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Olympic/Sprint Triathlon Schedule of Events

Friday, September 13

8 a.m. Setup Transition Area Old Building Lot
1-6 p.m. Packet pick-up¹ Fort Raleigh National Historic Site²
4-8 p.m. Mandatory bike drop-off³ Transition Area
4-5 p.m. Practice swim Swim Entrance/Exit
6 p.m. Mandatory athlete meeting Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Saturday, September 14

5 a.m. Parking opens at Fort Raleigh Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
5-6:30 a.m. Shuttles begin for athletes Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
5:15 a.m. T1 opens Old Building Lot
5:15-7:30 a.m. Bike mechanical support Old Building Lot
5:30-6 a.m. Body marking and timing chip pick-up Olympic - Pavilion
6-6:45 a.m. Body marking and timing chip pick-up Sprint - Tent
6:30-7 a.m. Shuttles for general public Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
7 a.m. Olympic start Old Swimming Hole
7:10 a.m. Sprint start Old Swimming Hole
7-11 a.m. Spectator shuttles to Fort Raleigh and back
10-11:30 a.m. Post-race party Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
10:30 a.m. Awards - Sprint Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
11 a.m. Awards - Olympic Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bike pick-up Old Building Lot



² Packet pick-up (Sprint & Olympic) is under the tent located in the Lost Colony parking lot at Fort Raleigh. Have your ID and bib number ready. This will help expedite the process. Be prepared to show your USAT card if you have one.

³ Parking for bike drop-off will be at the airport parking lot (beside Old Swimming Hole). Spectators and athletes will ride the shuttle bus on Saturday for the event.

⁴ The USAT official will talk about USAT course rules including the most common violations. Debbie Luke, OBSE Race Director will present a course review followed by a Q & A.

⁵ You must show your bib to be body marked and to pick up your chip. Transition area closes at 6:45 a.m. Once closed you cannot re-enter. Remember, the last shuttle leaves from Fort Raleigh at 6 a.m.

Cumulative Cut-Off Times

From last wave into water

Olympic Distance: 2-4 hour total race

Swim: 1 hour (8 a.m.)
Bike: 3 hours (10 a.m.)
Run/Finish: 4 hours (11 a.m.)

Must be at mile 3 by 10:20 a.m.

Sprint Distance: 1-3 hour total race

Swim: 45 mins (8 a.m.)
Bike: 2 hours (9:15 a.m.)
Run/Finish: 3 hours (10:15 a.m.)

Must be at mile 3 by 10:20 a.m.