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Zoom RedHawks Multisport Festival at Hueston Woods

Sun 25th Aug 2019
Hueston Woods State Park, College Corner, OH 45003, USA

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Tickets $40–$95

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  • Closed roads
  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Race packs collected on the day

From the organiser

Featuring a covered bridge, scenic views, and some challenging hills, this event is a must race in Southwest, Ohio. A stop on the Ohio Triathlon Series, this unique race offers triathlons, duathlons, aquabikes (swim bike only) and aquathlons (swim run only), in distances for all ages and abilities including beginner, sprint, olympic and 1/3 iron. There is a race for all ages and abilities.

Distances in this event

  1. Beginner Triathlon

    undefined: Swim 0.25km, Bike 8mi, Run 1.5km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $60–$65
    Tickets available
  2. Sprint Triathlon

    undefined: Swim 0.75km, Bike 13mi, Run 5km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $70–$75
    Tickets available
  3. Sprint Duathlon

    undefined: Run 1.5mi, Bike 13mi, Run 5km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $70–$75
    Tickets available
  4. Sprint Aquabike

    undefined: Swim 0.75km, Bike 13mi
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $70–$75
    Tickets available
  5. Sprint Aquathlon

    undefined: Swim 0.75km, Run 5km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $70–$75
    Tickets available
  6. Olympic Triathlon

    undefined: Run 1.5km, Bike 23mi, Run 10km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $80–$85
    Tickets available
  7. Olympic Duathlon

    undefined: Run 5km, Bike 23mi, Run 10km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $80–$85
    Tickets available
  8. Olympic Aquabike

    undefined: Run 1.5km, Bike 23mi
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $80–$85
    Tickets available
  9. Olympic Aquathon

    undefined: Run 1.5km, Run 10km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $80–$85
    Tickets available
  10. 1/3 Iron Triathlon

    undefined: Swim 2km, Bike 33mi, Run 9.3mi
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $90–$95
    Tickets available
  11. 1/3 Iron Duathlon

    undefined: Run 5km, Bike 33mi, Run 9.3km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $90–$95
    Tickets available
  12. 1/3 Iron Aquabike

    undefined: Swim 2km, Bike 33mi
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $90–$95
    Tickets available
  13. 1/3 Iron Aquathon

    undefined: Swim 2km, Run 9.3mi
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $90–$95
    Tickets available
  14. 3K Swim

    Swim 3km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $40–$45
    Tickets available
  15. 5K Swim

    Run 5km
    Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $40–$45
    Tickets available
Course Maps
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What’s Included
  • Safe race course monitored by police, rangers and EMS
  • Professional in-race photos and photobooth
  • Post-race party with pizza, drinks, beer and music
  • Unique finisher medal
  • Event timing
  • Stylish tee
  • A chance to compete for the Ohio Triathlon Club Cup
    Course Details

    The Swim:

    • START: We will have an in-water start. Racers will line up according to ability. There are places where you cn touch the bottom at the start. Everyone (all men and women( will start in the same wave unless otherwise directed.
    • COURSE: The courses will be marked with large buoys
    • DISTANCES:
      - The 5km swim begins with a 500m loop (1/2 lap) and then 6 laps on a 750m loop
      - The 3km swim is 4 laps on a 750m loop
      - The 2km swim begins with a 500m loop (1/2 lap) and then 2 laps on a 740m loop
      -The 1500m swim is 2 laps on a 750m loop
      - The 750m swim is 1 lap on a 750m loop
      - The beginner swim is a point to point swim one way down the beach in shallow water
    • There is 1 aid station for the 3k and 5k swim. To access the aid station you must swim to the table, access your aid and then return to the course. You can leave your own aid, we will provide water and gels.

    The Aquabike:
    This is a swim and bike only event. You must enter the transition area, rack your bike and then proceed to the finish line. Aquabikers will exit the transition area through run out and then proceed to the finish line.

    The Aquathon:
    This is a swim and run only event. You must enter the transition area after your swim, get your running gear and then proceed to the run course. At the end of your run you must cross the finish line.

    The Duathlon:
    This is a run, followed by a bike and then another run. You must enter the transtition area between events. The duathlons will start in a separate location from the swim. Duathletes should meet at the duathlon start for their pre-race meeting and event start.
    TRANSITIONS:

    • You must store all your gear in the transition area and enter the transition area between each leg of the race.
    • The transition area will be split into zones and racers will rack their bikes in the designated zones. You can put your bike anywhere on the designated racks and store your stuff below your bike.
    • Open swimmers and aqua-runners will have a designated zone in the transition area to store their stuff.
    • Place the stickers provided at registration on your bike and your transition bag. You cannot exit the transition Area with your bike or gear bag without a sticker on your bike & bag that matches your body marking race number. This is for your safety.
    • Transition Entrance and Exits will be marked with flags, signs, cones and fence.
    • SWIM IN & RUN IN are on the same side of the transition area; locations vary by race venue.
    • BIKE IN & BIKE OUT: Mount your bike after you cross the Mount Line and Dismount your bike before you cross the Dismount Line. Remember that you must wear a helmet when you are on your bike. Additionally you must put your helmet on before you leave the transition area (after your have exited the swim and picked up your bike in the transition area).
    • RUN OUT: Locations vary by race venue.

