Date(s) - 29/09/2018
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Las Vegas Triathlon 2018 Information:
Event location Lake Mead Recreation area on September 29, 2018. The Las Vegas Triathlon is now in its 21th year. Event has been serving triathletes since 1984. Las Vegas all the way!
Triathlon event host has change to owned and operated by BBSC Endurance Sports. Registration is now open. For more information on the race, please check Las Vegas Triathlon 2018. The 21th Annual Las Vegas Tri will be produced by BBSC on September 29th, 2018 at Lake Mead.
Las Vegas Triathlon 2018 begins with an early morning swim in the pristine waters of Lake Mead. Next a spectacular and mountain bike course through Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Then the run will be little bit on an unpaved desert terrain trail and partly on concrete paths, as it leads you to the River Mountain Loop Trail, Historic Railroad Hiking Trail.
Scenic USAT Sanctioned Courses
Knowledgeable, seasoned Event Staff throughout courses
Men’s & Women’s Next Level© TeeSponsor “SWAG” Goodie Bag
Lighting Buoys, Kayak & Lifeguard Water Support
Professional Pre-Race & On-Course Bike Support
Recovery Beverage at the finish & a FREE Post-Race Meal
Custom Finisher Medal with sublimated ribbon
Top 3 Overall Awards & Prizes in each distance
Top 3 Age Group, Clydesdale/Athena & Co-ed Relay Awards
An Overall Great Race Experience, from start to finish
At packet pick up, you will receive an athlete guide; race packet including run bib, bike bib and imprinted swim cap; gender specific t-shirt and SWAG bag.
Hammer Gels, Gatorade and water will be provided at aid stations. A finisher medal, recovery beverage, water and snacks including bananas will be available as soon as you cross the finish line. A complimentary post race meal is provided between 10am-1pm for all athletes and volunteers. Chip timing and race announcing will be provided by Flatirons Event Specialists.
Boat, kayak and scuba divers are provided by Lake Mead Yacht Club, BBSC Endurance Sports and other individual water support partners. McGhie’s Bike Techs for your pre-race and on-course bike support. Our USAT Race Director and trained staff, along with the best volunteers will provide you with an overall amazing and safe race course. The Las Vegas Triathlon will begin early, with an early morning swim in the pristine waters of Lake Mead, followed by a spectacular and hilly bike course through Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The run will be partly on an unpaved desert terrain trail and partly on concrete paths, as it leads you to the River Mountain Loop Trail, Historic Railroad Hiking Trail.
Saturday, Sept 29th
All schedules can be changed
6:00am: Transition Opens & Body Marking Available
6:00am to 8:00am: Race Day Packet Pick Up
6:00am: Bike Mechanic Support Available
Swim Wave Start Times
7:00am: Olympic Men 39&U
7:05am: Olympic Men 40&O + Clydesdale
7:10am: Olympic Women 39&U
7:15am: Olympic Women 40&O + Athena + Relay
7:30am: Sprint Men 40&O + Clydesdale
7:35am: Sprint Women 39&U
7:40am: Sprint Women 40&O + Athena
7:45am: Sprint Beginners
Post Race Activities / Course Cut-Off Times
8:30am: Swim Cut-Off
9:00am: Post Race Meal Begins
9:30am: Overall Sprint Awards Ceremony
9:40am: Sprint Age Group & Division Awards
10:30am: Bike Cut-Off10:30am: Overall Olympic Awards Ceremony
10:40am: Sprint Age Group & Division Awards
12:30pm: Course Closed
Las Vegas Tri 2018
Race day Packet Pick Up will be located at the Timing Trailer near the finish line. There is a $10 service fee associated with race day pick up. Option available during online registration.
Packet Pick Up Rules & Policies
These are strict rules of the governing body, USA Triathlon and cannot be broken.
Bring a valid photo ID or driver’s license
No one will be allowed to pick up your packet for you. Please do not email in asking for an exception as this is a USAT requirement that will not be ignored
If you are a USAT member, please have your USAT membership card ready at check-in. We must verify that the numbers match up, and your card is not expired.
Any number of team members may be present to pickup Relay packets. Not all team members must be present at packet pickup to pickup the packet if and only if the absent team members have provided those at packet pickup with a photo copy ID and permission for their teammates to pick up for them. The is ONLY for Relays and doe not apply to those racing as individuals. Late registration will be accepted if space allows, but neither checks nor credit cards will be accepted. Please bring cash for new registration entry fees. Awards / Results: The top 3 winners will be awarded and results will be posted and updated at the timing trailer and tent throughout the day. All finish times will be calculated using the appropriate gun time so please
Overall Men & Women
Athena 39&U; 40&O (165 lbs+)
Clydesdale 39&U; 40&O (225 lbs+)
Relay Teams (co-ed)
Bib Numbers: You will receive 2 run bibs and 1 adhesive bike bib in your race packet. The two run bibs are for athletes that do NOT plan to wear a race belt. Lake Mead NRA requires bikers to display a bib on the BACK and runners to display a bib on the FRONT. Runners that do not have a race belt to simply rotate the bib, can pin both run bibs on the front & back without having to transfer the pinned bib in transition. Course Info: Bike courses and on-road portions of run courses are open to traffic. All athletes will be required to stay on the shoulder of the road unless passing.
Park Passes: Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own national park admission pass. LMNRA charges a $10 entrance fee. Pass is good for 7 days, so come early and take advantage of multiple days at Lake Mead!
Full Service Campground: Camp next to the transition area with your tent or RV at LMNRA Campground. More info available at 1.702.293.8906.
Parking: Parking will be allowed on the north side of the two access roads only.
Post Race Meal: The post race meal is FREE for athletes, but sorry… for all athletes & volunteers only. Send us your suggestions for the 2014 post race meal!
Water Temperature: The water temperature at Lake Mead is expected to be in the mid 70s. Wetsuits are optional.