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Athlete Guide 2014

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Welcome to Quassy

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Revolution3 Triathlon welcome’s you to Middlebury, Connecticut and the Quassy Amusement Park, the very first REV3 Half Distance triathlon. We are thrilled to be back for our sixth year in action and look forward to bring you a great Half and Olympic distance triathlon!

Welcome triathletes, volunteers, spectators, family, and friends to Middlebury!

Thank you for choosing REV3 Triathlon. Our goal at REV3 is to maximize the enjoyment for everyone at the race, and this includes the spectators! So, whether you’re competing, volunteering, or spectating, we intend to make it a memorable experience. If we can do anything to help you, please let  any staff member know and we will do our best to make your experience a better one.

There is so much going on throughout the park this weekend. Be sure to read the enclosed Schedule of Events that includes swim practices, course overviews, expo details, fun kid’s activities and ALL of the important race day details.

On behalf of the Revolution3 Triathlon team enjoy Connecticut and thanks again for adding Revolution3 to your race calendar. Make Rev3 more than just a race. Make it an EXPERIENCE!

Happy Racing,

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The REVOLUTION3 Triathlon Team

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Schedule

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Expo Location:
Quassy Amusement Park
2132 Middlebury Road 
Middlebury, CT 06762
Directions: http://www.quassy.com/about_directions.htm 

Friday May 30, 2014

Event
Location
Time
Quassy Amusement Park Open for Public10:00am-10:00pm
Practice SwimQuassy Beach2-4pm
Race Expo OpensQuassy Amusement Park3:00pm
Packet Pick Up for Half and Olympic RevRev3 Expo3:00pm - 8:00pm
Bike Mechanics Available Transition 3:00-8pm
Bike Chek-In for Olympic REVTransition4:00-8:15pm
Olympic Rev Mandatory Athlete MeetingREV3 Stage4:30pm
2nd Opportunity for Mandatory Athlete MeetingRev3 Stage7:00pm
Rev3 Expo Closes8:00pm

Saturday May 31, 2014 – * Olympic-Rev Race Day

Event
Location
Time
Packet Pick Up for Olympic RevRegistration Tent in Rev3 Expo 5:00am - 6:00am
Transition Opens for Olympic RevQuassy Amusement Park Parking Lot 5:30am
Bike Mechanic Support AvailableTransition5:30am - 6:40am
Transition Closes6:40am
First Swim Wave for Age Group OlympicQuassy Beach7:00am
Rev3 Expo Opens9:00am
Little Rev Adventure Race RegistrationRev3 Adventure Tent9:00am-3:00pm
Quassy Amusement Park Opens to Public11:00am-10:00pm
Olympic Rev Course Closes11:30am
Olympic Rev Award CeremonyRev3 Stage in Expo 11:30am
Bike Mechanical SupportTransition 12:00pm-6:00pm
Half Rev Packet Pick UpRev3 Expo12:00pm-7:00pm
Practice SwimQuassy Beach12:00pm-2:00pm
blueseventy Worst Wetsuit ContestQuassy Beach- Practice Swim1:00pm
Mandatory Half Rev Bike Check InTransition2:00pm-7:15pm
Mandatory Athlete MeetingRev3 Stage3:00pm
Little Rev Adventure Race StartRev3 Finish Line3:30pm
2nd Opportunity for Mandatory Athlete MeetingRev3 Stage6:00pm
Rev3 Expo Closes7:00pm

Sunday June 1, 2014 – *Half -Rev Race Day 

Event
Location
Time
Transition OpensQuassy Amusement Park Parking Lot5:15am
Bike Mechanic Support Available Transition5:15am- 6:30am
Transition Closes6:30am
First Age Group Wave Half RevQuassy Beach 6:50am
Rev3 Expo Opens9:00am
Quassy Amusement Park Open to Public11:00am-8:00pm
Age Group Half Award CeremonyRev3 Stage3:00pm
Bike Check OutTransitionBeginning at 1:30pm
All Bikes Must be out of TransitionTransition4:00pm
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Athlete Check In

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Step 1:

There will be a banner on the  Registration Tent that will have everyone’s name and bib number on it. You will need to look up your bib number before getting your packet.

Step 2:

Once you have you bib number you can get in line at the registration tent to pick up your packet.

  • Athlete check in and packet pick up for the HALF and OLYMPIC will be on Friday May 30, 2014 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Another option for Athlete check in and packet pick up for the OLYMPIC will be on Saturday May 31 from 5:00am to 6:00am.
  • Athlete check in and Packet Pick Up for HALF-REV athletes will be on Saturday May 31, 2014 12:00pm to 7:00pm

There will be NO race day check in for the HALF REV. 

Please be sure to bring photo identification with you to receive your packets.  Please bring your USAT card to show proof of current USAT membership or $12 to purchase a one-day license. If you are a USAT member and forget your card you will be required to sign the USAT wavier and purchase a one-day license. If you are a professional athlete you are required to submit proof of professional status at check-in.

**All Relays** You MUST check in as a team. You will not be allowed to check in for other members of your relay. This is to ensure the entire team fills out the correct waivers.

If you do not check in during the designated hours you will not be able to race.

At Check In you will receive the following:

  • Athlete Wristband
  • Race Number Stickers and Bib
  • Swim Cap
  • Race Number Tattoo

Step 3:

You will then need to go to the TIMING TRAILER to pick up your timing chip. If you do not have a chip you will not be able to race.

Step 4:

You will go to the retail tent to pick up your SWAG Bag. In your SWAG bag you will find you participant shirt and other goodies from our sponsors. Please note every athlete will also receive  A FREE finisher photo. After the race you will be sent an e-mail with a link to download your finisher photo and print. So when you round the corner to finish make sure your bib is in sight and you are smiling BIG!!

Every athlete has the option to get two FREE tickets to the Quassy Amusement Park. You will need to ask the Volunteer at the SWAG bag handout for these two tickets. Once you get them they will X your wristband.

If you have any questions about this process please e-mail info@rev3tri.com

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Athlete Wristband

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Every Rev3 athlete will get a Rev3 wristband once you check in. This band will identify you as an official participant and must be worn during race weekend. This wristband is required for medical identification purposes and allows you access to special events, transition, and post race food and recovery area. Your wristband will have your bib number on it.

YOU MUST HAVE YOUR WRISTBAND IN ORDER TO  DO THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Retrieve your bike out of transition after the race
  2. Receive Post Race Food
  3. Pick up your two FREE Quassy Amusement Park tickets
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