July 14, 2012
Alum Creek State Park
Lewis Center, OH
Event ScheduleWednesday, July 11 - Friday, July 13
Packet pick-up: Trek Columbus: 1442 Lane Ave 43221
Saturday, July 14
Multisport Packet pick-up 6:00 am
Transition Opens 6:00 am
Transition Closes 7:30 am
Event Formation Begins 7:45 am
Triathlon START 8:00 am
Swim Course 9:30 am**
Bike Course 11:00 am
Run Course 11:30 am
** Athletes will not be able to start another swim lap after 9:30 am. TIMES are subject to change to inclement weather
DivisionsEvent divisions are available to participants:
- Age divisions - Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
- Athena (150 lbs or greater)
- Relay Teams
Note: Reference age-up rules for all age division participants
Shirts & AmenitiesAll participants will receive an organic soft-spun cotton shirt vs. a conventional cotton t-shirts or chemically-produced polyester technical shirt. For more details about our shirts, visit Greenswell Green. Athletes must be registered 10 days from the event date to be guaranteed an event shirt. Athletes registering within 10 days of the event date will need to sign an event shirt waiting list at athlete check-in and then check back after the race for shirt availability.
Shirt size selected during registration will be the shirt size given you at athlete check-in. If the shirt size selected by you during registration is the incorrect size, you will need to complete a shirt size transfer list at athlete check-in. You will be required to check back after the race for size availability.
Event RulesParticipants must wear assigned number on the front of your shirt or shorts. Your number must be visible to checkpoint recorders at all times. Attach timing chip to your ankle with the provided strap. You will not be scored at the finish line unless your number is visible and your timing chip is attached when you cross the finish.
Bike Helmets are mandatory. No exceptions. If Bike Helmet and bike numbers have been assigned, they must be secured to equipment. Once the transition closes you will be required to display assigned race number to enter and exit the transition or remove any equipment.
Swim Caps colors and numbers will be assigned and must be worn. You will not be able to start the swim without your swim cap.
Non-participants are not permitted in the transition area for any reason.
Transition closes promptly at stated time. No entrance into transition will be permitted after stated time.
Entry FeeEntry Fees below do not reflect $12 one-day license fee for multisport athletes who are NOT members USA Triathlon. We are required to collect these license fees and pass them directly to the appropriate event sanctioning body. ALL non-members are required to pay the one-day license fee.
By April 30
$50 (Individual), $75 (2-person relay), $100 (3-person relay)
May 1 - July 14
$60 (Individual), $95 (2-person relay), $115 (3-person relay)
$75 (Individual), $105 (2-person relay), $130 (3-person relay)
LodgingDays Inn & Suites
7323 S.R. 36/37
Holiday Inn Express
7301 S.R. 36/37
7329 S.R. 36/37
AwardsAll finishers will receive a commemorative medal recognizing their finish as they cross the finish line. The top three overall finishers, top three age division finishers, and each member of the top three relay teams are elgible for an award commemorating their experience.
Please note that if elgible participants would like to receive their commemorative award they must contact firstname.lastname@example.org within 5 days after the event to request an award. This is to prevent the unncessary use of natural resources used in award construction if a finishers does not desire an award. Additionally, this reduces the cost of the event which increases the donation opportunity to the Stefanie Spielman Fund.
Policies & RefundsTransfers - Event transfers within 10 days of event are subject to a $15 transfer fee + the incremental increase in Fee. There are no entry fee refunds for transferring from a longer distance to a shorter distance. All transfers must be received in writing at email@example.com.
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DirectionsFrom the Cleveland to host venue - Take Route 71 South Columbus to SR 36/37. Turn RIGHT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.
From Toledo to host venue - Take S.R 23 South to Orange Rd- about 7 miles South of Delaware. Turn Left at Orange Rd. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd - Turn LEFT. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn Right. Take Lewis Center Rd approximately 3 miles to BEACH entrance. Turn Left into Beach entrance.
From Cincinnati to host venue - Take Route 71 North to SR 36/37. Turn LEFT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.
From Dayton to host venue - Take I-70E toward Columbus to I-270 North via Exit 93B to Cleveland. Take I-270N to SR 23 North. Take SR 23 North about 5 miles to Orange Rd. Turn Right. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd. Turn Left. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn RIGHT. Take Lewis Center Rd about 3 miles to Alum Creek State Park. Turn LEFT into Park.
View Swim Course
The triathlon starts at the northern end of the Alum Creek Beach with an age group dash into the reservoir. Triathletes will swim parallel to (3-5 feet deep water) or south along the Alum Creek Beach for 0.25 miles before returning back to the beach at the south end and into transition.
All participants then begin the exciting bike portion ... head out of Alum Creek State Park, turn RIGHT onto Lewis Center and then turn RIGHT onto Old State to Cheshire and again turn RIGHT. Then cross over the reservoir via the Cheshire Bridge to Africa Rd. Turn RIGHT and head South on Africa Rd and begin a very fast 5 mile stretch to Lewis Center Rd. At the intersection of Africa Rd and Lewis Center Rd, turn RIGHT, pass by the Below the Dam area and begin a .25 mile, grade 6 climb back to Alum Creek State Park. Participants will re-enter the park and head into transition.
Participants will then begin the final leg of their Greenswell Triathlon For Hope experience. Runners and walkers will turn RIGHT out of transition and onto the path that separates the sand from the grass along Alum Creek before heading out onto the grassy and wooded trail to reach the top of the Alum Creek Dam pathway. All runners and walkers will turn LEFT onto the pathway and travel along top of the dam to the 1 mile turnaround sign. Participants will turnaround and return back the same way they went out back toward the finish line. All participants, after completing their respective run distance will be able to see the finish line at the final 0.3 mile as they begin their final push to the finish line along the Alum Creek reservoir as they complete their Greenswell Triathlon For Hope experience!