DAYBREAK TRIATHLON

May 28, 2022

 

Course Maps

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.

***Unless you are a highly experienced open-water swimmer, please, wear a wetsuit!!!***

Water temperatures are expected to be approximately 67 degrees.

Q. Do I need a wetsuit for an open-water swim?
A. Yes. Even when the water is warm, we highly 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 highly 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 into Silver Mine Road as the road heads 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 Stream Park Drive.  Athletes will head South on Kitty Hawk Road/Mustang Trail Way, making a right hand turn on 118th South, heading towards the Kennecott Copper Mine. Heading west on 11800 South, athletes will experience a false flat with a narrow shoulder.  (All athletes are required to ride single file per USAT rules, using caution when passing another rider). Athletes will continue heading West on 11800 South, eventually making a left hand turn on U-111. Shortly after this turn, athletes will have two small hills to conquer.  Once at the top of the second hill, near the mine entrance road, athletes will then experience a long, winding down hill with the road eventually changing to Main Street in Herriman City. As athletes head East on Main Street, they will make a left hand turn on 6000 W. Athletes will continue on 6000 W until they reach 11800 South.  Those athletes doing the Olympic distance, will make a left hand turn on 11800 South, to do a second loop. Those athletes doing the Sprint distance, will continue straight through the intersection onto Stream Park Drive. On Stream Park Drive, athletes will turn right onto Silver Mine Road, heading back East across Mountain View Corridor and across the train tracks. (see note above about the requirement for all athletes to stop at the trax crossing during a red light).  Athletes will continue on Silver Mine Road until the road merges with Lake Run Ave back towards the transition area and the bike dismount.


RUN COURSE (5K Sprint / 10K Olympic)
The run course will begin at the transition area and follow the paved trails around Oquirrh Lake. The 3.25 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 Friday (during store hours). Thank you to RunGr8 Running Store in Riverton for hosting. You can pickup your packet and check into the race during the following times. Body marking and tee shirts will be available at packet pickup, timing chips will be available on race morning.

June 2, 3, 4

10am-7pm at RunGr8 in Riverton. 

2608 W 12600 S, Riverton, UT 84065.

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. 

 

DETOUR INFO: If you are coming from the East, 106000 South is close at Bangerter. You can not cross. Please use 9000S Exit or 11400S Exit to cross Bangerter and then take 4000 West to South Jordan Parkway. (10600s). 

 

Parking Info

Due to the construction of the new Harmons, parking is limited around the venue. You can park in the small dirt lot to the east of the transition and walk along the grass. Street parking is also limited 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. Street parking. See map below.

 

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 June 5, 2021

5:30am

Transition Opens
6:00-7:00 AM
Timing chip pickup and optional body marking
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)
10:30 or 11:00 (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.

Elite racers will go first (there isn't an official Elite wave). We will then go in order of youngest to oldest. We will keep the time trial start going regardless of age groups. 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 doc. 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 shallow water 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 

Currently, Saturday is predicted to have a high of 91º 

Race time temperatures will range from 72º - 85º with clear skies. 

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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