May 17, 2020
RALEIGH EVENT UPDATE: As you may know, today, (April 23, 2020) the Governor of North Carolina extended the Stay at Home Order until May 8. After this time Phase 1 of reopening may begin. Under this order groups of 10 or more will not be permitted. This does not bode well for endurance events such as ours.
THUS, WE HAVE LITTLE CHOICE BUT TO CANCEL THE 2020 RAMBLIN’ ROSE RALEIGH EVENT AND RETURN TO NORMAL IN 2021.
All registered athletes have been sent an email on how to manage their entry to defer into 2021 or transfer into any other 2020 Ramblin’ Rose Event.
We absolutely hate this situation and hope that you understand how difficult it is for us to have to cancel the 2020 event.
225 YARD SWIM – 8 MILE BIKE – 2 MILE RUN
700 total slots available
$75 through February 29
$80 through March 31
$85 through April 30
$90 through May 14
$95 through Race Weekend*
$150 through February 29
$160 through March 31
$170 through May 14
$180 through Race Weekend*
Note: Relays can consist of 2 or 3 individuals.
$50 through May 14
$60 through Race Weekend*
Online registration closes at 7:30 AM race morning (Sunday, May 17th).
*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 April 24, 2020 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.
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.
Saturday, May 16: 2:00 – 4:00pm at the race site.Download Packet Pick-Up Guide]
RACE DAY INFO:
AE Finley YMCA – YMCA of the Triangle
9216 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
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.
Please find specific race day/week details here: RR Raleigh Details 2020 PDF
Provided by the expert bike mechanics of Velofix – Raleigh starting at 6:30 AM near the BIKE OUT end of the Transition Area.
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 | May 16 4:00pm: at the race site
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 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].
DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree Valley
4100 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC, 27612
**Use this link HERE to reserve a room at the special Ramblin Rose rate of $129. Offer expires 4/16/2020.
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!
Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may defer your entry into the following year’s event for a deferral fee. You may also transfer into any future Ramblin’ Rose event in the same calendar year for a transfer fee.
All deferrals and transfers must be done within the RunSignUp platform.
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