Timberman Triathlon

Sat July 11, 2020 Cohasset, MN 55721 US Directions
2020 Timberman triathlon has been cancelled

It is with a heavy heart we write this. The Timberman Triathlon Race Committee voted to cancel the 2020 race scheduled for Saturday, July 11, due to the uncertainty of COVID-19. This decision was not made lightly but with the health and safety of participants, volunteers, and spectators in mind. The all-volunteer Race Committee includes several heath care professionals and based on their recommendations the Committee felt cancelling was the best option.   

We will contact current registered athletes with 2021 registration options.

In this time of uncertainty know that the Timberman organization is strong and the race will be back on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Stay healthy!

Amy and Alan Dettmer

Timberman Triathlon Race Directors


Please note:

At this time registration has been disabled. 


Timberman Triathlon: Minnesota’s Premier Destination Triathlon

Stay with us, tri with us, play with us!

2019 Top-5 Minnesota Triathlete’s Choice Race


International: 1 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 6 mile run  
Sprint: 1/3 mile (587yards) swim, 11 mile bike, 3 mile run 
Super Sprint: .15 mile swim (264 yards), 5.5 mile bike 1.5 mile run (The Super Sprint is perfect for the first timer or younger athlete looking for a shorter race).

Teams (2 or 3 person) can participate in the International and Sprint races. The Super Sprint race is for individuals only.

The Timberman is a 100% volunteer run organization. The volunteer base consists of the race directors (Amy and Alan Dettmer), the race committee (30+ dedicated people), and the over 125 local citizens who help the race run smoothly. The race committee has many years of experience to help ensure a safe race.

The race starts and ends on the grounds of Sugar Lake Lodge.
The swim is in the crystal clear, clean, turquoise waters of Sugar Lake. No swimmer’s itch from Sugar Lake! The bike is of rustic beauty using rural, county roads, most of which are newly paved. The relatively flat run course takes you through the resort and out and back on pavement with some gravel (International course) to the finish line. 

The Timberman Triathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT) and requires each participant to purchase his or her own one-day license or hold an annual membership in order to participate in the race. During registration, you will be directed to the USAT modal to enter your annual membership number or purchase a one-day or annual membership. For more information, please visit the USA Triathlon site, www.usatriathlon.org. All USA Triathlon/Duathlon competitive rules will be enforced.

USAT 1-Day License- 2020….$15/adults -Youth (17 & under) $10

Timing is conducted by JMS Racing Services. The event is chip timed and full split results will be posted on the JMS Racing Services website, https://jmsresults.com/results/. In 2019, JMS Racing Services timed over 55 running. triathlon, and duathlon races.

All participants receive a race gift, water bottle, food, and refreshments.

International and Sprint Race Individuals: Awards are given to 1st-3rd places in all age groups.  The awards change each year but are (awesome!) usable triathlon/sports related items.

Age groups (per USAT): 0-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
Race age corresponds to your age on December 31, 2020.

International and Sprint Race Teams: Each person (2 or 3 people) on the first place team in the men’s, women’s, and coed divisions will receive first place awards. The awards change each year but are usable triathlon/sports related items. 

Super Sprint: The top-5 overall male and females will be awarded a medal in the Super Sprint race. No teams in the Super Sprint race-only individuals.

Registration Fees:
International and Sprint
$80.00 plus USAT fees, until 3/01/2020
$85.00 plus USAT fees, 03/02/2018 to 07/1/2020
$100.00 plus USAT fees, 07/02/2020 to 07/07/2020

International and Sprint Team (2 or 3 person)
$170.00, not including USAT fees, until 03/01/2020 
$175.00 not including USAT fees, 03/02/2020 thru 07/1/2020                                                                                                                                                                  $200.00 not including USAT fees  07/02/2020 to 07/07/2020 (or when race fills) 

Super Sprint $70.00, not including USAT fees, until registration closes on 07/07/2020 (or when race fills)

Race Directors: Amy and Alan Dettmer

37584 Otis Lane
Cohasset, MN US 55721
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