2021 HFP RACING TRIATHLONS
USAT STATE OF OHIO AGE GROUP & HIGH SCHOOL TRIATHLON & DUATHLON CHALLENGE
August 1, 2021
Athletes from across Ohio are invited to participate in USA Triathlon’s Ohio State Age Group and High School Triathlon and Duathlon Challenge. This year’s event gives athletes from 13 years of age to 80 year of age, males and females, an opportunity to participate in an exciting and fun event. There are no qualifying requirements to participate. Duathletes are also welcome to participate in the duathlon division.
This year’s event, originally slated to be part of the Ohio State Ross Heart Hospital TriFit Challenge Triathlon that takes in downtown Columbus, Ohio was moved to Deer Creek State Park.
The event takes place in the scenic Deer Creek State Park in Pickaway County (about 35 minutes South of Columbus, OH) and features a mostly flat and fast course with a few rolling hills on the bike. Triathletes will be swimming a rectangular course along the beach while duathletes will start their race with a run within the park. The bike course take place on the roads surrounding Deer Creek Lake. The races finish with an out and back run course within the park.
Online registration is open.
Race Packet Pick-Up
Deer Creek Beach Area
- Race Packet pick up: Sunday from 5:30am – 6:45 am
There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION — packet pickup ONLY
All finishers will receive a handsome finisher amenity. The Top 3 male & female overall finishers in the Mini, Sprint & Olympic triathlons and duathlons will receive a commemorative plaque. The top division finisher in the Mini, Sprint and Olympic triathlons will receive a plaque commemorating their finish. The top relay team in each race will receive a commemorative plaque. For Aquabike, only the top overall finisher male and female will receive a commemorative plaque noting their finish.
- Mini Triathlon: 250y Swim – 7mi Bike – 2mi Run
- Mini Duathlon: 2mi Run – 7mi Bike – 2mi Run
- Sprint Triathlon: 750m Swim – 20k Bike – 5k Run
- Sprint Duathlon: 5k Run – 20k Bike – 5k Run
- Olympic Triathlon: 1500m Swim – 40k Bike – 10k Run
- Olympic Duathlon: 5k Run – 40k Bike – 10k Run
For those who prefer to race one element of the triathlon or duathlon we offer a relay division for our sprint and Olympic distance triathlons and duathlons. Relay teams consist of three (3) members (1 swimmer, 1 biker, 1 runner), each member will complete one segment of the race (2 members for duathlon teams). Each team member will exchange their timing chip bracelet at their assigned bike rack. There are NO age groups in this division.
Please see Terms & Conditions before registering..
|Race||Through 4/30/21||5/1/21 to 6/1/21||6/2/21 to 7/30/21||Race Weekend|
|Sprint Tri/Du Relay||$85||$90||$95||$110|
|Olympic Tri/Du Relay||$115||$120||$125||$140|
* Prices above reflect cost for USAT Annual Members and all participants MUST have a valid USAT license (annual or one-day).
If you are not a USAT member, adults may purchase a one-day membership for the event at $15 or an annual membership for $50. Youth (17 & under) may purchase an annual membership for $10.
- Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Fees listed above do not include the online TriRegistration processing fee.
- There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
- USA Triathlon Rule 3.2a. All age group athletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31 of the year of the event.
- If using a discount or sale code, only one code can be used per transaction.
Official Race T-shirt (if registered at least 20 days prior to event date), Goodie Bag, Post Race Food & Beverages, and ALL finishers will receive a handsome Finishers Medal (including all relay team members).
|Advanced Race Packet Pick-Up - Race Day Only||5:30am – 6:45am – Race Packet Pick-Up|
|5:30am – 7:15 am – Transition area open|
|7:30 am – Mini Triathlon Waves|
|7:40 am – All Duathletes (Mini, Sprint and Olympic)|
|7:40am – All Olympic Triathlon Waves|
|8:00am – Sprint Triathlon Waves|
MINI TRIATHLON & DUATHLON
The mini distance triathlon will start off with a 250 yard out and back swim (in waist deep water along the beach) in Deer Creek Lake, followed by a 7 mile out and back bike course through the countryside and finishing with 2 mile out and back run on the paved park road. Duathletes will start off with a 2 mile run on the same road path.
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SPRINT TRIATHLON & DUATHLON
The sprint distance triathlon features a 750 meter clockwise rectangle swim in Deer Creek Lake, while the duathletes are running an out & back 5k within the park, followed by an out & back 20k bike course through the gently rolling countryside surrounding the park and finishing with an out & back 5k run within the campground area on the paved park trail.
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OLYMPIC TRIATHLON & DUATHLON
The Olympic distance triathlon features a 1500 meter 2-lap clockwise rectangle swim in Deer Creek Lake, while the duathletes are running an out & back 5k within the park, followed by an out & back 40k bike course through the gently rolling countryside surrounding the park and finishing with a 2-lap out & back 10k run within the campground area on the paved park trail.
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ABOUT THE VENUE
Deer Creek State Park
20635 State Park Road 20, Mt Sterling, OH | Website
A true vacation destination, Deer Creek offers a balance of modern and rustic facilities to satisfy every visitor. Set amidst rich farming country, the park’s well-appointed resort, marina, large campground, and 18-hole golf course facilities blend perfectly with outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, camping, and hiking. The park also boasts a presidential connection with its historical Harding Cabin. In summer, Deer Creek offers nature programming, and in winter, snowmobiling and ice fishing.
Columbus Clippers Baseball | http://www.milb.com/columbus
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