YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint

Sat September 19, 2020 Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 US Directions
Event Rules

USAT Sanctioned: This event is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.

Cut-Off Time: All participants must complete the race in under 2 hours, 30 minutes from the start of their swim. Event officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to complete the race in under 2 hours, 30 minutes.

Minimum Age: The minimum age allowed for participating in this event is 10 years old.

Timing System: This event will be timed using the ChampionChip Timing System. All run turn locations will have timing mats to verify completion of the course.

USTA Rules

Most Commonly Violated USAT Rules:

Blocking

Drafting

Position

 
USAT's "Age Up" Policy:

An athlete's age for any USAT sanctioned race will be his/her age as of Dec. 31, 2020. The age he/she is on 12/31 will determine his/her racing age group. If an athlete is due to "age-up" into the next group, it will happen at the beginning of the year, not after the athlete's birthday. This action aligns regular U.S. age group racing with the method used by USA Triathlon for its National Rankings Program and its new Grand Prix Series.

Examples:

John Smith is 39 and will turn 40 on November 20, 2020.

John will be considered 40 for all 2020 races - and will race in the 40-44 age group at all 2020 races.
Sally Jones is 29 and will turn 30 on July 3, 2020. Sally will be considered 30 for all 2018 races - and will race in the 30-34 age group at all 2018 races.

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