Race Instructions | 2019 The Legends Triathlon

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10/13/2019 @ 8am
2019 The Legends Triathlon
Sprint, Olympic, Aquabike Triathlon
San Dimas, CA

Race Instructions
OCTOBER 13, 2019
      We know it's a lot to read but PLEASE READ!
You are responsable for your timing chip, you will be charged for not turning it in after the race.  Make sure it is secure on your ankle.  Tuck it under you wetsuit if you're wearing one.
If you leave early without getting your well deserved-medal.  We will be happy to mail it to you.  The cost is 10.00.
You are responsible for your timing chip.  Make sure it is secured on your ankle.  Tuck it under you wetsuit if you're wearing one.
SAFTEY ISSUE & BIKE COURSE COURTESY It is very important while racing on the bike course that there is NO BLOCKING or DRAFTING. Slower riders MUST stay to the right so passing can be made on the left. If you need to pass a cyclist, yell out passing on you Left LOUDLY!  If you are being passed..  Be courteous and let the cyclist pass.  It’s not worth an argument or accident. Head phones are never allowed. Once parked and heading to the registration table and bike transition, wear your helmet. Cyclists must be off the roads by 10:50am. This request comes from Tri Events, The City of San Dimas Sheriff’s Dept., Cal Trans & CHP. 

Race Cut off times.  Olympic & Express racers:
All Swimmers: Must be out of the water by 9:20am.,
If you are pulled from the water either rescued or voluntarily, you will be disqualified from the race but may continue with race. If not please had in your timing chip to the timing crew stationed at the finish line.
All Cyclists: Must back in the transition by 10:50
All Runners: Must finish the run course by 12:30

THANK YOU for participating in this event! This event is on the South Side of Bonelli Park, 120 Via Verde Park Road, San Dimas, CA 91773.  Located at the Via Verde exit from the 57 fwy. The Park charges a parking fee of $10.00 so share rides if practicable. (There is a Park & Ride at the 57 fwy @ Via Verde).  The Park opens at 6:00 AM. Registration & Packet Pick up opens at 6:30 AM and the First Swim wave is at 8:00 AM.  The water temperature at this time of year is usually 68° degrees ish.  The weather forecast is predicted to be 85° degrees.  Extended Weather Report
              Olympic  Map                                                         Express Map      
         SWIM 1.5K - BIKE 34.61K  - RUN 10K                                 SWIM 300M - BIKE 12.07K - RUN 5K
         (3 Bike Laps around the Dam)                          (1 Bike Lap around the Dam)
                Duathlon    -   10K Run MAP    -     5K Run  MAP    START TIMES  7:50am
meet-up on the lower parking lot where swim finish is
                                  Scroll down and read run course directions


Pre Registered Packet Pick-Up:
Important:  If you have a USAT annual Membership Card Please have it with you.  Also YOU MUST HAVE in your possession a government issued photo ID such as a driver’s license. NO ID, NO PACKET.  These are USAT standards.
-If you purchased a one day usat membership through the registration process, you are good to go. No receipt necessary. 

-If you are 17 and under you must have a parent or legal guardian with you.
-If you are racing in the 5K or 10K race's you will not need to purchase the one day usat membership.

When you arrive at the park and are ready to pick up your packet, please get into the Alpha order line by last name. 

Race Day Registration & packet  pickup:
Important  Please: have in your possession a government issued photo ID such as a driver’s license. If you do not already possess a USAT Membership, you must first go to the USAT table at the left end of packet pickup. You can purchase either a One-day or an Annual Membership.
FYI- Prior to the race. for an Annual license, it is faster for you to get it if you go to
USA Triathlon to obtain one. Just bring your receipt of purchase the day of the race.  Only when you have in your possession or proof of a USAT Membership may you get your packet for the event. We charge a race day reg. fee of 20.00.

ALL Participants:  Please & Thanks, when registering, take note of your information that it is all correct. ie category, division, gender, B-day, It makes the finish results accurate and faster to get out. 
Triathlon-Aquabike-Duathlon Participants: At registration you will receive your bib#, bike & helmet#, goody bag, T Shirt & Swim cap. (swim cap color indicates your wave start times) & timing chip already activated. You can know take your bike into the transition area after checking in, located east of registration.   Pick a spot on the racks provided for your bike and gear.  First-timers should not hesitate to ask for assistance. After the race, make sure to secure your bike and gear in your vehicle and enjoy the post-race activities.
TAKE NOTE: You will be STOPPED! Entering into the bike transition.  Race support will be marking your bodies with numbers matching your bib# & bike tag & helmet#. This is definitely for the protection of your bike. When the race is over you will have to show all 4. Thanks for your cooperation these are fellow triathletes volunteering for you!.
Family & friends are NOT allowed in the transition at any time during & after the race. 

SWIM: Wetsuits are accepted at our event.  You are responsible for starting in your correct Category.  Re: Your swim cap color will indicate Category. there be several lifeguards on paddle boards; and a rescue boat if need be.. Do not short-cut the buoys or you will be disqualified by the lifeguards.  At the end of the swim there will be an approx. 75 yard stretch of run to the bike transition area. 
* For the Express swim Distance All buoys (green) will be on your left shoulder.
* For the Olympic swim Distance The first buoy is (Orange) your left shoulder is on the left of it,  (Yellow) Buoys will be on the left shoulder as well except for the last  two Buoys will be on your right headingto shore, go between the Green & Yellow buoys.

