Carmel Sprint Triathlon

in United States at Carmel High School

Online registration is now closed. Registration will be available later today in the Carmel High School Greyhound Station from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Registration is NOT available race morning. Remember to bring your photo ID and USAT membership number when registering or picking up your packet. You MUST pick up YOUR OWN packet. NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Individual Adult
    Ages 14 and older may compete.

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Team/Relay

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Youth Triathlon
    Ages 6-15 only

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Youth Team Relay
    Ages 6-15 only

    Online registration is closed for this category.

About the Event

The 13th annual Carmel Sprint Triathlon, hosted by Carmel Swim Club is happening Sunday, April 22 at Carmel High School. This event offers the ideal sprint distances for both beginner and experienced triathletes who are looking to have fun and tune-up for the season ahead! The atmosphere of this event is youth friendly and provides a great opportunity to introduce kids to the sport of triathlon.

This event features 4 categories:

- Individual Triathlon
- Team Relay

- Individual Triathlon
- Team Relay

Carmel Swim Club is a USA Swimming Gold Club. All proceeds from the event support the development of youth athletes in this nationally-recognized program.

Location & Start Times

Carmel High School
520 East Main Street
Carmel, IN 46032

Start Times
- Mandatory Pre-race Meeting - 8:30am
- Race Start - 9:00am

- Mandatory Pre-race Meeting - 9:45am
- Race Start - 10:15am


This event has a limit of 1,000 total participants. If this limit is not reached before event weekend, we will allow on-site registration at the pre-race packet pickup on Saturday. Packet Pick-up will take place from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, at Carmel High School.

---Raceday Registration---


Youth Triathlon

Youth, ages 6 to 15, are welcome to compete in the short-course event! Ages 6 to 9 will do a 200 meter swim and ages 10 to 15 will do a 300 meter swim. All youth age groups will compete in a 3 mile bike and 1 mile run.

Youth (age 14+) may compete in the adult race, but must have an adult present with them when registering.

Age groups are as follows: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15

Youths will compete as the age that they will be at end of the 2018. Ex. If a youth participant is 15 on raceday, but will be 16 before December 31, 2018, they must compete as a 16 year old in the adult division.

Youth bikes must have working brakes and all athletes must have helmet on and strapped during bike portion. ALSO - NO drop or areo handlebars are allowed for youth.

Age-Groups & Awards

Adult: 14-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, etc. in 5-year increments
Youth: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-15

The Awards Ceremony will be held around 12:00pm. Awards will be presented in the following formats to both individuals and teams.

---Overall Awards---
- Individuals:Top 3 Male/Female
- Team Relay: Top 1 Male, Female, and Co-ed

---Age-Group Awards---
- Youth: Top 3 Males/Females
- Adult: Top 3 Males/Females

---Clydesdale & Athena---
- Clydesdale (220 lbs +): Age 39 and under, and Age 40 and above
- Athena (165 lbs +): Age 39 and under, and Age 40 and above

Course Maps & Distances

---Course Maps---
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Adult Triathlon
- Swim: 400m
- Bike: 10 miles
- Run: 5k

Youth Triathlon
- Swim (6-9): 200m
- Swim (10-15): 300m
- Bike: 3 miles
- Run: 1 mile

The Swim

The swim portion of the triathlon will be held in the state-of-the-art, 50 meter pool. Race start is time-trial style in 5 second intervals. Racers are organized into "flights" which are seeded by self-reported 100 meter swim times. Flights are organized and staged in gymnasium to reduce on deck waiting.

- Adult: 400m
- Youth (10-15): 300m
- Youth (6-9): 200m

Swim warm-up starts at 7:30am

The Bike

The bike portions are held outside in the scenic heart of Carmel. The bike course is flat and fast, with a minimal amount of turns.

- Adult: 10 miles
- Youth: 3 miles

The Run

The run course is mostly flat and travels through the neighborhoods adjacent to Carmel High School and the Carmel Arts and Design districts.

- Adult: 5k
- Youth: 1 mile

Swim Clinics

Join us on the following days for a swim workout to help prepare for the 2018 Carmel Sprint Triathlon. This will help prepare triathletes of all levels.

Please got to the website below to register. You will register for EACH day/class individually. You are welcome to come to more than one.

Cost: $25 per class

***If you are signed up for the triathlon BEFORE the date of a swim clinic that you would like to attend, the swim clinic is free of charge. Just bring a copy of your registration confirmation with you.***

Saturday, Dec 9- 1pm-2:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 17, 10:30am-12pm

Saturday, Jan 13- 1pm-2:30pm
Sunday, Jan 21- 10:30am-12pm

Saturday, Feb 10- 1pm-2:30pm
Sunday, Feb 25- 10:am-12pm

Saturday, Mar 17- 1pm-2:30pm
Sunday, Mar 25- 10:30am-12pm

Saturday, April 14- 1pm-2:30pm
Sunday, April 15- 10:30am-12pm

Questions? Contact Nicole Bills are 317-571-4047 or

Transition/Beginner Clinics


Sunday, March 25, 1pm at Endurance House Fishers
Saturday, April 14, 2:30pm at Carmel High School (after swim clinic)
Sunday, April 15, 12pm at Carmel High School (after swim clinic)
Saturday, April 21, 2pm at Carmel High School (during packet pick up)

Join the team at Endurance House Fishers as they discuss how YOU can accomplish a smooth and efficient transition - and feel confident in the Carmel Sprint Triathlon! They will be touching on how you can successfully coordinate your hydration/nutrition during the race based on your individual needs!

Topics Will Include:
- Setting up your transition area
- What to do before, during, and after T1 (swim to bike) andT2 (bike to run)
- Tips for more efficient transitions
- Nutrition for Race Day
- Hydration for Race Day

Packet Pick-Up

---Pre-Race Packet Pick Up---
Date - Saturday, April 21
Time - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location - Carmel High School (Greyhound Station - Enter through Door 21)

Beginners Clinic

Did you miss the first three Beginners Clinic? No worries! Endurance House is doing a final clinic at Packet Pick Up on SATURDAY! Stop by and get any of your last-minute questions answered! Clinic starts at 2PM.

---Raceday Packet Pick Up---
Date - Sunday, April 22
Time - 7:15am - 8:15am
Location - Carmel High School - Greyhound Station

There is NO RACE DAY registration

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.


For event related questions please click on the "Contact the Organizers" button on the left-hand side of this page.

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