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Survival of the Mills: 7-stage Triathlon, 5-stage Duathlon, & 5k Trail Run

Sunday September 27th, 2020

Waretown, NJ

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Description

ABOUT THE RACE


Trident Multisport was established in 2012 with the idea of bringing quality multisport events to our local area and has worked hand and hand with DQ Events and their staff for over the last 9 years. We have established some high quality, fun, safe events that include the Phoenix Sprint, the Stafford Sprint & Run for HOPE, and the Brookville Olympic/Sprint.


WHAT IS IT?


Survival of the Mills

(For 2021 we had to make a few distance changes to the course, bike course is 8 miles and 2nd run is now 1.75 miles)

Multisport athletes will be challenged to a "one of a kind" event hosted by Wells Mills County Park. The Triathlon is a continuous Run, Bike, Run, Swim, Run, Bike, Run (7 stages, 6 transitions) covering a total of 25+ miles. The Duathlon is a continuous Run, Bike, Run, Bike, Run (5 stages, 4 transitions) covering a total of 24.5+ miles.


WHERE AND WHEN


The race will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2021
The 5k Trail Run will start at 8:50 a.m.
The Multisport Events will start at 9:00 a.m. sharp.


All events start and finish at Wells Mills County Park, 905 Wells Mill Rd, Waretown, NJ US 08758


RACE SERIES 2021


This event is part of the DQ Events Grand Prix and DQ Events Club Challenge.
You are scored for an overall placement, an age group placement, and for finishing the event. At the end of the series there will be prizes for free entries into 2022 and more!
To be scored in the Grand Prix all you have to do is place in the Overall, Age Group, or finish the race!
To be scored in the Club Challenge you need to select your club during registration and then place in Overall, Age Group, or finish the race!
Please click the links above to learn more.


SWAG


T-Shirts to first 200 entries
Custom Finishers Medal to first 200 finishers


ITINERARY


Saturday

4:30 - 6:30 pm - Optional Packet Pickup and Registration at Race Site


Sunday

7:30 - 8:30 am - Check-in, Packet Pickup and Race-Day Registration
8:30 am - Pre-race briefing at Transition Area.
8:50 am - 5k Run starts
9:00 am
- Multisport Races start (waves based on # of entrants)


DISTANCES (Changes to course in red)


The Multisport races start with a 1.25 mile run on MainTrail and the east section of Penn Hills trail. First half mile is open then you enter some single trail winding trails past briar patches and swamps and back into transition. You then head out on a 8.0 mile road bike course. The bike course is one road (Wells Mill Rd) with just two u-turns but not very flat with lots of rolling hills. Once back into transition, put on the running gear and head out on a 1.75 mile trail run to the lake at Citta Boyscout Reservation. The first mile is main trail then you drop off into a challenging and technical creek path and then loop part way around the lake before entering the water for a .4 mile swim. Pending water temperature you may have a support bag placed at lake (ie. wetsuits). If water is not cold you will need to carry swim gear to lake with you (ie. Goggles) There will be aid stations on run course. After swim, you run 1.75 miles back to transition through more trails and some foot bridges. You mount your bike for one more 8.0 mile ride on same course. When you return to transition you again gear up for one final 3.1 mile trail run taking to you the finish. The Duathlon is the same course minus the swim. After you run to the lake you return to transition. The 5k Trail Run is the same course as the final stage from the Triathlon/Duathlon.


Please visit https://tridentmultisport.wixsite.com/wellsmillstridu for more information on the course including maps.


Triathlon Distances

1.25 mile Run, 8 mile Bike, 1.75 mile Run, 0.4 mile Swim, 1.75 mile Run, 8 mile Bike, 3.1 mile Run


Duathlon Distances

1.25 mile Run, 8 mile Bike, 3.5 mile Run, 8 mile Bike, 3.1 mile Run


5k Trail Run Distance

3.1 mile Run (final stage from Tri/Du)


AWARDS


Triathlon Awards

Overall: Top 3 Male & Female


Age Groups*: Top 3 Male & Female
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over


Clydesdale* & Athena*: Top 3 Male(220+ lbs) & Female(165+ lbs)
* You can either compete in the Clydesdale/Athena category OR in the Age Group category.


Duathlon Awards

Overall: Top 3 Male & Female


Age Groups*: Top 3 Male & Female
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over


Clydesdale* & Athena*: Top 3 Male(220+ lbs) & Female(165+ lbs)
* You can either compete in the Clydesdale/Athena category OR in the Age Group category.


5k Run Awards

Overall: Top 3 Male & Female


Age Groups: Top 3 Male & Female
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



  • NO DRAFTING!!!

  • Helmet required to be worn properly before exiting transition

  • No riding in transition

  • Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race

  • Split results will be available on website

  • No confirmation will be sent, verify entry here

  • Race scored by DQ Events

  • ALL RACES WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE

  • Event promoters have the right to alter or cancel events for any reason


USAT INFORMATION


All participants must have a USAT insurance license or include insurance fee with entry fee.
USAT Insurance for 2021: $15 one day insurance. Please include with entry fee.


ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS! TRANSFERS! OR CREDITS!

Race Distances

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Triathlon Click to Find Out Register »
Duathlon Click to Find Out Register »
Triathlon Relay Click to Find Out Register »
Duathlon Relay Click to Find Out Register »
5k Trail Run Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

905 Wells Mill Rd, Waretown, NJ

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