PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION
Epic Bike and Sport
Village at Burlington Creek
6000 NW 63rd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64151
Packet pick-up will be available Wednesday, July 24 and Friday, July 26. Packets will be available for pick-up from noon to 7 pm both days.
NOTE: According to USAT regulations all participants are required to show a photo I.D. at packet pick-up before receiving race materials, this means that no one besides the participant can pick up their packet. If a participant is unable to attend either packet pick-up, they can pick up their packet on race day.
USAT Requirements: All participants are required to show proof of USAT membership or purchase a one-day USAT pass ($12 for adults, $5 for youth). If you did not purchase during registration, you will be asked to do so at packet pick-up before receiving race materials.
RACE DAY PARKING INFORMATION:2013 Race Day Parking details coming soon.
Everyone is encouraged to CARPOOL. This will help alleviate your stress on race day and support our Going Green efforts!
Mark your calendars! Registration will open for the 2013 WIN for KC Women's Triathlon on Friday, February 1, 2013. Click here to register!
Location: Sailboat Cove Park on Smithville Lake, in Smithville, Missouri.
Distances: 500 meter swim, 10 mile bike, 5K run
Course: The swim will be in the water to the south of Sailboat Cove on Smithville Lake. The transition area will be on a paved parking lot near the beach. The bike course is a mostly flat, out-and-back on Highways W and J. The run is on the paved trails to the southeast of the transition area. Course Maps
Aid Stations: There will be three aid stations along the course. One just outside of the transition area and two along the run course. Water and an electrolyte drink mix (Gatorade) will be provided at each aid station.
Age groups: While you will be racing in a time trial fashion, for the purposes of timing, you will be placed in the standard USAT age groups, with a few alterations for youth. 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Note: We will be following the USAT age-up rule: your age group placement will be based on your age as of December 31, 2012.
Swim Start: The swim start WILL be a time trial start where one woman enters the water every three seconds. You will place yourselves with the appropriate pace the morning of the race. Starting at 6 minutes and going up, there will be minute-marker signs and you will place yourself in line according to your swim time where you feel most comfortable.
Minute-Markers will placed are as follows:
RACE DAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Gates open to participants & spectators
Packet Pick-up opens in Gazebo
Body Marking and Chip Pick-up opens
Transition Area opens
6:30 AM-7:00 AM
Swim warm up area open
Pre-race meeting for all participants
Transition Area closes
Paradise Road closes to all vehicles
Door prize winner names posted in Gazebo
10:30 AM (approximately)
Your race entry includes many benefits and advantages:
Entry into the race
· Race day parking pass and park fees
· Safe and enjoyable course (including the bike course is closed to traffic)
· Reusable race bag
· Finisher medal
· Participant t-shirt
· Water bottle
· Finisher towel
· Finish Line Festival
· Post-race pancake breakfast
· Great door prizes and raffle items (Garmin watches, and more)
· Women's Fitness Series events—opportunities to train in a safe and encouraging environment including various clinics and workshops offered for the first-timer and the experienced triathlete
· Time trial start
· Chip-timed event
· USAT sanctioned event
· USAT certified race director
· Certified Green Race
· Various discounts offered from the event sponsors
· Friendly, experienced and helpful volunteers
· Experienced and friendly medical staff on-site
Traveling to Kansas City for the triathlon?
Out of town guests are strongly encouraged to camp near the race site. Clay County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of camping options very close to the race site.
DIRECTIONS TO RACE SITE (SAILBOAT COVE AT SMITHVILLE LAKE)
Take Highway 169 North to Smithville.
Stay on 169 all the way through Smithville, going through multiple traffic lights (past the Super 8, QT, large boat showroom, etc.). NOTE: Starting July 14, highway 169 will be closed due to road improvements. Click here for detour and construction updates.
You will leave town on rolling hills. Keep going north on 169 about three miles out of town. Do NOT turn at the sign that says 'Smithville Lake, Little Platte', you are looking for Highway W.
Turn right on W. Take W around the north side of the lake and you will cross a bridge. Keep going until you come to the town of Paradise.
ATHLETES: Turn right on Paradise Road (before the Paradise General Store). The designated Athlete parking area is located on Paradise Road. Athletes will be required to park in this designated lot. SPECTATORS: Turn right on Collins Road (past the Paradise General Store). Turn left onto Camp Branch Road/Collins Road. Turn left into Kelsey Youth Camp. Spectators will be required to park in this designated lot.