ANTHEM HOLIDAY CLASSIC TRIATHLON
New Swim Start Procedure

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INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the 16th Annual Anthem Holiday Classic! This popular sprint triathlon is held in a great location on a fun, fast course. Consisting of a 400m heated pool swim, a fast 20km course and a 5km run to the finish, Holiday Classic is a great way to finish your 2017 season. Finisher medals for all participants!

SWIM START
We will start the swim fastest to slowest. There will be signs around the pool representing your estimated swim time. Please seed yourself accordingly.

DISTANCES
ADULT TRIATHLON & RELAY
Swim 400m pool swim
Bike 20km (3 loops)
Run 5km

KIDS TRIATHLON (Every finisher in the kid’s triathlon gets a medal)
Ages 14 and under
Swim 200m pool swim
Bike 4.5 miles
Run 1/2 mile

COST
ADULTS
$69 Prior to 11:59pm October 9
$79 Prior to 11:59pm November 26
$89 Prior to 6pm December 8
$100 Day of registration

KIDS (Every finisher gets a medal)
$39 Prior to 11:59pm October 9
$49 Prior to 11:59pm November 26
$59 Prior to 6pm December 8
$70 Day of registration

RELAY
$100 Prior to 11:59pm November 26
$125 Prior to 6pm December 8
$150 Day of registration

RACER AMENITIES
Race shirt
Ladies specific shirts
Post-race refreshments
Finisher medals for all participants
Expo:

SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8
3:00 p.m. Packet pick up and registration opens at Tribe Multisport
7624 East Indian School Road #101
Scottsdale AZ 85251
6:00 p.m. Packet pick up and registration closes at Tribe Multisport
Please note that timing chips are only available race morning.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9
7:30 a.m. Packet and timing chip pick up at The Anthem Community Center.
8:50 a.m. Athletes that anticipate taking over 2 hours to complete triathlon
9:00 a.m. Men’s swim start (fastest to slowest)
9:30 a.m. Relay swim start
9:35 a.m. Women’s swim start (fastest to slowest)
10:30 a.m. Kids Triathlon
11:00 a.m. Awards

Registration will remain open until 10:30 a.m. So if you have a child racing you do not have to be there early.

SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
Absolutely no headphones allowed**
All participants must wear a helmet on the bike route**
**Infraction will results in disqualification

SWIM START
We will start the swim fastest to slowest. There will be signs around the pool representing your estimated swim time. Please seed yourself accordingly.

COURSE
SWIM (Pool is heated)
Start will be youngest to oldest
Each athlete will be started one at a time with a 15 second gap. Enter the pool feet first. No diving! Up lane 1, under the lane lines, down lane 2, under the lane lines, up lane 3, etc. On completing the 8 lanes in the pool you will have done 200 yds. and will need to return to the swim start for a second loop. As you reenter the pool the starter will give you the right of way over athletes waiting to start.

Anthem TA & Pool

BIKE – 20km
There will be a designated lane separating bike traffic from vehicular traffic around the entire course.
Exit the Community Center on Freedom Way
North on Freedom Way to Anthem Way
East on Anthem Way to Daisy Mountain
South on Daisy Mountain to Dedication
North on Dedication to Memorial
West on Memorial to Freedom
North on Freedom to lap or transition
Three loops

Holiday Classic Bike Route

RUN – 5km
The run course utilizes the paved Anthem Trail System and sidewalks.
Starting from transition area cross the bridge into the park and head south o the Anthem Trail System.
South on trail crossing Whitman then Memorial to Gavillan Peak (MCSO Deputies will be at road crossing)
Continue south on Gavillan Peak to turnaround
North on Gavillan Peak to Anthem Way
Anthem Way east to Community Center and Finish line

Anthem Sprint Triathlon Adult Run

YOUTH RUN – 1/2 Mile

youth-run

TIMING
This event will be chip timed by 4 Peaks Racing using triathlon chips that need to be returned. Lost or unreturned chips will be charged to the athlete. Results will be available live at the results kiosk on a big screen TV.

TIMING CHIPS
Timing chips will be available race morning. Chips should be worn on your left ankle and must be returned at the finish.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Take I-17 to Anthem Way (5 miles North of Carefree Highway). Exit east onto Anthem Way. Proceed straight through two sets of lights to Freedom Way. Turn right onto Freedom and into the Anthem Community Center parking lot.
41130 N Freedom Way
Anthem AZ 85086
Parking is also available at:
The Anthem Community Park (access from Gavillan Peak Parkway between Anthem Way & Whitman and walk across the bridge to the community center)
Surface street parking on Whitman between Gavillan Peak Parkway and Freedom Way

AWARDS
Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers 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+
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
Clydesdales (Men 200 +lbs.)
Athena’s (Women 150+ lbs.)
Relay

VOLUNTEERS
If you are interested in volunteering for this or any other event please contact volunteer@4peaksracing.com

SPONSORSHIP
For information on sponsorship and having a booth at this event please contact sponsorship@4peaksracing.com

December 09 2017

Details

Date: December 9
Time: 9:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Anthem Community Center

41130 N Freedom Way
Anthem, AZ 85086 United States

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