Q: How does the pricing for a Relay Team work?
A: Upon registration, the captain (or first member) will be asked to pay the full registration fee when creating the team and you will have to decide the monies amongst yourselves.
Q: Can a Relay team purchase the Registration Protector?
A: No. Due to the flexibility of the teams being able to switch members at no cost and handling payment between several people, we do not allow this option available for teams.
Q: Do all my relay members need to be the same age and gender?
A: No teams can be comprised of a mix of gender and ages.
Q: Are two person relay teams permitted?
A: Yes. A two person relay can complete the race with any combination of disciplines.
Q: Can a two person relay team later add a third member?
Q: If a team member needs to drop out, can we do a two person relay?
Q: Do all team members need to show up to athlete check-in?
A: Yes. We encourage that all team members arrive together for athlete check-in to ensure that all the materials are accounted for.
BUT if team members are arriving at different times: Each team member is required to check in with ID. The packet will not be handed over until ALL member of the team have been checked in and have gone through the registration process. If you doing the bike leg, you will be able to get your wristband and bike stickers in order to check in your bike.
Q: Who gets what in the packet?
A: The bib is for the runner. The swim cap is for the swimmer. The sticker sheet be for the biker. All members will have wristbands.
Q: How do I know when my leg of the race starts?
A: The athlete that will be completing the next leg of the race will wait in transition for the previous team member. Once that team member arrives, they will tag and hand over their chip to the next team member. This will continue for each transition.
Q: How do I get food without a bib?
A: You will have an R marked on your wristband. Upon entering a food tent, show the volunteer your wristband to indicate that you are on a relay team and do not have a food ticket.
Q: What if I want to upgrade, to olympic, or downgrade, to sprint, our teams distance?
A: You are able to upgrade or downgrade. If you choose to upgrade, you will be asked to pay the difference, however if you downgrade you will not receive a refund for the difference back.
Q: How are the awards awarded to relay teams?
A: 3 deep for co ed teams, 3 deep for all female teams, 3 deep for all male teams will be awarded.
Q: If we only have a swimmer and a biker, can we switch to Aquabike?
A: No, we unfortunately do not have an Aquabike relay category.
Q: As a relay member, what materials do I receive?
Everyone will receive a participant shirt at athlete check-in. At the finish line, the runner will make sure to pick up finisher medals for each team member.
Q: Does each relay member receive a timing chip?
A: No. The team
will receive one chip. The timing chip acts as a “baton” and team
members must handoff the timing strap/chip to move forward to the next
discipline. Relay athletes must keep ankle strap and chip on their ankle
at all times until making the transfer between teammates.
Q: Do all team members need to be body marked/have TriTats?
A: Yes. Relay
athletes will receive TriTats in their packet or will body marked with race team number and the letter “R”
denoting a relay team. The team’s bib number will be marked on both arms
and the “R” will be marked in the right calf.
Q: Who goes on the boat?
A: Only the swimmer!