Litchfield Triathlou FAQ

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When is the Litchfield Triathlou?
The Litchfield Triathlou is set for Saturday, September 7, 2019
Where is the Litchfield Triathlou located?

Lake Lou Yaeger Beach House
4932 Beach House Trail
Litchfield Illinois, 62056

When/Where is Packet Pickup?

We will have 2 Packet Pickup opportunities.

Friday-September 6, 2019
Packet Pick Up: 5:00-7:00 PM
Practice Swim: 5:00-7:00 PM

Saturday September 7, 2019

5:30-7:15 AM Packet Pick Up/Body Mark

Both Packet Pickup Opportunities will be located at the:

Lake Lou Yaeger Beach House
4932 Beach House Trail
Litchfield Illinois, 62056

Can I packet pick up for another athlete?

No. Each athlete MUST pick up their own race packets and have photo ID present. USAT annual members must show their card or other proof of membership.

Can I register on race day?

Yes. You can register on race day or at the early packet pickup event Friday if the race is not full. We will cap the event at 550 athletes.

Can I wear earphones on the Course?

Sorry. USAT rules do not allow the use of headphones or the use of personal audio devices at any time during the race. This rule is for the safety of yourself and all other race participants.

Will there be bike course aid Stations?

There will be aid stations available on the Half Distance bike course.

Half Bike Aid & Restroom:

1 Gatorade bottle and 2 Water bottles are available for exchange. Water will be at mile 14.5 and 41.5. Gatorade will be at mile 28. We will also have a restroom at mile 28.

Will there be run course aid stations?

You’ll hit an aid station about every 1.5 miles at the sprint/olympic turn arounds, and the half turn around near transition.

All aid stations will have Gatorade, Water, and a restroom.

The HALF specifically, will have one at the start of the run, and mile 6.55 will also have Pretzels, Granola Bars, Bananas, and Coke to aid you for the start and middle of your run.

Sprint Run Aid Station: 1.5 Mile Mark

Olympic Run Aid Stations: 1.5 Mile Mark, 3.1 Mile Mark, 4.6 Mile Mark

Half Run Aid Stations: 1.5, 3.1, 3.52, 5.12, 6.55, 7.98, 9.58, 10, 11.6

Will this race be wetsuit legal?

So far so good. The Litchfield Triathlou has been wetsuit legal every year since its inaugural race. The water temperature will need to be under 78 degrees to be wetsuit legal. We will keep athletes informed in a pre-race email. Expect to see that in your inboxes with in days of the race.

Will there be an awards presentation?

The awards presentation will take place at 10:00 AM for the Sprint, 11:00 AM for the Olympic, & 3:00 PM for the Half. Times are approximate and may change based on the finishing times of the field.

Awards presented to:

Top 3 Overall Male/Female (Sprint/Oly/HALF)

Top 3 Aquabike (Half)

Top 3 Teams (Sprint/Oly/HALF)

Top Age Group Male/Female (Sprint/Oly/HALF)

u19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

What if my question was not answered by the other FAQs?

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