June 4, 2017 – Lawrence Youngman Lake
The Omaha Women’s Triathlon aspires to bring women together as a community by offering a supportive, energetic and empowering environment for females pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle. This special event is designed especially for women of all athletic ability — whether new to multisport or an experienced athlete.
This event is held at Lawrence Youngman Lake, near 192nd and Dodge. This Sprint Distance “Womens Only” Triathlon event consists of a 750m swim, a 20km bike, and a 5K run. Thousands of spectators will come to cheer on the women of Omaha. Don’t miss out on the fun!
New this year – we also be having a 5K run and Duathlon as part of the Women’s Triathlon.
The top 3 finishers will receive a Village Pointe gift card:
First Place – $100
Second Place – $75
Third Place – $50
In addition each age group winner will receive a $25 gift card.
This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT). All USAT-sanctioned races require you to have a current USAT membership. If you don’t have an annual USAT membership, (only $50 per year), you can purchase a single day USAT pass for $15.
SWIM – 750 M ( .5 MILE)
Out-and-back swim at Lawrence Youngman Lake.
BIKE – 20 KM (12.4 MILE)
This is an out-and-back course – 192nd to Old Lincoln Hwy to Skyline Dr to Center and back.
*This is the course for the Triathlon and Duathlon
RUN – 5 KM (3.1 MILE)
5K out-and-back course. North on 192nd St, East on Old Lincoln Highway, and back.
*This is the course for the Triathlon, Duathlon and 5K run.
TEAMS – Competing as a member of a relay team is a great introduction to the sport of triathlon. Teams may have either two or three athletes participate.
Saturday, June 3
Packet Pickup is required on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Athleta in Village Pointe. All registered participants need to pick up their race packets on Saturday. Packet pickup will not be available on race day. This includes all relay team members. Relay team members need to complete a hard copy waiver. If you are running the 5K only, you only need to pick up your packet on Saturday then make sure to arrive at the race no later than 7:15 a.m to receive your time chip and prepare to have a blast!
Mandatory bike check into the transition area is required by 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Youngman Lake. Bike mechanics from our local bike sponsors will be on hand for minor issues and maintenance. Please place the corresponding bike number on each bike. Make sure to wear your wrist band at all times in order to place and remove your bike from the transition area. If you are part of a relay team, the biker is the only one that may wear the wrist band included in the race packet and place and remove the bike from transition. These measures assure the security of equipment and general safety of all participants.
Athlete Guide and Race Instructions Video:
The athlete guide will be sent to all registered participants approximately 7 to 10 days prior to the event. Please watch for the email including the athlete guide and link to a short video that will help you prepare for the event. We encourage all participants to read and watch the video. We will also post the athlete guide and video on our website.
The top three overall winners will receive an award and gift card for Village Pointe. Age group awards are given to the first three finishers in each age group following the USA Triathlon rules. Age group awards are in five year increments: 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc. up to 80+. Relay awards are given to the 1st place relay team.
Sunday, June 4
Race starts at 8 a.m. See athlete guide for information related to event day.