    Bike Course:

    • WHAT BIKE TO USE: You can ride most any upright human powered bike in the race including but not limited to road bikes (10 speed), mountain bikes, & hybrid bikes.
    • HELMET: Remember that you must wear a helmet when you are on your bike. Additionally you must put your helmet on before you leave the transition area (after your have exited the swim and picked up your bike in the transition area).
    • DRAFTING IS NOT ALLOWED: Please refer to the USAT triathlon rules for more information.
    • COURSE MARKINGS: The bike course is marked with signs and cones. There will be a sign at each turn, so if you do not see a sign, please proceed straight. All turns are marked with signs. We DO NOT make any marks on the roadway surface, so please ignore all paint on the road surface. These are from other races and may take you off course.
    • SAFETY: Additionally there will be local law enforcement at all turns so that you can proceed without stopping. The roads are open to traffic. You have the right of way, but that does not mean the cars will know that, so be alert and be safe.
    • Please ride in the right lane of the road at all times and be sure you ride to the right of that lane so other cars and riders can safely pass you during the race.
    • Should you get a flat or have an accident, please alert the next rider so they can alert our staff, volunteers or law enforcement at the next turn.
    • COURSE MAPS: Please review the course maps before the race. It is your duty to know the course. Each race venue will have its own unique bike course.
      - Beginner triathletes will have a unique course so please study the race map. This course will be 1 out and back.
      - Sprint triathletes, duathletes and aquabikers will complete 1 lap on the 13 mile course.
      - Olympic triathletes, duathletes and aquabikers will complete 2 laps on the 13 mile course.
      - ⅓ Iron triathletes, duathletes and aquabikers will complete 3 laps on the 13 mile course.
      - BIKE CUT OFF: Everyone must have completed the bike course by 11:00am. This should give everyone plenty of time to complete this segment of the race.

    Run Course

    • COURSE MAPS: Please review the course maps before the race. It is your duty to know the course. The run course is marked with signs, cones and chalk. If you do not see a sign, cone or chalk/spray arrow keep going straight. There will also be volunteers on course as well. Each race venue will have its own unique run course, so please review the course maps. All runs will be out and back.
    • There will be one common 5k (3.1-mile), out and back, course used by all athletes. Athletes will run 1.5-miles out and 1.5 miles back on course.
      - If you are running 1.5 miles you will turn around at the .75-mile mark.
      - If you are running 5k you will complete 1 lap of the course.
      - If you are running 10k you will complete 2 laps of the course.
      - If you are running 9.3 miles you will complete 3 laps of the course.
    • AID STATIONS: There are 3 aid stations / water stops on course that can be accessed multiple times throughout your run. Each will have water, HEED and Hammer Gels. The aid stations will be at:
      - Exit of transition area
      - .75-mile mark turn around
      - 1.55-mile mark turn around
    Raceday Logistics

    Saturday 24 August
    16:00 - 18:00 - Registration and Packet Pick-up at the Beachfront

    Sunday 25 August - RACEDAY

    05:30 - 08:15

    • Packet pick-up and race day registration (beach). Please pick up your packet and register at least 60 minutes before your race. You will need a Photo ID & USAT Membership Card (annual members only).
    • Transition area open; each zone closes 15 minutes before the start of the distance

    06:45 - All 1/3 Iron Races and Open 5K Swim Following pre-race meeting

    • The Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 6:45am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races. All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
    • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
    • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.

    07:15 - All Olympic Races and Open 3K swim start following a pre-race meeting

    • The Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 7:15am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races. All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
    • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
    • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.

    07:45 - All Sprint Races start following a pre-race meeting

    • The Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 7:45am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races. All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
    • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
    • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.

    08:15 - Beginner Triathlon start following a pre-race meeting

    • Meet on the Beachfront at 8:15am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races. All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women. All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.

    10:00 - All Swimmers must have exited the water

    11:00 - All cyclists from all races must have completed the bike course

    13:00 - Timing ends, all racers from all races must have completed all courses

    Post Race Party:
    After the race, all finishers can share in beer, soda, water, pizza, PB&J, snacks and more! There will be cold towels, music, finisher medals, a photo booth, and lots of fun with family & friends!

    Travel

    Hueston Woods State Park, 6301 Park Office Road, College Corner, OH 45003

    North of Dayton:

    • Take I-70 West to St. Rt. 127 South (Exit #10 Eaton,OH).
    • Turn left onto 127 South, follow through Eaton to Camden, to St. Rt. 725 West.
    • Turn right onto St. Rt. 725.
    • Go approximately 5 miles to St. Rt. 732 South.
    • Turn left onto St. Rt. 732.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!

