The 11th Annual PossAbilities Triathlon will be held at the Loma Linda University Drayson Center located at: 25040 Stewart Street Loma Linda, CA 92354. The event will take place on April 28th, 2013 at 7am!
ONLINE registration will go LIVE on January 3rd, 2013. To register for the 11th Annual PossAbilities Triathlon please click HERE. Manual registration can be done by completing a registration form and mailing it to: Loma Linda University PossAbilities, 25455 Barton Rd., Suite #109A, Loma Linda, CA. 92354
To download and print a mail-in registration form CLICK HERE.
If you are interested in being a vendor at the event please CLICK HERE to complete the Vendor Application.
To register as a volunteer for this event please click HERE and use the volunteer registration link to complete the process. Thank you so much for supporting this wonderful event!
If you would like to help PossAbilitie raise funds to help support our mission, please click HERE and set up your very own Giving Page! We thank you in advance for your support. You can also download and print the PossAbilities Triathlon Pledge Form to help get people to sponsor your participation.
The Kid’s Triathlon is composed of a 1/4 mile run/walk/roll, a 1/4 mile bike ride and a 25 yard swim in the Drayson Center pool. Finisher medals will be given to all participants.
If using mail-in registration, please make checks payable to: Loma Linda University PossAbilities. Online and mail-in registration deadline is April 25th, 2013.
Challenged Athletes Categories for Adult Triathlon:
Paratriathlon Competition Categories These shall be established based on physical disabilities. The six (6) Paratriathlon categories are as follows:
TRI 1 – Handcycle: Paraplegic, Quadriplegic, Polio, Double Leg Amputee. Must have a minimum of 20% impairment of any one limb. Must use handcycle for the bicycle portion and racing wheelchair for the run portion.
TRI 2 – Severe Leg impairment: Above-knee Amputees. Must have a minimum of 20% impairment of any one limb. Athlete must ride bicycle and run with approved prosthesis for the affected limbs (as identified during classification) or crutches. Racing wheelchairs are not allowed.
TRI 3 – Les Autres: Includes athletes with Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Double Leg Amputee (runners) or Paralysis in multiple limbs. Must have a minimum of 20% impairment of any one limb. Must ride a bicycle or tricycle and run. May use cane, braces or prosthesis during run portion. No racing wheelchairs.
TRI 4 – Arm impairment: Including Above and Below Elbow Amputees or “impairment” in one or both upper limbs. Must have a minimum of 20% impairment of any one limb. Athletes may use prosthesis, brace or sling on the bike and/or run.
TRI 5 – Moderate leg impairment: Below-knee amputees. Must have a minimum of 20% impairment of any one limb. Athlete must ride bicycle and run with approved prosthesis for the affected limb (as identified during classification) or crutches.
TRI 6 – Visual Impairment: Legally Blind. (20/200 vision with best corrected vision). It is mandatory that only one guide of the same sex may be used throughout the race. Athlete is tethered during the swim portion, must ride a tandem bicycle, and may choose an elbow lead, tether lead, or run free. Black-out glasses must be worn on the run.
PACKET PICK UP
You may pick up your race packet (after sunset) on Saturday night April 27th @ 7:30pm at the Loma Linda Drayson Center located at: 25040 Stewart Street Loma Linda, CA 92354.
Please arrive early for event parking. The event starts at 7am sharp! You may park in the following areas:
VIP parking at the Drayson Center will be available for event sponsors.
The adult triathlon is composed of three different segments, the 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk/roll course, the 11 mile bike course, and finally the 150 yard swim course. You will complete the race in that order (run, bike, swim). Download the Triathlon Course Map for details.
Run/Walk/Roll Course Route
The run/walk/roll course is 3.1 miles in length. Click here for a map of the Run/Walk/Roll Course. When running please stay to the right hand side of the street to allow room for runners that are returning in the opposite direction (see map).
Bike Course Route
The bike course is 11 miles in length. Click here for map of Bike Course. You will complete 3 loops around Barton Road (see map) before returning to the transition area to prepare for your swim. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO RIDE YOUR BIKE IN THE TRANSITION AREA! You MUST wear a helmet when on the bike course!
Swim Course Route
The swim portion of the race will be held in the Drayson Center pool. You will complete 150 yards (6 laps of the pool) following the indicated path for swimming. Lifeguards will be there to direct you. When you complete this course you will exit the pool and head towards the finish line to receive your finisher’s medal!
When in the transition area please observe the following etiquette.