Rules & Regulations

REFUNDS:
No refunds will be issued for registration. If you are not able to attend the race please contact crestedbutte3p@gmail.com

TEAMS:
Only one team member may be on course at any given time. The 2 exceptions to this rule are (a) if team members are riding a tandem bike for the bike section and/or (b) if all team members are in the same water craft (i.e. raft, canoe, double duckie) for the river section. If you wish to complete the entire race along side some else that’s awesome and we encourage it, however, you MUST register as solo competitors to do this.

GEAR:
-Competitors must wear a helmet for all 3 legs of the race.
-Competitors must wear a PFD for the paddle section of the race.
-If you are on a team please collect your team members gear at each transition.
-CB3P will do our best to transport gear from T1 and T2 the finish, however, we are not responsible for lost or stolen gear.

TIMING:
All competitors will be issued a timing chip anklet. Solo competitors will wear the anklet for the entirety of the race. Teams will hand off the anklet relay-style at each transition. Timing chip anklets will be collected at the finish line. There is a $95 dollar replacement fee for any timing chip not returned.

BIBS:
Every solo competitor and every team will receive 3 race bibs –
Ski Leg Bib – to be placed on the skier’s right thigh
Bike Leg Bib – to be placed on the handle bars of your bike
Paddle Leg Bib – to be placed on the front of you PFD

BIKE:
The bike course is open. Please be on the lookout cars and obey all traffic laws. No drafting!

PADDLE:
There will be safety boaters stationed below the first feature at the Gunnison Whitewater Park. There is no other safety set on the river portion of the course. Please respect the private property that boarders much of the river course. You can be prosecuted if you trespass on private property. A sweep boater will launch from the North Bridge put-in at 2pm on race day. If you choose to launch your water craft after 2pm your are doing so at your own risk.

RIGHT OF WAY & GOOD SAMARITAN:
Slower competitors: give right of way to an overtaking competitor. Faster competitors: use caution when passing and don’t expect slower competitors to yield in areas of danger. The Good Samaritan Rule is in effect throughout the race with each competitor accepting the responsible to assist another.

THE RACE COURSE:
Ski = 1.9 miles up / 1,845′ elevation gain
Bike = 27.3 miles
Paddle = 4.7 miles

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