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SEPTEMBER 12, 2015
KILL CREEK PARK
11670 HOMESTEAD LANE
OLATHE, KS
8:00 AM
2015 Race Day Is In...

The 2015 Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon registration opens January 27th, at noon (12pm).

Click Here to
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

8th Annual Olathe Medical Center's Women's Triathlon & Duathlon
Olathe Medical Center is proud to be the title sponsor of the Women's Triathlon, the only all women’s triathlon in Kansas. We are dedicated to improving the health of our community, including providing state-of-the-art medical care and encouraging healthy lifestyles. To locate a physician, register for a class or learn about upcoming health screenings, visit www.olathehealth.org or call Physician Information at (913) 791-4396.

The event features a Sprint Distance triathlon and a duathlon course in Kill Creek Park, and is operated by Johnson County Park and Recreation District. This is a USAT Sanctioned Event. Mtec Chip Timing-System will be used for accurate timing results. All age group athletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2015). Individual awards will be presented to the top three male and female overall finishers in each course. Age group awards will be broken down into five year increments for both male and female divisions.

Triathlon Course
Swim: The swim course is 500 meters in length. The swim start will be a time trial start where one person enters the water every three seconds. You will place yourself within in your heat by the appropriate pace sign the morning of the race according to your swim time where you feel most comfortable.

Bike: The bike course is a 10.6 mile partially hilly loop course, held both within and outside the park boundaries.

Run: The run course is a 3.1 mile (5K) route on the Kill Creek Streamway Trail System which adjoins with Kill Creek Park. This route provides some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the region. Aid stations are at the transition and about every mile on the run.

Team: Participants also have the option to compete in this course a team, in a relay format. Each individual of the team can complete one or two legs for the triathlon. Three member maximum on the team and at least two members are required in order to complete in the team category.

Duathlon Course
Run: The race will have a mass start for all duathletes on the park road. The first and second run is a 3.1 mile (5K) route on the Kill Creek Streamway Trail System which adjorns with Kill Creek Park. This route provides some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in the region. Aid stations are at the transition and about every mile on the run. The second run will be the same as the first run but in a reverse route, and will also be the same route the triathletes do their run leg.

Bike: The bike course is a 10.6 mile partially hilly loop course, held both within and outside the park boundaries. This is also the same route that the triathletes do.

Team: Participants also have the option to compete in this course a team, in a relay format. Each individual of the team can complete one or two legs for the duathlon. Three member maximum on the team and at least two members are required in order to complete in the team category.

Athena Category
This event hosts a weight class division call the Athena Division. The minimum weight shall be 165 pounds. The weight class age categories are 39 years of age and under, and 40 years of age and over. This age is based off of the athlete’s age on December 31st of this year (2015). Participants are not eligible to compete in weight class division and in an age group division at the same event.


Event Fees
Triathlon  
Indiv
$70 until 8/17
$80 after 8/17
$90 after 8/17
Team
$95 until 8/17
$105 after 8/17
$115 after 8/17
Duathlon  
Indiv
$60 until 8/17
$70 after 8/17
$80 after 8/17
Team
$90 until 8/17
$100 after 8/17
$110 after 8/17
These rates also apply for the Athena Division.

Open Water Swim
JCPRD will offer open water swim training for all athletes to train for this event. Shawnee Mission Park Beach will allow open water swim on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm starting May 27 through July 31. Cost is $4.00 per participant per visit ($4.50 per non-JoCo resident).

There will also be open water swim at Kill Creek Park Beach every Monday from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm starting June 2 through September 1. Cost is $4.00 per participant per visit ($4.50 per non-JoCo resident).

The fee will be required per visit for open swim. All triathletes are welcome to train and all swimmers are asked to wear a swimsuit. Open water swimming fees DO apply for Johnson County and non-residents.


Event Schedule

Packet Pick-Up:*

Information will be emailed or mailed a week before race day to all entrants that have registered.

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
3:00 - 7:00pm
Olathe Med Center Pavilion
21120 W. 152nd St.
Olathe KS
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
6:00 - 7:00pm
Kill Creek Park
11670 Homestead Ln.
Olathe KS
 
Pre-Race Orientation: Saturday, September 11 at 6:00pm

FIRST TIME TRIATHLETES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!


Event Day
6:00 AM
  • Kill Creek Park gates open to participants and spectators.
• Transition area opens
7:45 AM
  • Kill Creek Park gates closed to vehicle traffic. Anyone arriving after 7:45 will have to park outside Kill Creek Park in a designated lot.
• Transition area closes
8:00 AM
  • First heat will begin. A heat sheet will be provided prior to event day.
10:30 AM
  • Awards ceremony

Awards
Awards will be presented to the top three female and team overall finishers in all of the courses. Individual awards will be presented to the winners of each registration category in accordance to the number of individual registered in that category.

Individual Female Age Groups (5 year increments)
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39...
         
Athena Age Groups
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39...
         
Age group and team awards given as follows:
1-5 entries
(1 award)
6-10 entries
(2 awards)
11-15 entries
(3 awards)
16-20 entries
(4 awards)
21+ entries
(5 awards)

Race Results
Race results will be posted at the event award ceremony and online at mtecresults.com.

Volunteers Welcome!

Volunteers are needed with or without experience! All volunteer receive a t-shirt and pancake breakfast. If interested, please call Kyle Blackburn at Mill Creek Activity Center, (913) 826-2964 or email kyle.blackburn@jocogov.org.

Sponsors Welcome!
If your company would like to sponsor this family friendly event please email Kyle Blackburn at kyle.blackburn@jocogov.org.


Downloadables
Maps for the 2015 Open Options Shawnee Mission Park Triathlon and Duathlon coming soon!



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HP3 (Heritage Park) Duathlon & Triathlon
Milldale Spring Community Day
Mildale Farm Fest
Olathe Medical Center Women's Triathlon
Paws in the Park
Shawnee Mission Triathlon
Summertime Arts & Crafts Show
Trucks & Big Rigs For Kids

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Presenting Sponsor:
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Supporting Sponsors:
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