We thank our
City of Montgomery
Houston Racing Triathlon Club
Lone Star Multi Sport Club
Lake Conroe Coast Guard
Boy Scout Troop 479
Del Lago Resort
Oil Man Texas Triathlon
Sunday, November 6th, 2011
7:00 AM, Conroe, Texas
The Oil Man Texas Triathlon online registration is closed in order to assign
race numbers. You can register at packet pickup on Wednesday at noon or on
Saturday. T-shirts will be limited for people who sign up this week! Only
cash or checks will be accepted for registration at packet pickup. USA
Triathlon fees are in addition to race entries!
The 9th Annual Oil Man Texas Triathlon (Formerly Iron Star Triathlon) is the
premier half Iron Distance triathlon in southeast Texas. Our field limit
will be 800 participants in 2011. 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 newly renovated La Torretta Del Lago Resort on Lake Conroe. A
Fabulous location, great spectator viewing, and an awesome post-race party,
including custom finisher medals! Come and be a part of this awesome 9th
La Torretta Del Lago Resort and Spa on Lake Conroe 1 hour north of Houston, in
Swim: 1.2 mile open water lake swim in Lake Conroe. Wave starts,
clock-wise rectangular course, swim cut-off time is 75 minutes. Bike: 56
miles on a circular course, along farm to market roads with limited traffic
on mostly National Forest terrain, with rolling hills. Run: 13.1 miles on
asphalt and paved roads, mostly flat with some rolling hills. Course cut-off time is
8 hours. Course maps (subject to change) are available
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. DON'T EMAIL OR CALL ASKING FOR WATER
TEMP OR IF WET SUITS WILL BE ALLOWED-WE WON'T RESPOND BECAUSE WE WON'T KNOW
UNTIL NOVEMBER 5th. FYI, wetsuits HAVE been allowed all 8 years of our race!
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, energy gels, Endurolytes, and fruit will be
provided along the run course. A medical team will be on hand along with 2
ambulances throughout the day.
Lodging is recommended at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa (race
site),600 La Torretta Boulevard Montgomery, TX 77356. The reservation number
is (877) 286-9590. Tower suites are $149 per night and 2 bedroom cottages
are priced at $249(reduced for 2011!) for a 2 bedroom cottage with living
room. 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. Ask for the Oil Man (Formerly
Iron Star) Triathlon. Other hotels to be added soon! You can check with the
Best Western and Super 8 motels on Hwy 105.
CHAMPIONCHIP TIMING & RESULTS
Run Wild Timing will provide chip timing with all split
times, including transitions. The ChampionChip fees are
included in your entry fees. You will get your chip on race
morning across from the transition area.
Complete results will be available at
as soon as possible 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 at least 3 deep (most divisions 5
deep), utilizing USAT 5 year age group divisions. There will be Clydesdale
(men over 200 lbs) and Athena (women over 150 lbs) divisions. Awards will go
3 deep in the relay categories and the aqua bike divisions. Everyone will
receive a custom finisher medal!
CHARITY TIE INS AND VOLUNTEERS
Charities selected for benefiting from the Oil Man Texas Triathlon
include: Ordinary Saints, Boy Scouts of Montgomery, LoneStar MultiSport
Club, Cut n Shoot HOG Chapter, Woodlands HS Girls Cross Country Team, and
Woodlands HS Triathlon Club. All volunteers will receive a special volunteer
shirt and other goodies. WE NEED YOU! Call 713-816-5060 to volunteer.
Tri on the Run,
Club, and OutRival Racing will all be having training events to help prepare for this
triathlon. Check their websites for these events.
All volunteers will receive
a special volunteer shirt and other goodies. WE NEED YOU! Call 713-816-5060
or Contact us to