June 3, 2018
200 YARD SWIM – 8 MILE BIKE – 2 MILE RUN
1,000 total slots available
$75 through March 31
$80 through April 30
$85 through Race Weekend
$125 through March 31
$130 through April 30
$140 through Race Weekend
Note: Relays can consist of 2 or 3 individuals.
Inside Out Sports Gift Card Entry (Limited Availability):
$100* through May 31, 2018 at 8:00am
Registration fee includes FREE entry to race and $100 Gift Card to Inside Out Sports. Gift Cards will be distributed at Packet Pick Up, June 2nd. Limited to 25 total.
*Note: $100 Registration does not include one-day USAT fee. Promo Codes do not apply to this entry.
Online registration closes at 8:00 AM on the Thursday before race day (May 31, 2018) . On-site registration MAY be available during normal packet pick-up hours. Please review this event site for more details regarding on-site registration.
T-shirt Guarantee Deadlines:
Participants registering on or before May 14, 2018 are GUARANTEED to receive an event t-shirt in the size that they request. After that date, all registrants will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis. We DO anticipate having enough shirts for all participants, but cannot guarantee that or that athletes will get the shirt size desired. Register early to guarantee a custom event shirt in your size.
Please find specific race day/week details here: RR S char 2018
Ramblin’ Rose events are sanctioned through USA Triathlon. You will be required to purchase a $15 one-day USAT license when you register if you are not a USAT annual member.
Also possible on Race Day, June 3rd from 6:00-7:00 AM at the race site (please arrive early).[Download Packet Pick-Up Guide]
RACE DAY INFO:
Official Race Start Time:
Parking – Plan to Carpool!
Please DO NOT park within the Heathstead Community (especially on Heathstead Place) to avoid impeding their resident’s access. Overflow parking is allowed within Beverly Woods Elementary but NOT directly on Heathstead Place.
Please DO NOT park ON any sidewalks in the area.
[Download Parking Map]
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.
Provided by the expert bike mechanics of BikeSource Charlotte starting at 6:30 AM near the BIKE OUT end of the Transition Area.
There will be a FREE transition clinic during Packet Pick Up at Inside Out Sports from 3-3:30pm for participants of the South Charlotte Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon. The clinic will include tips and information to help you become more comfortable with the layout and logistics of triathlon and how transition works. Time-saving strategies, gear (including apparel), and transition space layout will be addressed. A question and answer session will follow. No equipment is necessary. The clinic will take place outside the front entrance to Inside Out Sports on Church St., Charlotte.
HOST HOTEL 2018:
The Holiday Inn Express will be the host hotel for Ramblin’ Rose participants, family, and friends for 2018. They have offered a group rate ($119/night). Please mention Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon Athletes (RRA) when you call. Contact info below:
805 West Arrowood Road | Charlotte, NC 28217 | Tel 704.971.8720
AWARD CATEGORIES (Triathlon)
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 unclaimed awards.
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].
Races are held, rain or shine, unless Set Up Events determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day by Set Up Events 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, Set Up Events 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 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. There is a $31 refund processing fee (roughly equivalent to 50% of the early registration fee) and all additional portions of your entry fee will be refunded back to your method of payment.
All refunds must be made through the registration provider (RunSignUp).
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