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North Shore Triathlon

Race Details

North Shore Triathlon

: Swim ¼ Mile, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Start Time: 6:45 AM
Entry Fee: $110
Location: Gillson Park
Address: Sheridan Road
City/State/Zip: Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Country: USA
Race Website:

2013 North Shore Triathlon:

  • Join us for the 1st Annual North Shore Triathlon!
  • Athletes will cruise through our stunning, sprint-distance course featuring a 400m swim, a 20k bike, and a 5k run through the beautiful Wilmette, Winnetka, and Kenilworth neighborhoods of the North Shore!
  • Course Information:

  • The swim will be in the beautiful Lake Michigan with expected water temperatures in the low 70s.
  • Wetsuits will be allowed so long as the water temperature remains below 78 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • The course will be an out and back loop running parallel to the shore, with swimmers heading out to the south and coming back up north.
  • Certified lifeguards will monitor the swim course as per USAT regulations.
  • The swim will be a wave start beginning at 6:30AM.

  • The two-loop, out and back bike course will leave the transition area in Gillson Park and head north up Sheridan Road along the lakefront. Riders will take a left on Winnetka Avenue and follow the road through scenic neighborhoods before taking a right on Wilson Street and riding to the turnaround point at Ash Street.
  • The course doubles back on itself, and all riders will take two loops of the course before heading back to transition.
  • Helmets are required as per ANSI and USAT standards.

  • The scenic, single-loop run course will leave the transition area and head south along Sheridan Road to Linden Avenue before doubling back to follow Sheridan Road north up to Central Street.
  • Runners will follow Central Street west to 4th Street, where they will begin a counter-clockwise loop with right turns at Greenleaf Avenue and Poplar Street to return back to Central Avenue.
  • Runners will follow Central Avenue east back to Sheridan Road, which will take them all the way to the finish line!
  • There will be two aid stations with fluids set up along the 3.1 mile run course.

  • Course Map - (.pdf file)
  • Directions:

    Gillson Park
    Sheridan Road and Michigan Avenue.

    Map & Directions

    Other Info:

    2013 race registration is open

    Registration Information.

    Previous Results:

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