Frequently Asked Questions

 

* What is the date of the race?

Waupaca Area Triathlon: August 19, 2017.

Waupaca Kids Triathlon: August 18, 2017.

 

* What is the start time of the race?

Waupaca Area Triathlon: 7:00 a.m.

Waupaca Kids Triathlon: 6:00 p.m.

 

* What is the cost for entry?

Individuals: $50 Dec. 1 - May 31; $60 June 1 - June 30; $70 July 1 - Race Day

Relay Teams (2 or 3 person): $90 Dec. 1 - May 31; $100 June 1 - June 30; $115 July 1 - Race Day

Kids Triathlon: $17.

 

* How do I register?

A registration link to the active.com web site will be posted on the triathlon home page and also on the Register page. You may print a registration form and mail in. All mail must reach us no later than noon on August 18th. Registrations accepted until the race is full or 8:00 p.m. August 18th. Register early as we expect the race to reach capacity early. Absolutely no race day registrations accepted.

 

* I can't race, can I get a refund?

No refunds, no exceptions. You may transfer your entry to another athlete before August 18, 2017.

 

* Are bike checks mandatory?

No. You may have your bike checked before racing. Gear'n Up will be checking bikes from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18th and again 5:30 - 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 20th.

 

* Will Fat Bikes tires be checked?

Yes. Tires on Fat Bikes must be 3.7 or higher.

 

* Can I leave my bike in the transition area overnight?

We do have minimum security in the park overnite. You can leave your bike at your own risk.

 

* Can I change my race division?

Once registered you can only make changes if the divisions are not filled.

 

* Can someone else pickup my packet and timing chip?

No. You must pickup your own packet at registration and sign the waiver form.

* When is packet pickup?

Packets can be picked up at South Park at the Registration tent Friday, August 18th from noon until 8:00 p.m. and again Saturday, August 19th 5:30 - 6:45 a.m.

 

* Where do I get my timing chip?

Timing chips will be included in your packet. Your chip number is the same as your bib number. Do not exchange chips with anyone else or you will be disqualified.

 

* If my registration is wrong, what can I do?

You must email lynn@waupacaareachamber.com or call 715-258-7343 in order to have your registration information corrected. If after August 17, you must report to the registration table at check-in to make corrections.

 

* Are swim caps required?

Swim caps are required. You may bring your own or purchase one at the registration area. Caps are not included in your packet.

 

*Are helmets required?

Yes. Helmets are required on the bike course.

 

* Can I wear a wetsuit?

Wetsuits are not required but can be worn if you choose to.

 

* What is the water temperature?

The average water temperature on race day is 78°.

 

* What time do awards start?

10:00 a.m. We will continue to cheer on athletes that are finishing the race.

 

* If I am unable to stay for awards, can I have it mailed to me?

Yes. You must send a check for $10.00 payable to Waupaca Area Triathlon and send to Waupaca Area Triathlon, 221 S. Main St., Waupaca WI 54981 or call with charge information.

 

* What can I do if I lost my chip or left it at the hotel?

If left in the hotel go back and get it. Stop at registration for spare chips.


* What are the rules for the Triathlon? Click here for more information.