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High Desert Triathlon

September 30 @ 6:30 am - 11:45 am

High Desert Triathlon

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Race Info

This triathlon is great for beginners and a fun unique event for everyone.  The swim takes place in a 25m indoor pool.  The bike is a loop course over mostly flat terrain passing several landmark sites at Edwards AFB such as the aeronautical museum, the flight line, and the USAF Test Pilot School. The run is a flat out and back.   This race will have professional chip timing.   There will also be a kids race before the awards ceremony. Registration for the kids race will be day of the event.    The Olympic distance race will be limited to 16 participants and participants will be lane splitting. Olympic participants are required to provide a volunteer in order to count their laps during the swim. Participants will receive a t-shirt on first come first serve basis.  This race is open to the public, but non DOD ID Card holders must provide additional information in order to gain access to the base.  Additionally, all drivers coming to Edwards AFB must have their drivers license, registration and proof of insurance with them.

Distances

Olympic

1500m swim, 24 mile bike, and 10k run

Sprint

375m swim, 12 mile bike and 5k run

Kids distance

50m swim, 1.5 miles bike and 0.6 mile run

If your guests/spectators are non DoD ID card holders or you, yourself, cannot sponsor them on, please email triedwards@gmail.com with the following information for anyone of 16 years of age or older: Birth Date, Drivers license NUMBER, Drivers license STATE, LAST FOUR of social security number.  All minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Please contact the race director if you have any questions about base access for you or your spectators. **There will be no refunds or holdovers for this event.**

**THIS IS A PRIVATE ORGANIZATION. IT IS NOT PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OR ANY OF ITS COMPONENTS AND IT HAS NO GOVERNMENTAL STATUS**

Event Schedule

6:30 am  Transition area, registration and body marking opens

6:30 am 7:15 am Gate entrance for non-DOD ID card holders

7:00 am 7:40 am Pool open for warm-up

7:30 am Volunteer meeting

7:40 am Olympic distance athlete’s meeting

8:00 am Olympic distance start

8:20 am Transition area closes

8:40 am Sprint distance athlete’s meeting

9:00 am Sprint distance start

11:30 am Kid’s triathlon start

11:45 am Award Presentations

Course Information

For course information please click HERE

Race Timing

The event will be professionally timed by Race Timers using reusable ankle timing chips. Results will be posted live onsite and online.

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
6:30 am - 11:45 am
Event Categories:
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Venue

Edwards AFB
207 W. Popson Ave
Edwards AFB, CA 93523 United States
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