Woman of Steel Sprint Triathlon

Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 8:00am

American Fork Recreation Center
454 N Center Street
American Fork, UT 84003

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Woman of Steel Triathlon is Utah’s first and most popular all-women’s triathlon and 5K run.
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind sprint pool triathlon at the American Fork Recreation Center in American Fork, Utah.  We’ll be celebrating the strong women we love with a great race venue, post event food, boutique vendors, raffle prizes and great camaraderie! All women receive a safe and slick event, sweet event shirts and rad finisher medals!

Schedule:

6:00am: Timing chip pickup, body marking, Transition area open
7:40am: Transition area closes
7:50am: National Anthem & USA Triathlon official pre-race meeting poolside
8:00am: Race Starts!
9:00am: Woman of Steel 5k Awards
10:30am: Woman of Steel Triathlon Awards

Course Information:

SWimb 300 Meters:

There will be overhead signs displaying approximate swim times per 100 yards. (1:00-1:15, 1:30-1:45 etc.) Please self seed yourself according to your estimated swim time.  Swimmers will start approximately every 5-10 seconds and if done correctly, the fastest swimmers will go first and the slower ones last. This year participants will start on one end of the pool and swim in a serpentine pattern. You will swim the length of the pool in lane one, duck under the lane lines and swim the length in lane two, repeat this until all 6 lanes are complete.  Once you complete the swim, exit the pool and jam on over to the transition area in the grass located just outside the pool. If participating friends wish to line up next to each other for the start of the race, please line up according to the slower swimmers 300 meter time.

Bike 2 Mile:

The bike course consists of 2 loops along the beautiful roads of American Fork and Highland townships.

Exit the transition area from the NW gate of the ball field located north of the American Fork Fitness Center (AFFC). Mount on your bike on the road at the “Bike mount sign”. Head North on Center Street and hang a left on 600 North. Use caution and SLOW down on the hill to make a right on to 100 West. Hang a right on 10400 North in Highland (there’s an LDS chapel on the SE corner.) Then hang another right on Alpine Hwy at 10400 N. Stay on Alpine Hwy until you get to the right hand turn on 400 North then make a quick right on to Center Street. From here you will connect back onto the course to start your 2nd loop.

In order to keep this great event coming back, please adhere to the following rules.

Participants will NOT be allowed to ride two or three abreast. This is in conjunction with City laws, not to mention you may be disqualified by USA Triathlon officials for doing so. Participants may pass by following USA Triathlon bike rules. To view the USA Triathlon rule book, visit www.usatriathlon.org.
Local police officers will be posted at all major intersections to direct traffic. If a police officer motions for you to stop or slow down, please do so as it is for your safety and important for the longevity of this event.

Please review the map and familiarize yourself with the course. However, please also be aware that, although we don’t anticipate a change, the course may change without prior notice. If any changes occur they will be announced during the pre-race meeting on the morning of the event.

Run 3.1 Miles:

The Women Of Steel run course consists of a single 5k loop course utilizing paved city streets.
Once you rack your bike, exit the transition area from the NW gate of the ball field located north of the American Fork Fitness Center (AFFC). There will be an aid station as you exit the transition area. Head north on Center Street and make a left on 600 N and a right on 100 west. Turn right on 1340 north and then hang another right on Alpine Hwy. Continue to run down Alpine Hwy and make a right on 600 north. Enter the Filly and Pony park from the NE corner and sprint/walk/crawl or backflip to the finish line!

There will be a total of 3 aid stations, One will be located at the exit of the transition area, the others be at mile 1 and 2.  Almost done ladies!

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