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Triathlon

DATES

June 11, 2017



LOCATION

Oak Mountain State Park
200 Terrace Dr. Pelham, AL 35124


EVENTS

Swimming: 400M Freestyle (open water), Cycling: 20K, Road Race: 5K



MISC INFORMATION

USAT one day membership pass will be available at check in starting June 9 between 12 pm - 5 pm and 9 am - 4 pm on June 10 or it can be purchased day of event on Sunday, June 11. You will need to provide a photo ID.

2017 Participant List: Please Click Here

2017 Triathlon Wave Times: Please Click Here

Course Information: 

The lake temperature at Oak Mountain State Park as of June 2 is 76 degrees. It is currently wet suit legal. Please continue to check our website for updated temperatures.

Click Here - https://vimeo.com/208339758 
(Password: race)

Practice Information: No Practice Times - course will not be set up

SHIPPING INFORMATION: 

Bike Link of Hoover welcomes the athletes of the senior games. 

We will offer priority assembly and re-boxing for rider's bikes before and after the events. 

Rates are as follows:

  • Assembly of boxed (travel case) road/tri bike =$85
  • Box bike for shipping= $50
  • Assembled bikes will be put to rider's fit specs with measurements provided by the athlete.  Bike Link is Body Geometry Fit trained and has over 20 years of fit experience.  Need help on measuring your current bike for reassembly?  Just call us, 205 985 0001
  • Boxing the bike consists of professionally disassembling the bike and packing with secure and safe materials.  Helmets and pedals can be left in the cardboard box for shipping as well.  We will mark all fit components for reassembly when you arrive home. 

Actual shipping rates are up to FEDEX or UPS, we have no control over it.  Bike Link will package the bike in the absolute smallest box avail to avoid cost to you. Please email or call with questions and info.  Appointments are necessary for prompt turn around, we plan on helping a ton of folks. 

Call us 205-985-0001 Email: [email protected]linkbham.com

Cahaba Cycles Welcomes the 2017 Senior Games.

  • We have full service repair departments in all 4 locations for any needs you may have prior/after your events.
  •  Athletes can ship their bikes to any of our locations (listed below) for unpacking, assembly, and race ready tuning.  We also can pack bikes after the event for shipping home. 
  • Athletes will need to call our locations to get the service scheduled.  Please avoid making last minute arrangements so we can schedule properly. 
  • We will be happy to get shipments through Fed-ex delivery, but athletes must coordinate their own shipping and provide label.
  • Unpack, Assembly - $60.
  • Tune - ups on shipped bikes - $80 - $120. 
  • Dis-assembly, packing for shipping  - $60.
  • Road bike rentals are available for $40 - $60/day and $10 each additional day (bikes available: Trek Emonda ALR 4 and Domane SL 6 )
  • Mountain bike rentals for $40 - $75/day and $10 each additional
  • We also carry a very full selection of accessories, parts, and bikes for purchase in all four locations

Store locations:

  • Oak Mountain - 2271 Pelham Parkway, Pelham , AL 35124 205-987-4043 (closest to events)
  • Cahaba Heights - 3179 Cahaba Heights Rd. Birmingham, AL 35243 205-967-2003 (2nd closest to events)
  • Homewood - 2834 South 18th St. Homewood, AL 35209   205-879-3244
  • Trussville  - 183 Main St. Trussville, AL 35173 205-655-6090 (furthest from events)


ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Athletes must provide their own bicycles, helmets, running and swim gear, and energy supplements.

2. All equipment must meet USA Triathlon standards.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All athletes completing a triathlon at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.

2. Athletes who reside in a state that does not offer a triathlon event may qualify for triathlon by meeting the “limited” event qualifying criteria in Rule D.

3. Athletes who reside in a state that does offer the triathlon and does not participate in that state qualifier event can qualify by meeting the “limited” event qualifying criteria in Rule D.

4. Triathlon competitions used for qualifying purposes must adhere to expected standards for the conduct of that sport. All three triathlon elements must be held consecutively on the same day with no scheduled rest

periods.

5. Each element must be at least as long as the triathlon event at Nationals (400-Meter Swim, 20K Cycling, 5K Road Race).

 
Wet Suit Guidelines:  Per the guidelines we will have a USA Triathlon Official onsite who will measure the water temperature two hours prior to the start of the race. At that time we will announce to the athletes whether the event will be wet suit legal or not. Wet suits are legal if the temperature is 78 degrees and below.
 
Sanction: USA Triathlon
A USA Triathlon membership is required to compete in the sport. Athletes who are not members of USA Triathlon must purchase a one-day membership at check-in. 


MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Triathlon

Oak Mountain State Park

From its humble beginning as a 940-acre park atop Double Oak Mountain established by the Alabama State Lands Act of 1927, Oak Mountain State Park has grown to 9,940 acres making it Alabama’s largest state park. With the largest land-area, one of the widest varieties of outdoor activities of any state park, and its proximity to Birmingham, Oak Mountain is a perfect stop while traveling to and from the state’s largest city. Topping it all off is the park’s stunning physical landscape, which alone makes for an unforgettable experience.

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2017 NSGA Triathlon - Parking

Version : October 31, 2016 
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2017 NSGA Triathlon - Swim Course

Version : October 31, 2016 
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2017 NSGA Triathlon - Bike Course

Version : October 31, 2016 
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2017 NSGA Triathlon - Run Course

Version : October 31, 2016 
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2017 NSGA Triathlon - Transition

Version : May 15, 2017 

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2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event. Subject to Change
Version : April 21, 2017 
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2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : June 4, 2017 
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2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : April 29, 2017 
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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : March 1, 2017 


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