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Race Reports for Dickson Endurance Triathlon 2016

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  • Organised?No
  • Events on time?No

  • Lots of volunteers to help?No
  • Plenty of drink stations?Yes

  • Post race activities? Bad
  • Overall course based on my ability: Just right

  • Comments: I had done this race once before, and several other races put on by Endurance Sports Management, and they have always been great. Today, however was a different story. Transition area parking lot was terrible, with huge potholes, terrible pavement and loose gravel everywhere. They did warn us about this, but they could've at least swept the gravel. Also, on the long run up from the lake to T1, the pavement was better but there was still gravel and twigs everywhere that should've been swept. Packet pickup was slow, I had to wait 30 min to get stuff. Race was delayed by 20 min due to the log jam at packet pick up. Bike course was not well marked. I know 2 sprint racers who missed the turn to their finish adn rode an extra 10 miles. Post race spread was nonexistent. Had to walk the 200m back down the steep hill to the almost all the way to the lake to find a table with a box of oranges, 2 bananas left, a few granola bars, and trail mix. A guy at the finish line gave me a bottle
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