Registered on or before 5/15/2015
Registered on or before 3/14/2016
Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 13. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For younger participants, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paratriathlon Category Special Note: This race does have some limitations dependent on the athlete’s abilities. Please contact email@example.com if you have questions or concerns about those limitations.
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All Playtri Triathlons are USAT sanctioned and led by a USAT Level 2 Certified Race Director
click here for 2016 Athlete guide
Current Water Temperature is 74º and wetsuit legal.
Marriot Las Colinas
223 West Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039
5:00AM Transition Opens
6:45AM Race Starts
Olympic Distance: 1500 meter open water swim – bike 22 miles (3 loops) – run 10K (4 loops)
Sprint Triathlon: 500 meter open water swim – bike 14 miles (2 loops) – run 5k (2 loops)
Super Sprint: 300 meter open water swim – bike 7 miles (1 loop) – run 1.5 miles (1 loop)
Olympic Aquabike: 1500 meter open water swim – bike 22 miles (3 loops)
Bike Course Map
Run Course Map
Course Notes: The swim is in a small, man-made lake. NO SWIMMING IN LAKE ALLOWED PRIOR TO RACE DAY!!
The bike is on nice concrete urban roads. The course is slightly hilly but fast. Each major intersection and turn around will be traffic controlled with directional assistance.
The course officially closes at 1pm for all participants.
Packet Pick up/ Late Registration
April 27th - April 29th 11:00am-7:00pm all locations:
- Playtri Store Dallas
- Playtri Store Colleyville
- Playtri Store Mckinney
- Playtri Cycling The Colony/ Plano
- Rockwall Cycling
April 30th 9:00am - 3:00pm:
Race morning pick up is available from 5:30 - 6:00am for an additional $10.
FREE PRE RACE CLINICS
On Thursday all locations hosting packet up except Playtri Colleyville will also be putting on a race clinic at 6pm. We will go over what to expect on race day, how to set up your transition and open it up for general questions anyone has.
On Saturday Playtri Colleyville will be putting on a race clinic at 10am. We will go over what to expect on race day, how to set up your transition and open it up for general questions anyone has.
On Saturday at 11am we will be hosting a Pre Race Swim Clinic and Transition clinic at the race site. This is a great opportunity to swim on the course and get a feeling for course and transition area. *** This is for race participants only.
Click Here for Race Day Checklist
TOP 3 OVERALL OPEN MALE AND FEMALE.
- Open Wave is not eligible for Age Group awards and is intended for elite amateur athletes.
- Top Overall, Masters, and Grand Masters.
- Age Group / Weight Class awards will be 3 deep for both Male and Female.
- Relay Team awards will be for top 3 overall relays.
- Top 5 Overall Male/Female.
- Top 5 Overall Male/Female.
All Finishers will receive a Finisher Medal.
XL Finisher Medal, Run Tank, Trucker Hat
Every participant must show photo ID and proof either of USAT annual membership, or purchase of USAT one day pass. If one of these is not provided at packet pickup, the participant will be required to purchase a one day pass or an annual membership in order to pick up his or her packet, regardless of whether or not he or she already has a membership. ($15 for adult one day, $50 for annual membership, and $10 for youth annual membership). Please click here for the Most Commonly Violated USAT rules.
All Relay team participants must check in at packet pickup individually and pick up their race number (though team members do not all have to come at the same time). All team members must have their own USAT membership (whether annual or one day).
No Refunds or Transfers allowed.
Group Training Program for the Playtri Festival Triathlon
There will be an 8 week group training program for the Playtri Festival Sprint and Super Sprint Triathlon starting March 7th and a 12 week program for the Olympic distance starting February 8th. For more information on the the group training program click here.
Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.
Weather / Water Temp
Average temperature on race day: low 70 - high 85.
Current Water Temp: TBA
USAT Wetsuit rules will apply - participants are allowed to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.
For safety reasons, Playtri Racing reserves the right to modify or cancel a race due to severe weather conditions. When severe weather is present, all precautions will be made to ensure the safety of the athletes.
This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. Please pick up your timing chip the morning of the race at the chip timing station beginning an hour before race start. Awards are based on chip times.
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If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at email@example.com or call us at (214) 697-6922.
Dallas Marriott Las Colinas for 94 USD per night
Start date: 4/29/16
End date: 5/1/16
Last day to book by: 4/15/16
By Registering for this event, Ali Zaher Enterprises LLC, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.