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Washington Olympic and Sprint Triathlon

Saturday, June 28, 2014 | 300 Riverside Drive Washington, NC 27889

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Washington Olympic Triathlon

Saturday, June 28, 2014 | 300 Riverside Drive Washington, NC 27889

Swim1500 meter open water swim
Bike26 mile bike
Run10 km run
Start time: TBA
Participants  (17 of 250)
 

Washington Sprint Triathlon

Saturday, June 28, 2014 | 300 Riverside Drive Washington, NC 27889

Swim750 meter open water swim
Bike12.53 mile bike
Run3.1 mile run
Start time: TBA
Participants  (12 of 200)
 

Event News

All Parking will take place at Haven's Garden, Northside of River Road and Boat Ramp.  NO PARKING IS ALLOWED IN WASHINGTON PARK!

 

Affiliated Charities

Washington Chamber of Commerce

 

Race Description

Welcome to Washington, NC usually referred to as Little Washington by folks down east! Washington's rich history adds to the character of the community. The settlement of Washington was laid out in 1775 on the northern bank of the Pamlico/Tar River by Colonel James Bonner and named in honor of General George Washington, his commander-in-chief. The City was incorporated by an act of the North Carolina General Assembly in 1782. It became the county seat of Beaufort County in 1785, an honor previously held by the Town of Bath, North Carolina's oldest town, located 15 miles east.

There are numerous towns named Washington in the United States, but Washington, NC, is the first to have been named for General Washington (prior to his being named our nation's first president). Therefore, Washington, NC, is "The Original Washington."

RACE COURSES

The triangular clockwise swim will be in the Pamlico River, a river off the Pamlico Sound.  The swim is slightly salty and has a little current.  The swim exits onto a sandy beach that is less than 25 yards from transition area. 

The 26 (Olympic) and 12 (Sprint) miles bike courses are completely flat loop courses starting in Washington Park  then riding through Beaufort County.  The bike courses have smooth surface.You should be able to PR these bike courses!

The Olympic and Sprint run course will be an out and back through downtown Washington Waterfront!  The Olympic will do 2 loops and the Sprint a straight out and back.  Water stations are provided at the transition area exit, 1 mile mark and the run turnaround.  The finish line is across the street from the transition area.

The race course revolves around a transition area next to Washington Park Waterfront.  The same transition area will be used for all phases.  The transition area will open at 5am; ALL bikes need to be placed in position before the transition area closes at 6:45am.

 

Results

2009 Overall Females

2009 Overall Males

2010 Overall Females

2010 Overall Males

 

Pricing Information


Washington Olympic Triathlon Pricing:

Before 04/05/2014
Individual: $55.00
Relay: $115.00

Before 05/05/2014
Individual: $65.00
Relay: $125.00

Before 06/05/2014
Individual: $75.00
Relay: $135.00

After 06/24/2014
Individual: $85.00
Relay: $145.00

The last day to register online for the Washington Olympic Triathlon is Tuesday, June 24, 2014. On-site registration may be available if this event is not full, but your best bet is to register online.


Washington Sprint Triathlon Pricing:

Before 04/05/2014
Individual: $50.00
Relay: $100.00

Before 05/05/2014
Individual: $60.00
Relay: $110.00

Before 06/05/2014
Individual: $70.00
Relay: $120.00

After 06/24/2014
Individual: $80.00
Relay: $130.00

The last day to register online for the Washington Sprint Triathlon is Tuesday, June 24, 2014. On-site registration may be available if this event is not full, but your best bet is to register online.

A fee for USAT race day insurance will be added if you are not a USAT member ($12.00 for adults, $10.00 for ages 17 and under).

 

Race Day Information

We will not be providing race maps or info sheets at packet pickup. Please print this info out if you need detailed race info!


Local Activities and Food:

Inner Banks Outfitters:  IBXO has something for everyone who wants to get outside, get some exercise and have fun while doing it: 

Discover the local wildlife and scenic waterways in one of our “user-friendly” rental kayaks, either on your own or with one of our group tours.  We also sell bikes, kayaks and accessories for the whole family.  Already have a bike, but it needs repair? Bring it in! Our certified bike mechanic will be happy to fix it for you.

Recommended Restaurants:

  • Pia's - 156 W. Main Street - Washington, NC 27889 - 252-946-0600
  • The Mecca - 129 N. Market Street - Washington, NC 27889 - 252-946-4450
  • Pirate's Grille & Pub - 1 Harding Square - Washington, NC - 252-948-2655
  • The Meeting Place -225 W Main St - Washington, NC‎ 27889 - 252-975-6370‎ 

 

Packet Pickup

Thursday, June 26 from 3-7 pm at Inside-Out Sports of Cary, NC

Friday, June 27 from 4-6 pm at Washington Park waterfront for all races

300 Riverside Drive 
Washington, NC 27889 

Saturday, June 28th from 5:30-6:30 am at Washington Park waterfront for FS

Participant Meetings

Friday, June 27th at 6 pm Participant Meeting at Transition Area. This meeting is optional but we go over all course logistics for Saturday.

 

Race Amenities

  • Race Tshirts
  • Post Race Food

 

Maps

TBA (including Parking, TA, Swim, Bike, Bike Que and Run Course)

 

Race Categories

Athletes may register as male or female aged:

15 & Under
16-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75+

Special Divisions include:

Athena - Females over 165 lbs.
Clydesdale - Males over 220 lbs.
Master Clydesdale - Males over 40 and 220 lbs.
Aquabike - Swim and Run Only
Female Relay - All Females
Male Relay - All Males
Mixed Relay - Females and Males

Relays - Athletes can register as a 2 or 3 person relay team for the triathlon.  2 person relay teams - one person will do two events and one person will do one event.  3 person relay teams - each person will do one event; the swim, bike or run.

 

Lodging Information

Preferred Hotel:

Hampton Inn of Washington

252-940-4556

$99.00 rate with breakfast at 4:30 am Saturday and 5:00 am Sunday


Super 8
Rate: $62.95 (code FS Series)
3635 U.S. Hwy 17 South
Chocowinity, NC
252-946-8001

Hotel Services & Amenities

*Alarm Clock in All Rooms
*Coffee Maker in All Rooms
*Free Continental Breakfast
*Free High Speed Wireless Internet
*Hairdryer in Room
*Iron/Ironing Board in All Rooms
*Microwave in All Rooms
*Refrigerator in All Rooms


Pamlico House B & B
252- 946-5001
www.pamlicohousebb.com  
400 East Main Street

 

Volunteer Information

Volunteers signup

 

Event Photos

Washington Triathlon Photos

 

Refund, Transfer and Weather Policy

REFUND POLICY
50% of your entry fee will be refunded until May 28th, 2014. No refunds will be issued for any reason after May 28th, 2014. Event entries are not transferable between persons, events or years. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to these refund terms. To request a refund you must complete the refund request form using the link below.

WEATHER POLICY
In the event of inclement weather the following procedures will be followed:
1. The event will be postponed until 7:45AM in hopes the inclement weather will pass.
2. If inclement weather does not pass by 7:45AM, the event will be changed to a duathlon format.
3. If a duathlon is not possible, the event will be cancelled and a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2015 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
4. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather prior to event weekend, a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2015 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Click to request a REFUND until 5/28/14!

 

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