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September 10, 2017 (Sunday)
Half Iron Distance
Swim 500 Yards, Bike 10 Miles, Run 3 Miles
Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 40 K, Run 10 K
Bloomington Beach
Lawrence, Kansas
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The ​LEGEND TRIATHLON - AD ASTRA​ is being held on September 10th at Bloomington Beach-Clinton Lake in Lawrence, Kansas. The 3 distances will cover some of the most beautiful and challenging terrain that the Midwest has to offer!

DISTANCES
LEGEND 70 - 1.2M SWIM - 56M BIKE - 13.1M RUN LEGEND OLY - 1.5K SWIM - 40K BIKE - 10K RUN LEGEND SPRINT - 500YD SWIM - 10M BIKE - 3M RUN

RACE SCHEDULE:
RACE DAY - September 10th, 2017 SCHEDULE COMING SOON

RACE CATEGORIES
Male & Female Age Groups: 5-Year Increments:
15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
Clydesdale 39 & Under (Males 220+ lbs.)
Clydesdale 40 & Over (Males 220+ lbs.)
Athena 39 & Under (Females 165+ lbs.)
Athena 40 & Over (Females 165+ lbs.)
*Specific Race Director permission is required for all entrants under 15 years old. (Only allowed in the SPRINT Race)

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
● Free Post-Race beer
● Spinning D.J. inside of Transition
● Professional Race Announcer
● Stocked aid stations!
● LEGEND Finisher Certificates

Event Start Location
Bloomington Beach, Clinton Lake
700 N 1190 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047

Course Description
COURSE INFO:
SWIM: Athletes will enter from the Beach and will follow a counter-clockwise pattern for the swim course keeping the buoys on their left. All courses will complete ONE lap of each respective course. SWIM COURSE MAPS

BIKE: Athletes will be challenged by the rolling terrain of Southwestern Douglas County. Aid stations will be set approximately 10 miles apart. Athletes can expect beautiful countryside views and a tailwind on their way back into transition. BIKE COURSE MAPS
RUN: Athletes will run counter-clockwise around the campgrounds of Bloomington Beach. Aid stations will be located every mile. The run course is moderately flat with some slight climbs giving beautiful views of Clinton Lake. RUN COURSE MAPS

Awards
AWARD INFORMATION
● Awards will be presented to the Top Overall Male & Top Overall Female Champions in all races
● Awards will be presented to the Top Three males and Top Three Females in each age group in all races.
● All races will receive Finisher Medals!
● Top 3 Relays will receive awards.
● Top 3 Overall AquaBike finishers will receive awards.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet Pick-Up and Registration is Saturday, September 9th at Silverback - 701 E. 19th St., Lawrence, KS, 66046. All participants are required by USAT to pick up their own race packets, show a picture ID, along with a valid USAT card (if you didn't purchase a one-day or yearly USAT membership online, with your event registration). If you registered online, you were required to enter your valid USAT card or purchase a USAT one-day or yearly membership.

Weather
In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed as long as possible in hopes the inclement weather will pass. No refunds or transfers will be issued if the event is canceled due to inclement weather.

 
 

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