Lake Mills Triathlon
Thank you again to EVERYBODY who braved yesterday's conditions to race, volunteer, lifeguard and work! The next race in the Wi Tri Series will be the Wisconsin Triterium Triathlon. Get registered today!
Lake Mills kicks off the 2013 WI Tri Series! This fast, flat sprint tri is a great way for experienced racers to start their 2013 racing season, and is a wonderful introductory race for beginner racers. Lake Mills, like all WI Tri Series races offers the following amenities to its racers:
- Tech Tees for each event in the series
- Accurately measured race distances
- Accurate chip-timed results provided by SMA timing
- A safe course with a water safety team for the swim
- Large highly-visible buoys
- Well marked bike and run courses, with lots of volunteers on the course
- A secure transition area
- Professional bike SAG, provided by Trek in transition and on the course
- Water pre-race in addition to post-race refreshments for racers
- Clinics from pro triathletes and/or USAT certified coaches.
- Series scoring and tracking provided by Athlinks
When: June 2, 2013. Transition opens at 5:45 am, race starts at 7:00 am.
Where: Sandy Beach Park, Lake Mills WI
Check out our Early Bird Pricing through the end of the year! Individual registrations are $55 and relay registration are $110.
- 1/1/13-5/14/13 - $70
- 5/15/13-5/30/13 - $80
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day (if available) - $90
- 1/1/13-5/14/13 - $115
- 5/15/13-5/30/13 - $125
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day (if available) - $135
All prices include WI sales tax.
Race Distance: 1/4 mile swim 16 mile bike 5K run
Race Preview Clinic:
All of the races in our series have a preview clinic in the weeks leading up to the race. Each of these clinics is hosted by either a USAT certified coach or pro triathlete that has done the race before and is familiar with the course. Beginner triathletes and experienced athletes alike will benefit from this opportunity to preview the course with an experienced racer!
The Lake Mills Race Preview Clinic on Saturday, May 25th 7:30-10:00AM at the race site! The coaches for this clinic will be the coaches from Madison Multisport. Bring your race gear for a race course talk followed by some transition practice and the opportunity to get out on the course!
Coming in from out of town? We have arranged a rate of $61.99 at the Lake Mills America’s Best Value Inn. Make sure you ask for the Lake Mills Triathlon Rate when you book your room.
The courteous 24-hour front desk staff is here to help make our pet friendly hotel your home away from home. Hotel amenities include a free daily continental breakfast served from 6:15am-9:15am, business center in lobby next to fireplace, vending machine, and picnic area. Our comfortable guest rooms feature free wireless high-speed Internet access, satellite TV, desk with lamp, sitting area, coffeemaker, hairdryer, and free local calls.
Swim: The swim takes place in Rock Lake. There is a water safety team on the swim course if anyone needs assistance. NO swimmers will be allowed flotation devices. You need to be able to swim 1/4 mile in open water comfortably.
Bike: The 16 mile bike course is an held on country roads. The bike course is well marked with volunteers on the course. Helmets ARE required and MUST BE FASTENED before leaving the transition area. Please stay on the right so other riders can pass you safely. There are no aid stations on the bike, so please plan accordingly. For a map of the bike course, click here.
Run: The 5K run is an out and back on the Glacier Drumlin Trail. There will be two water stations on the run course. The first will be located right outside transition, and the other will be located at the 5K turn around. All runners MUST wear a number. It should be worn facing the front. For a map of the run route, click here.
Transition Area: Transition is located in the Sandy Beach parking lot. Athletes should have their transition area set up at least a 1/2 hour before the race start.
This event will be chip-timed. All athletes will be provided with "ChampionChip" sensors supplied by Sports Management Associates.
Overall awards, 1st, 2nd & 3rd will be awarded to men and women. Overall awards will also be given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd relay teams.
Age Group awards, 1st, 2nd & 3rd will be awarded for each age group, men & women. Age groups are as follows: 19 & U, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65 & over.
Special Award Categories, 1st, 2nd & 3rd will be awarded to men in the Clydesdale category, women in the Athena category and men and women in the Novice category.
** Awards ceremony will begin at 10:30 AM **
Early packet pick-up will be available:
- When: 6/1/2013, 1-5 PM
- Where: Trek Bicycle Store of Madison, West Location. 8108 Mineral Point Rd. Madison, WI 53719
On race morning, packet pick-up will start at 5:45 AM at tents near transition.
After checking in, please go to the body marking area. Your race number and your wave will be marked on the leg and the arm. These markings are used to identify you and people in your wave at the start of the swim.
Rules and Regulations:
- Wetsuits may be worn.
- Helmets and swim caps are MANDATORY.
- Drafting is NOT permitted. Penalties and disqualification will be given for drafting.
- You MUST wear your velcro band with a timing chip on your ANKLE throughout the race. NO CHIP = NO TIME.
- All relay athletes will exchange the timing chip in transition.
- All athletes need to mount/dismount the bike at the mount/dismount mat.
- All runners are required to wear a bib number and it MUST face forward at the finish line.
- Racers and Spectators must follow volunteer instructions at all times.
Refund and Inclement Weather Policy:
Race Day Events and the WI Tri Series has a strict NO REFUND policy. Refunds will not be issued for any reason, including race cancelation due to inclement weather. The race director reserves the right to cancel or alter the race and its course at any point in time to preserve racer safety.