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SRWC Mini-Triathlon

This fun competition will assess your cardiovascular endurance and will compare your results to others in your age range on campus. The competition will run just like a Triathlon, once the time starts it will continue to run until you finish.  You must complete the distances for each event: elliptical, bike, and treadmill plus the transitions periods.

Printable event overview

When is the event?

The event will take place February 28th - March 1st in the SRWC.  Individuals need only participate once during the competition. It will take approximately 40-50 minutes to complete this event. 

Tuesday February 28th

11:30am-1:00pm
7:30pm-9:00pm

Wednesday February 29th

11:30am-1:00pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Thursday March 1st

11:30am-1:00pm
7:30pm-9:00pm 

Who do I compete against?

Grand Prize - - Participants will compete against everyone in your gender group.

Division Prize - - Participants will compete against other students and SRWC members in equivalent age and gender groups. See the following table for divisions.

Competition divisions (years of age)

Men 18-22  23-32  33-40  41-50  51+ 
Women 18-22  23-32  33-40  41-50  51+ 

A minimum of 4 participants must enroll in each division.  If a division does not have enough participants, it will be combined with the next youngest division. 

How do I participate? 

Pre-register and select a time slot at the SRWC front desk starting February 6, 2012.  This option guarantees your time slot.  
OR
Register at the time of the event. In the event multiple participants are waiting to compete, participants will be given a number and must remain in the facility until his/her turn.

How do I win?

Complete the distances for each event and the transitions in the quickest time. 
There will be an overall male and female winner. 
The winners will receive a "WU's Most Fit" gym bag.
The top 5 finishers for each age group will receive a t-shirt.

What are the rules?

Participants must bring their WU ID to enter the SRWC.
Participants should wear athletic clothing and athletic shoes.
Participants must follow all instructions from the event officials.
Failure for follow the rules will result in disqualification.
Once you start, the time will continuously run until you complete the distances for each event:
Elliptical - 2.5 miles
Bike - 8 miles
Treadmill - 3 miles

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