NEW BIKE RACKS? We are looking to purchase some new bike racks this year and are looking for a sponsor. Would your organization like to support the Aukeman by assisting us and to get your logo on the bike racks? For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Liz at 957-6914.
You must register by July 5, 2018 to be ensured a 2018 T-Shirt!
Packet Pick-Up Times and Locations: Anyone already registered on Active.com can come pick up their race packets during these times. Relay racers must also attend a meeting at 5pm Friday August 3, 2018 at the UAS Mourant Building, near the library. If you have questions about the race, rules, or course you are encouraged to attend the race briefing on Friday evening at 5pm. 7/30/18 - 4:30-6pm at Augustus Brown Swimming Pool 8/2/18 - 4:30-6pm at Diamond Park Aquatic Center 8/3/18 - 4:30-5:30pm at UAS, Mourant Building. Athlete briefing at 5pm. 8/4/18 - 6-6:30am near transition area. This is a LAST MINUTE accommodation only for those who cannot make a prior pick up time.
YOU MUST SHOW A PHOTO ID TO PICK UP YOUR REGISTRATION PACKET. NO ONE CAN PICK UP YOUR PACKET FOR YOU
Aukeman Triathlon Race Information:
Race is limited to 99 entrants
Race Day Schedule: 6:00 AM Transition area open 6:00-7:00AM Body marking, bike check in 7:00 AM Transition area closes 7:30 AM Race start 8:15 AM Swim course closed 9:45 AM Bike course closed 11:00 AM Run course closed
Registration is $60 for individuals and $40 for relay team members. Plus a yearly or 1 day USAT membership. A one-day membership will cost $15 and can be paid for when you register with active.com. Registration fees are non-refundable.
There will be NO race day registration. Registration closes at 11pm on August 2, 2018.
Post Race Banquet!!! New in 2018, awards and raffle prizes will be given away on race day evening instead of immediately following the race. Please join us at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council building at 5:30pm on August 4th for dinner, awards, and awesome raffle giveaways. You must be present to win. Families are welcome. Check your race packet for more details. Race Training Opportunities:
Training Plans: Are you interested in a training plan to help you cross that finish line in record time? Maybe you are looking for a goal to help reach your New Year's resolution to get in shape! Whether you are the time-crunched athlete, new to the sport or a seasoned athlete looking for that little extra help to improve your time, we can help you reach your goals. For a small fee, training plans are available through a USAT Certified Coach! Just send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Training Camps: High Cadence Triathlon Training holds a 4-week triathlon training program tailored specifically for the Aukeman Triathlon in the month prior to the race, led by USAT certified triathlon coach Jamie Bursell. For more information visit highcadence.weebly.com.
Race Distances: 750 meter swim in Auke Lake (wetsuit is mandatory), 19K bike, and a 5K run
Age requirement: 15 years and older
RACE RULES AND INFORMATION
In order to insure everyone has a fun and safe triathlon experience, we need your cooperation by following the rules below. PLEASE READ THESE RULES BEFORE STARTING THE EVENT!!
General Information • RACE STARTS AT 7:30 AM. This is an in water mass start. Wetsuit is mandatory. Seed yourself according to swim speed with faster swimmers in front and slower swimmers behind.
• Please leave your dogs at home. No headphones/ear buds or other audio devices are allowed on course.
Parking is in the UAS parking lot. Please don't park in the Chapel By The Lake parking area or the Auke Lake Boat ramp parking lot. You will be able to get in and out of the general parking areas, but PLEASE BE CAREFUL OF RACERS!
General Rules • This is a USAT sanctioned event. All USAT rules apply. See www.usatriathlon.org. • No bike handlers permitted. • Participants shall not accept assistance of any kind (such as food, drink, equipment, or pacing) from any person except a race official. • Participants must display their race number while running. Bike numbers will be provided, and racers do not need to wear their number while on the bike. Racers are responsible for making sure the timers are aware of their number. • It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to know the course and transition areas. • YOU MUST OBEY THE VOLUNTEERS DIRECTIONS OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED! *Review the maps. • No headphones allowed.
Transition Area • THERE ARE NO ASSIGNED SPACES IN THE TRANSITION AREA! Bike stands are provided. You will select you bike stand/transition site the morning of the race on a first come first serve basis. You may not mount your bike in the transition area. • Please remove your bike and gear from the transition area as soon as possible after you finish. • Only racers with a number will be allowed in the transition area.
Swim Rules • Wetsuit is mandatory for all participants. • All competitors will start the swim at the same time. Swimmers will need to be in the water and behind the starting line before start time. Swimmers can warm up on the course before the race starts. • No flotation devices, fins, paddles, or other propulsion devices of any kind. USAT rules allow goggles and face masks. No snorkels are allowed. • Safety personnel will be in the water and in boats along the course to provide any necessary assistance. Competitors can accept assistance from race staff as long as that assistance does not provide forward propulsion along the race course. • Emergency medical personal will be available and on site.
Bike Rules • OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS! This is not a closed course. You will be sharing the road with traffic. Ride smart and pay attention! • You must wear an ANSI or SNELL approved helmet (with chin strap buckled) whenever you are on a bike, even during warm-up. • You are responsible for knowing the bike course. We will try to mark any potentially confusing intersections. All participants are required to come to a complete stop and place at least one foot on the ground while outbound at the Back Loop Road/Glacier Spur Road intersection stop sign unless waived through by a race official. They can then proceed through the intersection once it is safe to do so. • STAY AS FAR TO THE RIGHT AS PRACTICAL. • YOU MUST OBEY THE VOLUNTEERS DIRECTIONS OR BE DISQUALIFIED!
• No drafting. You must stay at least 10 meters (30 feet) behind the bike in front of you. When passing, move to the left when you get within 30 feet and pass safely. • No riding 2 abreast. • You are solely responsible for ensuring your bike is in safe mechanical condition.
Running Rules • All participants must run or walk the entire course. The course will be marked, and there will be volunteers to help direct you. • Make sure your bib number is visible to the timers when you finish. Wear your bib on the front.