CACTUS MAN
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CACTUS MAN TRIATHLON 2018- Athlete Guide

Wanted for displays of speed and athleticism, Cactus Man is coming back to Tempe! Bringing you the familiarity of Tempe Town Lake with both Sprint and Olympic distances for individual and relay competitors. See you at the second annual Cactus Man!

VOLUNTEERS
We couldn’t put on this event without significant volunteer support. For volunteer opportunities please contact volunteer@4peaksracing.com

SPONSORSHIP
We greatly appreciate the support of our partners. For information on sponsorships please contact sponsors@4peaksracing.com

DISTANCES
Sprint – 750m swim, 12 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Olympic- 1500m swim, 24 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

LOCATION
Tempe Arts Park
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281

COST
SPRINT
To January 31
$90 Individual
$155 Relay

February 1 – 28
$100 Individual
$165 Relay

March 1-31
$110 Individual
$175 Relay

April 1 – 15
$120 Individual
$185 Relay

April 16 – 24
$195 Relay

April 16 – 25
$135 Individual

OLYMPIC
To January 31
$105 Individual
$175 Relay

February 1 – 28
$115 Individual
$185 Relay

March 1-31
$125 Individual
$195 Relay

April 1 – 15
$135 Individual
$205 Relay

April 16 – 24
$215 Relay

April 16 – 25
$150 Individual

AQUA BIKE
We are happy to open Cactus Man to Aqua Bike athletes for 2018. Aqua Bike athletes will start with the corresponding wave and complete the swim and bike only. Final time will be calculated at BIKE IN. Once you have finished please make your way to the finish line at your leisure to collect your medal, grab a drink and return your timing chip.

TEAM CONTEST
We will be running two team competitions this year. One in the Sprint and one in the Olympic. The winner will be the team with the top 3 men’s and top 3 women’s individual triathlon times combined.

RACER AMENITIES
Race shirt
Ladies specific shirts
Post-race refreshments
Finisher medals
Athlete goodie bag

Ladies Cut Sizing Guide

Men’s Cut Sizing Guide

PARKING
CLICK HERE for parking in Downtown Tempe. Please note there is no parking at Tempe Center for the Arts or Tempe Beach Park during packet pick up and race day.

SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
• 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pre race packet pickup
Moxie Multisport
2952 N. Hayden Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85251

SATURDAY, APRIL 28
• 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Expo and packet pickup at race location
Tempe Arts Park
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281
• 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Optional bike check-in**
• 1:00 p.m. Athlete meeting
• 2:00 p.m. ONE Multisport transition clinic
• 3:00 p.m. Athlete meeting
**You may check your bike race morning. There will be security at transition beginning 12:00 p.m. Saturday until the last bike is checked out after the race.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29
• 4:45 a.m. Transition opens
• 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Packet pickup
• 6:20 a.m. National Anthem
• 6:25 a.m. Transition closes
• 6:30 a.m. Wave 1 – Pro Men and Women, Olympic Men 39 & Under (Yellow swim cap)
• 6:33 a.m. Wave 2 – Olympic Men 40 & Over (Navy swim cap)
• 6:36 a.m. Wave 3 – Olympic Women & Olympic Relay (Pink swim cap)
• 6:40 a.m. Wave 4 – Sprint Men (Red swim cap)
• 6:43 a.m. Wave 5 –Sprint Women & Sprint Relay (Blue swim cap)
• 7:45 a.m. Swim course cut off
• 8:30 a.m. No new bike course laps
• 8:45 a.m. Sprint Distance awards
• 9:30 a.m. Bike Course cut-off and transition opens
• 9:45 a.m. Olympic Distance awards
• 10:30 a.m. No new run course laps

HOST HOTEL
Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe
1415 N. Scottsdale Road
Tempe AZ 85281
CLICK HERE for room information

PACKET PICK UP
Photo ID required to pick up race packet
If you are a USA Triathlon member please have proof of membership
You have to pick up your race packet in person (no one can pick up yours and you cannot pick up for anyone else)
Each member of a relay team must check in but the whole does not have to pick up their packets together

USA TRIATHLON
This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT), the governing body of multisport in North America. One of the many roles played by USAT is that of insurance provider for this race. As such USAT requires that every participant be either (1) an annual member and provide proof of membership at packet pick up, or (2) purchase a one day membership at packet pick up. Please visit www.usatriathlon.org for more information.

SITE MAP

SWIM
Brought to you by ONE Multisport

CLICK HERE for water temp. At the bottom under Extra Sensors “Extra Temp 2” is the real time water temp

BIKE
Brought to you by Racelab
Sprint = 1 lap
Olympic = 2 laps

RUN
Brought to you by Tri Scottsdale
Sprint = 1 lap
Olympic = 2 laps

Safety is our number one priority. As such 4 Peaks Racing reserves the right to make any changes necessary to the event.

AWARDS
Top 3 male and female Pro in the Olympic distance
Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in the Sprint and Olympic distance.
Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the Sprint and Olympic distance per the following age groups:
10-14
15-19
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+
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:

    Olympic

Paratriathlete
Aqua Bike
Clydesdales (Men 200 +lbs)
Athenas (Women 150+ lbs)
Relay coed
Relay male
Relay female

    Sprint

Paratriathlete
Aqua Bike
Clydesdales (Men 200 +lbs)
Athenas (Women 150+ lbs)
Relay coed
Relay male
Relay female

RACE TIMING
This event is timed using equipment by RFID Timing Systems. All participants need to wear a timing chip around their ankle with the Velcro strap provided. The chips are reusable and need to be returned after the event. These chips are the athlete’s responsibility and missing chips will be charged to the athletes.

RESEARCH STUDY
You are being contacted about the opportunity to participate in a research study involving endurance athletes. The purpose of this study is to examine how gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, mood, and endurance exercise performance relate to one another. If you participate, you’d be asked to fill out a series of surveys requiring a total of 10-15 minutes of your time.

To be eligible participate, you must meet the following criteria:
· Be aged 18 years or older
· Be participating in an endurance event (running race, triathlon, bike race) that lasts at least one hour

This study is being conducted by Patrick Wilson, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Movement Sciences at Old Dominion University. If you are interested in participating or learning more, please contact Dr. Wilson at pbwilson@odu.edu.

April 29 2018

Details

Date: April 29
Time: 6:30 am
Event Category:

Venue

Tempe Arts Park

700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States

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