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TRI Clear Lake 🏊‍♂️🚵‍♂️🏃‍♂️🥇

May 25 @ 5:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Clear Lake Area Chamber Of Commerce
Clear Lake Chamber Of Commerce

TRI Clear Lake Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlons in Clear Lake, Iowa

The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is host to the TRI Clear Lake Triathlon, sanctioned by USA Triathlon will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2024. The race will start and end in downtown Clear Lake! The scenic course will commence at City Beach; the flat-and-fast one-or two-loop bike course guides athletes out and back along South Shore Drive. The race is capped off with a 3.1-mile or 6.2-mile run on North Shore Drive along beautiful Clear Lake, past the historic Surf Ballroom and back to a lakeside finish in City Park. This is the perfect race for beginners and experienced triathletes alike. At the completion of the race, you will experience a high-energy lakefront finisher party, complete with music, food and beverages!

TRI Clear Lake Race Distances

Olympic Distance: 1,500 meter swim, 24.8-mile bike, and 6.2-mile run

Sprint Distance: 500-meter swim, 12.4-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run

TRI Clear Lake Race Tiered Race Registration (up to 750 participants)

SOLD OUT: First 150 to register: Sprint $65 // Olympic $75
151-300 to register: Sprint $80 // Olympic $90
301-450 to register: Sprint $95 // Olympic $105
451-600 to register: Sprint $110 // Olympic $120
601-750 to register: Sprint $125 // Olympic $135

Sprint Relay $170 // Olympic Relay $200

Register today!

Youth Splash and Dash

A Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines swimming and running. The TRI Clear Lake Splash & Dash is a participatory event for kids ages 7-15 with an emphasis on creating a fun family weekend of multisport and fitness. As an official part of the USA Triathlon Youth Aquathlon Series. Every participant will receive a finisher medal, TRI Clear Lake visor and fitness towel.  Parents are encouraged to cheer on their kids as they move through the course and finish under the same arch as the adult racers. The race will be held Friday, May 24th at 6:30pm. Athletes will be staged by age with the oldest going off first.

Youth Splash and Dash Course

The kids swim start and exit will be at City Beach. 7-10 year old’s will swim 100 meters and 11-15 year old’s will swim out a little deeper and complete a 200 meter swim exiting in the same location as the younger kids. Both courses will have numerous lifeguards in the water and safety personnel on site ensuring a safe and fun swim.

As the swimmers exit, they will enter the transition area where they can change into their running shoes and hit the road. The 7-10 year old’s will complete a 1k lap around City Park, kids 11-15 will complete a 2k run down North Lakeview Drive, turn around, come back to 1st Ave. N., continue East and run around the top portion of City Park to finish line. Volunteers will be on site to ensure runners are going the correct direction. There will be one aid station as the runners exit transition with water and sports drink.  Finish line refreshments will also be provided.

Youth Splash and Dash Packet Pickup and Transition Information

Kids can pick up their race packet containing a shirt and swim cap at the Lakeview Room in City Park. Body marking will done when the kids receive their packet. The transition area will be divided into two sections, one half for kids 7-10 and one half for kids 11-15. Kids will be free to choose their own spot. Packet pick-up will begin at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 24.

Youth Splash and Dash Event Timeline

Friday May 24th
3:00-6:00 p.m. Packet pick-up at Lakeview Room in City Park
5:30 p.m. Transition opens (Transition will be divided into two areas, Juniors and Seniors. Transition spots will be first come first serve)
6:15 p.m. Pre-race briefing at start location on City Beach
6:30 p.m. Senior division (11-15) starts (Athletes will line up and enter the water in pairs every 3 seconds)
6:40 p.m. Junior division (7-10) starts (This time is an approximation based on numbers. Athletes will enter the water in pairs every 3 seconds)

Youth Splash and Dash Divisions and Distances

Juniors: 7-10 years old – 100-meter swim | 1-kilometer run

Seniors: 11-15 years old – 200-meter swim | 2-kilometer run

Register here for Youth Splash & Dash!

TRI Clear Lake Volunteers Needed & Appreciated!

Interested in volunteering? Click here to sign up! We have volunteer opportunities on Friday, May 24 & Saturday, May 25.

Friday, May 24th

  • 3:30-7:30 p.m. Packet pickup at Athletico located at 7 South 8th St., Suite C, Clear Lake, Iowa
  • 6:00-7:00 p.m. Swim course open for OWS practice
  • 6:30 p.m. Youth Splash and Dash
  • 7:00 p.m. Tri 101 Meeting

Saturday, May 25th

  • 5:30 a.m. Transition opens & timing chip pickup
  • 7:15 a.m. Transition area closes
  • 7:20 a.m. Pre-race meeting at swim start
  • 7:30 a.m. Olympic race begins
  • 7:55 a.m. Sprint race begins (time is approximate based on number of participants)


May 25
5:30 am - 1:00 pm
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S Lake View Dr
Clear Lake, IA 50428 United States
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