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American Triple-T

IS THERE A DEADLINE FOR 2021 RACE TRANSFERS?

February 15th, 2022 is the final day that any 2021 race transfers can be made to 2023. NO EXCEPTIONS.

CAN TEAMS PARTICIPATE IN THESE RACES?

Yes, you can create a relay team with 1 or 2 other athletes and complete the American Triple-T as a relay team. The relay team must register as a team and participate as a relay team for all events.

Are you wanting to race as an Individual but not quite up for the Triple T? Then take on the  the Salt Fork Triathlons. Mini, Sprint, Olympic, & Half Iron distances available.

DO I HAVE TO WEAR THE OFFICIAL SINGLET?

Yes, all Triple-T participants ARE REQUIRED to wear the current years American Triple-T singlet at all times during the four events (except for the swim). This is a special part of what makes the American Triple-T unique.

HOW IS YOUR SCORING CALCULATED?

Your total time is calculated for the final score.

HOW DO WE START?

Participants are ranked based on their fastest Half Iron (XT) or Olympic distance (ST) time from the previous year. All events feature time trial starts based on this time.

WHAT IS THE TERRAIN LIKE AT THE AMERICAN TRIPLE-T IN OHIO?

Hills and more hills — bring your climbing gears.

ARE THERE CUTOFF TIMES FOR THE RACES?

Yes, Race #1 — One hour after the start of the last participant in the swim, Race #2 — Four hours and Thirty minutes after the last wave has begun, Race #3 — Four and Half hours after the last wave has begun, Race #4 — Eight hours after the start of the last wave. In addition, there are cutoff times for the bike courses that will be posted in the final race information packet.

WHAT IS THE WATER/AIR TEMPERATURE AT THE PARK IN May?

Low 70’s to high 60’s water temps and low 70’s to upper 80’s for the air temps. It is expected the swims will be wetsuit legal.

WHERE IS SALT FORK STATE PARK?

Salt Fork State Park and the closest city of Cambridge, OH are located at the intersection of State Route 22 and Interstate 77 in the lush foothills of the Appalachian Mountains between Canton, Ohio and Wheeling, West Virginia.