Race Distances Sprint - Open Water Swim .45 Mile, Bike 17 Miles, Run 5k Olympic - Open Water Swim .9 Mile, Bike 24.8 Miles, Run 10k
Registration Fee 1. Sprint $50.00 until 04/30, $60.00 until 06/30, $65.00 until 08/04 2. Olympic $70.00 until 04/30, $80.00 until 06/30, $85.00 until 08/04
Awards 1. Prize Money a. $500.00 – 1st Overall Male & Female b. $300.00 – 2nd Overall Male & Female c. $100.00 – 3rd Overall Male & Female 2. Age Group awards.
Swim 1. Sprint swim - 1 lap; Olympic swim - 2 laps (out of water, over timing mat). 2. Beach start/finish. 4. Wave start every 2-3 minutes based upon numbers. 5. Levings Lake is only 5 ½ - 6 feet deep. 6. Lake is tested weekly by Rockford Park District for water quality / safety. 7. Wet suit legal. 8. Sand/dirt bottom – very little weeds.
Bike 1. Both Sprint and Olympic are out and back. 2. Limited traffic. 3. Police/traffic control at all major intersections. 4. Volunteers at all intersections/turns. 5. Course may change slightly due to road conditions or safety suggestions.
Run 1. Both Sprint and Olympic runs will be totally inside park. 2. Sprint – 2 Laps, Olympic – 4 Laps. 3. Very spectator friendly. 4. Timing will have “cheater” matts to ensure course completion. 5. Park will be closed to outside traffic during the race to minimize non-race traffic.
Directions: Levings Park - 1420 S. Pierpont Ave., Rockford, IL 61102 - From I-90: Go west on E. State St. to downtown Rockford; turn south on IL 2, which will become S. Main St. Turn right on Montague to Pierpont and turn right. From the west: Go east on Business 20 (W. State St.) to Pierpont. Turn right and go south on Pierpont to the park. From the south: Go west on US 20 Bypass to Montague Rd. Exit north on Montague and then turn left on Pierpont.