4 pm until 7 pm
Packet pickup and race registration at Lake Springfield Beach
Packet pickup and race registration. Body marking at transition
Pre-race meeting at start/finish line
Start of race. Self seed according to race pace.
All USAT members must show their membership cards at
All non-USAT members must pay $ 10 in addition to the
Clydesdale and Athena racers must weigh-in at packet
This event is sanctioned by the USAT. Consequently, all
USAT rules apply.
The transition area is restricted to racers only.
Additional information can be found on the race web site
Run is 3.1 miles.
Bike is 15 miles on gently rolling and flat
Race director is Bill Winberg.
Awards for top 3 finishers, male, female, Clydesdale, and
Athena and age group awards
On-line registration is at active.com
Before April 25, 2013
After April 25, 2013
registration and packet pickup take place at Lake Springfield Beach House
located near Lindsay Bridge, on the south side of Springfield Illinois. The finish line is in front of the Beach
House on Long Bay Lane. The race is
area is located in the parking lot on the north side of the Beach House. Racers are body marked at the entrance to
the transition area. Timing chips
are picked up at the entrance to the transition area. Only racers are permitted in the
transition area. Racers are to
affix their bike to the bike racks based on their race number. All racers are
assigned a space on the bike rack according to their race number. NO BIKE RIDING IN THE TRANSITION AREA.
The bike exit and run exit will be marked with signs. Bike numbers will be
matched with run numbers as they exit the transition area. Water and Gatorade
are available outside of the transition area. Bike support is available at the
RUN COURSE ( 3.1 MILES )
starts at the start/finish line on Long Bay Lane directly south of the Beach
House. Run number must be worn at
all times and placed on the front of the runner. Course signs are orange and found on the
pavement as well as posted on the road course. Mile markers are posted at each
The run starts
heading west on Long Bay Lane going over the Lindsay Bridge. Runners bear left over the bridge and
follow the signs posted on West Lake Shore Drive. Runners turnaround counter-clockwise at
the cone in the center of the road.
Athletes return the same route.
Two water stations are on the course with water, Gatorade and
teams must tap the hand of the biker at the entrance to the transition
BIKE COURSE ( 15
course is flat and fast on gently rolling prairie. All athletes must attach the
bike number to their bike and place their helmet number on the front of their
helmet. The bike ride starts as the racer exits the transition area with helmet
are orange and are found on the pavement as well as on signs on the road
course. Mile markers are posted at
mile 5 and 10
The course is
out and back and starts with a left turn as you exit the transition area
followed by a left turn onto Long Bay Lane heading east. Bikers turn right on
East Lake Shore Drive heading south and then turn left heading south on Pawnee
Road. The course turns left on New
City Road heading east to the turnaround at Cardinal Hill Road. Bikers turnaround counter-clock wise at
the cone in the center of the road. Athletes return the same route.
course is open to the public so riders must stay on their right. Volunteers and
police will be monitoring the course. Drafting is not allowed. Bikers complete
their ride and enter the transition to return their bike their position in the
bike racks. NO BIKE RIDING IN THE TRANSITION AREA. The racer exits the transition area
to start the run portion of the race.
RACE START TIME
The start time
may vary based on water/weather conditions. The Event director may alter or
cancel the race at any time based on safety, weather or unforeseen