Event Info

Join over 1,000 athletes in the 12th annual Tri Indy Triathlon and Duathlon! This Olympic, Sprint and Duathlon distance event will utilize the picturesque canal of downtown Indianapolis and the streets traversing the city's cultural and historic landmarks.


Sunday, July 28


7:30AM - Olympic Distance Start
7:45AM - Duathlon Start
8:30AM - Sprint Distance Start


Celebration Plaza at White River State Park - 801 W. Washington St, Indianapolis

Event Options

- Olympic - 1500 meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
- Sprint - 500 meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run
- Duathlon - 2 mile run, 20K bike, 5K run
- Olympic Team Relay - 2 to 3 person team (one person swims, one person bikes, one
person runs)
- Team Categories: All-Male, All-Female and Co-ed

Entry Fees

July 21
July 22 -
July 26
Packet Pickup & Race Day
(If not sold out)
USAT Member
USAT Member
USAT Member
Olympic Triathlon
Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon
2-3 person Team Relay,
Olympic ONLY


USAT Members receive $15.00 off your registration

If you're under 21, over 64, or in the military, receive $5.00 off your registration*
*Age on 12/31/2019

Pre-Race Instructions

Pre-race instructions are posted HERE

Participant Shirt & Finisher Medal

All participants will receive a high-quality, Tech t-shirt! Shirts will be ordered in unisex sizing. Choose accordingly when registering.

Take home some bling, too! All finishers in the triathlon and duathlon will also receive an amazing finisher medal!


Overall Awards

- Sprint Triathlon Individuals - Top 3 male and female finishers

- Olympic Triathlon Individuals - Top 3 male and female finishers

- Duathlon Individuals - Top 1 male and female finishers

Age Group Awards

- Sprint Triathlon Individuals- Top 3 male and female finishers

- Olympic Triathlon Individuals - Top 3 male and female finishers

- Duathlon - Top 2 male and female finishers

- Age Ranges: 14-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60- 64, 65-69, 70+

Clydesdale/Athena and Fat Tire Awards

- Clydesdale (220+ lbs) - Top 3 male

- Athena (165+ lbs) - Top 3 female

- Fat Tire - Top 3 male OR female

Team Awards- Top 3 in each division

- All Male - Top 3 teams

- All Female - Top 3 teams

- Co-ed - Top 3 teams



Males must be 220+ lbs and females must be 165+ lbs to qualify for these divisions. Competing in one of these divisions will make you ineligible for age group awards.

Fat Tire

In order to qualify for the Fat Tire division, you must have a mountain bike with a minimum of 1.5 inch tires and upright handlebars. Competing in Fat Tire will make you ineligible for age group awards. There will be both a male and female Fat Tire divison.


Gear Check

Gear check will be provided to all participants. Volunteers will be located at the swim start for both the Olympic and Sprint distances and will bag and label materials as requested. Items may be picked up post race at the Gear Check tent. Gear Check will be open until 12:00PM. Any items that are not retrieved will be taken back to Tuxedo Brothers Headquarters. Any items not claimed within 30 days will be donated to a local charity.


All portions of the triathlon/duathlon/relay have cut-off times. For safety reasons and city permit time limits we must follow the below guidelines. Anyone that cannot finish their event within the time frame must withdraw from the competition.

The Swim venue will CLOSE at 9:30AM

The SECOND Loop of the BIKE COURSE will CLOSE at 9:45AM - any Olympic distance athlete still on the first lap will be sent back to the transition area on Blackford Street.

The entire BIKE COURSE will close at 10:30AM

The RUN COURSE will close at 11:45AM



The event will be timed using the IPICO multi-sport timing tag system. Each participant will be given an orange or black timing tag that will need to be secured properly to the provided ankle strap. The ankle strap, with the timing tag attached, MUST be worn around your ankle during the duration of the event. If you are a participant on a relay team, the timing tag and ankle strap will serve as your relay "baton" and will be passed to each team participant as they finish their portion of the event.

Raceday Refueling

Water/Gatorade stations will be located at every mile along the run course as well as the finish line. Other refreshments and light snacks (fruit, cookies, granola bars, muffins, etc.) will be provided in the packet pick-up tent after the race.


Results will be posted under the Results Tab after the event.


Parking along streets is FREE on Sunday in downtown Indy. Parking is available at the Indianapolis Zoo for a flat rate of $10.00. The Indiana State Garage charges $10.00 and the IUPUI Riverwalk Garage charges from $5.00 for 1 hour up to $10 for 7 hours.



Mike "Smitty" Smith of Runners Forum and Doug Robinson of Phoenix Fitness & Training will host a Beginner's Clinic at Packet Pick-up on Saturday, July 27 at 2:30pm inside the Hall of Champions. Come listen as these veteran triathletes talk you through all the important parts of doing a triathlon. This clinic is the perfect opportunity for beginners and intermediate level triathletes to learn valuable tips. It's absolutely FREE - just show up!

Training for TRI Indy with Phoenix Fitness & Training

Phoenix Fitness and Training is offering a Training Group specifically designed for the beginner or novice triathlete. This 12-week program starts on Tuesday, May 7 and will focus on developing the appropriate skills, confidence and fitness for someone to complete their first triathlon. Tuesdays will be a bike practice. Wednesdays and/or Thursdays will be a run practice. In addition to the week day practices, there will be 8 clinics/practices that will cover Transitions/Open Water Swim Skills and Brick Workouts.  In addition to the coached practices, each participant will receive a packet with additional suggested workouts and an outline of highlights from the Sunday clinics.

The group will be coached by Doug and/or Heather Robinson. Doug and Heather have ....read more.

Not a beginner and looking for a group to train with? Phoenix Fitness and Training offers a more advanced training group, too. Find out more.

Program Fees: $250
**Click here to register here

Limited to 16 people.

Additional Fees: Registration Fee to Tri Indy: Non-USAT member $80



Not sure you are ready for a triathlon? Come out and volunteer! Volunteering is a great way to get involved, have fun, and learn all about the sports of triathlon and duathlon. Plus, all volunteers will receive an event t-shirt!

If you are interested in volunteering, please register through the Volunteer Tab.

Saturday, July 27
Packet Pick-Up Shift #1: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
- Packet Pick-Up Shift #2: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Sunday, July 28
Packet Pick-Up: 5:45am - 8:00am
- Water Station: 6:30am - 11:00am
- Body Marking: 6:00am - 8:00am
- Transition: 6:00am - 11:00am
- Run Course: 6:45am - 11:00am
- Bike Course: 6:30am - 11:00am
- Gear Check: 6:15am - 11:30am
- Finish Line: 7:45am - 11:00am
- Directional in White River Park: 6:15am - 11:00am

USAT Sanctioned

This event is sanctioned by the USA Triathlon. All USAT rules will be enforced. Please visit http://www.usatriathlon.org for information on rules and regulations as well as information for those intersted in obtaining a USA Triathlon License. The event is limited to ages 14 and above for the individual competitions and age 12 and above for team competition.