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Island Lake Triathlon, Spring ...

Race Details

Island Lake Sprint Triathlon

: Swim ½ Mile, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles

Island Lake Olympic Triathlon

: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 24.9 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Entry Fee: starting at $55
Location: Island Lake Recreation Area
Address: 6301 Kensington Rd.
City/State/Zip: Brighton, Michigan 48116
Country: USA
Race Website:

2014 Island Lake Triathlon - Spring:

Kick off your Tri season and Memorial weekend with this event. 
Sprint 0.5 swim, 12.4 bike, 3.1 run.
Olympic 0.9 swim, 24.8 bike, 6.2 run.

Field Limit 550

Average water for late May-- 70 degrees. Air temperatures leading up to the event really dictates what the final water temperature will be. Water temps change quickly at Kent Lake because of it being a shallow body of water.
2012-40% of athletes wore wetsuits

Course Information:

Swim Course: Sprint 800m (0.5 mile) Olympic (0.9 mile)

Sprint:The swim will take place at Kent Lake located in the northeast corner of the park. The course will swim in triangular clockwise pattern, starting and finishing by the beach area. Olympic 2 laps above course

Bike Course: Sprint 12.4 miles Olympic 24.8 miles

100% paved course. The bike course will begin in the main parking lot just south of the beach/transition area. The course starts by making a right out of the parking lot staying on the main and only park road-heading west. The course has a few flat sections but mainly consists of small hills and sweeping turns. Course will continue for 5.5 miles till a turn around point and aid station at Island Lake and Dodge shelter area (refer to map). Heading back athletes will go pass the beach/transition area, heading towards the Hickory shelter for another turn around. This end section ads on the remaining 1.4mi to complete the 12.4 bike course. Olympic athletes will do 2 laps

Run Course: 3.1 miles (refering to the map a small .6 mile extension has been added running into Kensington)

The run course beginning out of the transition area will go to the right it is a modifided out and back course with 80% paved trail 20% grass conditions. It has a few steep hills down by the lake and is flat on the top on the south end of the course. Their will be 1 aid station for the sprint and 2 for the Olympic distance The race will end by the canoe launch area to the west of the transition 2 laps for olympic


  • 6301 Kensington Rd.
  • Brighton, MI 48116

  • I-96 between Brighton and New Hudson
  • Exit 151
  • Head south on Kensington rd. for a 12 mile.
  • Park entrance on the east side of the road.
  • Head strait back to Kent Lake.
  • Other Info:

    2014 race registration is open.

    Registration Information.

    Previous Results:

    2013 Results:
  • 2013 Results at - May 25, 2013
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