Sunday, July 12, 2020
$60 if registered by June 15
$70 if registered between June 16 – June 29
$80 if registered between June 30 – July 9 (noon)
$130/team if registered by June 15
$140/team if registered between June 16 – June 29
$155/team if registered between June 30 – July 9 (noon)
Sunday, July 12: 6:00 am – 7:00 am – Big Creek State Park (at beach)
*Race packets will be located in the transition at the participant’s bike spot. No formal check in will take place.
Transition area: Open from 6:00 – 7:30 am on Sunday morning.
Mandatory pre-race meeting: At the swim start area at 7:45 am.
Competition: Begins at 8:00 am
Temperatures will be taken prior to being allowed in transition to set up.
Not sure how to start training for a triathlon? Click on the link below and follow our 8 week Triathlon training program. The program will begin in May and continue through July 11 with the last day being the day of our Triathlon (July 12)!
Click Here for Training Program once available
Competition will be limited to 150 Iowa Games participants between the Duathlon and Triathlon.
This is an open course event, meaning that participants must share the road with traffic. For safety, helmets must be worn during the cycling portion of the competition and no headphones/iPods will be allowed on any part of the course. Participants should leave their running shoes in the transition area.
*No swim clinic will be offered this year*
Course will consist of the following:
Swim – Open water, distance of 1/4 mile
Bike – 16K
Run – 5K
Triathlon Federation USA Rules will be followed, with the right to make exceptions. This is not a sanctioned race. Note: Helmets must be worn during the cycling portion of the competition. For safety reasons, no headphones/iPods etc. will be allowed on any part of the course.
Wetsuits will not be allowed if the water temperature is above 78 degrees on race day.
The Iowa Games and Iowa Senior Games have partnered to offer athletes ages 50 & over a unique opportunity. When you register for the Summer Iowa Games triathlon, you will automatically be included in the Iowa Senior Games. If you wish to participate in additional Iowa Senior Games sports, contact the Iowa Senior Games for how to register.
December 31, 2020
Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each age division. There will be no award ceremony. More information on how to receive medals will be provided at later date.
True Time Racing Service will chip time the event. Chips will be distributed with packets.
The race will be timed live through True Time Racing. Please follow the link below to follow the race and to see post-race results. Please send any questions about your times to firstname.lastname@example.org
This event would not be possible without volunteers. If you would like to be part of the action, numerous volunteers are needed for this event.
For more information on volunteering, click “Volunteer Opportunities” in the drop down menu or click the button in the top right corner of the page. Please contact Dan Beitelspacher at email@example.com, to learn more about volunteering or if you have questions.
15 & Under
16 – 19
20 – 24
25 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 39
40 – 44
45 – 49
50 – 54
55 – 59
60 – 64
65 – 69
70 – 74
75 – 79
80 – 84
85 & Over
Clydesdale – Men at least 220 pounds
Athena – Women at least 165 pounds
The Iowa Games Duathlon would not be possible without our volunteers. To volunteer, click HERE. Volunteer Registration opens March 1.
Location information can be found on the General Information tab. Parking is free.
All volunteers will receive a Summer Iowa Games Volunteer shirt.
Volunteers will check in at the packet pick-up shelter where you’ll receive your shirt and further instructions.
If you have questions about volunteering, contact Dan Beitelspacher at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-777-8881.
Sunday, July 12 (all at Big Creek)
Information/Check-in – 5:45 – 10:30 am
Job duties: handout race packets & t-shirts to participants, help set up refreshments and monitor refreshment area
Swim Exit Counter – 7:45 – 9:00 am
Job duties: count swimmers as they exit the water to make sure all are accounted for.
Course Support – 7:00 – 11:00 am
Job duties: help direct participants and assist with other needs along the course.
Water Station (run course) – 7:00 – 11:00 am
Job duties: help athletes get water, may need to direct athletes as they approach if there are multiple.
Iowa Games COVID-19 Triathlon/Duathlon Plan:
In an effort to keep participants, volunteers, and staff safe, below are guidelines and protocols that will be put into place for this event:
In general, athletes and volunteers are asked to bring their own hand sanitizer and PPE. Athletes and spectators are asked to continue to social distance before, during, and after the race.
These guidelines and protocols are subject to change as Iowa continues to reopen.
On-site registration will not be allowed.