    South of Dayton:

    • Take St. Rt. 725 West.
    • Go through Miamisburg, Germantown, Gratis, and Camden.
    • Approximately 5 miles outside of Camden, turn left onto St. Rt. 732.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!

    From the South:

    • I-75 North to I-275 West to US-27 (Colerain Ave.).
    • Turn right onto US-27 North.
    • Follow US-27 into Oxford.
    • In the center of town, turn right onto St. Rt. 732 North.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!

    From the East:

    • I-70 East to US- 27 South.
    • Follow US-27 to St. Rt. 227 South.
    • Turn left onto St. Rt. 227 South. St. Rt. 227 will turn into St. Rt. 177 once you reach the Ohio State line.
    • Follow St. Rt. 177 to St. Rt. 732.
    • Turn right onto St. Rt. 732.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!

    From the West:

    • Take I-70 West to St. Rt. 127 South (Exit #10 Eaton,OH).
    • Turn left onto 127 South, follow through Eaton to Camden, to St. Rt. 725 West.
    • Turn right onto St. Rt. 725.
    • Go approximately 5 miles to St. Rt. 732 South.
    • Turn left onto St. Rt. 732.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!
    From the North:
    • I-75 South to 1-70 West.
    • Take I-70 West to St. Rt. 127 South (Exit #10 Eaton,OH).
    • Turn left onto 127 South, follow through Eaton to Camden, to St. Rt. 725 West.
    • Turn right onto St. Rt. 725.
    • Go approximately 5 miles to St. Rt. 732 South.
    • Turn left onto St. Rt. 732.
    • Follow St. Rt. 732 to the park entrance.
    • Once on Main Loop Road, turn right at the first split in the road and head towards the Lodge & Conference Center. You will be heading North-West on Main Loop Road. You cannot go the other way because the road will be closed for the bike and run course. Follow signs for the Park Office and the Marina.
    • Go all the way to the opposite side of the lake. Go past the Lodge & Conference Center, Hedgerow Rd, past the campground and past Butler Isreal Road. Just past the Camp Ground and Butler Isreal Road, turn LEFT, off Main Loop, into towards the Park Office and Marina. Go past the Park Office (before the Marina), and at the first stop cross street go RIGHT. Pass the dog park and park in the large lot next to the Beach.
    • Registration and packet pick-up will be down by the beach. Look for the Zoom banner!
    Kit List

    WETSUITS: If the water temperature is below 78 degrees we will be wetsuit legal. This means you can wear a wetsuit if you want, but you do not have to wear one.
    SWIM CAPS: Please be sure you wear your assigned swim cap for safety. We will give you a swim cap on race day.

    Spectators

    Spectators welcome!

    Volunteers

    Our races would not be possible without our volunteers and staff. We welcome groups and individuals who want to be a part of this great race experience! Whether you are a non-profit looking to partner with Zoom or an individual, spouse, friend or spectator looking to help out, we have a place for you.

    Every Zoom races requires more than a dozen staff and volunteers, and we would love your help. In exchange for your hard work we will make a donation to your group or offer you a free or discounted race entry to another Zoom race! We will also feed you too.

    Why volunteer?

    • Approximately 40% of each race entry is put back into the local community. Last season we spent more than $30,000 in locally sourced staff, services, and goods.
    • Last season, we also raised more than $3000 for local charities, donated over 100 hours of volunteer service at local multisport events, and gave away over $1000 in free race entries to beginners, veterans, and para-athletes.
    • Our staff has more than 5 years of multisport race planning experience, 10 years of coaching experience, and 25 years of racing experience on the local, national and international level including national and world championships.
    FAQs

    Race Time Cut Offs
    We offer a race for every ability level and therefore we have race timing cuts off times. We have set our race cutoffs so that the average athlete can successfully complete the race in the allotted time.

    1/3 Iron Races have a 6 hour cutoff.
    The Olympic races have a 5 hour 30 minute cutoff.
    The Sprint races have a 5 hour cutoff.
    The Beginner races have a 4 hour 30 minute cutoff.
    The 5k swimmers must be done in 3 hours and 3k swimmers need to complete the course in 2 hour 30 minutes.
    All swimmers must complete the swim course by 10:00am.
    All cyclists must complete the bike course by 11:00am.
    All runners must be complete by 1:00pm.

    Timing, Body Marking and Race Bibs

    All athletes must wear a timing chip. Timing chips go on the athlete’s ankle and are worn throughout the race. You will receive your timing chip on race morning.
    Every athlete must be body marked with a race number. This number is the same as your timing chip, and is used to identify you in the case of an emergency. You will be body marked on race morning.
    Every athlete in the triathlon, duathlon, and aquabike will be required to have a race number sticker on their bike. Bike numbers can be placed on the top tube or seat post.
    Every athlete in the triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon will be required to wear a bib number on the front of their person during the running portion of the race ONLY. You can pin the number to you or use a race belt.

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