATION
Hotels are located at Country Club Road and I-40 (Exit 123), approximately 1 mile south of race event. Please book early to guarantee availability!
Small Town Weekend (Family Fun)
Small Town Weekend runs all weekend long, starting Friday night and running all weekend. Cruising in vintage cars, legal Burn-outs, car show, and a carnival atmosphere all take place at Adams Park, just north of Lake El Reno.
TRANSITION AND GEAR CHECK
Transition area is for race entrants, ONLY! Bikes, helmets, and gear will be checked prior to entry into transition area. You must have your race number prior to racking your bike. You cannot take your bike out of transition once it is racked. NO ONE will be allowed in transition area until the Race Director announces that the transition area is open.
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WAIVER AND RELEASE
WARNING: READ CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDES A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF LEGAL RIGHTS AND DEPRIVES YOU OF THE RIGHT TO SUE USA TRIATHLON AND OTHER PARTIES. DO NOT SIGN THIS AGREEMENT UNLESS YOU HAVE READ IT IN ITS ENTIRETY. SEEK THE ADVICE OF LEGAL COUNSEL IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF ITS EFFECT.

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

IN CONSIDERATION of USA Triathlon (“USAT”) allowing me to participate in any USAT sanctioned event (the “Event” or “Events”) as either a member of USAT or through the issuance of a single event license or permit; I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the “Agreement”);

1. I hereby represent that (i) I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the Event; and (ii) I am not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair my ability to safely participate in the Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event.

2. I understand and acknowledge the physical and mental rigors associated with triathlon, duathlon, or other multi-sport events, and realize that running, bicycling, swimming and other portions of such Events are inherently dangerous and represent an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. I understand that participation involves risks and dangers which include, without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, sickness and disease, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; accidents, contact or collision with other participants, spectators, vehicles or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course conditions; water, road and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers; and other undefined risks and dangers which may not be readily foreseeable or are presently unknown (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Event, or the acts, inaction or negligence of the Released Parties defined below, and I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which I incur as a result of my participation in the Event.

3. I agree to be familiar with and to abide by the Rules and Regulations established for the Event, including but not limited to the Competitive Rules adopted by USAT and the Guide to Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods of Doping adopted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. I also accept sole responsibility for my own conduct and actions while participating in the Event, and the condition and adequacy of my equipment.

4. I hereby Release, Waive and Covenant Not to Sue, and further agree to Indemnify, Defend and Hold Harmless the following parties: USAT, the Event Owners, Organizers and Promoters, Race Directors, Sponsors, Advertisers, Host Cities, United States Olympic Committee (USOC), Local Organizing Committees, Venues and Property Owners upon which the Event takes place, Law Enforcement Agencies and other Public Entities providing support for the Event, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, partners, shareholders, members, agents, employees and volunteers (Individually and Collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense (including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation in the Event, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Released Parties. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liability which any may be incurred as the result of such claim.

I hereby warrant that I have read this Agreement carefully, understand its terms and conditions, acknowledge that I will be giving up substantial legal rights by signing it (including the rights of the minor, my spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns), acknowledge that I have signed this Agreement freely and voluntarily, without any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my signature to serve as confirmation of my complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Revised 11.28.2011
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Initials of athlete over 18 years of age or parent/legal guardian of minor under 18 years of age or legal guardian of incapacitated and/or mentally challenged person.*
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