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2021 VIRTUAL EVENT

May 28 – June 6, 2021: Virtual Triathlons and Duathlons

Our motto this year is to Stay Positive, Stay Healthy and Be Active!

 

We are excited to offer a hybrid event this year with multiple race options to choose from:

  • Live in-person event on June 6, 2021: 300 yard swim, 20K bike, 5K run

  • Virtual events May 28 – June 6, 2021: Several race formats to choose from. Do one, two, or all of them if you like! 

 

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL TRIATHLON?

This event is a way for you to swim (or if you do not want to swim you can do the duathlon or form a team for the triathlon), bike and run whenever and wherever it works for you between May 28 and June 6, 2021. You can choose to do any of the event legs indoors or outdoors, or a combination of both. Don’t want to do them all in one day? No problem, you just need to complete all of the legs between the race dates noted above. Complete a sprint, olympic or half, or do the duathlon, or mix it up a bit with a SUP combined with a bike and run. There are so many options to choose from!

 

WHY VIRTUAL?

This offers us the opportunity for racers who may not be ready to race in person to be part of one of Alaska’s favorite triathlons. Given the limited number of registrations available for the in-person event we want to ensure all who want to race can race. Last year’s virtual ERT was a great success bringing together racers throughout Alaska and across the entire lower 48. It is a great opportunity for friends from near and far challenge each other individually or on a team. The more the merrier!

REGISTRATION 

 

REGISTRATION WILL TAKE PLACE IN TWO PHASES

Phase 1 -> February 1 - 14, 2021: Registration for deferred racers and racers who participated in the 2020 ERT. 

Phase 2 -> February 21 - June 2, 2021: General registration for in-person and virtual events.

Visit the Registration page for more information and to register. 

 

 

CAN PEOPLE OUTSIDE OF ALASKA PARTICIPATE?

Absolutely, the more the merrier! Any US residents participating in an US state can register for the event. Challenge your friends and family near and far to join. 2020 brought racers from 12 states, wonder how many states will be represented this year. Can we hit 50?

 

 

WHAT'S THE COST?

We are charging a flat fee for any distance you choose to do. Or as many as you want to do.

Individuals* – $75.00 ($85 after May 15, 2021)

Teams* - $135.00 ($150 after May 15, 2021)

Kids - $20

Choose any or all events you want to participate in. You can do as many as you want.

 

Event Types and Distances 

  • Triathlon

    • Sprint Distance Triathlon: 500 yard swim, 12.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile run

    • Sprint Distance Triathlon Relay: 500 yard swim, 12.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile run

    • Olympic Distance Triathlon: 1,500 yard swim, 24.8 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

    • Olympic Distance Triathlon Relay: 1,500 yard swim, 24.8 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

    • Half: 1.9K (1.2 mile swim, 90K (56 mile bike), 21.1K (13.1 mile run)

  • Duathlon

    • Individual: 3.1mile run, 12.4 mile bike, 1.5 mile run

    • Relay: 6.2 mile run, 24.8 mile bike, 3.1 mile run

  • Mix it up

    • Sprint: 1 mile SUP, 12.4 mile bike, 3.1 mile run

    • Olympic: 2 mile SUP, 24.8 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

 

What’s included:

  • Tech T-shirt, medal, electronic bib, finishers certificate and a lot more cool swag!

  • We are working on some more really cool race swag items. Stay tuned!

  • Online timing

  • Leader/Results board

  • Incentives - stay tuned throughout the event for fun incentives during each week. Win swag, gift cards, discounts from our sponsors and free entries for the 2022 ERT.

  • USAT One-day license – not needed. USAT is taking care of the one-day license for virtual events.

 
 

KIDS VIRTUAL EVENTS

 

$20.00 – all kids events (ages 6 – 12)

Event types and distances

  • Triathlon: 50 yard swim, 2 mile bike, 1 mile run

  • Duathlon: 0.5 mile run, 2 mile bike, 1 mile run

What’s included for kids:

  • Swim Cap

  • Finisher Certificate

  • Race Medal

  • Incentives - stay tuned throughout the event for fun incentives during each week. Win swag, gift cards, discounts from our sponsors and free entries for the 2021 ERT.

Visit the Kid's Tri page and the registration page for more information.

FAQs

How long will the virtual event run?

You can do any leg of your event at any time between May 28 – June 6, 2021.

 

Do I have to do all my events at one time or in order?

No, you can spread all of your events out on any day (or days) that grabs you. In fact, you can do each leg 2, 3, 4 times and turn in your best time. 

 

How do I print my bib and finisher's certificate?

Check out the​ Bibs, Results, Finisher's Certificate instructions for the full details. 

How do I enter/upload my results?

You can submit your times by manually posting your times (yep, it’s the honor system), or, you also upload your results utilizing your Garmin, Fitbit and more. View the complete instructions here to upload your Virtual Event Results.Results must be uploaded by 8:00 p.m, Sunday, June 6, 2021.

How long do I have to upload results?

All results must be posted no later than 9:00 p.m. June 6, 2021.

 

Do I need to submit a time at all?

No, you do not need to if you do not want to.

 

When are the results final? 

All results are final on June 6, 2021.

 

What is the cost?

  • Individual - $75.00 ($85 after May 15, 2021)

  • Teams - $135.00 ($150 after May 15, 2021)

  • Kids - $20.00 

 

It’s all about the SWAG right?

You betcha! See race outline for a list of what’s included and know that we are working to add more really cool swag for all racers. Stay tuned!

 

How do I get my swag?

During registration you will be given the choice to have your swag mailed to you for a $10 fee, or you can choose to pick up your swag at one of the bib pick-ups the first week of June. Visit the Bib Pick-Up section for times and locations. 

Will there be finish rankings?

Yes, there will be full results and ranking with your peers. Because there is no way to verify everyone’s results and you will be running on different courses on different days, the finish rankings are not official and no finish awards will be given. Results will also not be submitted to USAT for ranking.

 

Will there be awards?

There will be no finish awards for the virtual event but we are working closely with several sponsors and will be supporting local businesses to provide prizes for a variety of fun challenges throughout the event. Every participant will receive a medals and finisher’s certificate.

 

What distance can I do?
You choose any of distances listed above or as many as you would like. 

 
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