i55 Triathlon Course
10 Minute SWIM / 30 Minute BIKE / 15 Minute RUN
Swim Course – 10 Minutes
- 25 yard pool
- Every lane is shared by two athletes, allowing them to split the lane and swim unimpeded at their own pace.
- There are length-counters tracking the distance you have swam at every turn.
- At the 9 minute point a “1 minute left” announcement is made.
- At 10 minutes a horn sounds signaling the end your swim.
- Swimmers may not exit pool until the 10 minute horn sounds.
- Swimmer may exit at either end of the pool.
- Athletes should proceed directly to transition 1 / biking area. it is never more than 100 yards from the pool.
Transition 1 – 5 Minutes
- Athletes have five(5) free minutes from the sound of the horn signalling the end of the swim to the bike start.
- If they exceed the five minutes it will start to deduct from their 30 minute bike time.
- Transition area is located next to athlete’s bike.
- Athletes bike will be mounted for them on the Elite Qubo Trainer in numerical order, easy for the athlete to find.
- Once athlete has completed their transition they must stand next to their bike with both feet on the ground until the signal that the five minute transition has ended and the bike segment started.
Bike Course – 30 Minutes
- Athlete brings their own bike.
- Bike will be set up on trainer along with odometer ready to ride when athlete arrives from the swim.
- It is automatically calibrated by the weight of the rider/bike against the roller.
- At the signal, athlete has thirty minutes to mount bike and ride as far as they are capable.
- At 29 minutes into the bike segment a “1 minute left” announcement is made.
- At 30 minutes a horn sounds signalling the end of bike segment.
Transition 2 – 5 Minutes
- Athletes have five (5) free minutes from the sound of the horn signalling the end of the bike to the run start.
- If they exceed the five minutes it will start to deduct from their 15 minute run time.
- Once changed, athlete’s should proceed to the run start.
Run Course – 15 Minutes
- Athletes must wait at the run start for the five minute transition time to expire and running leg to start.
- At the horn athletes have 15 minutes to run as far as they can.
- All run courses are Identical or similar to the illustration below. While the layouts might vary, the perimeter of every Indoor Triathlon USA Run Course equals 100 yards.
- Lap counters will be located at either end, every 50 yards, to track athlete’s distance.
- A participant must complete a 50 yard segment within the 15 minute time limit for that yardage to count in their total mileage.
- No credit is given for partial completion of a 50 yard portion.
- At 14 minutes a “1 minute left” announcement is made.
- After 15 minutes the horn will sound signaling the end of the run and the race.
How are race results tabulated?
- An athlete’s race result is the sum of the distances they accumulate in any one event; 10 Minute Swim, 30 Minute Bike and 15 Minute Run.
- Example: A race participant completes 600 yards (.341 miles) in the 10 Minute Swim, 8.5 miles in the 30 Minute Bike and 2.25 miles in the 15 Minute Run in an event.
- The participant’s race result is 11.091 miles (.341 + 8.5 + 2.25 = 11.091 miles).
- Athletes are ranked within the following age groupings; 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+
- An athlete’s age/age group is determined by their age as of 12/31 of that race year.
- The highest race results, both male and female, will receive the highest age group rankings. All other athlete’s race results will follow in descending order.