USAT rules mandates NO DRAFTING on the course. All participans must have approved ANSI/SNELL helmets. Helmet straps must be fastened before bike leaves racks and remain until bike is replaced. Bike and run numbers must be displayed during the entire race. Bar end plugs are mandatory. Headphones for music are prohibited during the race. All athletes must participate in their age group division relative to their age at December 31st of the current year.