Rules & Regulations

General Rules

  1. Participants must be 15 years of age or older.
  2. Race packets may be picked up at Lakewood City Hall on Friday, July 13 8:30am-5:30pm.
  3. The race course will be officially closed at 12:00pm. All participants who have not completed the race may do so at their own risk.
  4. Awards will be presented at the completion of the Triathlon.
  5. First Aid/Refreshment Stations will be provided at the start and finish area, as well as designated points on the course.


  • Swim is a ½-mile out and back lake swim from American Lake Park.
  • Swimmers must wear swim caps, which will be provided.
  • Wet suits are highly recommended; however, fins, snorkels, and /or buoyancy devices are not allowed.


  • Cyclists must provide and wear helmets.
  • Cyclists should be aware that roads will be open to two-way traffic. After 12:00pm cyclists must yield right-of-way at all intersections.
  • Bike route is 14 miles out and back.
  • Bicycles must be in good working condition and have two working hand brakes.
  • The bike course is relatively flat with a few short hills starting near the 5.5 mile mark.


  • Run is a 3.1 mile out and back mostly flat course. There are a few hills.
  • All runners must stay to the right of the road.
  • Runners may not pass other triathletes in the finish chute after crossing the finish line