Silicon Valley Long Course Triathlon

April 20, 2013
UVAS Reservoir
Morgan Hill, CA

 

About the Event

Online Registration is Closed, we will be accepting registrations at Packet Pickup & on Race Day!

10 day Weather Forecast for the SVLC event:
Low of 53 and High of 84
Event Forecast

7:00 a.m. — Start
1.2 Mile Swim - 56 Mile Bike - 13.1 Mile Run

Triathlon Individuals & Teams
$175 until 1/1/13
$185 until 3/1/13
$195 until 4/1/13
$205 at Packet Pickup & Race Day

Aqua-Bike Individuals
$150 until 1/1/13
$160 until 3/1/13
$170 until 4/1/13
$180 at Packet Pickup & Race Day

Relay Teams (2 or 3 members)
$200 until 2/1/13
$225 at Packet Pickup & Race Day

Mail-In Registration Form: Click Here

Registration is also available on Active: Click Here

This long course distance triathlon (1.2 Mile Swim - 56 Mile Bike - 13.1 Mile Run) will inlcude the beautiful surroundings of the South Bay area and will be your stomping grounds in this first triathlon of the weekend.  Following the event there will be great food, live band, ice cold beer, age group prizes and raffle prizes that will take your breath away.

The bike course will be one of a kind traveling through Morgan Hill and Gilroy, giving each participant a challenging bike course and including some of the incredible Morgan Hill wineries and scenic country roads.

Registration Categories:

- Individual
- Aqua Bike (swim-bike)
- Youth - Individuals (18 and under)
- Military/Fire/Police (will be required to bring active military, fire, or police ID)
- Challenged Athletes
- Triathlon Clubs  "2013 Tri Club Challenge Series"
- Clydesdale (220lbs+) & Athena (165lbs+)
- Pro/Elite
- Relay (male, female, or coed 2 or 3 person team)

Registration Includes:

- Custom Swim Cap
- Custom event branded t-shirt
- Finishers Medal
- Finishers Chamois
- Custom water bottle
- "The BEST" post-race feast!!!
- Professional Race Day announcer
- Race results posted on website same day
- Great live music.

Age groups male & female (awards will be given 3 deep):

14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+, female Athena (over 165 lbs), male Clydesdale (over 220 lbs.).

Confirm your registration:

Confirm your registraton in the Silicon Valley Long Course Triathlon

Race Photography:

Race Photos:  Click here

2013 JAKROO Tri Club Challenge Championship

Silicon Valley Long Course Triathlon Prize Purse: $1,000

www.triclubchallenge.com  

See how your tri club/team can win at each race and the Championship for 2013!

Race Details & Schedule

Preliminary Wave Starts:

Wave 1: 7:00 AM Men 34 and Under 
Wave 2: 7:04 AM Men 34-44
Wave 3: 7:08 AM Men 45 and over 
Wave 4: 7:12 AM Women 34 and under
Wave 5: 7:16 AM Women 35 and over
Wave 6: 7:20 AM Relay and Aqua Bike

Clydesdale and Athena will race in their own age group waves.

PLEASE NOTE:  WAVES MAY CHANGE GOING INTO RACE WEEKEND!

Schedule of events:

Athlete Information Guide (Will be posted 60 days out from event):Click Here

You must bring a valid ID to pick up your race packet. If you are pre-registered, you will not need to bring anything but your valid I.D. and USAT card to pick up your race packet. If you're not a USAT member you'll be required to purchase a one day USAT License for $12.

Thursday , April 18, 2013 (Registration / Packet Pickup)

Sports Basement - Sunnyvale

Hours:  3-8pm

Address:  1177 Kern Ave.  Sunnyvale, CA 94085  Map: Click Here

Phone: 408.732.0300

Friday April 19, 2013 (Registration / Packet Pickup)

Concept Cyclery

Hours:  3-7pm

Address:  1295 E Dunne Ave #120, Morgan Hill, CA 95037  Map: Click Here

5-5:30pm Course overview

Vendors and sponsor will be present to show off their products and services

Saturday April 20, 2013 - Race Day

5:00am-6:30am Registration Open

5:00am Transition Open

9am-3pm Expo Open

7am Race Start at UVAS Reservoir

9am-3pm Great Food, Beer, and Live Music

1:15pm Awards Ceremony

Confirmed Triathletes:

All athletes must arrive at least 1.5 hours early. This year's event will begin promptly at 7:00 AM at UVAS Reservoir

Bike Check:

USA Productions highly recommends getting your bike checked and tuned prior to the race.

Body Marking:

All athletes will be body marked. Hands, calves, arms and thighs will be marked. Body marking will be done race morning only. You will find a volunteer tent in the transition area for body marking. It is the racer's responsibility to get their body marked.

Transition Area:

First come first serve, triathlon clubs and teams will have designated rack space.

Preparing for the Race:

Be sure to listen to race day announcers. Nick Tuttle will be your primary announcer for important announcements throughout the day.

Post Race Massage

Post race massage will be provided.

Medal Engraving:

Not only will we have great medals this years (at specific events, see event page) events we will have an engraving service on site to engrave your time into your medal. The engraving service is provided by SVE Timing so they will have your finish time right at the booth. The process is very simple, as soon as you get your medal proceed to the engraving tent. Fill out a form with your name and verify your time. Pay a small fee. Come back in 15 minutes and you will never forget your time!

Water Conditions & Temperature: 

Current conditions at UVAS Reservoir:  TBD

Approx water temperature in April:  64 - 68 degrees

Course Maps & Details

Silicon Valley Long Course Cut Off Times:

Swim: 8:20 AM (1:05 after the start of the last wave)
Bike: 12:00 PM (4:45 after the start of the last wave)
Run: 3:15 PM (8:00 after the start of the last wave)

Swim Course (1.2 Miles):

Click here to view a printable swim course map.

