Atlantic City Triathlon

Atlantic City, New Jersey

August 11, 2018

Atlantic City Triathlon

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Atlantic City Triathlon

2018 USAT Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships

Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Home of the 2018 USAT Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships!

One of New Jersey’s Best Triathlons ‘down the Shore!

Atlantic City serves as an incredible venue for one of the best triathlons in New Jersey. The 8th Annual TRI AC has one of the most beginner friendly Sprint triathlon courses in New Jersey. Our .25 mile swim, 11 mile bike, and 5k run is the perfect stepping stone for any beginner triathlete. But, don’t let distances fool you! Our course is FLAT & FAST and proves to be a fan favorite for the most seasoned triathletes in the Mid-Atlantic Region. For the triathlete that wants to go a little longer, TRI AC also  features an Olympic distance triathlon consisting of a 1 mile swim, 22 mile bike & 10k run. The Atlantic City Triathlon is also “The ULTIMATE training race for IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City”. GET SOME!!

A Weekend Of Events

Expo

Packet Pick-Up, Vendors & More
August 10, 2018
Friday
12:00 pm
REGISTER

Site Fee/Parking Fee/Use Fee will be $10.00 per registered athlete, even if using my feet, bike, car, RV, carpool, or any combination to access the event. This is a mandatory requirement of the City of Atlantic City Ordinance #24 which will be handled via online registration.

Olympic Triathlon

1 Mile Swim, 22 Mile Bike, 10K Run
August 11, 2018
Saturday
7:00 am
REGISTER

Individual: coming soon
Relay: coming soon

Aquabike

Olympic & Sprint
August 11, 2018
Saturday
7:00 am
REGISTER

Olympic Aquabike: 1 Mile Swim, 22 Mile Bike - coming soon
Sprint Aquabike: .25 Mile Swim, 11 Mile Bike - coming soon

Sprint Triathlon

.25 Mile Swim, 11 Mile Bike, 5K Run
August 11, 2018
Saturday
7:30 am
REGISTER

Individual: coming soon
Relay: coming soon

Event Schedule

*SCHEDULE OF EVENTS IS TENTATIVE & SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Please continue to check back regularly for updates.

Friday, August 10, 2018

12:00 pm
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6:00 pm
Packet Pick-Up / Bike Drop-Off / Expo / CAMP AC Check-In Opens

Site Fee/Parking Fee/Use Fee will be $10.00 per registered athlete, even if using my feet, bike, car, RV, carpool, or any combination to access the event. This is a mandatory requirement of the City of Atlantic City Ordinance #24 which will be handled via online registration.

Packet Pick-up is located next to the transition area. You must pick up your packet FIRST, then rack your bike

Bike Check-in on Friday is optional; Overnight Security will be provided

Bader Field
12:00 pm
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Parking Opens
Bader Field (Filbert & Albany Ave Only)
1:00 pm
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Athlete Meeting #1

(STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to attend at least one meeting) 

Bader Field
2:30 pm
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USAT Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship Briefing
Bader Field
4:00 pm
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Athlete Meeting #2

(LAST CHANCE to attend this important athlete meeting)

Bader Field
6:00 pm
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Packet Pick-Up Closes
Bader Field
7:00 pm
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CAMP AC Check-In Closes
Bader Field

Saturday, August 11, 2018

4:30 am
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Parking Opens
Bader Field (Filbert & Albany Ave Only)
5:00 am
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6:30 am
Same Day Packet Pick-Up and Bike Drop-Off
Bader Field
5:00 am
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Transition Opens
Bader Field
6:45 am
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Transition Closes/ Pre-Race Meeting
Bader Field
6:50 am
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National Anthem
Swim Start
7:00 am
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OLYMPIC TRIATHLON RACE BEGINS
Swim Start
7:30 am
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SPRINT TRIATHLON RACE BEGINS
Swim Start
11:00 am
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Award Ceremony
Kennedy Plaza / Boardwalk Hall
Olympic Course
Swim Course
Sprint Course
Run Course
Olympic Aquabike Course
Sprint Aquabike Course

Olympic Course

How fast can you go on the Atlantic City Expressway? No cars allowed!
Olympic Course

SWIM: Our swim is a single loop! Athletes will enter the water and finish at the floating docks close to transition.

The Atlantic City Beach Patrol will be watching over you! The USCG, NJ State Police, and the Atlantic City Fire Department will also be in the water.

