June 28, 2014
9:30 am*(subject to change)
Buffalo Springs Lake, 5 miles southeast of Lubbock, TX on East 50th (FM Rd. 853)
Semi-arid, so you will not sweat in the shade!
- Average high: 90.8 Fahrenheit
- Average low: 64 Fahrenheit
- Average humidity: 20%-35%
- Average wind: 10 - 13 MPH
Please Note: Due to the extreme temperatures experienced in the 1994 event, Buffalo Springs Lake Triathlon race management has established a policy to be put in place in the case of extreme heat conditions. You will be advised the day before if this plan is set into action.
RACING AGE SWIM BIKE RUN
|5-6 Youth||100 m||5k (3.1 miles)||1k (.6 mile)|
|7-8 Youth||100 m||5k (3.1 miles)||1k (.6 mile)|
|9-10 Youth||100 m||5k (3.1 miles)||1k (.6 mile)|
|11-12 Youth||200m||10k (6.2 miles)||2k (1.2 miles)|
|13-15 Youth||200m||10k (6.2 miles)||2k (1.2 miles)|
100 M/200 M
The Open Water Swim is straight across the shallow portion of the inlet at Sandy Point Beach. We will have lifeguards standing in the water beside the swimmers. The swimmers will be following a lane rope to guide their swim. If a swimmer needs to stop and rest they can hold onto a lifeguard or rope or touch the bottom to rest. The average water temperature in Buffalo Springs Lake is 70-74 degrees.
5 km/10 km
Out and back bike course on flat, asphalt roads.
1 km/2 km
Out and back run course on almost flat, asphalt roads. There is one slight rise in the road on the return running beside the beach.
All finishers will receive a finishers medal when they cross the finish line.
Travel & Hotel
Holiday Inn Lubbock – Park Plaza
3201 South Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79423
Phone: (806) 797.3241
Fax: (806) 793.1203
Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Check-out time: 12:00 pm
Ask for the triathlon rate, $89.00. (Good for up to 4 people/room)
Buffalo Springs Lake
9999 High Meadow Road
Lubbock, Texas 79404
Phone: (806) 747.3353
Fax: (806) 747.3714
Call or visit their website with questions concerning camping.
FinisherPix will have 6 photographers on the course & at the finish capturing nearly 20,000 photos at the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake, Tri Raider, Easy Rider and Little Bison triathlons!