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Oil Man Texas Triathlon

Sunday November 6, 2016

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 REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR 2016!!!!!

7am Start  

La Torretta Del Lago Resort - Montgomery, Texas (Conroe)


The 14th Annual Oil Man Texas Triathlon is the premier Long Distance Triathlon in southeast Texas. Our field limit will be 900 participants.

 
The 1.2 mile swim in Lake Conroe, the 56 mile  bike in scenic Montgomery County, and the 13.1 mile run will take place from the beautiful La Toretta Spa & Resort on Lake Conroe! 

LaTorrettaDelLagoONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1.  

Any remaining spots will be sold on a first come first serve basis at the packet pick up times/locations.

USAT Membership Required

 

pdfSWIM WAVE STARTS 2016

pdfRACE INSTRUCTIONS 2016 

 

LOCATION

La Torretta Resort and Spa on Lake Conroe 1 hour north of Houston, in Montgomery, TX.

REGISTRATION

Entry fees and categories are listed below.  Please note that these prices are ALL INCLUSIVE of any credit card processing fees.  You will not see additional charges on your card as it relates to the registration process!  

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP!

SORRY, NO REFUNDS, DEFERRALS OR TRANSFERS OF ENTRIES.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON NOVEMBER 1, 2016 at NOON!  

Registration is available at packet pick-up if there are still spots open.

INDIVIDUAL

$165.00 Now through May 31, 2016

$195 June 1 - September 30, 2016

$225 October 1 - November 5 (or race sells out)

AQUABIKE

$155.00 Now through May 31, 2016

$185 June 1 - September 30, 2016

$215 October 1 - November 5 (or race sells out)

RELAYS

$245 Now through May 31, 2016

$275 June 1 - September 30, 2016

$305 October 1 - November 5 (or race sells out)

 USAT MEMBERSHIP

This is mandatory.  You must purchase a one day license or an annual license for each participant, including ALL relay members! USAT membership is now part of the registration process. You can purchase a one day, annual, renew your current membership or upgrade via our registration site.

COURSE

  • Swim: 1.2 mile open water lake swim in Lake Conroe. Wave starts, swim cut-off time is 75 minutes.
  • Bike: 56 miles on a one loop counter clock-wise course, along farm to market roads with limited traffic on mostly National Forest terrain, with rolling hills. Bike cut off time is 12:30pm.
  • Run: 13.1 miles on asphalt and paved roads, some rolling hills. Course cut-off time is 8 hours. This is a TWO LOOP RUN COURSE with a large portion on golf course paths!

Course maps (subject to change) are available HERE.

WET SUITS

The USA Triathlon guidelines will determine if wet suits will be allowed for official timing purposes. USAT officials will measure the water temperature the day before the race. PLEASE DON'T EMAIL OR CALL ASKING FOR WATER TEMP OR IF WET SUITS WILL BE ALLOWED.  WE WON'T KNOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 6TH.

FYI, wetsuits HAVE been allowed all 13 years of our race!

AID STATIONS

Aid stations will be available on the bike (3 water bottle hand ups) and on each mile of the run. Stations will be provided at swim entry and exit points. Water, Gatorade, and energy gels will be at run aid stations.  A medical team will be on hand along with an ambulance throughout the day.

PACKET PICKUP 2016  

Packet pick-up is available on two days:

Wednesday, November 2nd

12 Noon to 6:00 PM

Bicycle World of Houston

14536 Memorial Drive

Houston, TX 77079

 

Saturday, November 5th

La Torretta del Lago Resort (race site and host hotel)

11 am - 6 pm. There will be a race expo with many triathlete vendors in the packet pickup area.

12:00 PM     PRE RACE MEETING IN EUROPA AMPITHEATRE (Around the corner from packet pick up)

RELAY TEAMS:

Each team member should come to packet pick up.  You do NOT have to come together, but each person should come with Driver's License and USAT membership information.

NO RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP OR REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE. Please make arrangements to come on these days. USA Triathlon requires that each contestant pick up their own packet with photo id and be an annual or one day member of USAT! 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE 2016 (TENATIVE)

5:30AM TRANSITION AREA OPENS

6:45AM TRANSITION AREA CLOSES

7:00AM TRIATHLON BEGINS - FIRST WAVE

7:24AM LAST SWIM WAVE STARTS

8:39AM SWIM CUT OFF

12:30PM BIKE CUT OFF

3:00PM AWARDS (APPROXIMATELY)

3:24PM RUN COURSE CUT OFF

HOST HOTEL/LODGING (2016)

Lodging is recommended at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa (race site).

600 La Torretta Boulevard Montgomery, TX 77356.

Tower rooms are $165 per night. 2 bedroom golf villas are priced at $280 with living room. One bedroom golf villa is priced at $158.  These rates are available for Friday-Sunday nights if you want to come early/stay late. If a late check-out is unavailable, complimentary showers will be available at their fitness center.   MUST MAKE RESERVATION BY OCTOBER 10. ROOMS ARE RELEASED AFTER THAT DATE IF NOT ALREADY FILLED.

Reservations can be made online by clicking below, or by calling 877-286-9590.  Be sure to mention Oilman for the block rate!

BUFFET DINNER AT HOTEL SATURDAY EVENING

Restaurant 157, located inside the hotel, has a buffett from 5pm - 9pm.  It's a GREAT option for your group, family or tri club.  Check out the MENU!

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CHAMPIONCHIP TIMING & RESULTS

Run Wild Timing will provide chip timing with all split times, including transitions.  You will get your chip on race morning across from the transition area. Complete results will be available at eztoregister.com, and www.out-loud.org as soon as possible after the race.

AWARDS

Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female and overall Master's Male and Female. Age group awards 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. Awards will go 3 deep in these categories and 3 deep in relay categories.  Aqua bike divisions go three deep in Females and three deep in Males. Everyone will receive a custom finisher medal at the finish line!

CHARITY TIE INS 

Charities selected for benefiting from the Oil Man Texas Triathlon include: Ordinary Saints, Boy Scouts of Montgomery, Cut n Shoot HOG Chapter, Woodlands HS Girls Cross Country Team, and Woodlands HS Triathlon Club.

VOLUNTEERS:

We LOVE our volunteers!  All volunteers will receive a special volunteer shirt and snacks/pizza! If you have a group of volunteers, please email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Otherwise, check out the areas and shifts at the following link:

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Open Water Swim Opportunity 2016

SnapTortuga

Oilman Texas Partners with Snapping Tortuga!

Sunday, October 22, 2016

Click HERE to go to the registration page for the event. Oilman participants receive a 20% discount for the 1250M & 2.5K swim event.

Use Oilman2016 if you are a registered participant.  

Don't miss this great opportunity to practice an open water swim in Lake Conroe!