Austin: Rules

All TriRock Series Events are USA Triathlon Association sanctioned events. For detailed explanation of all of the rules or for more information regarding the USAT please click here .

Swim Rules/Regulations

  1. PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR SWIM WAVE TIME AND BE PREPARED WHEN IT IS CALLED.
  2. The swim course is marked very clearly with large buoy’s.
  3. WETSUIT INFO: Most of our races will be wetsuit legal, but please be sure to check the event information page and athlete guide leading up to race weekend for information.

Bike Rules/Regulations

  1. Helmets must be on AND fastened before you mount your bike.
  2. Do not mount your bike until you are out of the transition area and past the mount/dismount line.
  3. ABSOLUTELY NO RIDING IN THE TRANSITION AREA.
  4. STAY RIGHT ON THE BIKE COURSE UNLESS YOU ARE PASSING. DO NOT RIDE ABREAST FROM ANOTHER COMPETITOR UNLESS YOU ARE PASSING.
  5. Do not litter.
  6. No headphones, cell phones, or devices of any kind that play music.
  7. If you have a flat move your bike off to the right side of the course
  8. Emergency conditions may occur during the race. Please pay attention to your surroundings and follow the directions of course marshals, Police and safety personnel.

Run Rules/Regulations

  1. No headphones, cell phones, or devices of any kind that play music.
  2. Emergency conditions may occur during the race. Please pay attention to your surroundings and follow the directions of course marshals, Police and safety personnel
  3. Respect the land and our waterways. Do not litter. Trash cans are available at every aid station.

 

Relay Rules/Regulations

  • To compete in the relay division each team must consist of 3 members with each member doing an individual leg of the event.

Finish Line Procedures

  1. The finish line area will be filled with spectators, family and friends and the energy level will be high. Please enjoy the moment and do not elbow your way, or shoulder your way, past others in this area.
  2. Finish strong and run completely through the finish line arch.
  3. Your picture is being taken for you. Look happy, raise your arms and get into it. You don’t have to look at your watch if you don’t want to we will be keeping time for you.
  4. Keep moving through the finish line chute. It’s important that you walk a bit before stopping. Medical personnel will be watching you and volunteers will be assisting you. If you feel sick, faint or need any assistance don’t hesitate to ask for help for any of our volunteers.
  5. Be sure to drink plenty of water after you finish – Chilled bottles will be provided as you exit the finish chute.
  6. Exit the finish line area and walk towards the great entertainment and food at the post event celebration festival. We will be posting results continuously throughout the day, enjoy the great food.
  7. Most importantly, relax, hang out with your family and friends and High five yourself for a great accomplishment and a job well done!

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