Dirty Rock Off Road Triathlon July 29 at Rockwall Y

NEW DATE: The Dirty Rock Off Road Triathlon has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 29, 2012, after the original date had to be changed due to heavy rains affecting the mountain bike trail. Transition opens at 6 a.m.; the race starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockwall Family YMCA.

Off road sprint triathlon benefits Rockwall YMCA

The Dirty Rock Triathlon is a short-course off road, USAT sanctioned sprint triathlon coming July 29, 2012 to the Rockwall County Family YMCA.

The race features a 150-yard pool swim at the Y (snake swim in 25-yard indoor pool); a seven mile mountain bike on Squabble Creek Trail (first and last half of the course on a concrete path, the rest through mountain bike trails);  and a two mile run (out and back behind the Y, part on grass, part on a concrete path.) There will be an aid station equipped with water and Powerade at the start and at the turn-around.

Proceeds benefit the Rockwall County Family YMCA, located at 1210 N. Goliad in Rockwall.

Register online at playtri.com/dirtyrock. There will be no race day registration.

Packet Pick Up / Late Registration

Friday, July 27, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Playtri Performance Center
6465 E Mockingbird Lane, Ste. 350
Dallas, TX 75214

Saturday, July 28, Noon to 4 p.m.
Rockwall Cycling
832 Steger Towne Road
Rockwall, TX   (next to TARGET at Ridge Road & I-30)

Sunday, July 29, 6 to 7 a.m.*

Race Site – Rockwall YMCA

*Race morning packet pick up is an additional $10. No race day registration!

For more information, visit playtri.com/dirtyrock.

USAT Membership

The Dirty Rock Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event. All participants must be a current annual member of USAT or purchase a one day permit for $12 at packet pick up. Do not send USAT permit fee with entry fee.

All established USAT rules will be in effect and will be strictly enforced. You must show your USAT member card and your photo ID at packet pick up – no exceptions. Friends and family will not be allowed to pick up anyone’s packet. If you are an annual USAT member and do not bring your member card to packet pick up, you must buy a $12 one day membership. There are no more duplicate applications. USAT no longer allows the purchase of annual memberships at packet pick up.

Awards and Amenities

Top Overall Male and Female.
Top Overall Masters male and female.
Age Group / Weight Class awards will be 3 deep for both Male and Female.
Rockwall Corporate Challenge Trophy and Top Overall Relay team.
All participants who pick up their packet will receive a dri fit t-shirt.

Information provided by Kevin Smart, edited for publication by Blue Ribbon News, all rights reserved.

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