Race Nuts & Bolts

Get the skinny on everything you need to keep in mind the day of your race.

Nursing Moms

about gnt, day of race
  You asked – We listened! Nursing mothers – new resource for you. Geneva Woods Birthing Center is proudly sponsoring a “breastaurant” – a comfortable, private lactation area for racers.…

     

Why do I need a USAT membership?

day of race, race rules
Why do we need USAT membership? The Gold Nugget Triathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. USAT provides the triathlon with insurance and race support. All participants are required to be…

     

Why are there time penalties

race rules
Why are there time penalties? We follow the USA Triathlon rules to keep a safe, fair, and fun race. Penalties are easily avoided by reading the rules, following instructions in…

     

Transferring my Chip and Bib

day of race, gear, logistics, race rules
Can I give my timing chip and number to a friend? Race numbers and chips are non-transferable. Transferring your number and/or chip to another participant and/or receiving a transferred number…

     

Where do I get my finshers shirt?

day of race
When do I get my shirt? Gold Nugget Triathlon shirts say “Finisher” for that very reason! You’ll be given your shirt after you cross the finish line as a GNT…

     

What is the Release of Information used for?

about gnt, bike, race rules, run
What is the Release of Information used for? We may release the names and contact information of registrants to third parties providing support, goods and services to the race such…

     

Transition Area 2

bike, logistics, run, transition
Transition Area 2 (T2) This is your transition from the bike to the run. Yippee! T2 is getting closer to the finish! T2 is located off of Arctic Valley Road…

     

Accessories and Equipment

gear, race rules
Fitbit, Garmin and other fitness devices may be worn during the race. Cellular and smart phones may also be used (Note: No device may be used as a personal audio…

     

Swim Start Times – When to be on Deck

day of race, swim
  What does “on deck” time mean? On deck is the time you should be on the deck of the pool and in line. You should give yourself an hour…

     

Seeded Racers

logistics
SEEDED RACERS: The previous year’s top 50 finishers will be eligible to be seeded in this year’s race. Any seeded spots not accepted by the previous year’s top 50 finishers…