Triathalon

Triathlon


Triathlon

At the 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation, the triathlon will occur on the first day of competition, Sunday, 10 August. The triathlon will start at the East Ninth Street Pier in downtown Cleveland, near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

To learn more about the sport's specifics, click on "competition specifics" and "venue" tabs above.

 

Dates

10 August 2014
7:00 a.m.

Venue

Voinovich Park - East 9th Street Pier - East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH. 44114

Divisions and Events

  Women (Individual) Men (Individual)
Distance (s) Long Course
Short Course
Long Course
Short Course

Each individual event will have age groups within the men’s and women’s divisions. A participant’s age group is determined by that person’s age as of the first day of competition, 9 August 2014. The age groups for individual participants are as follows:

18-29 30-34 35-39 40-44
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64
65-69 70-74 75+  

Participation

2014 Gay Games will offer the following distances for competition:

  • Long Course: 1,500 meters swim - 24 mile bike - 6.2 mile run
  • Short Course: 750 meters swim - 16 mile bike - 3.1 mile run

To view the Long Course description click here.
To view the Short Course description click here

For USA Triathlon membership information and detail click here.
For a race day guide regarding USAT Packet Pickup click here.

To view the swim course, click here
To view the run course, click here.
To view the bike course, click here

A participant may register for only one event.

Medals will be awarded to the three best times in each gender division’s age group. 

*Special Note:  Participants registering for the Triathlon are eligible to compete in the Cycling Time Trial with an additional fee of $60.  Select this option when you register.  Select this option when you register.  Please refer to the Cycling page for further detail on the time trial.

Schedule

Individual distances will be raced on the same day. Specific start times will be posted within 3 months of the date of the race.

Rules

The Triathlon will be governed in accordance with the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and in consideration of USA Triathlon.

North Coast Multisports Inc.

The Gay Games presented by The Cleveland Foundation are happy to have North Coast Multisports Inc. managing the Gay Games Triathlon event. To read more about North Coast Multisports Inc. click here or visit their website at North Coast Multisports Inc

Competition Bike Rental and Shipment Options:

Bike Authority is a proud partner of the upcoming GG9 in Cleveland is pleased to make available high performance bike rentals to athletes and the general public in addition to turn-key bike shipping services.   The rental process is simple, just log in, select the dates you want to reserve, pay, and the bike will be waiting.  Sizes are limited so be sure and reserve early for best selection.  For more information, connect here:  http://www.bikeauthority.com/articles/bike-rental-pg117.htm.  If you want to bring your own bike, Bike authority can handle the shipping on your bike as well.  Bike will be received, built and delivered to your event.  Following your event, bike will be retrieved, returned to our store and prepared to ship back to your home.  For more information on our turn-key shipping services, connect here:   http://www.bikeauthority.com/product/bike-authority-gay-games-9-shipping-2807.htm.   

* International competitors looking to ship your bike, please contact Doug Morrison Bike Authority Directly at 01-440-546-9966 or by email at sales@bikeauthority.com for rates and availability. 



Voinovich Park - East 9th Street Pier - East 9th St. - Cleveland, OH 44114

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