This USA Triathlon sanctioned event hosts an olympic distance triathlon, a sprint distance triathon, an olympic distance duathlon and a sprint distance duathlon. Relay teams are allowed for all 4 events. All 4 races will take place on Sunday, July 13, 2014. The swim portion of the triathlons will start on the clean waterfront of Lake Michigan. The bike course will take athletes out on scenic Lakeshore Drive and the run will take place on the popular boardwalk along the riverfront. The transition area, finish line, post race awards, raffle picnic and concert will take place at Mulligan's Hollow, adjacent to the Tri Cities Family YMCA.
A pre-race expo will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Tri Cities Family YMCA. This will run from 2:00PM to 6:00PM. Athletes can pick up their race packet, get body marked, late register, view course maps and get instructions from the race director. Sponsors and vendors will also be set up making available last minute items and services that you'll find very beneficial.
Bring the entire family as the Tri Cities area offers something for everyone and is a wonderful vacation getaway. The Grand Haven Triathlon and Duathlon is a great weekend event for the serious veteran or beginner triathlete.
This event could not be made possible without the generous support of the community, local agencies, volunteers and sponsors. We would like to thank our generous sponsors: Orthopedic Associates of Muskegon & West Michigan Spine Center, Shoreline Sport & Spine Physical Therapy, Mercy Health Partners, Breakaway Bicycles and Fitness, Scholten Fant Attorneys, Grand Haven Tribune, WGHN, Strong Industrial Supply, Home Depot, Best Western Beacon Motel, I – Tri Athletics, Gazillion & One, Emergency Health Partners and Nutrimost of Holland.
Best wishes with your training and we look forward to seeing you in Grand Haven, Michigan for this family friendly event.
Grand Haven Triathlon, LLC
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Kid's Triathlon Cancelled
Due to exceptionally low registration numbers, we regret to inform that the Kid's Triathlon portion of next weekend's event has been cancelled. If you're looking for a kid's triathlon that's fun, well run and family oriented, we recommend the kid's event on Saturday, August 10 at the Spring Lake Community Fitness and Aquatics Center. Go to http://www.slcfac.com. Click on the "FAC Blog" tab and scroll down to get information about the event.
Registrations for the main event, next Sunday are coming in at a fast pace with many high quality athletes getting registered.
The Grand Haven Triathlon and Duathlon event is proud and honored to be chosen to host the 2012 USA Triathlon Mideast Regional Duathlon Championship.
Anyone who registers for either the sprint or olympic duathlon is eligible to win. Awards will go to the overall winner for male and female divisions and the overall male and female masters winners. This is one of the most scenic and fast duathlon courses that you'll absolutely love. The event will be followed by a picnic with grilled food, a band and numerous raffle items. You will also enjoy over 130 cheering volunteers, in addition to professional staffing, to make sure you stay on course and safe. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We're very excited for this great honor.
Grand Haven Triathlon Symposium Coming to Tri Cities Family YMCA April 16, 2009
Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. This symposium is free to all that attend and is open to anyone. You don't have to be a triathlete to attend. Presenters include Grand Haven Bone & Joint, Shoreline Sport & Spine Physical Therapy, MMPC, Envision Radiology, Breakaway Bicycles & Fitness, Gazelle Sports as well as other experts covering areas of nutrition, swimming, biking, running and triathlon in general. ALL areas of triathlon will be discussed and open to questions. ALL levels of abilities, from first time newbies, to seasoned triathletes will benefit from this event. Those that attend will be given an "on site" 10% discount for entry in the Grand Haven Triathlon/Duathlon, Presented by Grand Haven Bone & Joint. In order to receive this discount, you must attend the symposium and register for the race at that time. This event is going to be a great way to obtain an enormous amount of information and network with other athletes. Again, you don't have to be a triathlete to attend. Tell your friends about this free event. No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there. For additional information, please click on the "contact us" tab and click on firstname.lastname@example.org .