Buffman and Squeaky Olympic Triathlon 2017

Buffman and Squeaky Olympic Triathlon 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 9999 High Meadow Road, Lubbock, TX

WHERE:
Buffalo Springs Lake, 5 miles southeast of Lubbock, Texas, East 50th St. (FM RD. 835)

WHEN:
May 7, 2017

TIME:
9:00 a.m. (please note that some of the particular details may change)

WEATHER:
Semi-Arid (You don’t sweat in the shade!) Average High 90.8 degrees; Average Low 64.3 degrees; Average Humidity 20-35%; Average Wind South 10-13 m.p.h. Note: Due to the extreme temperatures experienced in the 1994 race, (a history making 113 degrees F.), Buffalo Springs Lake Triathlon race management has established a policy that we may alter the race based on extreme weather conditions. You will be advised the day before if changes are required.

SWIM:
1500 meter lake swim, USA Triathlon wetsuit rules will prevail.
Note: The water temperature in Buffalo Springs Lake, on the average, is 70-74 degrees (even during the 113 degree day of 1994 the water temperature was never over 74 degrees). It is a spring fed lake so it stays cool; therefore, you should bring your wetsuits. Wetsuits are allowed with 78 degrees or cooler.

BIKE:
40 km out & back, mostly flat, 5 climbs, asphalt roads.

RUN:
10 km out & back, flat, some shade, asphalt roads

AID STATIONS:
Aid stations will be in transition area & run turnaround. Water, fluid replacement, Gu, sponges, ice, etc., will be provided along the course. A medical team will be on hand along with 2 ambulances in the course area

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