BIKE: The bike course of the Atlantic City Triathlon is one of the BEST on the East Coast. This is the ONLY time of the year where cyclists can test their skills on the Atlantic City Expressway!

Note of CAUTION: Although the bike course has right hand lane and shoulder closures for cyclists, there are cars and possibly congestion on roads. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP at all times. Especially when entering/ exiting Bader Field.

RUN: The run course for the Atlantic City Triathlon just happens to be on the #1 Boardwalk in the USA as voted by National Geographic Magazine! 

NEED TO KNOWS:

After exiting Bader Field via Porter Ave., you will make a left on Albany Ave. Once you reach the boardwalk you will head north or make a left.

Please be sure to run OVER the timing mat!

Swim Course

Single Loop Swim Course
Swim Course

SWIM: Our swim is a single loop! Athletes will enter the water and finish at the floating docks close to transition.

The Atlantic City Beach Patrol will be watching over you! The USCG, NJ State Police, and the Atlantic City Fire Department will also be in the water.

Sprint Course

How fast can you go on the Atlantic City Expressway? No cars allowed!
Sprint Course

SWIM: Our swim is a single loop! Athletes will enter the water and finish at the floating docks close to transition.

The Atlantic City Beach Patrol will be watching over you! The USCG, NJ State Police, and the Atlantic City Fire Department will also be in the water.

BIKE: The bike course of the Atlantic City Triathlon is one of the BEST on the East Coast. This is the ONLY time of the year where cyclists can test their skills on the Atlantic City Expressway!

Note of CAUTION: Although the bike course has right hand lane and shoulder closures for cyclists, there are cars and possibly congestion on roads. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP at all times. Especially when entering/ exiting Bader Field.

RUN: The run course for the Atlantic City Triathlon just happens to be on the #1 Boardwalk in the USA as voted by National Geographic Magazine! 

NEED TO KNOWS:

After exiting Bader Field via Porter Ave., you will make a left on Albany Ave. Once you reach the boardwalk you will head north or make a left.

Please be sure to run OVER the timing mat!

Run Course

The #1 Boardwalk in the USA as voted by National Geographic Magazine!
Run Course

The run course for the Atlantic City Triathlon just happens to be on the #1 Boardwalk in the USA as voted by National Geographic Magazine! 

NEED TO KNOWS:

After exiting Bader Field via Porter Ave., you will make a left on Albany Ave. Once you reach the boardwalk you will head north or make a left.

Please be sure to run OVER the timing mat!

Olympic Aquabike Course

How fast can you go on the Atlantic City Expressway? No cars allowed!
Olympic Aquabike Course

The bike course of the Atlantic City Triathlon is one of the BEST on the East Coast. This is the ONLY time of the year where cyclists can test their skills on the Atlantic City Expressway!

Note of CAUTION: Although the bike course has right hand lane and shoulder closures for cyclists, there are cars and possibly congestion on roads. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP at all times. Especially when entering/ exiting Bader Field.

Sprint Aquabike Course

How fast can you go on the Atlantic City Expressway? No cars allowed!
Sprint Aquabike Course

The bike course of the Atlantic City Triathlon is one of the BEST on the East Coast. This is the ONLY time of the year where cyclists can test their skills on the Atlantic City Expressway!

Note of CAUTION: Although the bike course has right hand lane and shoulder closures for cyclists, there are cars and possibly congestion on roads. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP at all times. Especially when entering/ exiting Bader Field.

*The Race Director reserves the right to alter the course at any time for any reason.

Race Results

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Friends & Family

One of the things that makes DelMoSports’ New Jersey triathlons unique is that their location at the Jersey Shore ensures a great experience for spectators too! Atlantic City has everything for the traveling family, a group of friends and everyone in between, including New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse, boardwalk games and rides, great restaurants and spas. So let all your friends and family know that your participation in the TRI AC means that they should also DO AC! - www.atlanticcitynj.com

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Annie Callaghan Michalanko

Annie Callaghan Michalanko

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

My friends and I did our first Tri today…. What a great event!!! Can’t wait till next year! Thanks so much!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Craig Kwiecinski

Craig Kwiecinski

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

I had fun! My first tri.

