Jordanelle Triathlon

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 7:30am

Jordanelle Reservoir/Rock Cliff Recreation Area

It’s not every day that you can say that you raced one of Triathlete Magazine’s Top 100 events in the Nation! The MVMNT Jordanelle Triathlon is a Utah classic and one of Utah’s premier race venues with some of the clearest open water, scenic bikecourses, and a run course unlike any other event around. You’ll enjoy everything from the wildlife and boardwalks on the river bottoms in Rock Cliff Recreation Area at Jordanelle to the local country backdrop of the towns of Francis and Woodland. This race is guaranteed to remind you of why you love the outdoors.  If you haven’t raced the MVMNT Jordanelle Triathlon in awhile, it’s time to rediscover why you love this race! Each year we have a high percentage of first-timers (newbies) race at Jordanelle, so if you’re wondering which TriUtah race would be a good “first tri”, this is it! Jordanelle has also hosted numerous USA Triathlon regional championships, so you know you’ll be getting a competitive course with a storied history!

Schedule:

5:30am – Shuttle from Francis fairgrounds begins to Rock Cliff State Park at Jordanelle.

Please Note: Athletes must RIDE bikes to the starting area from the parking at the Francis Fairgrounds.  Spectators should use the shuttle bus as there is NO PARKING at the race venue.

6:00-7:00 AM: Packet pick-up & race timing chip pickup (*Note: All sprint athletes must pick up their packets by 7:00AM)
7:15 AM: Olympic pre-race meeting at the transition area
7:25 AM: Olympic transition area closes
7:30 AM: Olympic race begins
8:00 AM: Sprint pre-race meeting at waterfront swim start
8:10 AM: Sprint transition area closes
8:15 AM: Sprint race begins
11:00 PM: Awards Ceremony

Course Details:

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Swim

Athletes will start between the two yellow start buoys. Athletes will swim a 750 meter course.  Olympic athletes will swim two loops.  We will have an optional shoe drop zone for folks who would prefer the run to T1 with shoes, flip-flops, etc.

The Swim this year is a rolling start. Please self seed yourself according to your swimming ability. Faster swimmers in front, slower swimmers in back. There will be a staging area at the start for you to seed yourself.

Bike

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SPRINT: Exit north out of Rock Cliff and travel along State Route 32 for approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto Lower River Road south of Francis (at the bottom of the large hill) until you reach the stop sign at the end of Lower River Road (where it intersects with State Route 35). Turn left (south), climb the short hill, and return to Rock Cliff by staying on the same road (Hwy 32/35) the entire return trip. Note that the road travels through the town of Francis, with a fun downhill section south of town (40+ MPH is possible, but please stay under control during descent). There are no significant hills to climb. However, the first half of the bike course is a false flat, meaning that you will be climbing an approximate 1-2% grade initially, with the same 1-2% downhill on the return. All major intersections along the course will be manned by law enforcement to give cyclists the right-of-way.

OLYMPIC: Exit north out of Rock Cliff and travel along State Route 32 for approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto Lower River Road south of Francis (at the bottom of the large hill) until you reach the stop sign at the end of Lower River Road (where it intersects with State Route 35). Turn right onto State Route 35, traveling through Woodland to the turn-around ~20km from Rock Cliff. On the return, do not turn back onto Lower River Road, but instead climb the short hill and return to Rock Cliff via the same route at the Sprint course. There are no significant hills to climb. However, the first half of the bike course is a false flat, meaning that you will be climbing an approximate 1-2% grade initially, with the same 1-2% downhill on the return. All major intersections along the course will be manned by law enforcement to give cyclists the right-of-way.

Run

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Awards:

Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female in each event, as well as the Top 3 Male/Female in each age group category (includes relay, Clydesdale/Athena, etc.)

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