Entries by TheRookieTri

Parking and Carpooling

Parking Parking is very limited at the venue. We have been able to keep parking free and available to everyone by having those racing and their spectators carpool to the event. Please help us continue this by carpooling and encouraging your friends to as well. Parking opens at 5:45am. Plan on getting to the venue […]

How To Pick Up Your Packet

Picking up your packet is easy but does require certain steps to be followed. The Rookie Tri is USAT sanctioned (you can read about what that means here) and has certain requirements to pick up your packet. An important note for relay teams: Relay teams must come to the Expo together to pick up their packets […]

2018 Athlete Tracking & Live Results!

Live Online Tracking You can watch the leaderboard live on race day! Share this link with family and friends so that they can see the results no matter where they are on this beautiful earth. LIVE RACE DAY ONLINE TRACKING: http://results.xacte.com/?mid=716 Results Messaging You can also sign up for messaging. Search for your name and […]

Pre-Purchase 2018 Race Photos

Remember Race Day! Now you can purchase your photos at a discounted price! For only $19.99 (regular price $59.99), you can receive the FinisherPix Photo Pack in Digital Format. The FinisherPix Photo Pack includes ALL photos we identify of you in all digital formats (Basic digital image, Digital images with Finish Time, Digital images in […]

What to Wear on Race Day

“What do I wear on race day?” That’s one of the most common questions we receive. This is both a simple and a complex question. In reality, you can wear anything, but there are some things you should consider purchasing to make your triathlon experience more comfortable. There are numerous options for what you should […]

Course Support

Neutral Support James Balentine with City Limit Cycles will be on site in the morning to help with any last minute bike mechanical issues you may  have. Once the race starts he will roam the course providing neutral support to all athletes. While James can help, it is best to be able to handle basic […]

Pre-Race Tips

Pre-race tips to follow before you toe the start line Three days before Get started with these pre-race tips three days before Rookie Tri. Label all of your gear with an indelible marker. Write your name and phone number on the inside of your running and biking shoes, on the tag inside your wetsuit, inside […]

Change a Flat Tire with These Quick 10 Steps

If you’re out riding on the road, trail, or in a race, it’s essential to know how to change a flat tire. You can take all the precautionary measures there are to protect your tires. You can check the tread regularly, ensure the air pressure is correct, and avoid sections of the road or trail […]

How To Put on Your Swim Cap

In a triathlon like the Rookie Tri, swim caps are provided as part of the race and are required to be worn during the swim portion of the event. Different groups will wear different colors to help signal when waves are starting. Talk to those who have the same cap color, you may just make […]

USAT: What is it and Why does it matter?

The Rookie Triathlon is a USAT-sanctioned event and includes many benefits for those that participate. Here is the low down of what USAT is, why sanctioning matters, and rules and benefits of being a USAT member. Who/What is USAT? USA Triathlon (USAT) is the national governing body for the multi-sport disciplines of triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, and winter triathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon is a member […]