*NEW VENUE & COURSE IN 2015*
August 23, 2015
1.5-km swim / 40-km bike / 10-km run
Ditto Landing Huntsville, AL
Registration: Visit the IMAthlete Rocketman Registration page.
The Rocketman Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance Triathlon put on by the Team Rocket Tri-Club. 2015 marks the 22nd year for the Rocketman Triathlon.
Proceeds from the Rocketman Triathlon are donated to the Madison County Special Olympics.
The event takes place at 7:30 am on Sunday, August 23, 2015, at Ditto Landing, Huntsville Alabama.
All online entries must be received by August 18, 2015. Cancellation and Refund Policy: You may cancel and receive a full refund for your registration fee if you notify the Race Director no later than August 1, 2015. After August 1st, your registration fee will be deferred for Rocketman 2016.
Cut-Off Times: We encourage race participants at all levels, however ALL participants must complete the event in under 4 hour 30 minutes. The swim must be completed in no more than 1 hour from the time the participant started. The bike must be completed in no more than 3 hours from the time the participant started. Event officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to meet the above time requirements.
Collegiate and Military Categories for Awards and Low Registration Fees.
Collegiate: Must be a Full Time Student
Military: Currently serving Uniformed Personnel (Active, Guard, Reserve). Does not apply to Military Retirees, spouses or children of Active or Retired Military Personnel.
1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall (Male and Female)
1st Masters, Age 40+ (Male and Female)
1st Grand Masters, Age 50+ (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Clydesdale and Athena
1st, 2nd, 3rd Military (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Collegiate (Male and Female)
1st, 2nd, 3rd 5-year age groups, starting with the 15 to 19 age group ending with 85+ year old.
1st, 2nd, 3rd Relay Teams (Male, Female, Mixed, and Mixed Masters). For Mixed Masters, all team members must be Age 40 or over.
1st, 2nd, 3rd Aquabike (Male and Female)
SWIM: 1.5 kilometers
Swimmers will start the race in Waves and swim in a clockwise direction around the buoys. Current will be insignificant, as TVA will release water from the dams at a minimum flow rate.
BIKE: 40 kilometers
The bike course is an out-and-back, on rolling rural roads.
RUN: 10 kilometers
The run course takes place on the Aldridge Creek Greenway and is FLAT. When you exit the Transition Area, you will run 1 mile out and 1 mile back along the Tennessee River. After running .5 miles through Ditto landing, you will get back on the Greenway and run out approximately 1.5 miles out and 2.2 miles back to the Finish.
There is only one road leading into Ditto Landing. Spectators, family and friends, are HIGHLY encouraged to arrive with your athlete you're supporting as entrance to Ditto Landing will close once the race begins. Bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities.
Mike GerrityContact Race Director
Rocketman Triathlon Race Director