TRI Indy 2017

in United States at White River State Park

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  • Duathlon
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  • 2-3 Person Relay Team - Olympic Distance Only
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  • Sprint Triathlon
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  • Olympic Distance Triathlon
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  • Volunteer

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About TRI Indy

Join more than 1,000 triathletes and duathletes on Sunday, July 30 at White River State Park in the 10th annual TRI Indy Triathlon & Duathlon!

Utilizing the picturesque canal of Downtown Indianapolis and the streets traversing the city's cultural and historic landmarks, TRI Indy offers participants a challenging and memorable course.

TRI Indy will consist of an Olympic Distance Triathlon, a Sprint Distance Triathlon, and a short distance Duathlon. There is also a 2-3 person Team Relay for the Olympic Distance Triathlon.

All participants will receive a Tech shirt and medal!


White River State Park - Celebration Plaza
700 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204


This event has a limit of 1,500 total athletes.


Triathlon & Duathlon

Participants in the Triathlon and Duathlon will compete in the following format:

Olympic Distance Triathlon
- Swim 1500 meters
- Bike 40k
- Run 10k

Sprint Distance Triathlon
- Swim 500 meters
- Bike 20k
- Run 5k

- Run 2 miles
- Bike 20k
- Run 5k

Team Information

Join the fun and put together a team of 2 or 3 friends! The team competition is for the Olympic Distance Triathlon ONLY.

Olympic Distance Triathlon Format
- 1 person Swims
- 1 person Bikes
- 1 person Runs

Team Categories
- All Female
- All Male
- Co-ed

Time Schedule

Start Times (approximate)
- Olympic Distance Triathlon - 7:30am
- Duathlon Distance - 7:45am
- Sprint Distance Triathlon - 8:30am

A full start schedule will be posted at closer to the event

Participant Shirt & Finisher Medal

Awards/Age Groups

Our overall, age-group and division winners will take home an official 2017 TRI Indy draw string bag! It is lightweight, and perfect for carrying around gear!

---Overall Awards*---
- Olympic Triathlon Individuals - Top 3 male and female finishers
- Sprint Triathlon Individuals - Top 3 male and female finishers
- Duathlon Individuals - Top 1 male and female finishers

*For the top triathletes in the Olympic Distance there will be the option to register in the Elite Division. If you register as an Elite Division athlete you will NOT be eligible for age-group awards.

---Age Group Awards---
- Olympic Distance Triathlon - Top 3 male/female finishers
- Sprint Distance Triathlon - Top 3 male/female finishers
- Duathlon Distance - Top 2 male/female finishers

---Age-Group 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 and 70+

---Special Divisions*---
- Clydesdale (220+ pounds) --- Top 3 males
- Athena (165+ pounds +) --- Top 3 male
- Fat Tire --- Top 3 male OR female

*Competing in one of these divisions will make you ineligible for age group awards.

---Team Awards---
- All Male - Top 3 teams
- All Female - Top 3 teams
- Co-ed - Top 3 teams

Course Maps

View the course maps for the Swim, Bike and Run portions of the event at

The Swim

The swim portion of the triathlon will be a point to point course in the beautiful Indianapolis Canal, which is 4-feet deep and 40-feet wide.

Participants will start in waves, with faster swimmers going earlier than slower swimmers. Be sure to enter your swimming ability when you register. The depth of the canal is 4 feet deep. Swimmers will enter the water in 2-second intervals.

The Bike

Participants in the bike will ride through a scenic and fairly flat 12.5 mile loop. Olympic Distance will do 2 loops, while the Sprint Distance will do just 1 loop.

This course travels north, along the White River and up to the Velodrome near 38th Street. As you return to downtown, participants will ride through the IUPUI Campus.

Expect great volunteer support and police protection along the way.

The Run

The 3.1 mile rim course is flat and fast, so expect quick times! Olympic Distance will do 2 loops, while the Sprint Distance will do just 1 loop.

Participants will travel along the west side of the White River from Celebration Plaza, up to 10th Street, and then back along the east side of the river.

Expect a water/Gatorade station every mile along the route.

