Pre-Race Instructions

Pre-race Instructions

Weather- Here

Race Location- Map

The race site is located at the Prairie Creek Reservoir beach area.

Lodging

The Signature Inn of Muncie is the host hotel for all 2010 events.  Call them at 765-284-4200 and tell them MMSI sent you for great deals!  Use coupon code: MMSIO

Directions from Signature Inn to Race Site: Here

Bicycle Assembly/Disassembly & Shipping

Bike shipping/assembly/disassembly can be done through Greenway 500 Bike Shop.  To ship your bike please send it to “Greenway 500 Bike Shop 5551 E CR 500 S Muncie, In 47302″.  Expert assembly and race prep (not a complete tune-up) is available for $25.  Please direct your questions to Michael O’Neil 765-744-3414 or [email protected]

www.greenway500.com

Walkers & Runners

Packet pickup is at Stoops on Friday Oct. 1 from 3p-8p.  You will receive a bib number and timing chip (race morning) that must be worn during the race.  There will be awards given out to the top runners.  Both walkers and runners will receive a finisher medal.  You will start on the road just east of the finish line at 8:15am.   The course is the same as what the multisport athletes will be doing.  A simple out and back 5k (or 10k for 10k runners).  Please look at the graphic on the bottom of the course page. You are only allowed to walk two abreast.

Elite Category

If you think that you are capable of placing top 3 overall in your race then you should enter the elite wave.  You can only ‘win’ the race from this wave.  Being in the elite wave also makes you eligible to win prize money for placing overall.

Note:  You must register as an Elite by 8:00am Wednesday, September 29, 2010.  You can switch to elite after this date but you are not eligible to win prize money.  Also, there will be NO race day switches.

Elite and Professional are 2 different categories.  Professionals will be competing in the Powerman distance for a $7000 purse.  A pro card is required.

Prize money breakdown: 1st- $100, 2nd- $50, 3rd- $25; for every distance, male and female.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be at the Powerman EXPO on Friday Oct. 1 from 3p-8p at Stoops Automotive group.  Stoops is located at 4055 W. Clara Lane, Muncie, IN 47304.  Click here for a map. You may also pick up your packet on race day from 6am-7am.

IMPORTANT: You MUST have a photo ID to pick up your packet.  If you are a USAT member you must also bring your USAT card.  You CANNOT pick up another persons packet.  Each participant MUST pick up his/her own packet.

Parking

You may park in the beach area parking lot.  When that lot is full, park in the grass just to the north of the beach parking lot.

Course Info- Here

Post Race Massage

There will be massages available after the race beginning at 12:00pm.  Cost is $10.

Race Day Agenda (Updated)

6:00am- Race day registration set-up begins

6:00-7:00am- Race day registration and packet pick-up

6:45am- All volunteer meeting

7:30am- Mandatory Pre-Race meeting at Start/Finish-USAT Bill Touth

7:51am- Invocation- Pastor Harris Chapel

7:52am – SSB at the start line-Ole Bohn

7:56am-Official starter-John Raadschelders-President Powerman International

8:00am – Women-Powerman Professional race start Cannon Start by John Raadschelders

8:10am – Men’s-Powerman Professional race start

8:45am – Elites Sprint/Oly/Powerman duathlons-Kevin Smelser, USAT Mideast Region President

8:50am - Sprint/Oly/Powerman AG wave

8:55am - American Health Network 5k/10k walkers and runners

10:00am- New Castle Breakfast Optimist-Breakfast starts

10:30am – AHN Awards ceremony for Walkers and Runners

11:00am –Pizza King Lunch is served

1:30pm – USAT Mideast Region Duathlon Championships Awards Ceremony

1:45pm- AeroCat t605 bike give away!

2:00pm-Powerman Muncie professional awards ceremony

Most Commonly Violated Rules- Here

Bib-Numbers

You are required to where your bib number, at least, on the last leg of your race; the run.  You are to wear it on the front side of your body.  You must also have your bike number on your bike (either on the top tube or on the seatpost).

Questions?

Contact RD Steve Tomboni at [email protected]