Special Event Permit Detail
Application InformationID: 6006 Event: Colorado Rage Triathlon
Application Date: 05/11/2022 Event Date: 09/01/2022
Event InformationPermit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces
Type of Event: Other
This would be a sprint distance and supper sprint distance triathlon.
Sprint - 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
Super Sprint 350 swim, 10km, 2.5km run
The course routes would be finalized in consultation with the park and relevant officials
Race start 7am, swim course cutoff 8:30, bike course cutoff 9:45am, course cutoff/ close 10:15am
Set up / Tear down
- Transition area and course set-up will begin on Friday, September 1st, 2022 at 0700.
- All directional signs will be of a temporary, removable variety. New sealed sand bags will be used.
- Ground markings will consist of wire marking flags and gaffer’s tape only, providing the tape is approved.
- All equipment, event signs, litter, garbage & debris will be removed appropriately at the end of the morning’s events.
Overall Safety Plan
- Medical Support will be provided by Rapid Response
- 2 ALS Ambulances will arrive at Carter Lake at 6:30 a.m. and be positioned near the start of the race. One of the two ALS will remain at the water/finish until the end of the race. The other will move to begin roaming the bike course at 8:30a, or when the last swimmer is out of the water.
- Biker units will roam the run course.
- All medical incidents will be reported to the Park dispatch first, then immediately to the Race Director.
- 18 Porta Potties will be located near transition area and on the Run
- Zero Waste bins will be purchased by Western Disposal
Swim Course Safety Plan:
- 2 motorized boats, 2 PWC with rescue sleds, and 8 kayaks will be provided as support.
- Boats will be located inside and outside of the swim course in order to have easy access to all swimmers.
- A minimum of 10 lifeguards will be present with all appropriate life saving equipment.
- All athletes will be wearing brightly colored caps and will be instructed to waive their cap if they need assistance.
- Athletes rescued and brought in; unable to complete the course, will be met at the shoreline by the Race Director, who will request assistance from a medical team immediately, if necessary.
Bike Course Safety Plan
- There will be 1 aid stations on the bike course
- Aid Station will be equipped with one tent, one table and two chairs, plus hydration / nutritional items, and will be staffed with at least 4 volunteers.
- All cyclists will be reminded electronically, in print, and verbally before the start of the race that they are riding on roads open to auto traffic and that they must ride single file unless passing.
- SAG support will be provided by Boulder Cycle Sport and will be positioned by Transition in the morning, and will roam the bike course during the bike portion of the race.
Run Course Safety Plan
- There will be 3 aid stations on the run course at or near each outbound mile marker.
- Each aid station will be equipped with one tent, one table and two chairs, plus hydration / nutritional items and at least
- Turnarounds will be equipped with one tent, two chairs and two volunteers; one volunteer will be primarily responsible for directing athletes to turnaround, while the other will be responsible for capturing split times.
- All staff members will be carrying both radios and cell phones for communication purposes.
- Radios will also be given to the water support team, medical units, all aid stations, one volunteer at each turnaround point.
- All auxiliary points will be instructed to communicate through their course coordinator, who will then communicate to the Race Director as needed.
- Course coordinators will be instructed to report all medical incidents to Park Dispatch first, then immediately to the Race Director.
- The bike course coordinator will be purposefully roaming in and out of the dead area and notifying the Race Director of needs that may arise.
- Parking Crew will be provided by Colorado Event Traffic. There will be 5 parking attendants to direct morning parking.
- A certificate of insurance showing Larimer County as additional will be provided upon receipt.
- Additionally, a Waiver and Release of Liability is being signed by all athletes at the time of registration.
- Post-race meal will consist of sandwiches and snacks purchased in bulk from Costco Wholesale. Food will be served by volunteers wearing gloves and masks
Estimated Participants: 500 Estimated Spectators: 150
Food / Alcohol:
Food is being served: PACKAGED
Alcohol is NOT being Served
Thu. 09/01/2022: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Reviewing Agency Comments/Status
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