6th Annual Clear Lake International Triathlon on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with a location and host hotel-South Shore Harbor Resort & Marina in League City, Texas!!
Swim in Clear Lake, Bike a loop course, crossing the Kemah Bridge and going past NASA back into transition, Run partly shaded course overlooking Clear Lake and South Shore Marina.
The locationof this race is on the south side of Clear Lake-South Shore Harbor Resort. This will provide an awesome venue for all of the day's activities. There is an easier and safer entrance into & out of the water! For the bike course-it will be 1 or 2 loops of the same sprint course as 2011 so you still get to enjoy the Kemah Bridge! Reminder-the course for both races will turn right at FM 2094 instead of SH 96.
Swim 1.5 K (.93 miles) in a rectangular, clock wise course around South Shore Harbor (opposite end of the Harbor from the fuel dock), bike 46 K (28.8 miles) double-loop crossing the Kemah Bridge twice with views of Clear Lake and NASA Space Center, run 10 K (6.2 miles) 3 loops on a partially shaded course through South Shore Marina & neighborhood with views of Clear Lake.
Swim .5 K (.31 miles) around South Shore Harbor (opposite end of the Harbor from the fuel dock), bike 23 K (14 miles) loop crossing Kemah Bridge with views of Clear Lake and NASA, run 3.4 K (2.1 miles) through South Shore Marina and neighborhood.
Take I-45 South. Exit League City (exit 23). Make a left (going under I-45) onto FM 518 (which locals call Main Street). Remain traveling straight onto FM 2094. FM 518 will veer off to the right (in approximately 2 miles after you enter onto FM 518) and you will want to remain traveling straight onto FM 2094 (also known as Marina Bay Drive). In approximately 2 more miles, you will come to a main intersection with a traffic light. Please turn left here onto South Shore Boulevard. South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center will be on your right at the end of boulevard. Address: 2500 South Shore Blvd., League City, TX 77573 800-442-5005
Our race venue provides an awesome host hotel-the South Shore Harbor Resort. We will have a room block for the event at a rate of $99.00 single/double on Friday night. If you'd like stay Saturday night, the rate is $79.00.
The hotel overlooks the race site-swim, transition, and finish line! Go to www.sshr.com, click on reservations, then "groups" and type in the code "CLT2013" to get the room block and rate.
Come have a relaxing dinner with your family and fellow athletes!
The Athlete Banquet will be held Friday, August 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the South Shore Harbor Resort. Banquet cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 5-12.
Buy a ticket when you register online or by going to this link! https://secure.eztoregister.com/shop/?event=7894
Field Limit is 1000 for this year between the 2 races. Both races will be on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Sign up early!
International entry is $80 for individuals and $120 for relays through February 28, 2013.
Sprint entry is $60 for individuals through February 28, 2013.
International Entry is $95 for individuals and $135 for relays from March 1 through July 31, 2013 or race fills.
Sprint is $75 from March 1 through July 31, 2013 or race fills.
International is $105 for individuals and $160 for relays from August 1 through August 23, 2013 or race fills.
Sprint is $85 for indiiduals from August 1 through August 23, 2013 or race fills.
There are no divisions for elites, weight categories or relays in the sprint race!
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP-DON'T SIGN UP IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT!
An email response from eztoregister.com is your entry confirmation.
NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS-PERIOD!
Registration is available at packet pick-up if spots remain.
USA TRIATHLON Membership is separate, required, and may be purchased at packet pickup.
There will be an invitational division for the International distance race-your chance to race against Houston's and Texas' best triathletes! Invitational Men and Women are eligible for Overall Awards and Invitational Division only-they will not roll down into the age group divisions.
This event will be USA Triathlon sanctioned. As a result, a USA Triathlon card must be presented at packet pickup BY the card holder. Annual memberships and one-day memberships may be purchased at packet pickup. One day fees are $12 and must be CASH or CHECK only!!! Note: This is in addition to entry fee. DOES NOT include membership fee with race fee. The USA Triathlon phone is 719-597-9090 w/ website: www.usatriathlon.org. All members of the relay need to be USAT members.
Wednesday, August 21 Noon-6:00 pm
Bicyle World of Houston
14536 Memorial Drive.
Houston, TX 77079
Thursday, August 22 Noon-6:00 pm
Friday, August 23 Noon-6:00 pm
We will provide chip timing with all split times, including transition. OCCASIONALLY A MALFUNCTION OR MISREAD MAY OCCUR ON SPLITS. We apologize in advance should this happen and work hard to get the timing situations resolved when possible. The chip fees are included in your entry fees. Complete results will be available at www.eztoregister.com and www.out-loud.org as soon as possible after the race.
Aid stations will be available on each mile of the run. A station will also be provided at swim exit and run start. Water, Gatorade, Hammer energy gels, and Endurolytes will be provided along the run course. A medical team will be on hand along with an ambulance throughout the day.
Water, Vitamin Water, Gatorade, Soft Drinks, Pizza, Bagels, Cookies, and Fruit will be provided. There will be several Massage tables available for a quick rub-down after the race!
Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female and overall Master's Male and Female. Age group awards will go 3 deep, utilizing USAT 5 year age group divisions. There will be Clydesdale (men over 220 lbs) and Athena (women over 165 lbs) divisions in the International distance race. Awards will go 3 deep in the relay categories-International distance only.
Race Shots will continue to serve as our official race photographers. Pictures will be available through their website at www.raceshots.net within a week of the race! Be sure and have your numbers showing on the front!!
Sponsors will include South Shore Harbor Resort, the City of League City, South Shore Harbor Marina, South Shore Harbor Fitness Center, Webster Bicycles, On the Run, and Bicycle World of Houston. Other sponsors are Muscle Milk, Vitamin Water, Hammer Nutrition, Kona Printing, and more to be named soon!
Charities selected for benefiting from the Clear Lake Triathlon include: Clear Lake Presbyterian Church Youth Program, & Ordinary Saints.