FIT Family Series @ Portage Lakes State Park FINAL Confirmation

FIT Family Series @ Portage Lakes State Park 

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

This race serves as the championship race for the FIT Family Series. The triathlon starts off with a beautiful swim courses in Turkeyfoot Lake along the beach. Duathletes start off with a 5k out and back run within the park. The bike courses loop through the country roads surrounding the park. Both events finish with a run through the park with the finish line overlooking Portage Lakes. More Information

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

KIDZ TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

Race weekend kicks off with this super fun event that offers kids up to 15 years old a fun swimming, biking and running event. What kid does not like to swim, bike and run? The Kidz Triathlon & Duathlon features a kid friendly point-to-point swim courses (or opening runs for duathletes) in waist deep water along the beach followed by either a 5k or 10k (2-laps) bike courses and finishing with a cross country run within the park.

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

MINI TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

The mini distance triathlon will start off with a 250 yard point-to-point swim (in waist deep water along the beach), followed by a 7 mile loop course through the countryside and finishing with 2 mile out and back run within the park. Duathletes will start off with a 2 mile run.

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

SPRINT TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

The sprint distance triathlon features a 750 meter counter clockwise rectangle swim along the beach, while the duathletes are running an out & back 5k run within the park, followed by a single loop 22k bike course through the countryside surrounding the park and finishing with an out & back 5k run within the park before returning for a grand finish overlooking Turkeyfoot Lake.

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

OLYMPIC TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

The Olympic distance triathlon features a 1500 meter 2-lap counter clockwise rectangle swim along the beach, while the duathletes are running an out & back 5k within the park, followed by a double loop 40k bike course through the countryside surrounding the park and finishing with a two lap out & back 10k run within the park before returning for a grand finish overlooking Turkeyfoot Lake.

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 13 — Kidz Triathlon & Duathlon*

  • (Age 10 & under) 100y Swim — 5k Bike — ½mi Run
  • (Ages 11–15) 200y Swim — 10k Bike — 1mi Run

*Duathlon starts with a ¼mi Run (Age 10 & under) or a ½mi Run (Ages 11–15)

Saturday, September 13HFP Course Talk and Preview

Sunday, September 14 — Portage Lakes Triathlon & Duathlon

  • Mini: 250y Swim (2mi Run) — 7mi Bike — 2mi Run
  • Sprint: 750m Swim (5k Run) — 22k Bike — 5k Run
  • Olympic: 1500m Swim (5k Run) — 40k Bike — 10k Run

START TIMES

Saturday

  • 8:00am — Kidz Triathlon & Duathlon (Ages 11–15)
  • 9:15am — Kidz Triathlon & Duathlon (Age 10 & under)

Sunday

  • 7:30am — Mini Women’s start
  • 7:40am — Mini Men’s start
  • 7:50am — All Duathletes (Mini, Sprint and Olympic)
  • 7:50am — Sprint Triathlon Waves
  • 8:00am — Olympic Triathlon Waves

RACE PACKET PICK-UP

Portage Lakes State Park Beach Area

  • Saturday, September 13 from 7:00am–9:00am (Kidz Only)
  • Saturday, September 13 from 12:00pm–5:00pm
  • Sunday, September 14 from 6:00am–7:30am

There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION — packet pickup ONLY!

Online registration ends September 11th at NOON [GET REGISTERED NOW].

OPEN WATER TECHNIQUE & TRAINING / Portage Lakes Triathlon
The Official Swim Partner of HFP Racingwww.hfpracing.com

Learn energy saving techniques that will have you swimming faster, more comfortably and are guaranteed to better prepare you for your race!

Liquid Lifestyles Swimming has partnered with HFP Racing to bring you venue-specific training clinics designed to maximize your success and racing experience at each of their open water and pool events! Both beginner and advanced swimmers will benefit from the specialized swim instruction and detailed course preview. Triathlon specific skills such as sighting and navigational techniques, pack swimming, drafting techniques, buoy turns, entry and exit strategies, tempo training and stroke mechanics will be covered! Q&A will follow. Create lasting improvements in your technique, performance and satisfaction this season with Liquid Lifestyles Premier Swim Instruction!

All participants should be proficient at swimming 200 yds. continuously and comfortable in deep water

Where: Portage Lakes State Park – Akron, OH (map)
Schedule: Saturday, September 13: 2:00-3:00pm (Prior to the HFP Course Preview)

Registration Waiver: PDF

QUESTIONS??
Contact us @ 440.935.1097 or info@LiquidLifestyles.com


OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS:

WHERE IS PORTAGE LAKES STATE PARK?http://www.hfpracing.com/events/fit/portagelakes/directions.htm

OTHER QUESTIONS?????
Go to http://www.hfpracing.com/faq.htm for most of the important questions pertaining to the event.

FIRST TIMER OR JUST UNFAMILIAR WITH THE USA TRIATHLON RULES?
Go to http://www.hfpracing.com/race-rules.htm for more information.

ALSO CHECK OUT THIS LINK FOR A HANDY CHECKLIST
http://www.hfpracing.com/checklist.htm

GOOD LUCK AND SEE YOU THIS WEEKEND.

Sincerely,

Shannon Kurek, Race Director
HFP Racing

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