Swim Start and Explanation
is seeded based on your given 300yd swim time. Seeds will be posted on this site by Thursday prior to race day.
It is important to provide us with an accurate 300yd time so we can maintain order in the pool. We understand your speed
may change from the time you register until race day so changes to swim times can be made up until 1 week before the race
by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Changes cannot be guaranteed, but we will make our best effort.
Racers will swim in a serpentine fashion in our
25 yard pool i.e. will complete first lap by swimming down right side of lane, back the left side of lane, cross under lane
line, repeat again for second lap and continue until completing 6 laps and exiting in the diving area. Each racer will enter
the water every 20 seconds. If you need to pass an athlete in the pool, gently tap the swimmers ankle and pass swiftly.
No flotation devices, motors, flip turns or backstroke swimming are allowed during the swim. Sorry!
Open to individuals
14 years of age or older as of December 31 of the current year and two or three person relay teams. The right to accept or
reject any entry is reserved.
All registrants or parent/legal guardian must sign a
race waiver during packet pick up.
Pre-registration is encouraged!!! However,
racers may register on the evening prior to the race at packet pick-up or on race day. Race day registration
will close at 7:40AM. Please note:racers who do not pre-register by the Monday prior to the race are not guaranteed
to be seeded and will most likely start at the back of the line.
information will be posted on the website as soon as it is processed. If you notice an error in your information, please email
email@example.com with the correct information.
Packet Pick Up
Race packets can be picked up Friday night prior to the race in at the
Lewisburg Ice Rink building from 5:30 to 7:30PM OR on race day from 6-7:40AM near the transition area. Packet pick-up
will close PROMPLTY at 7:40AM.
Please check race information to be sure all the information is correct.
If a change in age, sex, or division is needed, tell the timer asap.
Transition Area &
The bike & run transition area (TA) is located in the Lewisburg
Ice Rink parking area on St. Lawrence St. and will be closed for parking during the event. Event parking is
available in the old PA House parking lot located on St. Mary's St.
is gravel. Shoes will be allowed to be stored and put on outside of the TA in the grassy area following the
All athletes registered by August 1 will be guaranteed a race
t-shirt and goody bag. All racers will receive post-race food & refreshments.
Area Community Pool will be open to the public following the event. Locker rooms will be open for use during and after
Volunteers are committed to make your
race a safe and memorable experience. Transportation will be provided back to the facility for any athlete unable to
complete the course for any unexpected reason. Local emergency personnel will be on alert during the event.
No refunds available for any reason. You do have the option to transfer your current year's
entry to another, self-selected, athlete to be used for the current year's race or you may rollover your registration to next
year's race. A $5 administrative fee is required to complete the transfer from athlete to athlete. The entry form and the
$5 transfer fee must be received by August 1. NO ENTRY TRANSFERS FOR ANY REASON AFTER August 1! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for transfers.
The LARA Triathlon is NOTsanctioned by USA
Triathlon. You will not need a USAT license to participate.
Event in professionally chip timed. Race
is seeded based on swim times with swimmers starting every 20 seconds. It is imperative that athletes line up for the swim
start in numerical order according to their given race number. Timing chip MUST be returned to the timer following completion
of the event or a fee will be assessed to racer.
Rules & Regulations
1. Helmets must be
worn during the bike portion of the triathlon. The
chin strap must be secured before you mount the bike and should not be undone until you have dismounted.
2. All official traffic rules apply.
Although we will make every effort to provide a safe course for our athletes it is NOT a closed course. The bike and
run courses are open to traffic and all traffic rules must be obeyed unless otherwise directed by a police officer or fire
police. For your safety adhere to all warnings issued by various course officials. Runners please take note: You must yield the road to cyclists.
3. Do not ride your bike in the transition area. Mount and dismount lines will
be marked at the entrance/exit of the transition area. All cyclists and runners must enter the transition area in the "IN"
and exit the "OUT".
4. Do not cross over
the yellow center line during the bike. Any violations will result in immediate disqualification.
5. Race numbers must be visible. You must
be body marked with your race number before the start of the event. You will also receive a race number that must be worn
and visible during the run segment.
6. Wet suits will not be permitted during the swim. Please bring your own swim cap if you wish to
wear one during the race.
7. Drafting on the bike
course is not permitted and is illegal. Respect others and ride your own race.
8. Only athletes are allowed in the transition area.
Athletes are not allowed to accept help during the race for any reason accept by official event volunteers. Any other assistance
will result in disqualification.
9. Headphones, jogging
strollers or pets are not allowed during the race.
10. The race will be held rain or shine. The Race Director reserves the right
to cancel the event if the weather conditions become unsafe.
11. No verbal or physical abuse will be tolerated. If an action is witnessed by a race official as
un-sportsmanlike conduct disqualification will result. Be courteous toward officials, volunteers & fellow racers.
12. Littering is not tolerated during the race.
Please keep all wrappers with you in a pocket or under your bike shorts. Keep our courses beautiful so our town will
be happy and willing to continue hosting our event.
13. Swimming the backstroke is not allowed
during the swim due to the close proximity of swimmers within lanes. Freestyle, breast stroke, butterfly is fine - but
14. Relay Teams: Team
members must pass the timing chip from member to member IN the TA.
15. Pre-Race Meeting: A mandatory race meeting will be held on race day at 7:45AM near the TA.
Results will be posted on this site and on PaRunners.com
17. Flip turns are not permitted!
Racers will be penalized 30 seconds for each turn.
Most importantly have
fun, respect our venue, volunteers and fellow racers. See you in August!