Las Vegas Triathlon®, 17th Annual

September 14, 2014

Sprint or Relay

6:50 AM

Olympic or Relay

6:35 AM
Directions: Event is at Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA). From Las Vegas take I-515 South (also known as: Hwy 93/95). Interstate stops at Railroad Pass Casino and Hwy 93 continues through Boulder City. Go down the large hill and turn left at the Alan Bible Visitor Center onto Lakeshore Drive. This point is exactly four miles from Hoover Dam. Boulder Beach and the transition area are two miles down this road next to the Boulder Beach Ranger station.
THE SWIM is in Lake Mead which is the largest man made lake in USA. No swimming in a pond here. We promise the cleanest and pH balanced water in the entire Southwest. LMNRA Boulder Beach swim with the transition area next to the water. We expect the water temperature will be 76° F ± 2° (25° C). Wetsuits therefore will be triathletes choice. Yes or no, you decide. There will be plenty of daylight for the start of this race. Start on North boat ramp and finish on the South boat ramp. WETSUITS ARE OK.
The Bike: Entirely within the Lake Mead National Park with low traffic and wide bike lanes.
  • Sprint: One loop going west on Lakeshore Drive to the turnoff of the "Long View Scenic Overlook".  Turnaround.
  • Olympic: One loop  West on Lakeshore Road turn right onto Northshore Road to the turnout at mile post 2.1. Turnaround. There are no water aid stations on the Olympic or sprint bike course. Please bring at least two water bottles with you.
The Run: Entirely within the Lake Mead National Park with low traffic on the paved River Mountain Trail. Run goes North on the trail towards the Las Vegas Water District.  Water aid stations every 1.5 miles. Run defensively and follow all instructions of safety personnel. Traffic will not be stopped for this event. Please obey the police and safety personnel at intersections and turnarounds. There is no vehicle traffic once you're on trail.
  • Sprint run goes up the boat ramp to the asphalt River Mountain Trail. Turn right to the turnaround.
  • Olympic run continues past sprint turnaround on River Mountain Trail to turnaround.
Packet Pick Up
  • 9/21 Packet Pick Up: Las Vegas Cyclery from 2:30 to 5:30 PM.  Map:10575 Discovery Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89135  | Phone: 702.596-2953 They will accept your bike shipment and assemble for the event and pack it up again afterwards. Road bikes still available for rental.
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Race course is within a national park: LMNRA and charges a $10 entrance fee. Full Service Campground: Camp next to the transition area with your tent or RV at LMNRA Campground. More info available at 1.702.293.8906.
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  • USA TRIATHLON This is a USAT sanctioned event. You must be a annual member of USAT and have a valid card with you OR pay a one day event fee of $12 at packet pick up. Buy it on-line at: USA Triathlon for $45. You must have photo ID to pick up your race packet. No one but registered athlete can pick up packet.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: There are NO REFUNDS. You can cancel up to 21 days prior to event for a TRANSFER to a future MME specific event within the next 12 months. Within 20 days or less, there are NO TRANSFERS. Please check the countdown timer above the pricing schedule. You can switch divisions any time prior to race day for a fee of $5 plus any entry fee differences. Don't you wish all events had this friendly & liberal policy?
  • Entrants List will be available to all registered triathletes only starting 6/25.
  • RELAYS are two or three members. All get goodie bag and finisher medals. This is a blast and good intro to triathlons.
  • Register On-Line with a credit card: CLOSED. Opens 21 April
  • Register via mail with a check: CLOSED
  • Course & location overview only:

No Race Day Registration
Opens  21 April 2014
Sprint Relay
Olympic Relay

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