DAYBREAK TRIATHLON

May 28, 2022

 

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SWIM COURSE(750 Meters Sprint / 1500 Meters Olympic). The open-water swim course has been a huge success in the past few years. Our athletes loved the point-to-point swim and the course will remain the same this year.

Water temperatures are expected to be approximately 70 degrees.

Q. Do I need a wetsuit for an open-water swim?
A. While wetsuits are not required, we recommend wetsuits for open-water swimming. Triathlon-specific suits are not just for warmth, but also buoyancy. It is a question of safety and we recommend them, especially for beginners.

BIKE COURSE

 

The bike course begins as athletes exit in the SW corner of the transition area onto the cobblestone pathway, heading towards Lake Ave.  Athletes will be required to run alongside their bikes on the pathway until they reach the mounting zone on Lake Ave. Riders will continue along Lake Ave as the road follows the perimeter of the lake, with the road eventually turning and heading West towards Mountain View Corridor.  As athletes head West, they will cross train tracks at Grandville Ave. There is a traffic light at the Trax crossing and athletes MUST stop at this intersection at a red light. (The train departs from the nearest trax station approximately every 20 minutes and takes less than 5 seconds to clear the intersection).  Any athlete that crosses through the intersection during a red light will be disqualified from the race. Traffic officers will be assisting at this intersection.

 

After crossing the train tracks, athletes will continue heading West through Mountain View Corridor and eventually making a left turn at Kitty Hawk Road/Mustang Trail Way.  Athletes will head South on Mustang Trail Way and turn right on Herriman Blvd to complete an out and back and turn right back onto Mustang Trial way. Sprint athletes will continue until Herriman Main Street and then turn around and head back to the finish. Olympic athletes will turn right on Herriman Main Street, ride up to Kennecott Copper Mine and then return on the same course to the finish. 


RUN COURSE (5K Sprint / 10K Olympic)
The run course will begin at the transition area and follow the paved trails around Oquirrh Lake. The 3.1 mile loop will be completed once by Sprint-distance racers and twice by Olympic-distance athletes. The run course is flat and smooth and should make for a fast race to the finish. With good sight lines, racers will be able to see the competition and challenge each other to the finish.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Packet Pickup

For your convenience, we are holding packet pick up on Thursday & Friday at the RunGr8 Running Store in Riverton. You can pickup your packet and check into the race during the following times:

May 26th and 27th

10am-7pm at RunGr8 in Riverton. 

2608 W 12600 S, Riverton, UT 84065.

You will receive a wristband in your packet. This must be worn to get in and out of transition. 

You will receive a number sticker, please affix this to your bike before entering transition.

You will receive a swim cap that must be worn in the swim.

Timing chips will be distributed on race morning at transition.

Packet pick up will be available race morning, however, we encourage you to pick up your packet in advance if you can.

Relay teams will receive one packet. The swim cap is for the swimmer, wristband for the biker and bib for the runner.

Getting To The Race

Transition is located at 4601–4699 W South Jordan Pkwy, on the north side of Oquirrh Lake. You will see a large gated construction area. Gates should be open for drop off access. 

Parking Info

Due to construction, the area north of transition is fenced. Enter through the fence just before Harmons. You can park on the the streets  anywhere around the venue. Please do not park on the west side of the lake as that is part of the bike course. There is plenty of parking at the LDS church at 4842 W Vermillion Drive. 

 

Transition

The transition will open at 5:30 AM. You will have an assigned spot based on your bib number so no need to show up early for a spot. You must have your wristband on and your bike labeled with your race number in order to enter transition in the morning and exit transition after the race. All race items must be located under your bike at the rack. Do not store any items along the fencing or at the end of the racks. These items will be removed. For safety and security, only athletes will be allowed in transition. 

Race Day Schedule


Saturday May 28th, 2022

5:30am

Transition Opens
6:00-7:00 AM
Timing chip pickup and optional body marking

Last minute packet pick up until 6:30am
Transition Area
7:10 AM
Pre-Race Meeting - All Athletes
At the transition area
7:30 AM
Olympic Wave Starts
(Individual time trial starts)
8:00 AM
Sprint Wave Starts
(Individual time trial starts)
10:15  (approx.)
Awards Ceremony for overall winners
Will begin when top three finishers have finished.

Age group winners will be able to pick up awards near the finish line.
Location: Podium area near finish line.



SWIM START INFORMATION
Individual Time Trial Start

All Olympic Distance athletes should be ready to go at 7:30 am. The Sprint race starts at 8:00.

Athletes will line up for the swim based on their estimated finish time. Elite racers will go first (there isn't an official Elite wave).  Physically Challenged athletes will go next. Then athletes will enter the water, fastest swimmers first until all athletes are in the water.  Each racer will have an individual start time. So be ready! We get all the athletes in the water pretty quickly.

Warm up? You are welcome to get in the water prior to the start to warm up.

The Sprint race starts at a fishing dock. Racers will hold on to the dock until they are told to start. Again, this goes pretty fast so be ready.

The Olympic swim starts at East Lake Beach and is a beach start.

Bike Course Info

 

The bike course begins as athletes exit in the SW corner of the transition area onto the cobblestone pathway, heading towards Lake Ave.  Athletes will be required to run alongside their bikes on the pathway until they reach the mounting zone on Lake Ave. Riders will continue along Lake Ave as the road follows the perimeter of the lake, with the road eventually turning and heading West towards Mountain View Corridor.  As athletes head West, they will cross train tracks at Grandville Ave. There is a traffic light at the Trax crossing and athletes MUST stop at this intersection at a red light. (The train departs from the nearest trax station approximately every 20 minutes and takes less than 5 seconds to clear the intersection).  Any athlete that crosses through the intersection during a red light will be disqualified from the race. Traffic officers will be assisting at this intersection.

There will be an aid station just outside of transition and Water & Carbo Rocket at mile 11.5.

 

Run Course Info

 

The run course will begin at the transition area and follow the paved trails around Oquirrh Lake. The 3.1 mile loop will be completed once by Sprint-distance racers and twice by Olympic-distance athletes. The run course is flat and smooth and should make for a fast race to the finish. With good sight lines, racers will be able to see the competition and challenge each other to the finish.  The run course will be marked with Yellow arrows.

 

There will be an aid station at the stat and at Mile 1.5, 3.1, 4.5 with water, Carbo Rocket and candy.

Maps

Course maps can be found here.

Venue map can be found here.

 

Finish Line Area

We will have several sponsors and partners in the finish line area. Please take a moment or two to visit them and thank them for their support.

 

Finisher Medals, Age Group Medals and Athlete Food will be available in the finish line ares. If you are meeting friends or family members after the race, please move away from the finish line after receiving your medal to avoid congestion. 

 

Photographs

We will have LetterV out on the swim, bike and run courses taking complimentary athlete photos. Branded photos are free of charge. Additional Originals area available for individual purchase.

 

Weather 

Temperatures will be in the mid 60's

PRICING

SPRINT

$90 for early registration. 

OLYMPIC

$120 for early registration.

RELAY TEAM

Sprint and Olympic distances. $45 (per team member) for Sprint. $50 (per team member) 

DIRECTIONS TO THE RACE VENUE

We want you to have a stress-free race day. We recommend you visit the venue at

Address:

Lake Ave, South Jordan, UT 84095

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