Priest Lake Triathlon


Hills Resort Lodge
4777 W. Lakeshore Rd
Priest Lake, ID 83821
United States

Pricing/Ticket Info
Olympic Triathlon: $149 - 199 (depending sign up time so sign up early) Sprint MTB Triathlon: $139 - $179 (depending sign up time so sign up early)
Suitable for Children
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Event Dates and Times
Saturday August 24, 2019
8:00 AM
Description

Olympic Triathlon
Start: 8:00 AM
1500m swim/ 40K road course/ 10K run
Team or Individual
All participants receive a technical fabric finisher shirt AND finisher medal featuring our international award winning design
Swim course starts in front of the Hills Resort Lodge on the very South end of the beach. The course is a U shape consisting of 3- 500m sections around the large swim buoys. The exit is on the south side of the furthest North dock and will be marked. Swim start will be a self-seeded chip timed start.


Sprint MTB Triathlon
Start: 8:55 AM
395 yard swim/11mi dirt MTB course/3.1 mile run. MTB or hybrid bikes only, no cross bikes.
Team or Individual
All participants receive a technical fabric finisher shirt AND finisher medal featuring our international award winning design
Swim course starts on the North side of the furthest South dock, and is a counter clockwise loop around the marina to the exit point at the furthest dock to the north which will be marked. Swim start will be a self-seeded chip timed start.
Swim Start: We feature a self-seeded swim start. PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS, AG RACERS, and PRO’S
A self-seeded start has been shown to give athletes of all abilities a better swim experience with faster swim times and a safer race experience. More swimming, less feet in your face! Athletes are staged on the beach according to their own estimated swim time in zones by increments of 5 minutes. Elite competitors and top finishers are given first position on the starting line followed by each zone according to swim pace. The result is top performers still get front open water, and all swimmers get to swim near others at your own pace. As you enter the water about three side by side, the result is a fluid progressive stream of swimmers that spread out naturally according to pace. Less congestion, less feet kicking you in the head like a mass start, or big wave start, just more pure swimming. This start method also allows for better and safer course supervision. Beginning and experienced Olympic swimmers can find better water and more personal swim space for a better swim and faster time.
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