RACE RESULTS 4/21/13.
The 5th annual Spring Fling Triathlon is a sprint triathlon that will be held Sunday April 21st. The order of the event is SWIM - BIKE - RUN (like last year). Please read through our Athlete's Information document, and/or if you have questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to update your given swim time before the race, please email email@example.com - these need to be submitted before 1PM Friday 4/19.
Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Start time: 8:00 AM for the triathlon
9:00 AM for the 5k run (note the later 5k start time!)
11:00 AM for the kids triathlon (note the earlier start time)
Pre-race meeting at 7:30 AM - Mandatory for all athletes!
NB: For the Youth Race, the pre-race meeting at 10:45 AM.
Rio Rancho Aquatic Center
745 Loma Colorado
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Directions to the Aquatic Center: From I25, take the Alameda exit 233 going west, crossing Rio Grande. Keep following Alameda, which will turn into road 528. Follow 528 north through Rio Rancho until you reach Northern Blvd, here take a left. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Loma Colorado. The Aquatic Center is on your right hand side, after the second roundabout.
Timed Swim-Bike-Run sprint triathlon at Rio Rancho Aquatic Center.
Bike course is out-and-back (moderately hilly) and run is a loop course.
The swim is a serpentine swim up/down one lane at a time. This race is a time trial, with the fastest swimmers starting first.
The distances are 400yd swim, 18k bike (shortened!) and 5k run.
Online registration available via Active.com.
Mail in registration: Use this pdf form and follow the instructions. Mail in registration closes one week before the race, and needs to be postmarked by 4/11.
Online registration closes 6PM the night before the race, 4/20.
Registrations after 12PM Friday 4/19 will be starting in the end of the seeded swim.
No refunds are issued, and no race entry transfers.
NB: NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Race packets can be picked up at:
Saturday April 20, 12PM-4PM at High Desert Bicycles, 8110 Louisiana NE, ABQ
Sunday April 21, 6AM-7:30AM, at race location, Rio Rancho Aquatic Center
You must bring a valid photo-ID to packet pickup. We are sorry but you are not allowed to pick up a race packet for a friend or a family member - each athlete must pick up their own packets, including team members. Each athlete has to sign a waiver to get their packets (you can download this form and sign beforehand if you want to help to minimize lines at packet pickup).
Packet pickup for the youth races will also be available at the race location between 10AM-11AM during race day.
Before/on 4/5: Individual $55, Teams $112, Juniors $29, Kids $15, 5k run $28
After 4/5: Individual $65, Teams $129, Juniors $39, Kids $15, 5k run $38
*Swim time: the swim is seeded, and the fastest swimmers will start first. If you want to update your swim time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your new time.
*Awards by age division in 5 year increments (medals will be awarded to those in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group) and 1st place to overall Female and Male. For the 5k run, finisher medals will be awarded.
*Shirts: All racers receive shirts but you must register by April 5th to guarantee size choice. Sizes are unisex and big, so go for a smaller one if you are not sure.
*Kid's race shirts: please note that the kid's race gets shirts that are in Youth sizes. They still are pretty big, so if you have a 4-year old you want to go for the smallest size.
*This race starts with a time trial for the swim, with the fastest swimmers starting first. The bib numbers are sorted according to estimated swim time, so racers will be lined up at the pool in the bib number order.
* The 5k run starts at 9:00 am - please note we moved the start time a bit later than previously announced.
*The race is timed manually, so make sure your race numbers are clearly visible at all times. Also make sure you get body marked before race start.
*Parts of the funds from this race will be donated to the UNM Adaptive Sports Program.
The Youth Triathlon (children 4-7 & 8-12) will be held at 11AM.
Ages 4-7: 440 yd run / 0.5 mile bike / 25 yd swim
Ages 8-12: 1.0 mile run / 3 mile bike / 200 yd swim
Youth Tri entry includes race shirt and finisher medals.
Please note that the kid's race gets shirts that are in Youth sizes. They still are pretty big, so if you have a 4-year old you want to go for the smallest size.