Race Day Events welcomes the second-annual Sugar River Triathlon to the Wisconsin Tri Series! This sprint triathlon held in Belleville, WI on September 1, 2013 offers participants of all levels a safe race experience swimming in calm Lake Belle View. A bike course of rolling hills is followed by a run on gravel trails and quiet neighborhood streets.
The course will be accurately measured and well-marked, and the race will be chip-timed by SMA timing. Transition will be secure and professional bike SAG will be provided by Trek Bicycles in transition and out on the course. Each athlete will recieve a technical t-shirt, a safe course with an experience water safety team on the swim marked by large highly-visible buoys. Pre-race water and post-race refreshments will be served.
A pre-race clinic from a local pro triathlete and/or USAT certified coaches will be announced closer to race day. Please check the "Race Preview Clinic" section on this website for exact dates, times and clinic coach.
Awards will be given to the top three athletes in each age group. This year, Sugar River Triathlon is part of the WI Tri Series Presented by Trek Bicycle Stores of Madison, so points can be earned at this race for the series!
Throughout the season, the series scoring will be tracked on Athlinks, and at each race you will have the opportunity to enter a raffle for a Trek Speed Concept bike at the end of the series.
Swim: The swim takes place in Lake Belle View. The swim features large, easy to sight buoys and a water safety team.
Bike: The 16 mile bike course is a scenic ride on country roads. The bike course is well marked with volunteers on the course. Helmets ARE required and MUST BE FASTENED before leaving the transition area. Please stay on the right so other riders can pass you safely. There are no aid stations on the bike, so please plan accordingly.
Run: The 5K run will use the roads and trails around Community park in Belleville. There will be two water stations on the run course. All runners MUST wear a number. It should be worn facing the front.