august, 2020

2020sat01aug7:30 AMsun16(aug 16)11:59 PMAnn Arbor Tri (August 1 - 16): Self Supported AKA "Virtual"Sprint • Aquabike • Duathlon • Mini Sprint • Relay • Collegiate7:30 AM - 11:59 PM (16) EST Pinckney Recreation Area, Halfmoon Lake Beach, 8725 Hankerd Rd, Gregory, MI 48137Event Type :Aquabike,Duathlon,TriathlonRegister now!Athlete Guide!Results

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Event Details

With the recent rise of COVID-19 cases, this year’s Ann Arbor Tri is going to be a self-supported aka virtual event.

The bike course will be marked in white paint by 6 a.m. on August 1. That said, there are no guarantees the paint will last.
Please familiarize yourself with course maps and/or
download maps to your devices if that is available to you.  Happy Racing!

It’s everything you know and love about Ann Arbor Tri, but now you can race anytime between August 1 and August 16. Upload your time to the results page and compete for real awards that will be presented during our virtual award ceremony on August 17.

Sprint • Aquabike • Duathlon • Mini Sprint • Relay • Collegiate

The iconic and classic Ann Arbor Tri continues the tradition!

Held in the Pinckney Recreation Area at Halfmoon Lake, one of the largest state parks in all of Michigan, you’ll swim the open waters of Halfmoon, bike the rolling paved country roads of the surrounding rural area, then run the Poto. It’s a classic course you’ll come back to again and again.

Support our featured charity, Make-A-Wish by joining DREAM TEAM. DREAM TEAM is a dedicated group of individuals coming together to form a TEAM! The DREAM TEAM participates in endurance events such as triathlons, marathons, 5ks, 10k, etc. and raise funds for Make-A-Wish Michigan, helping grant wishes to Michigan children with a critical illness. The Dream Team believes wish kids deserve to have a wish granted…but there are costs associated with granting wishes. By raising funds for Make-A-Wish Michigan and committing to participate in the race, we can help grant wishes!

You’ll get your choice of shirt and all of our options are pictured below!

4 models in t-shirt options
Ann Arbor tri swag

Due to extenuating circumstances, we are unable to have medals for this race.  Instead, all participants will be getting a personal swim buoy ($40 value) along with all of the goodies pictured above.

  • THE DETAILS
>> Packet Pickup

Friday, July 31
4 – 6 p.m.
Epic HQ: 600 South Wagner, Ann Arbor, MI

If you plan to pick up your packet, please fill out this form so we will be ready for you. If you don’t fill out the form, you packet will be mailed to you.

>> Reporting Results

It’s a virtual race with real awards which means we need your times!

How do I track my race? You may utilize Strava, Garmin, All Trails, or any other tracker of your choice

How do I enter my time? Click here for detailed instructions!

How do I time the swim? If you don’t have access to a tracking app to time the swim a watch is just fine! If you choose not to time the swim you will be asked to use the default time of 25min for the swim leg.

How will results be verified? We are all in this together! Although this race is set up differently we expect everyone will be a good sport when it comes to racing on our approved course and in the proper race category. We may contact you to verify race results if necessary.

Race Distances >> Race Distances

Choose Your Challenge!

Mini-Sprint: 400m swim, 14-mile paved road bike, 2-mile trail run

Sprint: 800m swim,14-mile paved road bike, 5-mile trail run

Aquabike: 800m swim, 14-mile paved road bike

Duathlon: 2-mile trail run, 14-mile paved road bike, 5-mile trail run

Relay: Sprint and Mini-Sprint Distances

Athena and Clydesdale divisions are available for the Sprint event.

Zero Waste >> Zero Waste

epic races happy planet runningThe event is a Leave No Trace event. Learn more about our race-day recycling and composting efforts here. Want more information about running a great race and leaving no trace? Click here to visit Happy Planet Running!

Epic Races Hotel Options >> Lodging

Room Blocks available: Friday, July 31 & Saturday, August 1, 2020

COMFORT INN CHELSEA $119

Combines small town charm with easy access to the hustle and bustle of Ann Arbor.

(734) 433-8000

1645 Commerce Park Dr, Chelsea, MI  48118
(10 miles from start)
Last day to book: Friday, July 31, 2020

  • Free High-Speed Internet
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Fitness Center
  • Heated Pool and Spa
  • COURSE MAPS:

Bike Map (All Distances)

Download Map

2-Mile and 5-Mile Trail Runs

Sprint (5-mile) and Mini-Sprint (2-mile) Run Maps

  • AGE GROUPS AND AWARDS:

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+

What’s this?

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

  • DIRECTIONS:

Results

Results

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