Helmets are mandatory for all Cycling participants. Your helmet must be on with the chin strap fastened at all times while you are on the bike. Also for the safety of all participants head phones are not permitted at any time during the race. If you ride your bike from your car to the registration table.  It is a good idea but not mandatory to have your helmet on. 

BIKE COURSE: Cyclists must WALK their bikes through the transition area and over the chip timing mats. Splits will be recorded at the bike out and bike in.  The Bike course Route is the same for both Champion & Express distances. The Champion distance is (3 Laps) and the Express distance is (1 Lap) traveling over the Dam). There are uniformed Sheriffs & race volunteers on the course directing traffic. Course Marshals on motorcycles will be there to ensure that you stay to the right when not passing.  Drafting is not permitted and you are on your honor to not do it.  Flagrant drafting will result in disqualification. Please note that the bike course (for October 13th ) goes over the dam off of Raging Waters Drive. For Slower cyclists PLEASE PLEASE stay to the right so the faster cyclists can pass you.  If you are passing please yell out that you are on the left and passing.  NOTE: Flaggers announcing & Signs posted for Bike In:  This is for directional proposes.  Champion participants must keep track of their (3) Laps! No Excuses!
IMPORTANT!!!  When returning back to the transition area it is extremely important that you slow down. This is for your safety & others.    We will have course personnel warning cyclists to slow down.

AQUABIKE:  (Swim-Bike) Participants start their race with the swim. Then onto the bike course. Finish your race in the transition. Once finished please hand in your timing chip in at the registration tablet. Take your bike and things to your vehicle. Stay to cheer on your fellow athletes.

DUATHLON: (Run-Bike-Run) Participants start with the run in the lower parking lot (where it says Run Start) with the 5K & 10K runners out side of the swim exit. Pre rack your bikes in the upper parking lot.Your Run Start is 7:50am.
The Duathlon will run for one mile, an out and back. Turnaround is 1/2 mile out, turn back and race through the lower parking lot where you started from and up the road to the transition. Your split time will be tagged when going over the timing mat.

Triathlon & Duathlon participants your run starts in the Bike Transition upper parking lot above swim beach.
10K & 5K runners start in the lower parking next to swim exit. Where it says Run start.
All Runners when exiting the lower parking to run your course 
DO NOT make a left and cross the bridge.  The Run continues straight ahead keeping your right shoulder to the right side of the road. Both Category distances (Champion & Express) will make a right crossing East Shore Drive (there will be a manned water station 1 1/4 mile from leaving the Bike Transition). Continue on up the service road.  First turnaround is the Express course 5K, make the turnaround counter clockwise. CHAMPION RUN: At the Express turnaround the Champion race continues on up the service road and races through the RV Park staying on the right hand side of the road. Continue traveling to the east end of the RV Park and continuing onto the airport service road. (The Airport runway will be on your left). Continue traveling eastward to the first turnaround. (The turn around will be counter clockwise. (Now the runway is on your right Shoulder) After the turn around and approaching the RV Park, head into what we call the "Jungle" (reference for location). Stay to the right and onto the trail road. Continue on the trail road to the second turn around before the stream.  DO NOT cross the stream. Turn around counter clockwise and head back to where you entered the "Jungle" make a right back into the RV Park.  Continue now to the west end and race back onto the service road.  Staying to the right of the service road, pass the Express turnaround towards East Shore Drive. Make a right back onto the service road (there will be a water station there) continue on the road to the finish line.

RELAY INSTRUCTIONS:  All members of each relay team must pick up their packets together. There will only be ONE timing chip per team, acting as your Baton. Rack your bike in the relay exchange area that is in the North end of the transition area. Each member stays with the Bike unless out on the course during their discipline. The swimmer will cross the timing mat and hand the baton to the cyclist at the racks who will then walk with the bike through the transition area to the mount line at the bike exit. When the Cyclist finishes the bike course he or she hands the baton to the runner in the exchange area, again at the North end of the transition area and the runner proceeds with the run and on to the finish line.
CHIP TIMING/RESULTS: There will be chip timing at the swim finish, bike finish and finish line. Un-official finish results will be posted on bulletin boards near the Podium area during the awards ceremony. Official Results are posted to
USAT 10 Days after the race. USAT RULES  Your Age is Determined by how old you are by Dec 31st 2019.

Velofix will be providing technical support in the transition area
Incycle Cyclery in San Dimas rents bikes and they are  located at 561 W. Arrow Hwy. San Dimas, CA 91773.  Phone: (909)-592-2181.
FOLLOWING THE RACE: There will be refreshments, an exposition of many of our sponsors, an award ceremony, and a raffle. Stick around and Enjoy!
VOLUNTEERS: Boy Scout troop 419 of La Verne will assist with the water stations on the run course. There will be many other volunteers for registration, transition areas, finish line, and along the course. PLEASE THANK THEM for their help whenever you can. They are at the race for you!
RESTROOMS: Are located near the registration area, near the transition area/ swim beach, and along the run course.
SPONSORS:  We are very pleased to have many new product sponsors this year. Please visit
www.trievents.com to learn about these sponsors and please please please support them as they support you!
Accommodations: Best Western in San Dimas is our host hotel... They are located at 501 W. Bonita Ave, Sam Dimas. Call 909-592-0500 and ask for Maudie and specify the special ‘Tri Events’ rate.
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