The Forge Triathlon

Sat July 17, 2021 Lemont, IL 60439 US
Events

Sprint Distance Off Road Triathlon

$85 7:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT
Increases to $95 after the first 100 people register. (10 spots left) Registration ends July 16, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.forgeparks.com/races.

Place
1001 Main Street
Lemont, IL US 60439
Description

The Forge Off Road Sprint Triathlon is a unique event that offers an exhilarating, adventurous experience for triathletes of all abilities, including beginners to professionals.

The race venue is at The Forge: Lemont Quarries, an outdoor adventure park in Lemont, Illinois. The course runs through the Park and the adjoining trails of the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area and I&M Trails, located adjacent to historic downtown Lemont.  Athletes and spectators will enjoy views of the Park’s exhilarating attractions and natural ecosystem, which includes the historic I&M Canal and multiple quarry lakes. 

The sprint distance race will be an ~550-yard swim, 11 ½ mile bike, and a 5K trail run.  Triathletes can prepare for a challenge that includes:

•    Open water swimming in the natural spring-fed Forge Quarry with a time trial start from the dock,
•    Two Lap bike course on crushed limestone trails and some gravel roads,
•    Mixed terrain out and back run including crushed limestone and a section of single-track trails, 
•    Transition located at the Mount, the Forge’s entertainment stage and lawn area, 
•    Post-race fun with music and food and drinks from the Foundry at the Forge, and,
•    Unique t-shirts and awards.

Preliminary Course Maps are found at (Note: Subject to Change as Courses Are Finalized):

Swim Course Map

Bike Course Map

Run Course Map

Covid19 Protocols will be in Place Per Public Health Guidelines at the Date of the Race.

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