Atlantic City Triathlon
Martta Rose Kelly

Martta Rose Kelly

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Stephen, Great race!!!! Your team did a fabulous job putting on a first class race! Semper Fi

Atlantic City Triathlon
Raphael Ison

Raphael Ison

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Great race!!! Loved the Boardwalk run. Thank you for putting on such a fun event! Didn’t get my results at the race, looking forward to the update to the website to see how much the wind helped my bike pace coming back!!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Sherri Leonard

Sherri Leonard

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Nothing but great things to say about the race today! steve, your commical relief is exactly what i needed before and after my first tri!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Dani MacKenzie

Dani MacKenzie

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Phenomenal event!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Michael Mader

Michael Mader

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Had a great time. Awesome job Delmo Sports !!! The volunteers rocked at the finish line !

Atlantic City Triathlon
Sean D Lee

Sean D Lee

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Amazing event! Super family friendly and well planned.

Atlantic City Triathlon
Elizabeth Ortiz

Elizabeth Ortiz

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

I wish there were 6 stars. There is no other race program like this ANYWHERE! DelMo races & Steve Del Monte best ever. You really feel like you are getting twice as much as you paid for.

Atlantic City Triathlon
Michele Barranger

Michele Barranger

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Glad I made the trip down from northern jersey. Great race, great day, looking forward to next year!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Traci Bopp

Traci Bopp

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

The ACPD Officers were awesome, no doubt!

Atlantic City Triathlon
Lillian Bentley

Lillian Bentley

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher

Thank you so much for such a great triathlon! All the volunteers and AC Police Dept for help and support!Great race! Looking forward to next year.

Atlantic City Triathlon
Josephine Maneri Halliday

Josephine Maneri Halliday

Atlantic City Triathlon
Finisher


Everything you need to know about race day in one simple format. Print and take with you.
Note: Athlete Guide listed reflects 2017. Details for 2018 are subject to change.

2017 Athlete Guide will be available closer to race day, once all dates/times are finalized.

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BIB List

FAQ

Some of the more commonly asked event specific and general policy questions:
Simply click on the question or + button to expand to view the answer.

Where is the best place for my family to watch the race?

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There are no bad places to watch!  Transition is where all the action happens!  This will give spectators the most opportunities to see their athlete race.  The finish line also becomes very exciting once athletes start finishing their race.  The boardwalk in Atlantic City will also be action packed as athletes are storming the boards!

Are there cut off times for this race?

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Swim: 8:30AM

Bike: 10:15AM

Run: FINISH by 11:30AM

CAMP AC… DETAILS Please!? DEADLINE: August 2nd, 2018

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To secure your Camping place on Bader Field over night, you will have to provide DelMoSports with a few key pieces of information. This is a requirement from the City of Atlantic City.

  • Name(s) of those staying with you
  • RV License plate number (if applicable)

What is included in my packet?

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Inside your packet you will find; a race bib, a colored swim cap, your disposable MyLaps timing band, a sticker sheet with your individual number to placed on your bike and helmet, a wristband which will allow you access to the transition area. Also don’t forget to pick up your one of a kind DelMoSports race shirt!

What time does transition open, and close?

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Transition opens at 5:00am and closes at 6:45am.

When and where is packet pick-up and bike drop-off?

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Packet Pick-Up and Bike Drop-Off is Friday, August 10th from 12:00pm-6:00pm and on Saturday (Race Day), August 11th from 5:00am-6:45am at Bader Field.

THIS IS YOUR WARNING! PLEASE MAKE A PLAN and EXPECT DELAYS!

AQUABIKE INFORMATION?

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Q: What will be in my race packet?

A: You will have everything that the individual athletes have! AKA a swim cap, sticker system, race bib and a wristband.

Q: Why do I have a race bib even though I am not running?

A: You will put on the race bib for a couple of different reasons: photos, finisher medal and entry into the food tent!

Q: How does Aquabike finish?

A: At Transition.

Q: How are the awards for Aquabike?

A: Awards will go ONE deep for each USAT Age Group.

RELAY TEAM INFORMATION?

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Q:  How does the pricing for a Relay Team work?

A: Upon registration, the captain (or first member) will be asked to pay the full registration fee when creating the team and you will have to decide the monies amongst yourselves.

Q: Can a Relay team purchase the Registration Protector?

A: No. Due to the flexibility of the teams being able to switch members at no cost and handling payment between several people, we do not allow this option available for teams.

Q: Do all my relay members need to be the same age and gender?

A: No, teams can be comprised of a mix of gender and ages. 

Q: Are two person relay teams permitted?

A: Yes. A two person relay can complete the race with any combination of disciplines.

Q: Can a two person relay team later add a third member?

