Cooper Sprint Triathlon - May 2014

McKinney, TX

Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch's Sprint Triathlon: 350 meter pool swim, 12 mile bike and 5 K run. USAT sanctioned race. Time trial serpentine swim course. This race is the first in our 2014 race series. May 17th race starts at 7:30 am

Richardson Bike Mart presents the Cooper Sprint Triathlon series at Craig Ranch.  We will have 3 races this season: May 17, July 19 and September 13. Sign up for just one or all three.  Distances: 350 meter serpentine swim in 50m outdoor pool (time trial start every 10 seconds).
12 mile two-loop bike course.  5 K run.

This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.  All participants must be a current annual member of USAT or purchase a one-day permit for $12 or an annual membership for $45 through online registration or at packet pickup---no exceptions.  USAT members must show membership card at packet pickup.  

There will be a free pancake breakfast for all participants poolside after the race provided by Tenley's Cafe.

Gatorade and water will be provided on the course in transistion and at mile 1 and mile 2 on the run. 

Awards: The overall male and female winners and masters will receive trophies and additional prizes.  Awards will be given to the first, second, and third place winners in the following categories:
Age Group- top three males and females per age group
Relay Teams- top three teams
Athena/Clydesdals- 39 & under & 40 plus age groups
Series- There will be overall awards to the best combined times in the three race series following the September race.

CLUB COMPETITION

Open to all USAT clubs. In order to qualify for the club competition, each club should have a minimum of 8 athletes participating in each of the three events of the series, athletes do not need to be the same for all three events, but the participating athletes the best 3 placed athletes in each gender will count towards the team competition.

Point system will determinate as per USAT SMW Race Point Values (http://www.smwtriathlon.org/clubs/)

A club representative must give race director a list of athletes affiliated with their club that are competing in the day's race.

 

PRIZE MONEY

Club Competition

Best Male Team $500

Best Female Team $500

 

OVERALL MALE / FEMALE

Open to all athletes. Athlete must compete all 3 races in order to be consider for the Overall Male/Female competition.

We will award prize money to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places male and female athletes. Winners will be awarded by finishing time.

 

PRIZE MONEY

Overall Male/Female Athlete

1st. Place $150

2nd. Place $100

3rd. Place $50


We will have a Kids Splash and Dash event following the July and September triathlons.

Race Location: Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch
    7910 Collin McKinney Pkwy  McKinney, TX 75070
    214-383-1000

Packet Pickup:
Thursday, 3-7 pm on May 15th at Richardson Bike Mart
    1451 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080
Friday, 1-7pm on May 16th at Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch
    7910 Collin McKinney Pkwy  McKinney, TX 75070
No Race Day pickup or registrations.

Transition area opens 90 minutes before the race and closes 15 minutes before race start for pre-race meeting.  Bike racks will be assigned by number.  Swim order is based on estimated 350 meter swim time.

No refunds or transfers to other events.  You may transfer your entry to another racer two weeks before the race at no additional charge.  After that there is a $25 transfer fee to give your race entry to another participant.

Early Bird Prices until February 15th: Individual $50, Relay $90, Series of 3 races $140
Register February 16th to March 15th: Individual $60, Relay $95
Register March 16th to April 25th: Individual $70, Relay $100
Register after April 25th: Individual $80, Relay $110
Series of 3 races:
Register by February 15th: $140
Register by April 2nd: $150
Register after April 2nd: $180

When & Where

May 17, 2014

Saturday

6:30 AM

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