Back to the 21stSt Annual Tumbleweed Triathlon – benefiting the Medical Center Health Foundation – will be held Sunday at the University of Texas’ Permian Basin Pool, 4901 E. University Blvd. instead of. Kick-off is at 7:30am and all participants must attend the information session 30 minutes beforehand.
A USA Triathlon-sanctioned event sees competitors compete in a three-part race consisting of a flat 20K bike on broad-shouldered roads, a round-trip on the UTPB campus, and a 400-meter swim in a 50th meter run. meters pool. Chip timing – when a runner wears an electronic device registered with their race number and alerts strategically placed chip readers once the runner has crossed them – is used.