RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
6:00AM Transition Area Opens
7:40AM Transition Area Closes
7:40AM Pre-Race Meeting
8:00AM Race Time
10:30AM Awards (following last finisher)
600 yard swim is out and back in Lake Alvin, 16 mile bike is out and back (south) on rolling hills black top road, 3.2 mile run is out and back (north) on mostly flat with one gradual hill on black top road.
TEAMS-can be 2 or 3 person, and can be all male, all female or co-ed, All teams compete against each other regardless of composition. The timing chip must be transferred from one person to another during transitions.
Transition area is located in the lower parking lot. Vehicle parking is in the upper parking lot.
We will have automated chip timing, so early registration would be greatly appreciated (notice price breaks) Race day registration (on-site) must be before 7:00 AM in order to get the info into the computer. Race day registrations will not be guaranteed a t-shirt or official finish time. They will be sent later.
The DAKOTAMAN is the qualifying race for the BOUS (Best of the US) race. The first South Dakota runners (both male and female)will qualify for the national race to be announced.
PRIZE MONEY: We will be giving monetary awards as follows for both Male and Female OVERALL winners: 1st Place: $100; 2nd Place: $75; 3rd Place: $50. The Top 3 Overall Winners will NOT be eligible for AGE Group Awards. Overall Winners from SD will Qualify to represent SD at the National "Best of the US". SD can qualify 3 for the Best of the US competition. If there are not 3 from SD in the OVERALL, then the fastest age-group winners from SD would qualify.
AGE GROUP AWARDS: 1st $25, 2nd $15,and 3rd $10. TEAM AWARDS: 1st Place: $45; 2nd Place: $30; 3rd Place: $15 Age Group Winners and Team Winners will also receive Medals.
PACKET PICKUP-Will be on Friday at SCHEELS ALL SPORT STORE at 41st and Western in Sioux Falls from 5:00 PM until 8:30 PM or at the race site between 6:00AM and 7:00AM on race day.
DIRECTIONS TO LAKE ALVIN-4 miles east of Harrisburg on Lincoln county road 110 or 7 miles south of Sioux Falls on highway 11 until you see the sign for Lake Alvin 2 miles east.
PARKING-A SOUTH DAKOTA STATE PARK pass will get you into the parking lot free or a $4 per person or $6 per car daily entrance fee is necessary to park in the parking lot.
OTHER ITEMS-helmets must be worn on the bike, no drafting allowed, wet suits are permitted for the swim. Participant numbers must be visible on the front of the helmet, front portion of bike cross bar, front of participant during the run, and body markings on both arms & legs.For Questions Select "Contact Us" or phone: 605-275-6891