North Myrtle Beach Triathlon 2013
Event #16 of the AAA Car Care South Carolina Triathlon Series
Saturday, September 07, 2013
OD Resort - North Myrtle Beach, SC
700 yard Swim
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 7:00 AM
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ON-LINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. WE WILL BE TAKING ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS DURING POSTED PACKET PICK UP HOURS ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
This great event features a 700 yard open water swim, a 13 mile bike leg, and a 5K run. The course will include over 6 miles of beautiful Ocean Boulevard, a ride along the marsh in Cherry Grove, and a section of historic Ocean Drive the "Home of Beach Music" on Main Street. Bring your family & friends and make it a vacation event!
This is a great opportunity for your family and friends to share in your sporting passion. While you satisfy your "need for speed" at the event, those closest to you can also enjoy the prime vacation destination that "is" North Myrtle Beach. With premium restaurants, first class entertainment, scenic bicycle routes, local golf courses, extensive shopping, and the finest beaches on the east coast, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to make reservations for a few extra days to stay with us and enjoy the Grand Strand, you'll be glad that you did. So will those who travel with you.
Also, bring the family along on Friday Night to enjoy the1 Mile Family Fun Run / Walk, Concert and Dinner in McLean Park.
This event benefits the SADS Foundation.
All SCTS events benefit the SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation. Sudden arrhythmia death syndromes are genetic heart conditions that can cause sudden death in young, apparently healthy people. These conditions can be treated and deaths can be prevented.
Please consider a donation to this worthy cause during your registration process.
To learn more about SADS visit their web site at www.sads.org
9/3/2013 - North Myrtle Beach Triathlon - Event Details Posted
Event Details have been posted to the North Myrtle Beach event page. Please read through this important document prior to arriving to the event site.
We will be taking registrations on Friday and Saturday during posted packet pick up hours.
11/1/2012 - Registration to Open November 12, 2012
Early bird pricing to run through the month of November.
Event Site Rules
This event is limited to the first 300 registrations.
The NMB Triathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
All participants must complete the event in under 2 hours, 15 minutes from the start of the final wave. Event officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to complete the event in under 2 hours, 15 minutes.
The minimum age allowed for participating in the NMB Triathlon as an individual is 10 years of age.
The NMB Triathlon will be timed using the ChampionChip Tming System.
(5 splits provided)
Friday September 6, 2013 (3 - 6 PM)
McLean Park (Finish Line Area)
Oak Drive and 2nd Ave South
North Myrtle Beach, SC
Family Fun Run / Walk, Concert and Dinner - Friday Night at 5PM
Saturday September 7, 2013 (5:15 - 6:30 AM)
Transition Area at the Horseshoe
Adjacent to the OD Resort
98 North Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Note: Participants must collect his/ her own event packets. This rule applies to relay team members as well. Photo ID is required in order to collect event materials. NO ID = NO EVENT. ALL USAT annual members must show a valid USAT membership card or pay the one day membership fee ($12).
OD Resort - Adjacent to Transitiion Area
98 North Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Mention the NMB Triathlon to receive the best possible rate
Policies and Refunds
This event accepts refunds of 50% of the paid event price up to 14 days prior to the event date or until the event has filled. Event entries are not transferable between persons, events or years. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy.
The refund cutoff date was Saturday, August 24, 2013 and has passed. No further refunds requests will be accepted for this event.
In the event of inclement the following procedures will be followed:
- The event will be postponed until 7:30AM in hopes the inclement weather will pass.
- If inclement weather does not pass at 7:30AM the event will be changed to a duathlon with a 1 km Beach Run, 13 mile Bike, 5 km Run format.
- If a duathlon is not possible the event will be cancelled and a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2014 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
- If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather prior to event weekend a 50% credit will be issued for all registered participants into the 2014 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
Click HERE to view the possible jobs you may have at this event.
If you are interested in volunteering for this event please fill out the volunteer requet form below.
Age Group/Category Results
Click HERE for category/age group results.
Thanks for making this event your first triathlon! There are many more people like yourself who will be racing this type of event for the first time. Below are links to information that you will want to review before race weekend.
Race Number & Body Marking
USAT Triathlon Rules
Water Temperature & Wetsuits
Do you still have questions? If so please review these FAQ's. If you still have questions after reviewing this information please click here.
Family Fun Run & Walk
Bring the family and enjoy the Family Fun Run / Walk, Dinner & Concert on Friday September 3, 2013 at McLean Park (Site of Packet Pick Up for the event)
Awards will be given to the Top 3 in each of the following divisions:
- Open (M & F)
- Masters Open (M & F)
- Age Groups (M & F): 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over
- Master Clydesdale
- ParaTriathlete (M & F)
- Novice (M & F)
- Co-Ed Relay (Top 3)
Click HERE to learn more about each of the divisions listed above.