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2020 Athlete Guide

WELCOME, TRIATHLETES!

We’re thrilled that you’ll be joining us for the Self-Supported Virtual Ann Arbor Tri. Read on for all the important information you’ll need to help you get ready for your big day. Please check back here frequently for updates!

Note: The race course is not marked and the road is open to traffic. You may complete your race using our routes or a route of your choosing if you feel more comfortable doing so. The running portion of the event must be completed as a trail run, but you may select any location to complete the run or the bike!

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT PACKET PICKUP!

Date: July 31
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Place: Epic HQ Annex, 600 South Wagner, Ann Arbor

If you are registered for packet pick-up and do not attend your package will be available in our drop box pictured left.  It will not be mailed, so please only register for packet pickup if you really plan to pick up your stuff!

Please be sure you have a current Recreation Passport.  Vehicles without Recreation Passports will be issued notices to pay the fee.  For details and pricing for both in state and out of state Recreation Passports CLICK HERE.

Join us for our award ceremony via Zoom and Facebook Live!

Date: Friday, August 21
Time: 5 – 5:30 p.m.

~Overall and Age Group Awards will be announced as well as Epic Raffle Prizes~30

SEE HOW MUCH FUN WE ALL HAD AT OUR LAST ZOOM AWARD CEREMONY
(You may want to fast-forward, the recording started early!)

Age Groups (Male and Female Age Divisions):

19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Note: There must be a minimum of 10 participants in an entire event in order to hand out age group awards.  Overall awards will be given out regardless of the number registered. For example, if there are 3 participants in the female Aquabike, there will be one overall winner, but no age group winners.  If there are 15 in the female Aquabike, there will be one overall winner and age group winners as well.

Sprint/Mini Sprint
1st Place Overall Male/Female
1st Place Masters Male/Female
Top 10% in each age-group Male/Female

Collegiate
1st Place Overall Male/Female

Athena & Clydesdale Sprint
1st Place Male/Female 39&under
1st Place Male/Female 40+

Aquabike & Duathlon
1st Place Overall Male/Female
1st Place Masters Male/Female
Top 10% in each in each age-group Male/Female

Relay Awards
1st team in each category

To be eligible for awards, you will need to compete on our official course (see course maps and GPS downloads)  and upload your results by noon on the day of the award ceremony.

You may submit a time or upload a GPX. To upload a GPX first download to your computer and then use that file when you submit your results.

For swim information, please write this: For a virtual race, we do not recommend swimming outside the designated swim area. Please click on the tab below to learn about recommendations.

GPX? TCX? What are all these crazy acronyms?!

For those utilizing smart devices these various GPS coordinates bring a digital map straight to your pocket. However, if you prefer a hard copy map we have you covered above! Just remember you must use our routes in order to be eligible for awards!

NOTE: You will need to create an AllTrails account if you’d like to download GPX, but you do not need to pay for this account downloads are available with a free subscription.

Have any Questions about how to transfer distances, changing shirt sizes or anything inbetween? Epic FAQ’s is here to save the day! click the button to see the answers to all our frequently asked Questions!!