Tri indy


Join 1,500 athletes in the 10th 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 30

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

Entry Fees

Before 7/24
(If not sold out)
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 12/31/2017


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.

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.


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.

Clydesdale/Athena Division

You must be a 220+ pound male or a 165+ pound female to qualify for these divisions. Competing in one of these divisions will make you ineligible for age group awards.

Fat Tire Division

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.

Bike Tech Support

Endurance House will be providing race day tech support for participants.


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.


The Triathlons/Relay and Duathlon each 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 withdrawl 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


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


Liv Family Bike Ride

Following the completion of Tri Indy and the Kids Tri for Kids triathlon, participants can join Bicycle Garage Indy and Liv Cycling Indy on a Liv Family Bike Ride around downtown Indianapolis, using the Cultural Trail. This urban bike ride will start at approximately 1 pm, and last for about 1 hour. Check-in at the Bicycle Garage Indy/Liv Cycling Indy's tent by the Kids Tri for Kids check-in. This event is Family friendly - bring the kids as you explore downtown Indy on bikes! Check out the details and register online for this event so we know how many to expect:


Training for Tri Indy with Phoenix FitnesS

Phoenix Fitness and Training is offering 8 weekly coach-led swim, bike, and run practices to help athletes train for the Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons at Tri Indy. This program, coached by Doug Robinson and Heather Pickey, encompasses training for the beginner’s development as well as the seasoned racer. For only $25 per month, athletes will receive a weekly group practice schedule and workout plan. There will always be coaches on hand to help with appropriate training and technique development to assist each person in getting the most out of their training time. More information here


Finisher medals & Awards

All Tri Indy finishers will receive this stellar 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 pounds +) - Top 3 male

- Athena (165 pounds +) - 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

Pre-Race Instructions

Pre-race instructions are POSTED HERE

USAT Sanctioned

This event is sanctioned by the USA Triathlon. All USAT rules will be enforced. Please visit 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.