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The Sherman Triathlon – July 28, 2012

REGISTER for the 2012 Sherman Triathlon HERE.

The results for the 2011 Sherman Triathlon are listed here.

You can also view the official race photos here.
Passcode: sherman0711

The second annual Sherman Triathlon, located in Sherman, CT is just 75 miles from NYC. Known for its rolling hills and beautiful countryside, the race will challenge both newcomers and seasoned veterans on its sprint race course. This will be one of the "classic" races for many years to come. The course has that country feeling, so that all the athletes feel challenged, but also safe while they are racing through Connecticut.

 


RACE INFO:

WHEN: July 28, 2012 | 7:00 am

SWIM: .5 mile clockwise swim in clean, beautiful Candlewood Lake. Swim cutoff: 30 minutes from wave start. We will have more than 5 lifeguards and CLA Authority in the water and on land. If you have any trouble during the swim, take off your swim cap and wave it in the air. The first wave will go off at 7:30am and every 4 minutes after the first wave.


BIKE:  12.5 mile bike takes you out of Sherman Town Beach, exiting right through Sherman Town Center and then a quick left up a hilly and rolling 39 North. Make a right on Route 55 towards Gaylordsville you will be going downhill until you hit the Sherman Golf Club, making a left onto Evans Road which will climb up and over until it finally levels off going back down onto RT 55 where you will make a left completing a small loop which will bring you right back to Route 39 South. The last 6 miles of the bike course are rolling hills with one nice challenging hill 4 miles from the bike finish, then back to the Sherman Town Beach.

RUN: 4 mile run takes you from Sherman Town Beach, out through Sherman Town Center and straight on Route 37 to a right on Holiday Point Road. This is a rolling hilly run that is an out and back, allowing athletes to see their competition. The final 1/3 of a mile is an oval finish in Veterans Park which will provide a great spectators finish view and athletes one final chance to get a look at their competition finishing.

Download a PDF of the course here.

AWARDS:
Top 3 Male and Female Overall
Top Athena and Clydesdale
Top Relay
Top 3 Male and Female in USAT Age Categories
(note, you compete in the age category based on your age as of Dec. 31, 2012)
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 +

Fees:
Individual: $80
Relay: $95

Lodging:
The Rocky River Inn is near the race site. You can check it out here.
236 Kent Road, New Milford, CT 06776
tel: 860-335-3208

USA Triathlon Membership Info:
If you wish to become a USAT member sign up online at www.usatriathlon.org or call 719-597-9090.
If you do not have a USAT membership, a one day membership will be required at packet pick up.

Event Parking:
There will be parking at the Sherman School upper parking lot as well as additional parking in the Holy Trinity Church parking lot.

It is about 0.6 miles to transition at Sherman Town Beach from either parking area, please account for the additional time.

Packet Pick-Up:
Race Morning:
Packet pick-up will be at the Sherman Town Beach Transition area, starting at 5:00 a.m. through 6:30 a.m. on race day.

The race will start promptly at 7:30 a.m., so plan your time accordingly.
No pre-bike check in is required.

Race Start:

7:30 a.m. sharp
7:30 Wave 1: Elite
7:34 Wave 2: All Women & Athenas
7:38 Wave 3: Males 20-34, Clydesdales & Relays
7:42 Wave 4: Males 35-99

Directions:

From NYC
684 North to 22 North
Right on Haviland Hollow Road to 37 North to Sherman Town Center

From the East
84 West to Exit 7 Connector/Route 7 to 37 South

Finish Fest
The award cerimony start time is 10 a.m. with food and beverages.
Course sweep of last athlete - (Race over at 10 a.m.)