for this event, for example: 30 to 34 years, 35 to 39 years, etc. Age
group is determined by age as of December 31, 2017. There is a
for women who weight 150+ pounds. Also there is a relay category for
two person teams.to do at least three USA Triathlon sanctioned events in a one year
period then you might want to purchase an annual membership from USA
Triathlon for $50.
For more info: www.usatriathlon.org.
Packet Pick up
6:15 AM to 8:00 AM on race day at Compass Rose Beach
Triathlon Training and Coaching
the official triathlon training & coaching organization for the
F.I.R.M. Race Series, can help you achieve your endurance sports goals.
They offer professional triathlon coaching services for beginners
through elite, open water swim clinics, triathlon training swims, six
week Power Swimming classes, a time trial series, a triathlon boot camp
for women, and sports nutrition services. Their Tri Barn in Grafton, Ma
includes a Computrainer studio, professional bike fitting and individualized shopping for tri bikes, wheels,
Computrainers, and wetsuits. Plus their triathlon team provides a
welcome opportunity for like-minded folks to train and race together.
With their combined offerings, Vmps provides you with everything you
need for your multisport lifestyle.
Directions & Lodging
1333 Roger Williams Way
No Kingstown, RI
The Quonset Air Museum, 488 Ecclecston Ave., 401-294-9540.
in an original Naval Air Station Quonset Point hangar built in 1945,
the museum focuses on military aviation history. Both indoors and
outdoors, the museum has a large collection of aircraft, aircraft parts,
and other historical memorabilia, as well as a novelty gift shop.
Triathlon rules apply. The most commonly violated rules are drafting,
blocking, and crossing the center line of the road. To avoid a drafting
penalty, stay at least three bicycle lengths behind the rider in front
of you and complete any pass within fifteen seconds. If you are
overtaken, you must drop back three bicycle lengths before attempting to
pass. To avoid a blocking penalty, ride to the right of the road except
when passing other competitors. To avoid a center line penalty, do not
cross the center yellow line of the road.
with the chin strap fastened are required whenever you are on your
bike. Bar end plugs are required on handlebars and aero bars; taping
over the bar ends is not permitted. Head phones and music players are strictly prohibited.
ChampionChip Timing Systems
Timing Systems is used to time this event. A timing chip attached to a
black velcro strap is provided in each competitor's race bag. The timing
chip must be worn on the left ankle at all times during the race for an
official race time to be recorded. Return the timing chip to a
volunteer at the finish line to avoid the $30 replacement fee. Race
results are posted at the race venue, and on www.firm-racing.com and www.coolrunning.com.
racing, but want to be a part of this event? Then volunteer. It's a fun
way to help others enjoy this sport. Volunteers receive a tech race
shirt, post race food, and a sense of satisfaction from helping others.
Email Wendy at email@example.com
Refund & Exchange Policy
may receive a refund of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee if
they cancel their registration at least 7 days before the event takes
place. Entries to a FIRM event may be changed to another FIRM event in
the same season if notification of the change is made at least 7 days
before the event takes place. All requests for refunds or exchanges must
be made in writing. Email requests firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you do not receive a confirmation of the request within 24 hours of making the request, forward your original request to email@example.com
. Save the confirmation for your records.
refunds will be made if an event is cancelled due to circumstances
beyond the race director's control such as but not limited to inclement
weather, unsafe racing conditions, or the decision of town
administrators or safety personnel. Entries would be moved to the
following year's event. Events may be changed in distance or event
nature for safety or other reasons at the discretion of the race