A: Traditionally, eight, since you need two paddlers for the canoe leg. Beginning in 2018, a racer will be allowed to participate in multiple legs (a maximum of three different legs per racer) so teams can be made up of anywhere from three to eight racers.
A: The Message Board allows you to post a message that says you are seeking a racer.
A: The Message Board allows you to post a message that you want to race, but need a team to join.
A: Our Facebook keeps you up to date on breaking news, and allows you to communicate with other racers.
A: Beginning in 2018, yes. A racer can compete in up to three different legs of the race for the same team or multiple teams. Please be advised that your chip timing will continue during any gear or clothing transitions and travel and gear logistics are the responsibility of the team and their support crew.
A: No, at this time we do not allow for solo racers, a team must have at least three racers.
A: The Team Captain is responsible for obtaining a replacement racer. The Replacement Racer MUST also sign the Hold Harmless form before race day or on-site at the Race Day Meeting held for that particular leg of the race. The easiest fix to this problem is for one of the racers to cover a second leg.
A: Yes, there will be water provided by Zip 2 Water at each leg of the race, except for the Run to Road Bike exchange, where bottled water will be provided for incoming runners. Supplies are limited at the DOT station and we recommend that road bikers bring water to the transition point.