If doing a triathlon is on your bucket list, then this is the triathlon for you! The Rookie Triathlon course begins with a short 300 meter loop swim in Decker Lake. The swim course is lined with trained lifeguards in kayaks to keep the event as safe as it is fun! Participants will make their way through transition to a 11.2 mile bike in a protected lane around the lake before returning for their transition to the run. The leads participants onto smooth off road paths through the park and back up the road path to the Finish Line Festival. From there participants join others and spectators for celebrating with food, drinks, vendors, and more! Those who are over 21 can visit the beer tent and cheers to their accomplishments.
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Water Temperature & Quality
Historically, the water temperature has been around 76-78 degrees, so the swim will likely be wetsuit legal. Information regarding the water temperature will be posted in the news section of this web site as the event date approaches.
Finish Line Medical
The finish line medical tent is supplied to treat common triathlon related injuries and illness, and to begin stabilization procedures for more severe problems. Any race participant who requests assistance will be evaluated in the medical tent and treated based on event protocols for athlete medical care. The medical team may authorize transportation to a nearby hospital in case of serious injury or illness, but will likely be able to manage any medical need an athlete will have including stitches, splints for injury, and bandages.
This event will use USA Triathlon Age Group rules.
Swim Wave Order
The swim wave order will be posted as the event date approaches.