Athelete 101 - Introduction to Wildflower
Athlete 101
Pre-Event Check List

Wildflower is more than just a race, it’s an EXPERIENCE! To help you have the best Wildflower Experience possible, we have created a few quick checklists to make sure you’re ready for your Wildflower weekend!

Pre-Event Check List:
  ☑️  Race Registration
  ☑️  Camping Registration
       – Or other accommodations with Festival Day Use Registration
  ☑️  Travel and Bike Shipping
  ☑️  Follow our newsletters and Facebook page for updates and news

Experience Wildflower

Wildflower is not just a race, it's a full weekend festival with live entertainment, wine tasting, celebration beer garden, the latest and greatest in training gear, race clinics presented by top professionals, movie under the stars, campfire antics, and more.

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May 2 - 4, 2025

The Wildflower Experience offers distances for everyone including a Long Course 70.3 Triathlon, Olympic Distance Triathlon, Sprint Triathlons, 10K Run, 5K Run, Trail Runs, Open-water Swims and Kids Fun Run. Plus, classes and clinics at our weekend Wellness Festival. Registration will open beginning in September 2024. Follow us on our social media accounts for the latest updates.

Arriving at Wildflower

Now that you’re on your way to start your Wildflower Experience, here are some things you should make sure you do as you begin your weekend:

Starting your Experience:
  ☑️  Remember to download our app (Coming Soon)
  ☑️  Print or at least screenshot your Active Race AND Camping Registration
        – depending on your mobile service provider, you may NOT have access to the internet while at the event.
  ☑️  Bring your USAT Card & Official Photo ID
  ☑️  Checking in at the Front Gate
        – we are deadicated to making sure you get through as quickly as possible, so please have your Camping registration readily available.
  ☑️  Time to setup camp
  ☑️  Shuttles around the park
  ☑️  Packet Pick-up

Course Maps

The Wildflower race courses combine spectacular countryside, acres of wineries, backcountry trails, charming renown communities nearby, and the energetic feel from start and finish.

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Race Morning

Finally, it’s the day of your race! Here are some things that will help you make the most of your race experience.

Race Morning:
  ☑️  Lynch Hill – Getting down to the Transitions area:
        – you can easily reach speeds exceeding 35 MPH down Lynch Hill (without pedaling)
        – HELMETS MUST BE WORN going down Lynch Hill so you might as well save time and put it on at your campsite
        – make sure nothing is near any of your wheels
           (wetsuits over the handlebars has led to multiple pre-race accidents)
  ☑️  Transitions Hours
  ☑️  Race Bib
        – make sure your race bib is pinned (with provided safety pins) and visable from the front
  ☑️  Bike Bib
        – make sure your bike bib is attached to a verticle post on your bike with the provide ties
  ☑️  Timing Tag
        – Your timing tag must be worn on the left ankle during the entire race to receive a time.
  ☑️  Bar End Plugs
        – You bike MUST have “Bar End Plugs” on the ends of your handle bars
         or you will be disqualified on race morning
  ☑️  Swim Cap / Goggles
        – If your missing these, we have replacement at the Swim Start or at Packet Pickup
  ☑️  I forgot something I need to race!
        – Talk with one of our Tranistion Team Members and we will work to see if we can resolve the problem.