Give it a TRI

Join us in beautiful eastern Connecticut for a community-supported sprint triathlon consisting of a .5 mile swim, 12.5 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run. Moosup Pond is a lovely, small lake with clear, clean water and a wide sandy beach, great for entry and exit. The bike loop is closed to traffic and is a scenic ride through the rural countryside of Plainfield and Killingly with 4 moderate but short hills. The run course is an out-and-back route which takes you most of the way around the lake through this quaint waterfront community.

This event is open to anyone age 13 and older. Participants can compete individually or form a relay team of 2 or 3 people. Family teams are welcome and encouraged! The event will sell out at 200 participants, so registering early is recommended.

Detailed race course information can be found here: https://gallivantracing.com/give-it-a-tri-2022

PACKET PICK UP

Packet pick up will be offered from 6:30AM-7:45AM on race day. Packets can be picked up at check-in tent at the race site.

BODY MARKING

Per USA Triathlon rules, all athletes must have their body marked with their assigned bib number and age, no exceptions. Body marking will take place next to packet pick up on race day starting at 6:30AM.

PRE-RACE MEETING

A pre-race athlete’s meeting will be held at 7:50 AM at the swim start on the beach. Transition will close at this time, so please be ready!

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Saturday – July 30th
6:30AM — Transition Opens

6:30AM-7:45AM — Registration, Packet Pick Up & Body Marking

7:50AM —Transition Area Closes, Pre-Race meeting at swim start

8AM — Race Start, First Wave

RACE DIVISIONS AND AWARDS

We will use USA Triathlon age group divisions in five year increments for this event, for example: 30 to 34 years, 35 to 39 years, etc. Your age group is determined by your age as of December 31, 2021. There is a Clydesdale category for men who weigh 220+ pounds and an Athena category for women who weigh 165+ pounds. There are also relay categories for two and three person teams.

Awards are given to the top three finishers in each age group, the top three finishers in the Clydesdale and Athena divisions, and to all three members of the top male relay team, top female relay team, and top mixed relay team. A random award or two may be given out at the race director’s discretion.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Race day registration will be offered starting at 6:30AM at the race site. Although we highly recommend you register early! An additional $10 will be charged for race day registrations. Cash or personal check will only be accepted on race day. All entrants must have a valid USAT license or purchase a 1-day license/global event membership license for $15. 

*The event will sell out at 200 participants, so registering early is highly recommended.

USA TRIATHLON INFORMATION

This is a USA Triathlon Sanctioned Event. All athletes either must present a valid USA Triathlon annual membership card at registration or purchase a single day USA Triathlon license, NO EXCEPTIONS. Single day licenses may be purchased for $15 during the registration process. If you are planning to do at least three USA Triathlon sanctioned events in a one year period, you might want to purchase an annual membership from USA Triathlon for $50. For more information, please visit www.usatriathlon.org. By purchasing either a yearly membership or a single day pass, you hereby agree to follow all USA Triathlon rules and regulations contained at http://www.usatriathlon.org/about-multisport/rulebook.aspx

July 30, 2022
Plainfield
http://gallivantracing.com

Races

Individual Sprint
July 30, 2022 (Saturday) - 08:00
Triathlon
  • Swimming
    0.5 miles
    Lake
  • Cycling
    12.5 miles
    Lakeside Road Rolling Rural
  • Running
    3.1 miles
    Lakeside Out & back Road Scenic
Relay Sprint
July 30, 2022 (Saturday) - 08:00
Triathlon
  • Swimming
    0.5 miles
    Lake
  • Cycling
    12.5 miles
    Road Rolling
  • Running
    3.1 miles
    Out & back Road

Weather

Jul 30 2022 : Possible light rain overnight.
20.5°C - 31.4°C (68.8°F - 88.5°F)

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Last checked on 2022-07-25

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