A: Yes.

Q: If a team member needs to drop out, can we do a two person relay? 

A: Yes.

Q: Do all team members need to show up to athlete check-in?

A: Yes. We encourage that all team members arrive together for athlete check-in to ensure that all the materials are accounted for.

BUT if team members are arriving at different times: Each team member is required to check in with ID. The packet will not be handed over until ALL member of the team have been checked in and have gone through the registration process. If you doing the bike leg, you will be able to get your wristband and bike stickers in order to check in your bike.

Q: Who gets what in the packet?

A: The bib is for the runner. The swim cap is for the swimmer. The sticker sheet be for the biker. All members will have wristbands and TriTats (body marked).

Q: How do I know when my leg of the race starts?

A: The athlete that will be completing the next leg of the race will wait in transition for the previous team member. Once that team member arrives, they will tag and hand over their chip to the next team member. This will continue for each transition.

Q: How do I get food without a bib?

A: You will have an R marked on your wristband. Upon entering a food tent, show the volunteer your wristband to indicate that you are on a relay team and do not have a food ticket.

Q: What if I want to upgrade, to olympic, or downgrade, to sprint, our teams distance?

A: You are able to upgrade or downgrade. If you choose to upgrade, you will be asked to pay the difference, however if you downgrade you will not receive a refund for the difference back.

Q: How are the awards awarded to relay teams?

A: 3 deep for co ed teams, 3 deep for all female teams, 3 deep for all male teams will be awarded.

Q: If we only have a swimmer and a biker, can we switch to Aquabike?

A: No, we unfortunately do not have an Aquabike relay category.

Q: As a relay member, what materials do I receive? 

A: Everyone will receive a participant shirt at athlete check-in. At the finish line, the runner will make sure to pick up finisher medals for each team member.

Q: Does each relay member receive a timing chip?

A: No. The team will receive one chip. The timing chip acts as a “baton” and team members must handoff the timing strap/chip to move forward to the next discipline. Relay athletes must keep ankle strap and chip on their ankle at all times until making the transfer between teammates. 

Q: Do all team members need to be body marked/have TriTats?

A: Yes. Relay athletes will receive TriTats in their packet or will body marked with race team number and the letter “R” denoting a relay team. The team’s bib number will be marked on both arms and the “R” will be marked in the right calf. 

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Information on Registration Protector

If you purchased Registration Protector through Booking Protect at the time of check-out, you may request a refund provided you are in compliance with the terms and conditions. Please refer to the email that was sent to you following the completion of your registration. For more information, click HERE (downloadable PDF). To start a claim, click HERE.

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When will the athlete guide be posted and what information will be included in the athlete guide?

The athlete guide will be posted 2-3 weeks before race day. Included (but not limited to) in the athlete guide will be; an event timeline, important locations and directions, course maps, parking information, check-in information, typical weather conditions, race rules and regulations, timing information, awards information, kids race details, a spectator guide and an expo guide.

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What will the water conditions be like and will the race be wetsuit legal?

Wetsuits may be worn if the water temperature is less than 84 degrees however, if the water is between 78-84 degrees all participants wearing wetsuits will not be eligible for awards. Please be aware you are swimming in an open body of water, it is imperative you are prepared for all water conditions.

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I can’t race this year but I want to be involved, how can I help?

Volunteer!  We are always looking for helpful volunteers at all of our events.  Contact us more information or go to our Volunteer page to sign up.

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Is there an expo at every DelMoSports race?

Yes! Every event has an athlete expo on site. Athletes can check out the latest products in triathlon, from bike racks to sunglasses to nutrition.

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Will there be live on-line tracking and results on race day?

Yes, during the event there will be live race day coverage including athlete tracking and up-to-date race results. The tracking is ONLY available on race day. Download the DelMoSports Elite Events mobile app Powered by Krave from the App Store or Google Play for event coverage, spectator information and more.

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Is the race USAT sanctioned?

Yes.  All of our races are USAT sanctioned and athletes must race according to USAT rules. 

 Please visit usatriathlon.com and review the rules.

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Can I bring communication or music devices on the course?

NO communication devices, MP3 players, speakers, and NO cell phones.

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What are the Age Groups?

15 & under

16-17

18-19

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

65-69

70-74

75+

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Can I pick up a packet for another athlete?

No, you must pick up your OWN packet and have photo identification.

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Can I register for someone else on ACTIVE?

