AUGUST 22, 2021 | Super Sprint, Sprint, & Olympic Cleveland Triathlons
START: North Coast Harbor @ Great Lakes Science Center FINISH: Edgewater Park
The swim courses are in the break wall protected North Coast Harbor in the shadow of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Swim start is a 3-person time trial start by division from a boat dock behind the Great Lakes Science Center. The distances on the swim are 250 meters for the Super Sprint, 750 meters for the Sprint, and 1500 meters for the Olympic distance triathlon.
The bike courses are on the closed-to-traffic Memorial Shoreway that highlights the Cleveland skyline and downtown neighborhoods. Participants will be provided with multiple lanes to race on the entire course to avoid drafting and allowing for safe passing. The distances on the bike are 8k for the Super Sprint, 20k for the Sprint, and 40k for the Olympic distance triathlon.
The final run courses will be capped off with a run through Cleveland’s premier metropark, providing participants breathtaking views of downtown Cleveland and the lakefront. The distances for the run are 3k for the Super Sprint, 5k for the Sprint, and 10k for the Olympic distance triathlon.
A shuttle will run from the Edgewater Park (the location of Transition #2) to the Great Lakes Science Center (the location of Transition #1) on Sunday, August 22. Parking is located in Edgewater Park next to Transition #2. The shuttles will depart Edgewater Park at 4:00am and continue through 5:45am (LAST SHUTTLE AVAILABLE).
A dedicated shuttle will also stop at the Doubletree (Host Hotel) at 4:30am to pick up participants staying in the hotel. The shuttle will also be available to return participants to the hotel from North Beach Park starting at 9:30am.
Race Start: 6:30am at North Coast Harbor
Distances: 1500 meter SWIM, 40k BIKE, 10k RUN
Race Start: 7:00am at North Coast Harbor
Distances: 750 meter SWIM, 20k BIKE, 5k RUN
Race Start: 7:30am at North Coast Harbor
Distances: 250 meter SWIM, 8k BIKE, 3k RUN
Note: All events offer a 3-person triathlon relay option.
All on-deck divisions will be placed in a COVID 19 friendly waiting area to be called to the start line for their swim start. The start is a Dual Time Trial Start (2 athletes start at a time every 5-10 seconds) FEET FIRST ENTRY ONLY swim starts from the boat dock.
6:30am Elite Open, Elite Master, Elite Grand Master (Male & Female)
6:33am Men 29 & under
6:36am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
6:39am Men 35-39
6:42am Men 40-49
6:45am Women 34 & under, Athena
6:48am Women 35+
6:51am Men 50+, All Olympic Relay Teams
7:00am Elite Open, Elite Master, Elite Grand Master (Male & Female)
7:03am Men 29 & under
7:06am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
7:09am Men 35-39
7:12am Men 40-49
7:15am Women 34 & under, Athena
7:18am Women 35+
7:21am Men 50+, All Sprint Relay Teams
7:30am Men 29 & under
7:33am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
7:36am Men 35-39
7:39am Men 40-49
7:42am Women 34 & under, Athena
7:45am Women 35+
7:48am Men 50+, All Super Sprint Relay Teams
Aqua Bike division (swim & bike only) participants start with your age group
The Tri CLE Rock Roll Run Swim Course Practice will be held from 2:00-4:00pm on Saturday, August 21 at the North Coast Harbor and will only include a portion of the swim course. Swimming on the course at any other time is strictly prohibited.
There will be NO aid stations on any of the bike courses. On the run course there will be COVID safe self-serving aid stations with water, ice and Gatorade at approximately every mile of the course. Please prepare accordingly.