The Transition

The Transition Area of TRI Indy will be located at Celebration Plaza, in the heart of White River State Park. This large, grassy area is only steps from the swim exit and will give you a great location to start/finish each leg of the triathlon.

This open area is also a perfect for spectators who want to watch the event!

Pre-Race Instructions

Pre-race instructions will be posted here approximately 5 days before the event. These instruction will give you details on the event to make your TRI Indy experience more enjoyable!

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick up and late registration (if the event does not sell out) will take place on Saturday, July 29th from 2pm to 7pm at NCAA Hall of Champions - 700 W Washington St, Indianapolis. Parking information will be available soon. Keep in mind that you cannot pick up other peoples packets - YOU CAN ONLY PICK UP YOUR OWN PACKET. If you cannot make it to this location you can pick up your packet on event morning at the race site from 6AM to 7:30AM

Registration will remain open at Packet Pick-up (Saturday, July 22) and Raceday (Sunday, July 23) We still have room to sign up! Note that there is a price increase on Raceday.

FREE Beginners Clinic, hosted by Runners Forum and Phoenix Fitness & Training

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 29 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.

Volunteer Information

We cannot make our events a great success without our WONDERFUL volunteers! Donate you time and help keep our athletes safe. We welcome individuals, groups, church groups, and organizations to join us!

All volunteers receive an event t-shirt and have access to refreshments. We donate back to groups/organizations that volunteer with us for the day.

The following shifts are available:

Saturday, July 29 Packet Pick-Up Shift #1: 1:30-4:00PM (NCAA Hall of Champions)
Saturday, July 29 Packet Pick-Up Shift #2: 3:30-7:00PM (NCAA Hall of Champions)
Sunday, July 30 Packet Pick-Up: 5:45AM-8:00AM (White River State Park)
-Packet pick-up volunteers pass out bibs, timing tags, shirts, etc to participants.

Water Station: 6:30AM-11:00AM
-Water Station volunteers pass out water and/or Gatorade to the participants on the course. Water Station volunteers will be at their designated water stop.

Body Marking: 6:00AM-8:00AM
-Body Marking volunteers write the participants bib number on their arm to prepare them for competition.

Transition: 6:00AM-11:00AM
-Transition volunteers assist within the transition area where the bikes and gear are placed. They help participants in locating their transition station, give directional assistance during the race, and secure the area.

Run Course: 6:45AM-11:00AM
-Run Course Marshal volunteers give directional assistance to participants out on the run course. Run Course volunteers meet at White River State Park.

Bike Course: 6:30AM-11:00AM
-Bike Course Marshal volunteers give directional assistance to participants out on the bike course. Bike Course volunteers meet at the Major Taylor Velodrome.

Gear Check: 6:15AM-11:30AM
-Gear Check volunteers organize and monitor participants gear during the duration of the race and assist them in picking up their materials once the participants finish.

Finish Line: 7:45AM-11:00AM
-Finish Line volunteers can help with one or more of the following duties, passing out water, handing out finisher medals, removing timing tags, preparing refreshment tent for finishers.

Directional in the Park: 6:15AM-11:00AM
-Directional volunteers give directional assistance to participants, spectators and traffic within White River State Park during the race.

USAT Sanctioned

TRI Indy is sanction by USA Triathlon. All USAT rules will be enforced. Event is limited to ages 14 and over for the Individual competitions and age 12 and over for teams.

Refund Policy

Event may be cancelled, delayed or reformatted due to weather, water conditions, or other emergencies. Refunds are ONLY given for the following exceptions
. Volunteering for event
. Serious medical problem
. Military service
. Funeral, etc.

If one of the above pertains, the following refunds may be provided*:
- Refund, minus $10 if notified at least one week in advance
- Refund, minus $15.00 if notified within one week of the event
- Refund of 50% of entry fee if notified after completion of the event

Participant may pay a transfer fee to another event OR another person**:
- $10.00 if notified at least one week in advance
- $15.00 if notified the week of the event

* Does not include any online fees from
**Plus additional cost of other event if it applies. Not applicable after the completion of the event.


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