Los Alamos Triathlon

Director:
DIANNE MARQUEZ, Los Alamos County Recreation
Phone:
(505) 662-8170
Distance:
Bike- 20 Kilometers (12.4 miles); Pool Swim - 400 Meters; Run - 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
When:
7/20/2019 7:00 am
Where:
Walkup Aquatic Center Los Alamos, NM Location Map

Join us in the once "Secret City" to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the oldest, continuously running triathlon.

The Los Alamos Triathlon is a sprint triathlon with a unique format of Bike, Swim, Run and is held at a starting elevation of 7,400`. The course is challenging with a rolling bike course that starts in town and takes you along an open course surrounded by forests and mountain vistas; return to the Walkup Aquatic Center for a 400 meter pool swim; and a slightly hilly run completes the course.

LOS ALAMOS TRIATHLON

DATE: Saturday, July 20th

LOCATION: Walkup Aquatic Center

START: 7:00am

AWARDS: 10:00am

FEES: Individual, $50 (All entry fees are non-refundable)
2-Person Team $90
3-person Team $120

LIMITED: 250 competitors

Race Distances & Order:

1. Bike- 20 Kilometers (12.4 miles), Open Course, Bicycle Helmets Required

2. Pool Swim - 400 Meters; The swim is in a 50 meter, 8-lane pool and participants swim one direction in each lane. (Snake swim)

3. Run - 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)

The 2019 race is NOT USAT Sanctioned

It will be chip timed by Sportstats USA

START TIMES
Elites: 7:30AM Time Trial Starts; 20-Second Intervals
Individuals/Teams: 1st Wave at 7:40am
Waves determined on Friday, July 19th

RACE/AGE CATEGORIES: Age as of 12/31/2018

INDIVIDUALS: Male/Female
15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Elite: Male and Female, No age category

Clydesdale*: Men 220+ lbs. Athena*: Women 165+lbs. * Age Categories: 39 & Under; 40+
*Weigh-in by 6:30AM, Aquatic Center Front Lobby

TEAMS: All Male / All Female / Coed: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


JR TRIATHLON

The Los Alamos Junior Triathlon offers participants the chance to race an abbreviated LA Triathlon course to transition out of the Kids Tri into a competitive and timed Triathlon. Not a USAT sanctioned event.

DATE: Saturday, July 20th

LOCATION: Walkup Aquatic Center

FEE: $30, (All entry fees are non-refundable)

START: 7:00am Group Start

AWARDS: 10:00am

AGES: 10 – 16 (As of 12/31/2018)

LIMITED: 75 competitors maximum (15 competitors minimum)

The 2018 Race is NOT USAT Sanctioned

RACE DISTANCES & RACE ORDER

1. Bike – 6.4 Kilometers (4 miles), Open Course, Bicycle Helmets Required

2. Pool Swim - 200 Meters

3. Run – 2.4 Kilometers (1.5 miles)


KIDS TRIATHLON

A fun introduction to the multi-sport world for children and youth with an emphasis on fun and fitness, not competition. Continuous and non-timed event. All participants receive a Finishers medal.

FEE: $25, (All entry fees are non-refundable)

START: 11:00am

LIMITED: 100 participants

ORDER OF EVENTS:

1. Bike

2. Run

3. Pool Swim

RACE CATEGORIES/DISTANCES: Age on Race Day

Pee Wees: Ages 3-4 and 5-6
1/4 Mile Bike / 100 Yard Run / 25 Yard Swim

Juniors: Ages 7-8
1/2 Mile Bike / 1/4 Mile Run / 50 Yard Swim

Juniors: Ages 9-10
1 Mile Bike / 1/2 Mile Run / 50 Yard Swim

Kickboards & Life Jackets Allowed and Available at the Walkup Aquatic Center