Sunday, September 8, 2013
1/2 mile swim - 20 mile bike - 3.1 mile run
Start: Sunday, September 8, 2013
@ 7:30 AM
2503 Southeast Evangeline
Thruway, Lafayette, LA 70508
Adjacent to Lafayette Regional
Lafayette Regional Airport - Lafayette, LA
Registration Closing Date
Saturday, September 7, 2013 @
12:00 AM CST
Off to the Races
The CajunMan Triathlon: This
race is a tradition, a right of passage, for all endurance fiends! 1/2 mile of
swimming in Airport Lake, 20 miles of pedaling on the roads of Lafayette
Parish, and 3.1 miles on foot through the grounds of the Lafayette Regional
Airport. Whether a beginner doing their first open water triathlon or an
experienced triathlete looking for one of the best races on the Gulf Coast,
this is the event!!
CajunMan is one of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast's major endurance events. The race annually sells out with close to 500 participants.
Businesses can get great exposure by being a racer sponsor. Depending on the level of sponsorship, a sponsor can have a web link to the race web site, offer items and advertising for race packets, have a spot on the race shirt, and have a presence at the race through tents, banners and participation.
Contact Russell Bex at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 337-988-1163 for further information on sponsorship levels and how to become a race sponsor.
The field is limited to 500,
including relay teams (male, female, and coed). There will be wave starts. Wave
starts will be determined prior to the race date, posted on the race web site,
emailed to participants, and provided at packet pick up.
Don't want to do the whole race?
Come race as a team! Relay teams categories are all female, all male, or coed.
Each team member will compete in one of the individual sports. Relay teams must
have a minimum of 2 participants. (Yes, one team member can do 2 sports while
the other team member does the other sport.)
Individual Entry Fees
$65.00 Through January 27, 2013
28 – February 24, 2013
25 - May 26, 2013
27- September 4, 2013
$90.00 September 5 – September 7, (printed form only
on at packet
pickup and assuming slots remain)
Relay Entry Fees (per team)
$110.00 Through January 27, 2013
$120.00 January 28 – February 24, 2013
$135.00 February 25 – May 26, 2013
27 – September 4, 2013
$165.00 September 5 - September 7, 2013
September 5 – September 7, (printed
form only at packet
pickup and assuming slots remain)
Please register before August 18,
2013 to insure that you'll get the size race shirt that you want. We cannot
guarantee availability and/or size after that date!
USA Triathlon Sanctioned Race
This race is being sanctioned
with USAT. You, including all relay team members, must be a licensed USA
Triathlon member at the time of registration or buy a one-day license to
participate for $12.00. For more information on USA Triathlon and to join, see www.usatriathlon.org or call 719/597-9090. USAT rules shall be
enforced. You are responsible for knowing the USAT race rules.
Refunds & Race Delays
There are no refunds. The race
will take place rain or shine BUT the race director reserves the right to
modify the course or change the start time of the race for the safety of the
Packet pick-up will be held at
the Smoothie Factory, Lafayette, LA
Thursday, September 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 6, 2013, 10:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Race Morning: 5:45 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. but all are urged to pick up packets early
Directions to the race site
From I-10: Take exit 103A to
merge onto I-49 S/US-167 S toward US-90/Morgan City; continue onto US-167 S for
2.5 mi; continue onto US-90 E for 2.6 mi then turn left onto Perimeter Rd. Use
2503 Southeast Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, LA 70508 for GPS or web search
The SWIM -- 1/2 mile
This is an open water swim.
Water temperatures will most likely be in the mid-70F range. Use of wet suits
is subject to USA Triathlon rules. The wetsuit call will be made after
temperatures are taken race morning. Bring your wetsuit if you are so inclined.
There will be boats and other water safety aid available during the swim. You
should be able to swim at least ½ mile before deciding to enter this event. All
swimmers will be required to wear swim caps, which will be provided.
THE BIKE -- 20 miles
This is an out and back course.
The course is flat. The roads are paved and, under Louisiana standards, have
reasonably good surfaces. There are some potholes and areas that we will mark
to call your attention to them but you are required to keep your attention to
your ride and your surroundings. All turns will be marked. Volunteers will be
on the course but you are to stay aware of the surroundings and to know the
THE RUN -- 5K (3.1 miles)
The run will start and finish
near the transition area near Airport Lake. The course will include the roads
within the Lafayette Regional Airport. The course will be marked and volunteers
will be on the course. There will be at least 2 possibilities to pass an aid
station on the run. The aid stations will offer water, fluid replacement
drinks, and encouragement.
Finisher’s awards will be given
to all completing the race. The top overall male and female, master’s male and
female, and grandmaster male and female winners will receive awards. Awards
will also be given to the top 3 male and female triathletes in 14 and under age
group and 5 year age groups from 15-70+. Awards will be given to the top 2
male, female, and coed relay teams
Post Race Party and Awards Ceremony
Be sure to hang around and enjoy
a post race party and the City of Lafayette following the race. The awards
ceremony will be held as soon as possible following the race. Unclaimed awards
will not be mailed.
This is a Bex Fitness Ventures event! For further information, please contact Russell Bex at
email@example.com (best way) or via phone at 337-988-1163 with questions.
We are working on securing room
rates at local hotels and hope to have those lined up within the next couple of
months. We will send an e-mail to all
who have registered about the special rates when they are secured. Also, please refer back to this registration
for further information and to keep up with race happenings!
PLEASE PARK ALL VEHICLES IN THE
DESIGNATED AREAS AT OR NEAR THE CYPRESS TREE INN AND WALK TO THE RACE SITE. NO
here to view the event organizer's website
USAT Sanctioned Event
USA Triathlon is the national
governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and
aquathlon in the United States. Participation in a USAT sanctioned event means
the event director has the proper permits in place, liability and athlete
excess medical insurance coverage and the event plan has met the standard of
organization required. USA Triathlon provides rules, guidance and governance to
set the standard for safe and fair multi-sport races. For more information on
USA Triathlon and fueling the multi-sport lifestyle, visit our website at www.usatriathlon.org .