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2020 Mini of Fairfield County Seaside Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon

June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020 Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT 7:00 am Race Start

Triathlon: Swim 0.5M, Bike 10M, Run 3.1M
Duathlon: Run 1.5M, Bike 10M, Run 3.1M




Zane's Cycles is the official Bike Mechanic Sponsor of the Seaside Triathlon & Duathlon


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Come and join us on the fastest and safest triathlon course in CT for the thirteenth edition of the Mini of Fairfield County Seaside Sprint. This sprint-distance race is set at beautiful Seaside Park in Bridgeport CT. The course is flat and closed to traffic which makes it an ideal safe start race of your 2020 triathlon season. We are also offering a duathlon distance to all our non swimmers athletes! Perfect for beginners and seasoned athletes, this race will set your calendar for a perfect first race of the season. Register now to receive the best race pricing and to secure your spot!

The swim will be one loop in the Sound from the sandy shore of Seaside Park for the triathletes or a 1.5 mile run for the duathletes. The bike consists of 2 loops of 5 miles each, very flat and closed to all traffic for triathletes and duathletes.

The run is one flat loop of 3.1 miles for triathletes and duathletes. The course is very family friendly. Great food and Age Group awards. Relay teams are available and encouraged! Get a team of friends or co-workers and do it for fun, fitness and great achievement!

Part of the proceeds will go to The Caroline House. The Caroline House is a comprehensive nondenominational education center teaching literacy and life skills to economically disadvantaged immigrant women and children. Since opening its doors, The Caroline House has nurtured and educated hundreds of women and children. Our home-like setting provides a comfortable and encouraging place in which to deliver this much needed service. All programs and services are provided free of charge. Grants, foundations and individual donors provide the financial support for our center.

Directions to Seaside Park Transition and Parking

Transition, race start and finish and parking are located on the West side of the Park. The GPS will not show that entrance.

FROM NY, take exit 26 Wordin Avenue off 95, at the end of the ramp stay right on Pine street. At stop sign go left on Admiral Street. At stop sign turn right on Iranistan and next right on South Avenue. Follow South Avenue to the end. The West entrance is on your right (horse stables on your left). Follow Barnum Drive to the end of the Park. Parking is available at the end of the Park (Light house).

FROM NEW HAVEN, take exit 26 off 95 - Wordin Avenue. Left on Wordin Avenue, left on Pine Street. At stop sign go left on Admiral Street. At stop sign turn right on Iranistan and next right on South Avenue. Follow South Avenue to the end. The West entrance is on your right (horse stables on your left). Follow Barnum Drive to the end of the Park. Parking is available at the end of the Park (Light house).

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Tips & Tricks For a Faster Triathlon, Duathlon & Transition

FREE EVENT!

Date & Time to be Announced


Come and learn from All American Triathlete and Level 2 USAT Certified Triathlon Coach Pascale Butcher and Gene Tekmyster, DO Sports Medicine and Triathlete tips and tricks to a faster triathlon & duathlon. Swim, bike, run and transition will be covered.

Free Event! Bring your bike, helmet and running shoes. RSVP to let us know you will attend!

Date and Time to be announced.

8 Weeks Training Until the Mini of Fairfield County Seaside Triathlon & Duathlon

Presented by Mini of Fairfield County

April 13 - June 7


Beginners Welcome

Lose Body Fat

Become Leaner and Faster

Become a Triathlete


  • Weekly Workouts Provided
  • 2 Group workouts, 4 sports a week
  • Nutrition guidelines
  • Strength guidelines
  • Race day preparation
  • Race entry fee (value $85)
  • Special VIP rack area on race day

Wednesdays:

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bike/Run/Strength/Stretch
Sherwood Island State Park, Westport CT (map)

Saturdays:

12:00pm - Dryland
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Swim
Weston Middle School Pool, 135 School Road, Weston, CT (map)

Cost:

$255

Register:

Happy Seaside Sprint Racers

Mini of Fairfield County Seaside Sprint Important Information



2020 Race Schedule

Saturday, June 6

• 10:00am - 4:00pm: Packet Pickup at Mini of Fairfield County, 154 Post road, Darien CT 06820 (map)
First 25 to arrive will receive a gift from Mini of Fairfield County!

Sunday, June 9- Race Day!

• 5:30am: Registration opens, packet and timing chips pickup. Transition opens
• 6:30am: Registration and transition close
• 6:35am: Race Director Speech
• 6:40am: National Anthem
• 6:45am: Walk to the swim start for triathletes or run start for duathletes
• 7:00am: Race Starts Triathlon and Duathlon 1st wave
• 7:03am: Wave 2
• 7:06am: Wave 3 and beginners
• 8:00am: First Finisher arrives, Breakfast and massages on the beach
• 9:30am: Awards

Directions to Seaside Park Transition and parking

Transition, race start and finish and parking are located on the West side of the Park. The GPS will not show that entrance.

FROM NY, take exit 26 Wordin Avenue off 95, at the end of the ramp stay right on Pine street. At stop sign go left on Admiral Street. At stop sign turn right on Iranistan and next right on South Avenue. Follow South Avenue to the end. The West entrance is on your right (horse stables on your left). Follow Barnum Drive to the end of the Park. Parking is available at the end of the Park (Light house).

FROM NEW HAVEN, take exit 26 off 95 - Wordin Avenue. Left on Wordin Avenue, left on Pine Street. At stop sign go left on Admiral Street. At stop sign turn right on Iranistan and next right on South Avenue. Follow South Avenue to the end. The West entrance is on your right (horse stables on your left). Follow Barnum Drive to the end of the Park. Parking is available at the end of the Park (Light house).

2019 Bib Numbers

Tentative Rehearsal Date is Saturday, June 1st. Check back closer to race day for the confirmed date.

The water temperature is getting warmer every day! Click here to check out the current water temperatures!

USA Triathlon has issued a set of rules to maintain consistency and order from race to race across the country. The rules include sections on membership, and rules of conduct for swimming, cycling, running, and transition. Also included are special sections on protests, hearings and appeals, and rules modifications for physically challenged athletes.

USAT Competition Rules

USAT Most Commonly Violated Rules

There is a no-refund policy for the race.

Weather Policy:
Races are rain or shine unless we determine that race conditions are dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend. If the race is canceled there will be no refunds. This position is consistent with USAT recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of triathlon. In the event of inclement weather, Acts of God, or unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid including other amenities paid for such as t-shirts, insurance, and online administrative fees. All fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies.

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