Lafayette, LA US 70508
Additional race information can be found at http://www.latrail.org/cajunman.
CajunMan Tri, Du, AquaBike, Aquathon & 5k run/walk
Sunday, September 8, 2024 @ 7:30 am
This race is a tradition, 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!!
The SWIM -- 1/2 mile or 400 meter beginner
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
New and improved route that avoids the worst sections on Garber Rd. All turns will be marked. Volunteers will be on the course but you are to stay aware of the surroundings and to know the course.
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. THERE ARE 3 WATER ON THE RUN. AT THE START OF THE RUN, MILE 1, HALF-WAY, MILE 2 AND RIGHT BEFORE THE FINISH. The aid stations will offer water, fluid replacement drinks, and encouragement.
Don't want to do the whole race? Come race as a team! 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.)
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 $15.00. you can buy one one our website in the store along with your registration. NOT NECESSARY FOR 5K
Individual (Age Group) , Athena, Clydesdale, Beginner, Aquabike, Aquathlon & Duathlon
Triathlon Relay Team Entry Fees (per team)
Refunds & Race Delays
There are no refunds. The race will take place rain or shine.
2023 Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up will be held at Cafe 20.3 (1500 General Mouton, Lafayette, LA 70501)
Friday & Saturday
At Race Site on Race Morning: 6:am a.m. - 7:15 a.m. but all are urged to pick up packets early if at all possible.
*USAT RULE: You are the ONLY person that can pick up your packet and you must provide a picture ID.
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 directions.
Any and ALL UPDATES for the events will be posted at www.LATRAIL.org/cajunman
CajunMan is one of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast's major endurance events. 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.
USAT Sanctioned Event
USA Triathlon is the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and aquathon 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 .
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