Yes. Please be sure to have all of their Emergency Contact information as well as their USAT annual membership number.

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Can I transfer, sell, or give my bib to another person?

No. Please see the DelMo Race Policies at the end of this event page.

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I can no longer compete, can I get a refund?

No, we do not under any circumstance offer refunds. Please see our DelMo Race Policies on the bottom of this event page.

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I need to rent a bike, who do I contact?

Beacon Cycling has been with us since the beginning! They are here to help you. For $75/day, you can rent a road bike. Call the shop at (609) 641-9531 and ask for Mitch or email him at  mrovins@beaconcycling.com and tell him DelMoSports sent you!

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Services

Bike Rental

Beacon Cycling

Beacon Cycling now offering road bikes for rent for $75/day. Contact Mitch at mrovins@beaconcycling.com for more information.

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Wetsuit Rental

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Bike Concierge

Beacon Cycling

Let BEACON CYCLING take the hassle out of getting your bike to your event, and save money too!

* Have your bike shipped to BEACON CYCLING, 231 Tilton Road, Northfield, NJ 08225. Beacon recommends SHIPBIKES.COM .  At the same time arrange for return ship from BEACON CYCLING and include Return Label in your box.

BEACON CYCLING will assemble and transport your bike to your DelMo race venue.

* A BEACON CYCLING tent will be conveniently located at your DelMo race event where you can retrieve your bike.

* After your event, just bring your bike back to the BEACON CYCLING tent, and they will repack your bike in your box, and using your return shipping label, ship your bike back to you.

Service Fee is $275.00

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Deferral Policy

DelMoSports, LLC does not allow for any deferrals. However, you may request a refund provided you have purchased Registration Protector through Booking Protect (Core DelMoSports Events) or Allianz (IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City). Please refer to the email that was sent to you following the completion of your registration. Additionally, you may also request a transfer to another DelMoSports event in the same calendar year, provided you meet the Transfer Policy terms below.

Transfer Policy

Event To Event

  1. There is a $30 transfer fee to transfer from one event to another event.
  2. The event transferred into must be in the same calendar year as the original event year. This does not include Hops Trot 5k, Wild Half Race Series and/or IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City.
  3. If an athlete is transferring from a higher priced race to a lower priced race, the athlete will not be refunded the difference. 
  4. If an athlete is transferring from a lower priced race to a higher priced race, the athlete will be required to pay the difference in addition to the transfer fee.
  5. Entry into sold out events is not available.
  6. Athletes must transfer out of a race no later than 45 days prior to the race date.
  7. Athletes may transfer into eligible races until 45 days prior to the race date.
  8. If a one-day USAT license was purchased along with the original race entry, it cannot be transferred to the new race and will need to be repurchased by the athlete.
  9. Races to be transferred into must have been opened to the general public for at least ten days.
  10. An athlete may only request (1) transfer per event per calendar year.
  11. If an athlete chooses to transfer, they forfeit their eligibility for the full refund plan. Even if they purchased the Registration Protector for that particular event within the registration.

Within the Same Event

  1. Transfers are permitted from one distance to another within the same event provided General Registration is still open.
  2. There is no fee to transfer from one distance to another within the same event. This includes Individual to Relay and vice versa.
  3. If an athlete is transferring from a higher priced distance to a lower priced distance, the athlete will not be refunded the difference.
  4. If an athlete is transferring from a lower priced distance to a higher priced distance, the athlete will be required to pay the difference.
  5. Once a transfer or refund has been redeemed, the option to switch is no longer available.
  6. If an athlete chooses to transfer, they forfeit their eligibility for the full refund plan.

To request a transfer, email info@delmosports.com

Refund Policy

DelMoSports, LLC offers Registration Protector through ACTIVE. In the event that you register for a DelMoSports event and cannot participate, there are no refunds UNLESS you have purchased Registration Protector AND are in compliance with the terms and conditions. Additionally, refer to item 9 of the DelMoSports, LLC Waiver: I acknowledge and agree that Event Producer, in its sole discretion, may delay, modify, or cancel the Event for any reason, including if it believes the conditions on the race day are unsafe. In the event the Event is delayed, modified, or cancelled, including but not limited to acts of God or the elements (including without limitation, wind, rough water, rain, hail, hurricane, tornado, earthquake), acts of terrorism, fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, race course conditions, or any other cause beyond the control of Event Producer, there shall be no refund of entry fee or any other costs incurred in connection with the Event.