EAGLE IN THE SUN TRIATHLON 2014
400y swim – 12mi bike – 5k run
August 31, 2014 – time TBD
Registration for 2014 opens March 15!
EVENT DESCRIPTION – Eagle in the Sun Triathlon begins with a 400-yard, time-trial swim in the Socorro ISD Aquatic Center. The bike course takes athletes east on a mostly flat 12mi loop and ends with a 5k run ending in the Socorro Activities Complex (football stadium).
Entry fee includes post-race snacks and drinks, race shirt, chip timing, and other surprises!
$65 before August 1
$75 August 1 – August 27
$90 before August 1
$110 August 1– August 27
$120 before August 1
$150 August 1 – August 27
$165 (includes $100 donation to charity – 10 available)
REGISTRATION CLOSES ON AUGUST 27
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!
REFUNDS & TRANSFERS. A partial refund of your triathlon registration fee minus $30 will be given up to July 15 for requests made in writing to the race director (no emails). Mail requests to Race El Paso, P.O. Box 23208, El Paso, TX 79923. After July 15 no refunds will be given. There are no transfers allowed.
A SOUTHWEST CHALLENGE SERIES race!
Race benefits scholarships for El Paso area students.
Eagle in the Sun is USAT-sanctioned; USAT rules apply.
USAT MEMBERSHIP. All athletes must be members of USA Triathlon to compete. If you do not have an annual membership, you must purchase a one-day pass for $12. Every athlete must pick up his or her own race packet. On-site packet pickup will require photo proof of identity (driver’s license, passport, etc).
MINIMUM AGE. Athletes must be 12 years old or older to compete in the individual category. Children under 12 may participate in the swim or run portion of a relay team, but they may NOT participate in the cycling portion of the triathlon.
ESTIMATED SWIM TIME. Enter your best estimated 400-yard swim time during registration. You are required to get your swim time certified by mid-August. Details to come.
PACKET PICKUP – TBA
RACE DAY SCHEDULE – TBA
AWARDS. Awards go to the Top Male Overall and Top Female Overall. 1st through 3rd place will be awarded to males and females in each of the following categories: 14 & Under, 15-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+. 1st through 3rd place will be awarded to Clydesdales (Males 220+ lbs) Under 40, Clydesdales 40+, Athenas (Females 165+ lbs) Under 40, Athenas 40+, and Relay.
TRAVEL. A number of hotels are available in the George Dieter/I-10 area.
PARKING. Athletes will receive a parking permit and are encouraged to bring family members/spectators in their cars. Please plan ahead and arrive early. Check out the Race Green page for additional information on carpooling and offsetting your carbon emissions!
BIKE RENTALS. Road bike rentals are available at Crazy Cat Cyclery – Airport (915.772.9666) and The Bicycle Company (915.544.2453) on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve early!
Special Bonus! Included in your registration is a one year subscription to a magazine of your choice – a $20 value! Select from: Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Bicycling or Prevention. Details on how to claim your subscription or request a refund will be found in your Virtual Race Bag.