Sat May 11, 2024 Petersburg, IL 62675 US Directions

Events

5k Run/Walk

$30 9:15AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT Price increases after March 31, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Mini Triathlon

$50 8:30AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Mini Triathlon - (Clydesdale/Athena)

$50 8:30AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Sprint Triathlon

$70 9:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Sprint Triathlon - (Clydesdale/Athena)

$70 9:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Tri-Challenge

$100 8:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Tri-Challenge - (Clydesdale/Athena)

$100 8:30AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT
55 spots left.

Finisher medals guaranteed for the first 80 people registered.

Place

17651 Bluejay Rd.
Petersburg, IL US 62675

Description

The Pioneer Spirit Sprint and Mini triathlon are a mid-spring tri-series that enables seasoned triathletes or beginning triathletes to test out their abilities in a short-distance, heated indoor pool, triathlon. If you take on the Tri-Challenge you participate in the mini-sprint as well as a sprint distance to test your stamina and talent for the triathlon.

5k: New This Year! 

Event (All Ages): 3Mi Run/Walk
  • The 5k will begin at 9:15 am.
  • There will be a gun start. 
  • All participants will complete the same route as the running portion of the Sprint Triathlon. 
  • Participants will have 2 hours to complete the route.  

MINI:

Event (All Ages): 100 Yard Pool Swim • 5Mi Bike • 1Mi Run
  • The Mini Triathlon will begin at 8:30 am.
  • The race includes a 100-yard swim, a 5-mile bike ride down a flat rural road, and finishing with a 1 mile run.
  • This event is tailored to the novice triathlete and will serve as a great introduction to triathlon for children and adults.
  • Athena/Clydesdale options are also available for the mini-triathlon.
  • There are no team registrations.

SPRINT

Event (Ages 12 & up): 300-Yard Pool Swim • 13Mi Bike • 3.1Mi Run
  • The Sprint Triathlon will begin at 9:30 am.
  • The race includes a 300-yard swim, a 13-mile bike ride on a rolling and flat prairie road, and finishing with a 3.1 mile run through picturesque Petersburg. The run will take you past century-old architectural structures and through a historic cemetery. 
  • Athena/Clydesdale options are also available for the sprint triathlon.
  • There are no team registrations.

TRI-CHALLENGE:

Event (Ages 12 & up): 100 Yard Pool Swim • 5Mi Bike • 1Mi Run & 300-Yard Pool Swim • 13Mi Bike • 3.1Mi Run, back to back.
  • The Tri-Challenge will begin with the Mini starting at 8:30 am and the Sprint starting at 9:30 am.
  • The mini race includes a 100-yard swim, a 5-mile bike ride down a flat rural road, and finishing with a 1 mile run.
  • The sprint race includes a 300-yard swim, a 13-mile bike ride on a rolling and flat prairie road, and finishing with a 3.1 mile run through picturesque Petersburg. The run will take you past century-old architectural structures and through a historic cemetery. 
  • Athena/Clydesdale options are also available for the Tri-Challenge.
  • There are no team registrations.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • All ages are welcome for the mini triathlon. Ages (12+) are welcome for the sprint and challenge triathlons.
  • An awards ceremony will follow after the last runner crosses the finish line of the Sprint.
  • Post-race showers will be available at the PORTA pool.
  • Fee includes: Use of timing chips (chips must be returned), BIB #, race specific SWAG, finishing medals for all athletes, placement awards, water, and post race food.  

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