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Event: 7th Annual Hagerstown Sprint Triathlon
Date: Sunday- July 21, 2013
Place: Halfway Park- Hagerstown, MD
Type: Sprint Course Map
Distance: 300 Meter Swim (Pool)
11 Mile Bike Directions
3.1 Mile Run
Updated 7 days before the event Part. Guide
Updated 7 days before the event Bib-swim List
Welcome to the official site of the 7th Annual Hagerstown Sprint Triathlon. Please see our Youth Races and Running pages for details on the 7th Annual Youth Triathlon and the Hagerstown 5K Run #2 held on the same weekend as this race.
This race sells out each year so act quickly!
Win an iPad2 at the Hagerstown Sprint Triathlon! Winner will be announced at the awards ceremony, you do not need to be present to win. You can secure your chance(s) to win during the registration process.
Special Offer: If you register by January 15th you will automatically be given 10 chances to win at no extra fee!
This Sprint distance Triathlon will start and end at Halfway Park in Hagerstown, MD.....just 25 minutes from Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. This is a great course for the beginner or the experienced triathlete who wants to go fast! We will host the Hagerstown Youth Triathlon and Hagerstown 5K Run #2 during this weekend. See those pages for details.
Race Limit: 450 participants
Start: We will start the Open/Elite Division first (limited to12 men and12 women). The age group and relay athletes will follow the Open/Elite waves.
Swim Course: The swim is in a 25 meter pool which is only 4 feet deep. Swimmers will complete 12 lengths (6 laps). Open/Elite Division will swim in their own lane and stay to the same side of their lane the entire swim. The age group and relay athletes will begin one at a time every 10 seconds swimming down and back in each lane before changing lanes. A simple rule of thumb here is that all lane changes are made at the same side of the pool where you begin. See the swim format HERE
Bike Course: The bike course is a loop on public roads. The course is slightly rolling with no major climbs and has wide shoulders for most of the loop.
Run Course: The run is entirely in the park using the path and park road. We are redesigning the course this year to do an out and back.
Transition Area: There is only one transition area for this event.
Timing: This event will be chip timed! We will be providing race day results as well as split times that will be posted within 24 hours of the event.
This race supports the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County. Boys & Girls Clubs of America has a lineup of tested and proven nationally recognized programs that address today's most pressing youth issues, teaching young people the skills they need to succeed in life. www.bgcwc.com
This is not a USAT sanctioned event so there are no additional sanction charges for this race.
Now offering Custom Finisher Medals, new this year!
Early Registration- through January 14
Age Group Participant: $65.00
Open/Elite Division: $65.00
Relay Team: $90.00
Regular Registration- beginning January 15
Age Group Participant: $75.00
Open/Elite Division: $75.00
Relay Team: $120.00
Charity Spots: Portion of your entry supports the Boy and Girls Club
Age Group Participant: $100.00
Open/Elite Division: $100.00
Relay Team: $150.00
There are no refunds, transfers or deferments for this race. If you are unable to race you can automatically cancel your registration on imATHLETE.com and receive a coupon to use towards another Racine MultiSports race within 12 months. The coupon value is determined below.
-Races not sold out, you will receive a 75% coupon credit until 7 days prior to the event.
-Races sold out or within 7 days of the event, there is no coupon offer for cancelations.
-Coupons do not cover any registration fees that are higher than the value of the coupon.
Top 3 in each of the following categories:
Open Division Male and Female**
Masters Overall Male and Female (40+)*
Age Groups Male and Female: 16 and under, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
Relay Teams: Male, Female, Coed and All Family*
Your race age is based on your age on December 31, 2013.....same ruling as USAT.
*First place only in this category
**The Open Division is designed for experienced or elite athletes. The Open Division and Age Group Categories will have separate awards. The Open Division will be the first swim wave. This division is recommended for men who can complete this Sprint distance in less than 1:05 and women less than 1:15. If you meet these recommendations yet would rather compete in the age group category you may do so.
Medals and Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race. No award or medal will be mailed automatically. For a fee of $10 we will mail your medal or award upon your request.
17901 Halfway Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Saturday: 3:00 - 5:45PM Packet Pickup
Sunday: 5:00 - 6:15AM Packet Pickup
5:00AM Transition Area Opens
6:30AM Pre-Race Meeting
6:45AM Elite and Relay on pool deck
7:00AM Race Start
11:00AM (approx.) Awards Ceremony
All athletes must have an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened before entering the bike course. Your local bike shop can provide you with assistance to ensure your helmet meets approval. Drafting is prohibited on the bike course. You must keep 4 bike lengths from the cyclist in front of you. Bikers and runners must obey all traffic rules/laws and race official instructions. Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic. No outside assistance is allowed and no one other than the athletes are permitted in the transition area.
Hotel options within 3 miles of race site include:
Country Inn & Suites
Spring Hill Suites
Holiday Inn Express
Want to have some fun and get a t-shirt? Become a volunteer for this event! As with all multi-sport events the volunteers are a critical part to make the race enjoyable for the athletes. Please contact us at email@example.com if you are available to help us with this event.
See the Results page for race results.
2012 Sprint Chris Miller 53:04 Sarah Boward 1:01:40
2011 Sprint Lucas McCollum 50:44 Megan Martin 58:11
2010 Sprint Lucas McCollum 50:04 Karla Pekor 1:02:51
2009 Sprint Herb Spicer 50:51 Maria Rubeling 1:04:
2008 Sprint Herb Spicer 52:08 Megan Knepper 57:17
2007 Sprint Peter Leo 57:04.3 Megan Knepper 58:49
Course Record Holders:
Lucas McCollum 50:04 (2010) Megan Knepper 57:17 (2008)
We are excited to announce that Hypnotic Imagery will be photographing this event. Details will be provided soon after the event on the link to use to find your photos.