Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when is packet pickup?
Packet pick up is on Saturday from 2:00-6:00 pm at the race venue.
What time will I start the race?
See our swim waves and start times.
What time does transition open?
See our race overview
Can I pick up my race packet race morning?
Yes. See your race overview for time and location.
When do I check my bike in?
Bring your bike with you the day of the race. There will be NO bike-check in the night before!
Will the bike course be the same as last year?
NO. We have improved the bike course from last year. See the bike info page for the course map.
Will there be an aid station for the bike?
NO. Please bring your own hydration/nutrition for the bike. There is no water station on the bike route, but there will be water stops on the run portion of the event.
Can I use a mountain bike?
Sure! Party on… Except there is no “fat tire” division so you’ll be racing against others who might have a more aerodynamic machine… but don’t worry you’re a much better runner so you’ll smoke ’em on the final run!
Can I wear my wetsuit?
Possibly. Race officials will make final determination on race morning based on the water temperature. Even if the race allows wetsuits, you are not required to wear one.
Can I pick up someone’s race packet for them at the Expo?
NO. You must pick up your own packet as you have to sign the waiver. No exceptions! All participants MUST have a Valid USAT ID. You can purchase a one day or annual membership at the Expo or on race morning… THIS INCLUDES ALL MEMBERS OF RELAYS!
Will I get a medal?
Custom Storm Challenge medals will be awarded in the Sprint Triathlons for the following categories:

  • Top 3 Overall MenMen’s Masters ChampionTop 3 Clydesdale Division
  • Top 3 Men’s Relay
  • Top 3 in each USAT Age Group
  • Top 3 Overall Women
  • Women’s Masters Champion
  • Top 3 Athena Division
  • Top 3 Women’s Relay
Will I get a T-shirt?
All registrants through Thursday, May 14 will receive a t-shirt. Registrations at the expo or morning of the race are not guaranteed a t-shirt. Please come to the registration tent AFTER the race to see if there are any extras.