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.
  • For a printable sport flyer with answers to Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

You must complete your general registration first then you can register for triathlon ($155).

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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.

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

Shipping Your Bike to Cleveland:

If you are coming in from out of town and are interested in shipping your bike rather than traveling with it, Bike Authority can help ease your concern with their shipping service. 

More details on the shipping service can be found at 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 atsales@bikeauthority.com for rates and availability.  

Bike Authority will also be on site for the dates of competition offering a widevariety of services: tune-ups, minor adjustments, etc. Anything you might need will be provided on a fee-for-service basis. 

You may reach Bike Authority at 440-546-9966 with any questions regarding the services that will be available. 

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

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