Race Information

  • Name
    FirstTry Triathlon
  • City
    Linden, MI
    Genesee County
  • Events
    supersprint triathlon
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Jun 21, 2020 Sunday Cancelled
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    Times and Location

    Sunday, June 21st, 8:00am Start

    The events will be divided into small groups called "waves," and each wave will begin three minutes apart.  Typically the FastTry adults will go first, and then the FirstTry adults by age group and finally the kids.

    Byram Lake's Clover Beach, Linden County Park, 15349 S. Linden Road, Linden, MI 48451

    Course Descriptions

    Swim – Easy 300 yard out-and-back swim in Byram Lake.  The water temperature will be between 75 and 80 degrees F.  WARM, COMFORTABLE, SAFE.  Athletes who feel uncomfortable swimming may request the services from any of the number of kayaks that will be lining the course.  

    Bike – 11.3 mile loop (HELMETS REQUIRED) starting from the transition area located at the beach parking lot at Linden County Park.  The bike course will head north on Linden Rd (Bridge St), go though town, and turn right on Rolston Rd toward Jennings Rd.  You will then turn left (North) on Jennings Rd and head to Lahring Rd.  At Lahring Rd you will turn left (West) and continue on Lahring Rd to Linden Rd.  You'll make a final left turn (South) Linden Rd, go past Rolson Rd, through town, and back to Linden County Park to the transition area. 

    Run – 2 miles out and back from the transition area onto the bike path, toward the turn around at soccer fields. 

    Awards

    All finishers of FirstTry and FastTry will receive an Official FINISHER Medal at the finish line!  Age group awards will be given to FastTry winners only, top 3 in each age group.

       *NO race day registration will be offered!

       *NO transfers

    Entry includes: FIRST 200 registered get a custom glass thanks to Fenton Winery & Brewery! Race t-shirt, race results, FREE race photo downloads, post-race refreshments, Official Finishers Medal, finish line food.

    NOTE:  As with nearly all triathlons, participating in the event also requires you to have a USAT membership.  USAT stands for United States of America Triathlon, and is the governing body of all multi-sport events, and is also a subsidiary of the United States Olympic Committee.  If you already have a USAT membership, great!  If not, you will have the opportunity to purchase a 1-day adult membership during registration for $15 (1-day youth is $10).  You can also purchase a yearly membership during registration if you plan to participate in several triathlons.  For more information regarding USAT memberships, please visit USAT's website directly.

    Refunds 

    We will refund the full amount of your registration, minus any registration and USAT fees, if for some reason the event is cancelled for reasons other than weather.  If you are registered, but unable to race for medical or other serious reasons, please email 1sttrytriathlon@gmail.com for options.  No other refunds will be given!

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Mar 20, 2012
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    May 5, 2020
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Sep 25, 2020
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  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2021

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