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Coastal Carolina University is hosting its 20th annual triathlon April 15, 2012, and it is open to all students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.  This is a sprint triathlon that consists of a 300 yard swim, an 11 mile bike and a 3.1 mile run.    For the swim, you MUST indicate on your entry your estimated swim time so that you may be placed in the appropriate position for swim start. (Please be as accurate as possible for your swim times.)  It will be a zig-zag swim format, completing 2 lengths in each lane before moving under lane line to begin 2 lengths in next lane.  Swimmers will proceed with this format for 12 total lengths of the pool – 300yards.  


Date April 15, 2012
Time 7:00am
Location Coastal Carolina
Williams-Brice Recreation Center
Distances 300 yd swim / 11 mi bike / 5K run
Max Entries 175
If racers haven't created an account, you must do so to enter this race.
  Packet pick up race day ONLY.  Begins at 5:30am.
Results Overall Relays Men Women



All registration at

CCU Individual participant (current student/faculty/staff) : $30 until April 12, 2012

Individual Participant (non-CCU): $45.00 until March 30, 2012; $55 until April 12, 2012

CCU Relay Team: $60 until April 12, 2012
Relay Team (non-CCU): $105.00 until March 30, 2012; $115 until April 12, 2012

On-line Registration for this event closes on 04/12/2012 at 11:59:59pm.    On-site registration MAY be available during normal packet pick up hours. On-site registration cannot be guaranteed.
EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:  Helmets must be worn on the bike portion of the race.  Beware of “speed bumps” on campus for those using a road bike.  Individuals may use a mountain bike, however, awards are only given to overall mountain bike winners, others will be included in the age group awards.  Swimsuits, goggles, towels, running shoes and appropriate clothing are the responsibility of the participant.

Course descriptions

    1. Swim:  The swim will be a 300yd pool swim (zig-zag format) at the Coastal Carolina University Recreation Center .  Participants begin in lane one completing 2 lengths in before moving under lane line to begin 2 lengths in next lane.  Swimmers will proceed with this format for 12 total lengths of the pool – 300yards and then exit at the other side of the pool from the start position.
    2. Bike:  The bike course is flat, with several turns leading cyclist across campus into Quail Creek neighborhood for an out and back loop.  Upon exiting the Quail Creek neighborhood, cyclists will continue around the Coastal campus for 2 laps before finishing the 11 mile bike. 
    3. Run:  The run course is flat and fast 5K.  It will the same out and back course as the first portion of the bike.
    4. See bike and run course maps for further details.


      1. All cyclists will complete two laps on the second lap, cyclists will NOT do a complete lap, and they turn left onto Tom Trout Dr off of Chanticleer Blvd.  There will be a sign and a course monitor to direct.
      2. No swimming aids allowed.
      3. Helmets are mandatory.  All helmets must be fastened before mounting bike and must be fastened until completely dismounted at the end of the bike portion.
      4. No drafting on the bike.  Maintain at least 2 bike lengths behind another cyclists and if passing please do so within 60 seconds.
      5. All roads remain open during the race.  Please be alert to motorists.  We will have volunteers at major intersections to stop traffic, but it is also your responsibility to be alert to all traffic.
      6. Please yield to faster competitors.
      7. All participants must be wearing their assigner race number on the RUN leg of the race.  No number may result in disqualification.
      8. Relay teams must remain in the transition area until tagged by a teammate.  Only then, may team move to the next leg of the race.
      9.  Relay teams’ runner MUST be wearing race number bib when crossing finish line.
      10. Using lane lines for swimming assistance is prohibited.
      11.  All bikes must be re-racked at your transition area.


We invite you to hang around for post race munchies while you wait for race results. Awards ceremony will be immediately following the race.  


-  Overall Male and Female Individual winners in both Road Bike and Mountain Bike Divisions.


-  Top 3 relay teams


-  Top two individual M/F in the following age groups:  


Under 18 20 - 24 25 - 29
30 - 34 35 - 39 40 - 44
45 - 49 50 - 54 55 - 59
60 - 64 65+

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