Sweden is closer than you think! The 9th Annual Triathlon will again feature the friendly Swedish communities of the Chisago Lakes Area. Paradise Park offers an eagle eyes view of the swim course. The Swedish influence abounds throughout the event with participants finishing under the Swedish flag.
DISTANCE Sprint: 14 mile swim, 22 mile bike, 3.1 mile run Half: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
THE COURSE Swim The swim is at beautiful Paradise Beach/Chuckie Lundquist Park in Chisago Lake. Plenty of buoys will be available to rest if needed and a balloon arch as the guide for the finish point. Bike The bike course is new: few rollers, mainly flat. The run goes through charming residential streets with community support and several water stations. Run Both run courses follow residential roads. Roads are well kept and flat.
From the Twin Cities:
Take 35W or 35E north to I-35.
Take Exit 132 east onto Highway 8 (10 miles) to Chisago City.
At the stoplight go south on Old Towne Road/County Road 24 one block to Stinson Avenue then left to Paradise/Chuckie Lundquist Park. 11031 Stinson Avenue, Chisago City, MN 55013
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From St. Cloud:
Take Highway 95 east to North Branch, turn right on County Road 14 then keep right on County Road 77 to Chisago City.
At the stoplight go south on Old Towne Road/County Road 24 one block to Stinson Avenue then left to Paradise/Chuckie Lundquist Park, 11031 Stinson Avenue, Chisago City, MN 55013.