2015 Duck Bill Thrill Triathlon
***** Due to low water levels in the reservoir, this event for 2015 has been cancelled.
Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 8:00am - Start
Event Description: This is the eighth running of a unique USAT Sanctioned Olympic distance triathlon, with a 1500 meter swim, a 40K bike, and a 10K run. Wetsuits are required for the swim.
Location: Winberry Park, Fall Creek Reservoir (Lowell, Oregon).
Directions/Parking: Take Highway 58 from Eugene, go 16 miles to Lowell. Turn left at the Lowell turnoff, across the bridge and follow the signs to Fall Creek Reservoir. Parking at Winberry Park is limited - please carpool. Parking passes are required by the Oregon State Parks Department and can be pre-purchased for $5 during registration or purchased at the park on the morning of the race. Pre-paid parking passes ($5) will be handed out at the park entrance, the morning of the race to those who purchased them.
Course Maps: All course maps are available at the official event website: DUCK BILL THRILL. Wetsuits are required for the swim.
Entry Fees: Individual (USAT Member) - $70, through April 30
Individual (non-USAT Member) - $82, through April 30
Relay Team Member (USAT Member) - $25, through April 30
Relay Team Member (Non-USAT Member) - $37, through April 30
Note: Entry fees increase by $10 after April 30. All students take $5 off entry total. Pre-paid parking permit for Winberry Park - $5. All youth 17 & under, will be registered for an annual USAT membership at packet pickup at no additional cost. Participants 18 and over may choose to purchase an annual USAT membership for $45. To purchase an annual USAT membership online, CLICK HERE.
Registration: Registration is no longer available.
Entry Limit: This event is limited to 300 participants.
Individual Categories: Age Group, Athena (Women 150 lbs and over), Clydesdale (Men 200 lbs and over).
Relay Categories: All Male, All Female, Coed, High School.
Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & over. NOTE: Age group placement is determined by the age of a competitor on 12/31/2012.
Refund Policy: Before May 1, participants can receive a 50% refund. After May 1, there will be no refunds of any kind. Also, race entries are non-transferable.
Relay Teams: Relay teams can consist of two or three members. Categories are: All Male, All Female, Coed, High School. As one relay team member finishes his/her leg, he/she will then hand off the team's timing chip to the next team member in the transition zone.
Awards: All finishers will receive a finishing prize and the age division winners and top division teams will receive prizes. All participants will be eligible for random prize drawings. Additional award categories include: Athena (Women 150 lbs and over), Clydesdale (200 lbs and over). Relay divisions are: All Male, All Female, Coed, High School.
Identification On Race Day: Please remember to bring your photo identification and USAT membership card to packet pickup the morning of the race. USAT rules clearly state, "NO ID, NO RACE."
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