Frequently Asked Questions
21. How do pool swim triathlons work? Pool swim triathlons have become an important part of the triathlon scene in recent years. Pool swim races allow us to begin the triathlon season earlier than normal, and also allow us to utilize venues that have no open water options. With pool swim races, when you register you submit an estimated swim time for the swim distance for that particular race. We then seed everyone from the fastest swimmer to the slowest based on these swim times. At the race, participants begin the swim in seeded order, one person at a time. Normally, participants begin every 15 seconds, although this start interval is sometimes changed slightly. Participants "snake" their way across the pool - down and back in each lane - covering the required distance when they exit the pool. In pool swim races, it is very important that participants provide accurate swim times when they register. Providing a time that is too fast causes faster swimmers to have to pass you during the race - a situation that is not good for those faster swimmers or for you. Providing a time that is too slow - causes the same problem. Be as accurate as possible with your swim time estimates.
22. How do I find results for a race? Results are posted for each race on the race information page for that particular race.
23. When will results be posted? We usually post results no later than 9PM on the Monday following the race.
24. Are official results sent to USA Triathlon? Yes - we automatically send the official results to the USAT national office (for national ranking points), as well as to the USAT regional office (for regional ranking points).
25. I've moved - do I need to notify you about my change of address? Yes - we need to have you do two things; 1) send us an e-mail with your new address, and 2) if you've registered online for a race in 2005, you need to change your "personal profile" in the online registration data base.
26. Will there be aid stations on the run course? Set-Up, Inc. follows USAT guidelines by having aid stations every 1/2 mile on the run course - regardless of the length of the race. There will be an aid station at the transition area.