Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Start Time: 9:00am
$70 – before Thursday, March 29th
$80 – between Friday March 30th -Thursday, May 3rd
$90 – between Friday, May 4th – Wednesday May 30th
$100 – Race Day (Cash Only. No T-shirts to race day entries)
All proceeds from the Pawling Triathlon go to the Pawling Teen Center a FREE program offering a safe, supervised environment in which youth may develop life skills and knowledge, while performing community service and enjoying healthy social interaction.
• Absolutely no parts of entry fees will be refunded, transferred or credited.
• It is prohibited to sell your race number or for someone to compete in your place.
Limited to first 300 competitors.
SWIM 1/3 mi
The swim will be in waves of 100 competitors, at 3 minute intervals. The waves are based on your assigned bib number.;
wave 1 = 1-100
wave 2 = 101-200 (3 min delay)
wave 3 = 201-300 (6 min delay)
wave 4 = 301-400 (9 min delay)
wave 5 = 401-500 (12 min delay)
wave 6 = 501-600 (15 min delay)
BIKE 12 mi
The bike course of 12 miles is out and back on the same roads. Make a sharp left turn on to W. Dover Road after leaving park. Continue on W. Dover road for 5.5 miles until Hoags Corner Road. SLOW down and make a U-turn around the traffic cones and head back the same way to the park. SLOW Down and make a SHARP right hand turn when returning to Park and stay to the Extreme RIGHT (to avoid bikes just leaving park).
RUN 3 mi
The run course of 3 miles is one loop around the Village of Pawling. The roads throughout the run and bike course will be OPEN to the normal flow of traffic. You must obey traffic rules at ALL times! While on the run course you MUST run WITH the direction of traffic and stay on the RIGHT shoulder of the road at ALL times! You will be penalized 4 minutes if you interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling, NY 12564
Take I-684 north till it ends (Brewster) and then follow signs to Route 22 north/Pawling for 13 miles. Make left at traffic light and continue to Stop sign. turn left, cross railroad tracks. Immediately turn right on Charles Coleman Blvd and go one mile to entrance of Lakeside Park on the left.
From NY City/West Side: Take West side highway north to Henry Hudson Parkway to Saw Mill River Parkway to I-684 (see above).
From NY City/East Side: Take FDR Drive to Harlem river Drive to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87). Continue north on I-87 to I-287 (Cross Westchester Expressway). Exit I-287 on to I-684 north (see above).
From Queens/Long Island: Take the Whitestone Bridge to the Hutchinson River Parkway to I-684 (see above).
From Northern New Jersey: Take Garden State Parkway north to I-87. Continue east on I-87 across Tappen Zee Bridge. After crossing the bridge, continue east on I-287 on the Cross Westchester Expressway to I-684 (see above).
From Hartford, CT: Take I-84 west to exit 20 (I-584) to Route 22 north (see above).
From Albany: Take Taconic Parkway south to Route 55. Travel east on Route 55 to Route 22. Continue to Pawling (see above.)
Pawling House B&B – 845.855.3851
Approximately 4-5 days before the event, you will receive an email notifying you of your race bib number. If you arrive at check in and do not know your number in advance, you may look it up on the alphabetical list posted near the registration tables. Please do not get in line for check-in if you do not know your race number and have photo ID.
Packet Pick-Up and Late Registration
Registration packet pick up begins on Friday, June 1st from 5:00-6:30 p.m at Lakeside Park. You must show photo ID to receive a packet.Only competitors may pick up their numbers in person with photo ID. You may not pick up a race packet for anyone else. New entries will be accepted! (Cash Only. No T-Shirt)
Packets will be available on Saturday, June 2nd from 7:00 – 8:30 am at Lakeside Park. New entries will be accepted! (Cash Only. No T-Shirt)
• Know your race/bib number and have your ID ready!
• Before getting on line to receive your race packet, place your bike on the bike rack that corresponds to your bib/race number.
• Proceed to the check-in line that corresponds to your race number. Please do not bring your bike to the check in line.
Schedule of Events
PRE-RACE DAY – Friday, June 1st.
5:00 – 6:30 pm.Early check-in. Avoid waiting on line next morning. Preview entire course.
RACE DAY- Saturday, June 2nd.
