Raceday Info

Everything you Need To Know

 

Friday June 25th:

Packet Pickup 3pm-8pm at Loveland HS cafeteria – 920 W 29th St. 80538

Bring your ID and USAT card if annual member. You must pickup your OWN packet. This includes all relay members, each relay member must bring ID. You may not pick up for other race participants.

If you are new to triathlon or Lake to Lake, please plan on attending the pre-race meeting at 4 pm on Friday at packet pickup. We will have info concerning all the event categories~ Olympic~ Sprint~Relays~ Aquabike. This is a great time to ask specific questions about the event; course, venue, rules, newbie info..etc.

If you are not able to attend this meeting, please feel free to contact Peggy any time before the event. And we will also have staff at all pre-race activities to answer any questions you may have.

Your wave and start times will also be emailed to you prior to packet pickup from our registration company; this info is typically in your email on Thursday of race week.

Race Day – Saturday June 26th:

Packet pickup begins at 5:00 am in the cafeteria

Transition area opens at 5:15 am

Parking: in west and east lots adjacent to LHS — access from 29th/Beech or 29th/Custer. West parking lot fills up first, but there is plenty of parking in the east lot.
Athletes only in the transition area.

LAKE TO LAKE PARTICIPANTS: Please exit the transition area by 6:40 am. The first wave will enter in the water at 7:00 am. Allow yourself time to warm up. There will be area in the lake for warm up.
There are 4 waves — 4 minutes apart. Additional waves will be determined by participant numbers.
8:30 am cut off time for swim portion.

SPRINT ATHLETES: You must be on the race site before 6:30 am. Lake to Lake begins at 7:00 am and roads leading into the race venue will be closed. PARK in the east parking lot of LHS. You will have designated bike racks in the transition area for sprint participants. The transition area will close at 6:50 am. Please allow yourself time to warm up before the race begins. The first wave enters the water at 7:20 am. There is an 8:30 am cut off for swimmers.

AQUABIKE: You will have designated bike racks in the transition area.
Your race will end at the finish line not in transition after cycling portion. Exit transition at the “RUN EXIT” there will be cones/ volunteers to direct you to the finish line.

RELAYS: Relays will have a designated area in the transition area. Swimmers will exit the water and run to the transition area where cyclist is waiting at the bike rack — runner will in turn be at bike rack waiting for cyclist to return. Team will have one timing chip on a Velcro strap which you must “hand off” after each leg is completed. Strap this chip to your ankle.

CYCLISTS: The southbound lane from Harmony/Taft Hill Road south to Wilson and 50th will be closed to traffic during the Lake to Lake race — so we must impose a 10:30am cut-off for cyclists entering this portion of the course.

More timeline details will follow — but please understand that a cut-off time is necessary as we have arranged detours and road closures which can inconvenience traffic for a limited time. In the last 5 years all Lake to Lake cyclists have returned to the transition before 10:00 am.

POST RACE MEAL will begin at 9:30 am for all athletes — great post race meal, so plan to stay for breakfast! Awards to follow!

If you are unable to stay to receive your award, it can be mailed to you for $5.00 . Contact the Race Director post event

Register to Race

Extra Meal Tickets can be purchased for $10.50 each ($5.00 for 6 and under), and this is REAL FOOD folks. Extra meal tickets can be purchased on race day or when you register. Athletes meal is included in the race entry fee.

Volunteers – All events need numerous volunteers to run a safe and organized event. Some local youth organizations will be benefiting from this event and helping run the race, but there is always need for more volunteers! If you would like to volunteer and enjoy a free lunch and T-shirt, email Peggy Shockley.

PLEASE NOTE: The event is limited to the first 950. See registration policy information.