Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a group start or waves?

Do I have to rack my bike the night before?

Where do I park the day of the race?

Can we wear wetsuits? Are any available for rent?

What will you have at the bike aid stations?

What will you have at the run aid stations?

What flavor Heed and Gel will you have?

Will there be port-a-lets in the Transition Area?

Will you have Massage Therapists for athletes after the race?

Is the Bike Course all pavement or dirt?

If I am not at the Event will you send me my tshirt?

If I am not at the Awards Ceremony will you send me my award?

Will there be a group start or waves?
The start will be in waves and they will be posted one week before the event on the SetUp Events website.

Do I have to rack my bike the night before?
Racking of bikes is during packet pick-up on Friday from 2pm-7pm and Saturday morning from 5am-6am. Mt Pleasant police will be on duty from 2pm until start time.

Where do I park the day of the race?
Parking on Saturday is at Cario Middle School in Park West, shuttle bus service to the starting line will begin at 4:30am until 6:45am. There will police at the parking lot to direct you!! No cars will be allowed into the Campground on race day!

Can we wear wetsuits? Are any available for rent?
To date, wetsuits are approved. For any changes check the SetUp Event website. Last minute changes will be posted at the campgrounds the day before the race! Wetsuits are still available for rent from:
http://www.wetsuitrental.com/

What will you have at the bike aid stations?
There will be water at all three stations and Heed at the third. Please do our volunteers and the environment a huge favor by dropping bottles BEFORE the "End of Drop Zone" sign. Keep in mind that littering on the bike course will result in a penalty courtesy of our USAT officials and we will have designated volunteers writing down numbers of athletes who litter beyond the "Drop Zone"signed area.

What will you have at the run aid stations?
  • Water and Hammer Heed
  • Hamer Gel and Electrolyte capsules
  • Pretzels and other salty snacks
  • Orange Slices
  • Flat Cola
  • Iced Rags
We ask that all participants deposit all their trash at the trash containers located at/near the aid stations. Please do our volunteers a favor and make sure you don't throw trash along the run course. Our ability to hold this race is contingent upon how clean we leave the area following the race. Littering on the run course will result in a penalty from the USAT officials.

What flavor Heed and Gel will you have?
Heed and Gel flavors to be announced once Hammer determines flavors on or around March31,2011

Will there be port-a-lets in the Transition Area?
Port-o-lets will not be in the Transition Area but they will be near the Transition Area.

Will you have Massage Therapists for athletes after the race?
YES! We have therapists available for the athletes. There is a fee of $1.00/min for a maximum of 15 minutes. The therapists are donating their fees directly to the beneficiary of our event.Tickets for massages may be purchased with cash or check at the information tent.

Is the Bike Course all pavement or dirt?
The course is completely paved — the majority is newly paved!!

If I am not at the Event will you send me my tshirt?
If you are not at the event and want your tshirt shipped, there will be a $15.00 prepayment fee. Requests for tshirts must be made before May 5, 2013

If I am not at the Awards Ceremony will you send me my award?
If you are not at the Awards Ceremony and want your award shipped, Please follow this link: http://www.setupevents.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2488

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