Sunday, June 25, 2017 • Pleasant Hill, IA
SPRINT: 750M Swim • 20K Bike • 5K Run OLYMPIC: 1500M Swim • 40K Bike • 10K Run
Bike

Runner Image Please make certain your bike is in proper working order before arriving race morning. Rasmussen Bike Shop will be on hand and have a limited supply of bike equipment race morning in case of emergencies.

Sprint Bike Course Map:

Olympic Bike Course Map:

Olympic Bike 2

Link to Olympic Bike Course:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1358743624

  • ANSI, CPSC or SNELL approved helmets are required during the cycling portion of the event. You will not be allowed participate without an approved helmet (no refunds). Helmets must be buckled in place while on the bike before, during or after the event, or you will be disqualified.
  • Bicycle bar end caps are required on every bike.
  • According to USAT Rules, headphones, headsets, Ipods, mp3 players, etc. are not to be carried or worn at any time during the race and will result in a time penalty.
  • You may not ride your bike in the transition area. You are required to walk or jog with your bike to the designated mount & dismount areas at the “Bike Out” and “Bike In” line.
  • If you have an equipment malfunction on the bike, you must remove yourself and your bike from the course. Bike course personnel will be circulating the course to assist you.
  • Ride your bike on the right side of the road – a minimum of three bike lengths behind the cyclist in front of you – unless passing. Passing is only allowed on the left side. Riding directly next to another athlete, unless passing, is considered “BLOCKING” and will be penalized accordingly.
  • Cyclists shall not cross the center yellow line.
  • No drafting – there will be course marshalls.
  • Bike course will be marked in miles at the 3 and 9 mile points.
  • There will NOT be an aid station on the bike course. Please bring your water bottles filled to the race.
  • A map of the entire course will be available at packet pickup.
  • Cyclists who have not finished the bike course by 10:00 am will be assisted back to transition, their timing chip will be removed, and they will be disqualified from the race.
  • Train crossings: There are three train crossings on the bike course. Please navigate these crossings with care.

>>Click here for USAT Rules.


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