The Event and Rules Explained
|Course Length – 2.4 miles (1 loop)Cut Off Time: 2hours and 20 minutes after the last wave starts at 7:00 AM|
WTC rules permit wetsuits when the water is up to and including 76.1 degrees F. If the water temp is between 76.2 and 83.8 degrees, athletes may wear a wetsuit but will not be eligible for awards or able to qualify for championship events. When the water is 83.9 degrees or warmer wetsuits are not permitted. Wetsuits may not exceed 5 mm thick (most are not).
|Course Length – 112 miles (2 Loops)Cut Off Time: 10 hours and 30 minutes after the final age group wave begins (5:30 PM for bike finish)||Course Length – 26.2 miles (2 Loops)Cut Off Time: 17 hours after the final age group wave or 12:00 AM for race end.|
No individual support vehicles or non-participant escort runners are allowed. This is an individual endurance event. Teamwork as a result of outside assistance which provides an advantage over single competitors is not allowed. Ample aid and food stations will be provided. Individual support vehicles or non-participant escort runners will result in disqualification. Friends, family members, coaches or supporters of any type may not bike, drive or run alongside contestant, may not pass food or other items to contestant and should be warned to stay completely clear of all participants to avoid the disqualification of a participant. It IS permissible for contestants who are still competing to run with other contestants who are still competing.