Vero Beach Triathlon

Sun May 22, 2022 Directions
Covid Protocol


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Protocol is as follows:

Registration – Online only.  No race day registration, cash exchanged etc.

Pre-Race Orientation – Will take place virtually.  No on-site gathering.

Race Packet Pick Up – Procedures will be in place to promote physical distancing and mitigate person-to-person contact.  Only essential items will be placed in the packet including facemask, T-shirt, bib/bike/helmet/body numbers, swim cap, and timing chip.

Event Day Social Distancing – Signage will be placed in key areas of venue encouraging social distancing.  Verbal announcements will also be made on a regular basis.

Hand Sanitizing Stations – Will be placed throughout the venue.  Signage will be displayed reminding everyone to use them.  Verbal announcements will be made to serve as a reminder.

Face Coverings – Athletes will be required to wear face coverings before and after competition.  Staff and volunteers will be required to wear face coverings throughout the event.

Increase Athlete Footprint in Transition – Transition area will be expanded.  The number of bikes per rack (normally 6/rack) will be reduced to 3/rack.

Swim Waves & Time Trial Swim Start – To maintain social distancing, the number of athletes per swim wave will be reduced, and athletes will enter the water one at a time.

No Wetsuit Stripping – If the event is wetsuit legal, athletes will be required to remove their own wetsuit with no volunteer assistance.

Water Stations – On course and finish line water stations will offer sealed, single serve water bottles.

Finisher Medals – Medals will be wrapped and handed to each finisher by a gloved/masked volunteer.

Timing Chips – Athletes will be required to remove their own chip and place it into a sanitized bin near the finish line.

Timing Results – Will be sent to each athlete’s cell phone with no common area physical postings.

Post Race Food & Refreshments – Will be available in single serve paper bags.  There will be no open food displays.

Awards Ceremony (Subject to Cancellation) – Awards area will be increased to allow proper social distancing.  Awards will be presented by staff and volunteers wearing facemasks and gloves.  Attendees will be required to wear facemasks.

Spectators – The Event will graciously discourage random spectators.  The race is intended for participating athletes who are maintaining proper protocol standards.


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