Bike Course (56 Miles):

Click here to view a printable bike course map.

Aid Stations:
Mile 17:
-Cytomax bottles (Electrolyte Hydration)
-USAP bottles (Water)
-Clif Shots and Blocks

Mile 39:
-Cytomax bottles (Electrolyte Hydration)
-USAP bottles (Water)
-Clif Shots and Blocks

Run Course (13.1 Miles):

Click here to view a printable run course map.

The 13.1 mile course will be two out and back sections along Uvas Rd heading north towards San Jose.  This course is very unique with rolling hills and a beautiful scenic area.  You will have an aid station every mile along the run with electrolyte hydration, water, and nutrition needs provided by our great volunteers.

Aqua Bike Finish:

Click here to see the Aqua Bike finish

Chip Timing:

This race will be timed using a chip timing system. Upon checking in you will receive a chip that is traditionally worn on the ankle. It is the athlete's responsibility to wear the chip during the entire race. If you do not wear the chip you will NOT be timed.

The Athlete is also 100% totally responsible for the return of the chip. Our waiver will have a disclaimer that must be signed that states you, the athlete, must return the chip or be billed accordingly by our timing company. It is the racer's responsibility to make sure that if you cannot attend the race, the chip will be returned within 7 days to USA Productions at the following address.  If the timing chip is not returned the participant will be charged $30.

USAT Sanctioning:

USAT provides comprehensive insurance coverage to sanctioned events. The coverage provides liability coverage to protect the race director, sponsors, volunteers, officials, and participants. The athlete excess medical coverage protects each participant for the day of the event.

Athlete Excess Medical: When athletes purchase a USAT annual license or one day permit, a portion of those fees cover the cost to provide them with excess medical insurance. This coverage only extends to their participation in an USA Triathlon sanctioned event and is only available after the injured party has filed with any primary insurance policies.

Event Liability: USAT provides comprehensive liability insurance coverage to sanctioned events. The USA Triathlon policy automatically covers USA Triathlon race directors, sponsors, volunteers, officials, and participants while participating in sanctioned events. Single-event permit can only be purchased through the race director and is $12 at packet pickup or the day of the event. USA Triathlon does not sell single-day permits.

New or Renewing Members:Click here to visit USATmembership.com to purchase a new membership or renew an old one.

Parking & Directions

Parking will be available at no charge at the following address for all participants. The parking area is adjacent to UVAS Reservoir and only a 5 min walk to the transition area. Follow the parking signs into the parking area.  Click here to see a map.  If you park along UVAS Road please make sure your car is completely off the road.

14400 UVAS Rd
Morgan Hill, California 95037

Driving Directions to UVAS Reservoir:

From San Francisco and the Peninsula: Take 280 or 101 South towards San Jose. Take Highway 85 South towards Gilroy. Take the Bernal Road exit and make a Right hand turn. Proceed straight on Bernal. Left on Santa Teresa. Right on Bailey. At the top of Bailey, make a Left on McKean Road. Follow McKean Road for 10 miles. McKean Road turns into Uvas Road. Do not turn, proceed straight. Parking will be on a private lot 1/8 of a mile before transition area. From San Francisco allow 2.3 hours travel time.

From the East Bay: Take 680 towards San Jose, then get on 101 South towards Los Angeles. Take the Bernal Road exit. Turn Right on Bernal Road. Left on Santa Teresa. Right on Bailey. At the top of Bailey, make a Left on McKean Road. Turn Left on McKean Road. Follow McKean Road for 10 miles. McKean Road turns into Uvas Road. Do not turn, proceed straight. Parking will be on a private lot 1/8 of a mile before transition area. From East Bay allow 1.5 hours travel time.

From the South (Hwy. 101): Take Highway 101 North to San Martin. Exit on San Martin. Proceed West to Business 101 North turn Right and proceed North about 2.5 miles to Watsonville Road. Turn Left on Watsonville Road. Proceed about 5 miles and turn Right on Uvas Road. Proceed about 2 miles to Uvas Reservoir. Parking will be on a private lot 1/8 of a mile after transition area.

From the South (I5): Take I 5 North to 152. Exit West and proceed to Highway 101 in Gilroy. Enter 101 North and proceed North about 2.5 miles to Watsonville Road. Turn Left on Watsonville Road. Proceed about 5 miles and turn Right on Uvas Road. Proceed about 2 miles to Uvas Reservoir. Parking will be on a private lot 1/8 of a mile after transition area.For camping or directions call the Santa Clara County Parks campgrounds at UVAS Reservoir: (408) 779-9232 or (408) 358-3741.

Race Results

Results:USA Productions Results

2012 Results:  Click here

Travel & Hotels

To make travel plans and book your hotel for Silicon Valley International Triathlon: USA Productions Travel

Volunteer

If you're not a triathlete and would like to participant in some way to help with the event grab your friends and family and be a part of the event. Volunteers are needed to assist with several aspects of the event, including pre-registration, the start and finish line and water stations along the course.

Benefits of Volunteering
- Official SVLC volunteer t-shirt
- Goodie Bags
- Free Lunch
- Fulfill community service hours
- A great time out
- Team up with friends, family and make it a community event!
- Groups larger than 15 will receive more benefits and possible charitable donations

Contact us today and thanks for volunteering: Contact USA Productions

Miscellaneous

www.usaproductions.org/contact

Signed Up But Can't Race: Policies: Cancellation / Credit Policies / Chip Return