AUGUST 2022 | 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 start is a Dual Time Trial Start (3 athletes start at a time every 5-10 seconds) FEET FIRST ENTRY ONLY swim starts from the 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.
Per USAT Rules Competitive Rules: 5.3 Knowledge of Course. The sole responsibility of knowing and following the prescribed cycling course rests with each participant. No adjustments in times or results shall be made for participants who fail to follow the proper course for any reason whatsoever.
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 Saturday, August 21, 2021. 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: 6:30 am at North Coast Harbor
Distances: 1500 meter SWIM, 40k BIKE, 10k RUN
Race Start: 7:30 am at North Coast Harbor
Distances: 750 meter SWIM, 20k BIKE, 5k RUN
Race Start: 8:00 am 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 ( 3 athletes start at a time every 5-10 seconds) FEET FIRST ENTRY ONLY swim starts from the boat dock.
6:30 am Elite Open, Elite Master, Elite Grand Master (Male & Female), Aquabike
6:33 am Men 29 & under
6:38 am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
6:43 am Men 35-39
6:48 am Men 40-44
6:53 am Men 45-49
6:58 am Women 34 & under, Athena
7:03 am Women 35+
7:08 am Men 50+, All Olympic Relay Teams
7:30 am Elite Open, Elite Master, Elite Grand Master (Male & Female), Aquabike
7:33 am Men 29 & under
7:36 am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
7:39 am Men 35-39
7:42 am Men 40-49
7:45 am Women 34 & under, Athena
7:48 am Women 35+
7:51 am Men 50+, All Sprint Relay Teams
8:00 am Men 29 & under, Aquabike
8:03 am Men 30-34, Clydesdale Men
8:06 am Men 35-39
8:09 am Men 40-49
8:12 am Women 34 & under, Athena
8:15 am Women 35+
8:18 am Men 50+, All Super Sprint Relay Teams
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, electrolyte drink, and gels at approximately every mile of the course. Please prepare accordingly.