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Ramblin’ Rose Raleigh

May 18th, 2014

225 YARD SWIM – 9 MILE BIKE – 2 MILE RUN

[IMPORTANT - Pre-Race Newsletter & Digital Race Bag]

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

700 total slots available

Individual Entry:
$75 through February 28, 2014
$80 through April 15, 2014
$85 through Race Weekend*

Relay Entry:
$125 through February 28, 2014
$130 through April 15, 2014
$140 through Race Weekend*

Note: Relays can consist of 2 or 3 individuals.

Registration Deadlines:

Online registration closes at 8:00 AM on the Thursday before race day.
*On-site registration MAY be available during normal packet pick-up hours. Please review this event site for more details regarding on-site registration.

USAT Requirement:

Ramblin’ Rose events are sanctioned through USA Triathlon. You will be required to purchase a $12 one-day USAT license when you register if you are not a USAT annual member.

PACKET PICK-UP:

Saturday, May 17th: 12-4 PM
Inside Out Sports (RALEIGH STORE)
8111 Creedmoor Rd, St 124, Raleigh, NC 27613 [map]

Also possible on Race Day, May 18th: 6:00-7:15 AM at the race site (please arrive early).

[Download Packet Pick-Up Guide]

RACE DAY INFO:

Host Venue:

AE Finley YMCA – YMCA of the Triangle 
9216 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Start Time:

8:00 AM

Parking:

Please [download a parking map]. Please note, if you choose to park in the AE Finley YMCA lots, you will not be able to leave until the event concludes.

Pre-Race Wrenching: 

Provided by the expert bike mechanics of Performance Bicycle starting at 6:30 AM near the BIKE OUT end of the Transition Area.

Bag Check: 

Available at the POD container near the finish line. Participants need to provide their own bags. Please do not give us your valuables. We are not responsible for lost or damaged items.

SWIM START ORDER:

When you arrive at packet pick-up on race weekend, you will be asked to rate your swimming ability on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the strongest, using the [SWIM ABILITY CHART] as a guide. This swim ability will determine the starting order of the swim for race day participants.

PRE-RACE TRANSITION/INFORMATION CLINIC

AE Finely YMCA – Saturday May 17// 3:00-4:00 
The AE Finley YMCA Multisport Team will be hosting a free pre-race clinic at the race site on the day before the race. This clinic is FREE and is highly recommended for anyone new to triathlon and/or first-time Ramblin’ Rose participants.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

Top 3: overall, masters, relays, age groups: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 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 & over. Sorry, we do not ship awards.

LODGING PARTNER:

La Quinta

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Raleigh – Crabtree
2211 Summit Park Lane
Raleigh, NC 27612
919.785.0071

$69* Rate for Ramblin’ Rose Athletes

*Must reserve room by April 25 to receive special rate

 

 

FAQS AND GEAR LIST:

Relieve your anxiety about the unknowns associated with training for and participating in your first Ramblin’ Rose. Get the answers to your questions by referencing our [FAQ Sheet]. Also, eliminate the worries related to possibly forgetting something on race day by downloading the [Official Ramblin' Rose Gear Checklist].

WEATHER POLICY:

Races are held, rain or shine, unless Endurance Magazine determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day Endurance Magazine and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Triathlon recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of triathlon. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Endurance Magazine reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.

TRANSFER & REFUND POLICIES:


Race entries are non-transferable between events, years, and individuals. No exceptions will be made!

If you are unable to participate for any reason, you will be able to request a 50% refund until exactly one month to the day prior to race day. Refund requests received after this deadline will not be processed for any reason.

Upon completing and sending the [REFUND REQUEST FORM] you will receive an auto-reply as a confirmation that your request was successfully submitted. A refund check will be mailed during the week of the race for which you are requesting a refund. Please do not contact us regarding your refund request status, unless you have not received your refund check by the week AFTER the race.

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