Binghamton 2013 Sprint Triathlon
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Packet Pick Up - Please pick up race packets the morning of the race beginning at 7:45am in parking
lot G (behind the West Gym)
Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting - All racers must report to the morning meeting at 8:45am in parking lot G.
The race begins promptly at 9:00am
Parking is available on campus in lot F in front of the Events Center
Course and Distance
400yd swim in the West Gym pool
10.2mi bike ride in the suburbs (with hills) on an open course
5K run through campus
**Helmets are mandatory!
Wetsuits are not permitted
Headphones/music players are not permitted
Participants must follow traffic rules of the road
Start/finish lines and transition points are located in parking lot G.
Timing & Results
Volunteers from the Triple Cities Runners Club, the Broome County Triathlon Club, the Department of Health & Wellness Studies, as well as BU student volunteers will be stationed throughout the race course. Fast Finishes will be timing the event by way of IPICO race chips. Race results will be processed at the end of the event and posted on site. Photos and race results will be posted on the web after the event.
Relays & Teams
Relays can be made up of three individuals, any age and gender. Each member will complete one leg of the race (swim, bike, or run). Each participant must complete an entry form. All 3 relay forms must be submitted together.
Want to increase your odds of walking away with a prize? Teams of up to 5 members can be created by submitting a team roster. The top 3 finishers on each team will be scored cross country style to determine your team's overall score. Cross country scoring is determined by averaging the final place standings of the top 3 team members. Each participant must complete an entry form indicating their team name. Complete team rosters must be submitted by the team captain. All mixed teams must include at least one male and one female on the roster. The top 3 scores of a mixed team will include at least one male and one female score.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED. There will be NO registration the day of the event. All participants must complete and return the registration and consent form. Entrants must be 13 years or over.
Register in person at the Recreation Center, East Gym at Front Desk until April 19, 2013. The Recreation Center is open Monday – Friday 5:45am -11:30pm, Saturday 9am – 8pm & Sunday 9am -10pm.
Mailed entries must be postmarked by April 12, 2013. Please mail registrations to:
Binghamton University, Recreation
PO Box 6000-East Gym
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
Fee includes race and post-race refreshments. Early bird registration ends on March 29. Regular rates in effect March 30 - April 19.
|BU Students (w/ID card)||$20.00||$25.00|
|Relay (spaces limited)||$65.00||$75.00|
Please mail check with registration form. Make checks payable to: Binghamton University
There will be a very limited number of race t-shirts available at the event. Participants are encouraged to pre-order a t-shirt with registration. Indicate size on registration form.
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Binghamton University Eating Awareness Committee.
Prizes will be awarded to:
- Male & Female 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
- First place Male & Female BU student
- First place in each age category:
- 70 and up
- Relay – 1st place male team, female team & mixed team
- Team scoring - 1st place male team, female team & mixed team
T-shirts, refreshments and prizes sponsored by Sodexo Campus Services and Embroidery & Screen Printing Network.
Weather & Water
Participants should be dressed accordingly for activity & weather conditions. A water station will be available at the transition point, start/finish line.
For more race information contact Harry Back, 607-777-3392.
For registration information contact Cindy Cowden, 607-777-3125.