Race Day is May 21st, 2017

Tri Fort Worth is a Full Distance and Half distance triathlon in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, where the West begins. Come join Mayor Betsy Price and Tri Fort Worth. We’re committed to creating a race experience of a lifetime!
 

FAQs

Find out what is happening and when

Racer Questions

Will wetsuits be allowed?

An Official Announcement will be made concerning the use of Wetsuits on race morning, but race management will start testing the water temps several weeks before the race and publishing the information.  Wetsuits are permitted if the water temperature is up to (and including) 76.1 degrees Fahrenheit (24.5 degrees Celsius) or colder.  Wetsuits will be prohibited in water temperatures greater than 83.8 degrees Fahrenheit (28.8 degrees Celsius).

Athletes who choose to wear a wetsuit in water temperatures 76.2 degrees Farhrenheit (24.55 degrees Celsius) and up to 83.8 degrees Fahrenheit (28.77 degrees Celsius) will not be eligible for Age Group awards.

Athletes should contact the wetsuit manufacturer directly to confirm whether their suit is legal.  The De Soto Water Rover and the Speedo Elite Triathlon Wetsuit with forearm flaps wetsuits are PROHIBITED.

Race Officials will be monitoring athletes on race morning to enforce wetsuit restrictions.sc wheels

Will race wheels be allowed?

Yes. However, race organizers reserve the right to restrict use depending on conditions.

Do I need to be a member of USAT for the race or buy a 1 Day Membership?

USA Triathlon will sanction Tri Fort Worth. To complete the online registration process, athletes will need to enter their USAT annual license number or athletes can purchase a one-day license ($15.00 USD) or annual license ($50.00 USD) during online registration. Athletes must bring their photo identification and show proof of current USAT membership during Athlete Check-In.

Can I give my race slot to someone else if I do not race?

No.  Athletes cannot switch or gift their slot to anyone else should that athlete be unable to compete in Tri Fort Worth. Per USAT regulations, competing in a sanctioned event without properly registering and paying for your entry is strictly prohibited, which includes both selling an entry to another party or purchasing an entry through a third party.

Will course maps be posted?

Yes, they are available on both the full and 1/2 race information pages.

Will relay teams be allowed?

The Half Iron Distance will have a Relay Category.  Each team may have 2 or three participants to enter the Relay Category.  Each member of the relay team must have a valid USAT membership or purchase a 1-day pass.  The Full Iron Distance race will not offer a relay option.

Can a friend or family member check in for me and pick up my race packet?

The Half Iron Distance will have a Relay Category.  Each team may have 2 or three participants to enter the Relay Category.  Each member of the relay team must have a valid USAT membership or purchase a 1-day pass.  The Full Iron Distance race will not offer a relay option.

Will there be nutrition on the course?

Yes, hydration and nutrition stations will be offered throughout the course.  Details of the hydration and nutrition stations will be published 12 weeks prior to the event.

Can communication devices be used during the race?

Sorry, absolutely NO communication devices, MP3 players, speakers, or any other devices (Yes, that means NO cell phones).

General Questions

Will there be a Race Expo?

Yes, there will be a race expo with vendors, information, and event merchandise will be available for purchase. Full details of the hours for the Race Expo will be published with the Athlete Guide.
Please contact Todd Speer at Todd@trifortworth.com

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FULL & HALF DISTANCE TRIATHLON 5/21/2017