MIGHTY MUJER TRIATHLON 2014
300 yard swim – 15k bike – 2 mile run
April 19, 2014 - 7:30am
Mighty Mujer Triathlon is an all-female “super sprint” that starts with a 300-yard swim in an indoor pool. The 15k bike course is followed by a 2-mile run in the Memorial Park area in Central El Paso. The “super sprint” course is perfect for beginners; the rolling hills will challenge seasoned athletes! Athletes must be 12 years old or older.
INDIVIDUALS & TEAMS
Form a team with your girlfriends or family members! Each member of a team enters individually (no relay teams for this race) and indicates her team name on the race entry. Teams will compete against other teams three separate categories: MOTHER-DAUGHTER, FAMILY, GIRLFRIENDS. Teams can consist of 2 women (Mother-Daughter) or 4 women (Girlfriends or Family). The fastest average overall time wins in the category. Women who enter as a team and do not win the team category will stay in the running for Age Group and Athena awards.
Entry fee includes post-race snacks and drinks, race shirt, race timing, and other surprises.
$65 before March 1
$70 March 1 – April 10
$75 April 11- 16
$165 (includes $100 donation to Center Against Family Violence – 20 available)
REGISTRATION CLOSES ON APRIL 16.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!
REFUNDS & TRANSFERS. A partial refund of your triathlon registration fee minus $30 will be given up to March 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 March 15, no refunds will be given. There are no transfers allowed.
A SOUTHWEST CHALLENGE SERIES race!
Benefiting CENTER AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE, which provides confidential assistance, educational programs and hope to families in need.
Mighty Mujer 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).
SWIM TIME CERTIFICATION. Participants in the El Paso area must get their 300-yard swim certified during the month of March at one of three City of El Paso pools (Hawkins, O’Rourke, or Memorial) during regular lap swimming hours. Please visit the pool and tell them you are there to get your 300-yard swim certified. After paying the usual $2 entry fee, you will be timed by a member of the pool staff, and they will record your time on the Mighty Mujer Triathlon roster. Athletes with authorization to swim at Ft. Bliss facilities may be timed at two pools on base: Aquatics Training Center (MWF 1-4pm, WF 6-8pm), Replica (T/TH 8-11am, Sa/Su 5-8pm). More details available HERE.
Out-of-town participants must submit their swim times by email to firstname.lastname@example.org based on a 300-yard swim timed in March. Accurate swim times make the race more enjoyable for everyone!
Saturday, April 12 (2-5pm) – Up and Running (3233 N. Mesa)
Wednesday, April 16 (5-8pm) – N3L Optics (Cielo Vista Mall – upstairs near JC Penney)
Friday, April 18 (5-7pm) Memorial Park Pool (3251 Copper Ave.)
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, April 19
6am – Transition Area Opens
7am – Opening Ceremony & Mandatory Athlete Meeting
7:30am – RACE BEGINS
10am – Awards (estimated)
AWARDS. Awards will be given to the Top Female Overall, Top Family Team, Top Mother/Daughter Team, and Top Girlfriends Team. First through third place will be awarded for 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+. First through third place will be awarded to Athenas (Females 165+ lbs) Under 40 and Athenas (Females 165+ lbs) 40+.
TRAVEL. Stay at Hyatt Place – El Paso Airport and receive a great rate and wonderful service! $79/night for single or double accommodations, with complimentary breakfast and WIFI. Shuttle service available to and from El Paso International Airport, and to and from Mighty Mujer Triathlon on race day!! For reservations, call 800-993-4751 or 915-771-0022 and mention Group Code REP1. Please make reservations no later than April 7 to get this great rate.
PARKING. Parking at the race site is limited and we strongly encourage carpooling. Athletes will receive a parking permit at packet pickup and are encouraged to bring any family members/spectators in their cars. Please plan ahead and arrive early. Athletes 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!
CHIP TIMING. Chip Timing by CEP Timing.