The Route 66 International Course Splash Dash will take place in El Reno, Oklahoma at Lake El Reno. El Reno was established in 1889 and is located at the intersection of two historic highways, nostalgic Route 66 and the Chisholm Trail (Hwy. 81). The City began as a railroad town and was home to three Land Runs. It’s a festival town and boasts many heritage celebrations, historic properties and the only rail based trolley operating in the State of Oklahoma. While steeped in rich history, El Reno sits on the leading edge of oil, gas and wind technology for the State of Oklahoma with major plant sites and specialized training accessibility.
The 1500 meter swim is an open water swim in Lake El Reno. Triangle course. (NOTE: The Olympic will probably be a 2-loop triangle swim that had a 30 yard beach run between loops). Wetsuits should be permitted. Watch message boards at www.triokc.org for lake temperature updates.
The 10K run course is pave, flat and winding asphalt road, (2-loop) out and back course.
There aren't any qualification standards to race at the USA Triathlon Aquathlon Triathlon National Championships. All skill levels are welcome. This is the only opportunity to qualify for Aquathlon World Championships.
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Team USA Qualification
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date: TBD, 2015
- Event: 2014 USA Triathlon Aquathlon Triathlon National Championships
- Qualification: Top 20 in each age group rolling down to 25th place after applying the age-up rule
All athletes eligible to represent the United States must:
- Be a U.S. citizen OR
- Be a U.S. national – someone who has resided in the US for three consecutive years and has not competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year.
Team USA eligible athletes must not have competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year. Athletes who choose to be recognized as nationals who have competed for their country of citizenship in the last year may get dispensation by obtaining a letter from the National Federation of their home country allowing competition as a USA athlete.
Event Type: National
Event Date: Oct. 5, 2014
Location: El Reno, OK
Distance: 1500m Swim, 10k Run
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