Chaco Racing Triathlon and Race Events

July 27th 2019

Olympic Distance

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Triathlon is back at Cochiti Lake! 

Cochiti Lake Road

Cochiti Lake, NM 87083


1600 meter swim   🏊

25 mile Bike            🚴

10k Run                    🏃


Registration includes FREE entry for an open water swim clinic on July 13th.

Results

Sponsors

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Course Information

Swim

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The swim will be a 1600 meter counter clockwise triangular swim.

Bike

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The 25 mile bike course climbs out the lake and follows the dam to highway 16 for a flat and fast ride. The racers return to the lake on highway 22.

Run

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The 10k run features a 90% flat fast run with beautiful views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Course Preview

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THIS IS WILL BE A USAT SANCTIONED EVENT

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.


Wetsuit Policy:  Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

REGISTRATION PRICES

Early Registration (until June 1st)

Individual: $80 

Team: $160


Regular Registration (until July 20th)

Individual: $90

Team: $180


Late Registration (July 21st - July 26th)

Individual: $100

Team: $200

Register

PACKET PICKUP INFO

Packet Pickup will be Friday July 26th 4:00 - 7:00 at Fat Tire Cycles

421 Montano Road NE

Albuquerque NM 87107


Or on race day from 6:00am - 7:00am


In order to pick up your race packet, you must have a valid Photo ID and a current USAT membership card. You do not need a membership card if you have purchased a one day USAT license.

Camping and Accommodations

Camping is available at Cochiti Lake. Use the link for reservations.

 https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/233461 


There are hotels in Santa Fe (36 miles from the lake) or in the Albuquerque area (42 miles from the lake).


RACE POLICIES

According to USAT Competitive Rule 4.4, Wetsuits: “Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit. The wetsuit policy for elite athletes shall be determined by the USAT Athletes Advisory Council.” 

In the case of inclement weather or other concerns for participant safety on the course, the race may be postponed or modified.    This could include shortening the race, postponing the start, or eliminating one leg of the race.   In these instance the Race Directors will do everything in their power to make the race as close to the original distances and times.   A race that is modified does not qualify as a cancellation, please see the cancellation policy below.


Refunds are not given for a Chaco Racing 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. 

RACE SCHEDULE

Packet pickup: 3:00 - 6:00 July 26th

Registration ends: July 26th at 12:00 am

Transition opens: 6:00, Transition closes 7:00 am

Pre Race Meeting: 7:15

Race Start 7:30