Lake Shawnee, Topeka Kansas

June 17th, 2017

REGISTER NOW FOR 2017!

2017 marks the 37th year of the Topeka Tinman Triathlon.  Topeka Tinman is one of the longest running and historically, most popular events in the Midwest. The 2017 event features both short and long course triathlons. Come help us celebrate 37 years of tradition!

 

The 2017 event features both short and long course triathlons.

Long Course Triathlon = 1000-Meter Swim - 19-Mile Bike - 7-Mile Run - CLICK HERE FOR MAPS

Short Course Triathlon = 400-Meter Swim - 13-Mile Bike - 3.1-Mile Run - CLICK HERE FOR MAPS

 

Course Information

SWIM:  The Swim start is on the beach, in waves.  Participants swim in a counter-clockwise direction, keeping the buoys on their left.  Buoys are placed at 100 meter intervals.  TINMAN LONG COURSE swim is 1000 yards. Short Course athletes complete a 400 yard swim course.

 

BIKE:  Athletes are challenged by the rolling terrain of Southeastern Shawnee County.  Athletes can expect beautiful countryside views and a tailwind on their way back to transition.  No aid stations are provided on the bike course.  Please plan accordingly.

 

RUN:  Athletes run counterclockwise around the lake on the paved running path.  Aid stations are located every mile along the short and long course.    The run course is moderately flat with some slight climbs, giving beautiful views of Lake Shawnee.  Long Course athletes complete one full lap around the lake.  Short Course athletes complete a 3.1 mile out/back course.

AWARD INFORMATION

Awards presented to the Top Overall Male & Top Overall Female Champions in the short and long course races

 

Awards presented to the Top Three males and Top Three Females in each age group, in both races.

Both short and long course participants receive Finisher Medals

 

Male & Female Age Groups: 5-Year Increments: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

 

*14 years old and under are required to have Race Director's permission to register. (Only allowed in SPRINT)  Email LegendTriathlon@gmail.com

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

RULES and TIMING

All athletes receive a custom medal

Free Post-Race beer

Professional Race Announcer

Post Race Food for participants

Topeka Tinman Race shirt and custom awards

 

 

 

Timing chips must be worn on the left ankle throughout the event to insure correct timing, for participant safety, and eligibility for awards.  Timing chips are not transferable, are specific to each race number, and must not be switched with another participant.  Volunteers remove timing chips, after participants cross the finish line.  If a participant does not start or stops prior to the finish line, turn timing chip in immediately at the finish line area.  Failure to return a timing chip results in a $125 replacement fee.

 

 

 

REFUND POLICY

Due to the number of race transfer requests and cancellations that occurring in the weeks prior to a race, we have the following policy, in accordance with USAT Policy.

 

Refunds will NOT be issued after a registration has taken place. Considerable effort goes into producing an event such as a triathlon and funds are expended and applied in good faith based on a registration.

 

Changing your registration to a longer course is charged for the difference in price, at the time of the change.  Make changes as soon as possible, to avoid increased pricing closer to the event date.  No refunds given for changing registration to a shorter event course.

WEATHER POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed as long as possible in hopes the inclement weather will pass. No refunds or transfers will be issued if the event is canceled due to inclement weather.

 

 

EVENT SANCTIONING

The 2017 Topeka Tinman Triathlon is sanctioned with USA Triathlon. USA Triathlon competition rules will apply. The complete list of rules can be found at http://www.usatriathlon.org/.

VOLUNTEER

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Contact us at legendtriathlon@gmail.com

 

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