Outer Banks Triathlon

Manteo, NC


Triathletes train for months to achieve their dream.Come to the Outer Banks Triathlon and experience the enthusiasm, inspiration and skill! The Sprint Triathlon distance is perfect for those beginner triathletes. Move up to the Olympic Triathlon distance or choose the Half Triathlon distance and see if you have what it takes!

 

Why do they do it? Some to win, some for their best personal time and for some it’s a personal goal on their bucket list.  Individual athletes and relay teams exhibit various ranges of skill and expertise. The enthusiasm of the athletes is inspirational for everyone at the site whether a volunteer, a spectator or staff. Encouraging and cheering the athletes’ onward is a crucial part of the day. It is 2 days of inspiration, excitement, relationships and achievements.

Aqua Bike Image

All distances are available for the AquaBike! Register today!

The Aquabike category of racing is becoming more and more popular in the Triathlon scene.  It's an ideal race for athletes who are focused on the swim and bike legs of the triathlon without the run.  

It's a swim / bike race.

TRI OUTER BANKS SPORTS will be the exclusive OBSE on-site Triathlon vendor. Visit them for wet suit and bike rentals and all your Triathlon needs. 
www.outerbankstrisports.com  or call them at 252-715-3278.

OUTER BANKS BICYCLE will again be available at Transition for Bike Assist and Safety Check. Remember to check your equipment before you show up at the event site. Show up with your bike ready to race. This means pumped tires, lubed chain, bar-end plugs, gears and breaks adjusted, and seats and handlebars properly fitted.


Weekend Schedule

HALF DISTANCE
Saturday, September 16, 2017
  

6:00 to 7:00 am - Packet Pick-Up late arrivals. 
6:00 to 6:45 am - Pre-Race Safety; Bike Safety Check; Chip Pick-Up 

Transition Closes at 7:15 am (once closed you cannot re-enter)

7:20 am Pre-race announcements at Swim Start 

Start in your assigned wave for accurate time.
7:30 am START  - Swimmers on course, Gun Start

*4:30 HOUR - 8:00 HOUR RACE*
HALF CUT OFF TIMES: 
Swim:  9:00am   Bike: 1:30pm    Run: 3:30pm

10:00 am to 3:30 pm - Post Race Party 
1:30 pm - Awards presented by 
SAGA Construction & Development


OLYMPIC DISTANCE  
Saturday, September 6, 2017


6:00 am to 7:00 am - Packet Pick-Up late arrivals.
6:00 am to 7:15 am - Pre-Race Safety; Bike Safety Check; Chip Pick-Up
Transition Closes at 7:15 am (once closed you cannot re-enter)

7:50 am Pre-race announcements at Swim Start
Start in your assigned wave for accurate time.
8:00 am START
 – Swimmers on course, Gun Start

*2:00 HOUR – 4:30 HOUR RACE*
10:00 am to 3:30 pm - Post Race Party 
11:30 am - Awards presented by 
SAGA Construction & Development

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SPRINT DISTANCE
Sunday, September 17, 2017


6:00 am to 7:00 am Packet Pick-Up late arrivals
6:30 am to 7:15 am - Pre-Race Safety; Bike Safety Check: Chip Pick-Up

Transition Closes at 7:15 am (once closed you cannot re-enter)

7:20 am Pre-race announcements at Swim Start
Start in your assigned wave for accurate time.

7:30 am START – Swimmers on course, Gun Start

*1 HOUR- 4:30  HOUR RACE
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Post Race Party
10:00 am - Awards presented by 
SAGA Construction & Development




Packet Pick Up

All athletes are required to show a photo ID. Have your bib # ready!
NO PHOTO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS.
 

Per USAT Rules: Athletes may only pick up their own packets. 

Under no circumstances may an athlete pick up a packet for another person. All relay members must be present to receive the packet, or we will split up the relay packet for each participant. Youth athletes without an ID must be accompanied by a parent/guardian with a photo ID. Parents cannot pickup if the youth athlete is not with them.
See USAT packet pick up rules here.

Packet Pickup Schedule:

Location: Packet Pickup is not inside the Aquarium - park in the grass lot aross the street from the Aquarium and follow the road south around the corner towards the covered pavilion. You will see a large tent.

Roanoke Island, 3 miles north of Manteo off highway 64
Street Address: NEAR NC Aquarium, 374 Airport Rd., Manteo, NC 27954 


Friday, September 15, 2017

Hours
:  2:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

You will pick up your bib, helmet tag, bike tag, swim cap, SWAG, event shirt. Pick up your timing chip the morning of the race.

5:00 pm  Olympic & Half Participant Meeting at the covered Pavilion.

 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

6:00 am - 7:00 am Timing Chip Pick up for Olympic and Half athletes only.
Body marking station open, located on the grass behind the packet pick up tent.

IMPORTANT:
Have your ID and Bib # ready. This will help to expedite the process.

The distance from the parking area to the pack pick up is approximately 1/4 mile. The transition area is in between these. Allow yourself enough time to park and walk.

Note: Transition area closes at 7:15 am.  Once closed you may not re-enter.

Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Pick up for Sprint athletes. You will pick up your bib, helmet tag, bike tag, swim cap, SWAG, event shirt. Pick up your timing chip the morning of the race.

4:45 pm  Sprint Participant Meeting at the covered Pavilion.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

6:00 am - 7:00 am Packet Pick up for Sprint athletes. 
Timing Chip Pick up. Body marking station open located on the grass behind the packet pick up tent.


IMPORTANT:
Have your ID and Bib # ready. This will help to expedite the process.
The distance from the parking area to the pack pick up is approximately 1/4 mile. The transition area is in between these areas. Allow yourself enough time to park and walk.
Note: Transition area closes at 7:15
 am. Once closed you may not re-enter.


Awards & Age Groups

AWARDS AND DIVISIONS:

OVERALL: Top 3 Male and Female in the Sprint, Olympic and Half will receive overall winner awards.

MASTERS: Top 3 Male and Female age 40+. Winners are not eligible for Age Group awards.

AGE GROUP: Top 3 Male and Female in Age Group Selected after OVERALL and MASTERS are selected.

ATHENA - Females over 165lbs - First Place Award only
CLYDESDALE - Males over 220lbs - First Place Award only
RELAY TEAMS- Athletes can register as a 2 or 3 person relay team for the triathlon. 1,2,3 Awards
2 person relay teams - one person will do 2 events and one person will do one event. 
3 person relay teams - each person will do one event - swim, bike or run.

AQUA BIKE - First Place Award - Top Male/Top Female of each distance.

SAGA SERIES CHALLENGE - Extra medal for those competing Saturday and Sunday. Relay not eligible.


Race Results will be updated periodically on race day. Awards given at the Awards ceremony on race day will not be revised, should there be a change in race results following the ceremony.
Winning athletes must be present at the awards ceremony to receive their awards. If you are not able to stay for the award presentation you may download our Award Request FormThere is a $10 fee to have your award mailed to your home.


Winners of Age Groups

Age Group Awards as follows:
19 and under
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75- 79
80+


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When & Where

Sep 16, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017

Saturday

6:00 AM

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