Riverdale YM-YWHA
Riverdale YM-YWHA
Programs

Y TRI(athlon)

This indoor event will allow athletes of all levels to stay fit all year long, without the environmental constraints that would prevent you from staying in shape.

EVENT DATES: September 14, 2014; October 26, 2014; November 16, 2014; and December 14, 2014

WOMEN'S ONLY START: 5:00pm and 5:30pm

MEN'S START: 6:00pm

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PER START TIME: 6

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 24

$15 TO PARTICIPATE; FREE PARTICIPATION FOR MEMBERS

The 'race' is broken down into three segments, totaling 1 hour of race time:

  • 20 minutes in the pool
  • 20 minutes on the indoor bikes (spinners with distance measurements, upright expressos or recumbent bikes)
  • 20 minutes on the treadmills

Transition times are ‘fixed’ at 10 minutes between swim and bike segments (to go to the locker rooms to change) and 5 minutes between bike and run; these ‘transition’ periods are NOT counted towards the 1 hour of the race.

The results of the event will be based on distance.

Pool:

  • There will be 6-8 swimmers in the pool at a time; 2-3 per lane
  • Swimmers will begin at the same time
  • The head ‘ref’ will use a whistle to mark the start and stop time
  • There will NOT be a diving start
  • Freestyle swim or breaststroke only; no walking in pool
  • Swimmers who make it half way across the pool will be given ½ a credit of a lap
  • Swim caps are a must, but no wetsuits, fins, hand paddles, gloves etc. will be permitted
  • Bring your own goggles
  • No street shoes are allowed on pool deck

Bikes:

  • Bike resistance is dependant on the rider
  • Adjustments to seat height and handlebars can be made during this transition period (after the swim and locker room change)
  • You must report your mileage to the bike monitor before you transition
  • Two water bottles are allowed on bikes
  • Bike shoes are allowed but not your own bike pedals

Treadmills:

  • All runs will be on the treadmills
  • Running shoes and running attire are required
  1. Each participant signs up for an approximate start time.
  2. Please arrive 15 minutes before your first ‘heat’ begins.
  3. Towels should be brought by participants to be used during and after the event.
  4. All participants must lock their ‘stuff’ in lockers (must bring your own lock).
  5. You may bring your own iPods; however, you must be able to hear your surroundings.
  6. If any issues occur during this event, the coordinator for that segment will resolve the situation at any given time.
  7. No food will be permitted on the pool deck, locker rooms, or fitness areas; ONLY in hallway outside of fitness center.

HAVE FUN!

For more information:
Race Director: Lisa Bruskin
LBruskin@RiverdaleY.org – (718) 548-8200, ext. 241 

5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 548-8200

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