Activities

  • Triathlon-Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Individual Clydesdale
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Individual Athena

Description

The Rio Grande Retro Triathlon is back for 2019!

GET YOUR 80’S RETRO ON!  

SPEEDOS,  PARACHUTE PANTS,  THONG LEOS,  SWEAT-BANDS, MADONNA ATTIRE  AND FUNKY SUNGLASSES ALL WELCOME!!

This is a Sprint Distance Triathlon held at the Rio Grande Pool in Albuquerque, NM. Perfect for beginners or experienced athletes, this race is a lot of fun! This is a reverse order triathlon (RUN/BIKE/SWIM) instead of the usual swim/bike/run.

Check out the event at www.saturdaywarriors.net

REFUND POLICY:

REFUNDS are not given for a Saturday Warriors event.  If you register and do not attend the event for any reason, your race fee is forfeited.  This includes illness, injury, inclement weather or any Act of God. 

Race TRANSFERS from one athlete to another are only allowed if the race is sold out, and must be approved by the race director at least one week in advance of the race date.   All required new athlete information must be received by the Race Director at least one week in advance.

If the race is CANCELLED by the Promoter for any reason, those who were registered will get a free transfer to the next year’s race.  

 

 

 

 

 

Event details and schedule

The Rio Grande Retro Triathlon is a Sprint Distance Triathlon in Reverse Order (Run/Bike/Swin instead of the usual Swim/Bike/Run).

3.1 mile run, 10.5 mile bike, 400 yard swim

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Run: Mostly flat terrain along the Bosque Bike Path– perfect for beginners and to kick off the triathlon season

Bike: Double loop, open road course (riders must  obey all rules of the road

Swim: Pool swim - 8 lanes– swim each lane up and back, for a total of 16 lengths

This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned and officiated event, and all USAT rules and regulations apply. For a complete list of the rules go to www.usatriathlon.org You must be a USAT Member OR pay the $15 (per person) one-day membership fee to participate in this race. ($10.00 for Juniors and kids).

Packet Pickup Information- 

You can pick up your race packet the Thursday before the race, April 25th, 2019 from 3:00PM-7:00PM at Sport Systems – 6915 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

You can also pick up your race packet on race day morning, at the Rio Grande Pool from 5:30AM-7:30AM. A lot of people will be picking up their packets on the morning of the race, so please arrive early.

 **In order to pickup your race packet you MUST have a valid photo ID AND a Current USA Triathlon card for verification, unless you paid for a one day USAT license.

**EACH participant must pick up their own packet. You can not pick up another participants packet for them, including teams.**

Participant shirt sizes are not guaranteed. In order to get the shirt size you want, please arrive early to packet pickup.

On-line Registration closes at 11:00 p.m. MST on Monday April 22nd, 2019. Registrations taken after that time will be charged a late fee and must be hand-delivered to Saturday Warriors. 

Would you or your civic-minded group like to volunteer to work at the race? WE NEED YOU! Contact Amanda at amanda@saturdaywarriors.net for more information

 REFUND POLICY:

REFUNDS are not given for a Saturday Warriors event.  If you register and do not attend the event for any reason, your race fee is forfeited.  This includes illness, injury, inclement weather or any Act of God. 

Race TRANSFERS from one athlete to another are only allowed if the race is sold out, and must be approved by the race director at least one week in advance of the race date.   All required new athlete information must be received by the Race Director at least one week in advance.

If the race is CANCELLED by the Promoter for any reason, those who were registered will get a free transfer to the next year’s race.  

Organised by

Saturday Warriors

4500 Arrowhead Ridge Dr SE, Rio Rancho

Phone: 5055145881