7:00 – 8:30 am: Check-in. No numbers issued or race packets saved after 8:45!
8:45 am: Course orientation, final race instructions
9:00 am: Race Start (rain or shine).
11:00 am: Course officially closes. Refreshments and awards presentation begins.
Race Numbers & Electronic Timing
• Check the label affixed to the timing tag (on the front of your bib number) for correct information regarding your name, age, sex and category. Notify officials prior to the race of any mistakes.
• You must wear the run number on your front, and be clearly visible to race officials at ALL times. Folding of race numbers is prohibited.
• If you enter the transition area or cross the finish line and your number is not clearly visible on your FRONT, you will receive a 2-minute penalty.
• The 2-sided vinyl (adhesive-backed) bike frame number must be attached to the front of the top tube of your bicycle and for security reasons and may not be removed until you leave the leave the transition area.
• You may not use any chip other than the one that is assigned to you. Wearing any other chip could lead to errors in overall timing and your disqualification.
• After you finish the event, you must remove the chip and drop it in the collection bin at the end of the finish line chute.
• If you lose your chip during the race or fail to turn it in after you cross the finish line, you will be charged $100 for the lost chip.
Results will be posted on www.NYTRI.org.
Refreshments are for competitors only. Please wear your race number when entering the buffet line.
• Awards will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall and in 5-year groups; 18-70+ (men), 18-60+ (women).
• Winners must be present at the post-race awards ceremony to receive their prize. No exceptions.
GENERAL RACE RULES
NYTRI has staged over 600 multi-sport events and is proud to claim the best safety record in the country. The following rules and regulations have been designed for your personal safety and enjoyment. Failure to comply with these rules will result in penalties and/or disqualification.
• No entrants under 15 years of age.
• Competitors must be familiar with the Competitive Rules of USA Triathlon and must conduct themselves accordingly.
• No entrants under 15 years of age.
• It is the contestant’s responsibility to be familiar with and follow the race course.
• Each contestant is individually responsible for maintenance and repair of their bike.
• Race management has authority to change race course and format, check-in and start times at any time.
In order to protect your bike and equipment, please make sure that only competitors are in the transition area. Family and friends should remain outside of the barriers at all times.
• Bicycles must be properly placed on assigned racks corresponding to race number.
• NO riding in the transition area or past the “DISMOUNT” signs.
• Bikes and equipment may only be removed from the transition area by competitors. BOTH the run number and bike number must be shown to security personnel.
• Due to heightened security, all bags/backpacks are subject to be inspected by security personnel upon entering the transition area.
• Competitors must wear the official swim cap provided at check-in.
• Competitors will have their left shoulder and left calf marked with their bib number.
• You must notify a race official IMMEDIATELY and turn in your timing chip if you do not complete the swim.
• Wetsuits are allowed.
•No recumbent bikes allowed.
• Riding without a hard-shell helmet will result in immediate disqualification.
• Penalties will be assessed for unsecured helmet chin straps leaving or entering the transition area.
• Helmets must be ANSI, SNELL or USCF approved.
Riding in a pack and drafting is a serious violation. A distance of three bike lengths from the bike in front of you must always be maintained. You may not be closer than this distance for any period exceeding 15 seconds. If you are, you will be assessed a 2- minute penalty for each infraction.
If another competitor is drafting you, yell at him to stop drafting. If you wish to file an official complaint regarding drafters, you must record their race number. A competitor who has three drafting reports filed by other competitors will automatically receive a 2-minute penalty.
Race Violations & Penalties
Each of the following actions will result in a 2-minute penalty:
• Riding in/out of transition area.
• Entering/exiting transition area under, over, or between barriers.
• Bicycle not on assigned bike rack or racked incorrectly.
• Race # not visible at ALL times while competing or in the transition area.
• Unsecured helmet chin strap leaving or entering the transition area.
• Drafting or “pack riding” violation.
• Accepting outside assistance or being paced by non-competitor.
Each of the following actions will result in an immediate disqualification:
• Unsportsmanlike conduct/verbal abuse of a volunteer or race official. (determined by race officials)
• Failure to cover complete race course.
• Cycling in jogging/recreation lane (extreme left lane – marked off with double white line).
• Riding without an approved biking helmet.
• Wearing headphones during any portion of the race.