AUSTIN, TEXAS

EVENT: This is the first ever USAT sanctioned “adaptive only triathlon”.

Join us in making history at this inaugural event taking place deep in the heart of Austin, Texas on September 22, 2024. 

PRODUCTION: Created and produced by USAT certified Paratriathlon race director and USAT certified Paratriathlon & USA Cycling coaches. This event meets and exceeds the standards for para-friendly course.
ATHLETES: must meet criteria set forth by USAT competition rules: “Participation in the Adaptive Triathlon Division is available to all athletes with a medically verified physical, visual, neurological, or intellectual impairment that limits one or more major life activities. Formal Paratriathlon classification into approved categories is not required for participation in the Adaptive Triathlon Division nor does such classification status prohibit an athlete from participating in the Adaptive Triathlon Division.” Note: In rare circumstances, race management reserves the right to request an athlete to present medical documentation of their eligibility.
Complete Adaptive Triathlon rules can be found here on pages 54-58
RACE DISTANCES: Swim – 500 yards  Bike 12 miles  Run 3.1 miles         Race maps coming soon. Subject to change. 
DIVISIONS:
ATD1   Awards – Male & Female 3 deep in these sub-divisions 
Vision Impaired – Includes athletes who are (a) severe partially sighted with visual acuity of less than 6/60 vision or visual field  less than 40 degrees with best corrective vision (b) totally blind.  One guide, may be of a different gender, is mandatory                 throughout the competition.  Must ride a tandem during the bike segment.
Wheelchair –  Athletes must use a recumbent hand cycle on the bike course and a racing wheelchair on the run segment.
Ambulatory –  In both bike and run segments, the athlete may use approved prosthesis or other supportive devices.
ATD2   Awards – Junior (16-19 year old) Male & Female overall + Adult Male & Female overall
Eligible include those with medically verified intellectual impairment including, but not limited to, Down’s Syndrome, autism, etc.
ATD3   Awards – Junior (16-19 year old) Male & Female overall + Adult Male & Female overall
Those eligible include but are not limited to those athletes with medically verified conditions such as TBI/PTSD, chronic diseases, congenital conditions, neurological conditions, etc.
ATD4
For athletes who race with another athlete who pulls, pushes, or propels the athlete through the race course
Awards – Junior (16-19 year old) Male & Female overall + Adult Male & Female overall
Adaptive Triathlon Temporary Mobility Impairment (ATTMI)
This division is a participatory category that allows athletes with some form of medically verified, significant, and temporary injury that would require accommodations for participation in multisport events.  These athlete’s results are not eligible for rankings or awards. 
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