March 30, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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The TBF XTERRA REAL Mountain Bike Triathlon is back with its 1/2 mile swim - 16 mile mt bike - 3.5 mile run. Race with the Best of the West at the TBF XTERRA Real Mountain Bike Triathlon as part of the 2013 XTERRA America Tour. The race will be USAT Sanctioned
XTERRA Real MTB Triathlon Distance: Swim .5 miles – Bike 16 miles – Run 3.5 miles
Swim - The race starts with a half-mile swim in Folsom Lake, water temperature around 58 degrees. Wetsuits are permitted for all athletes.
Bike - The 16-mile bike course on single track trails around the lake is two loops with mixed terrain of single track, downhills, climbs, sand, and packed decomposed granite.
Run - The 3.5-mile run has a mix of trails and roads - along with some fun hills. There will be three aid stations with water and Gatorade, plus Powergel on the run course. One at mile 1, one at the turn-around point on the run course, and one at mile 2. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
Transition Area - The Transition area will be on a first-come basis, with the exception of Reserved Bike Racks for TRI Clubs. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Aid stations will be located in the transition area and at mile one and two on the run course.
6:30 am Registration and Packet pick up open
6:30 am Transition area open
7 am Race announcements begin
8 am Start of The MTB Triathlon
9 am Start of the XTERRA Real MTB Triathlon
10 am Awards ceremony for The MTB Triathlon
12 Noon Start of Awards ceremony for XTERRA Real MTB Triathlon
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