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Terre Haute Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details

Terre Haute Triathlon

: Swim 800 Meters, Bike 24.9 Miles, Run 5 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Entry Fee: $55 early
Location: Hawthorn Park
Address: 6067 East Old Maple Avenue
City/State/Zip: Terre Haute, Indiana 47803
Country: USA
Race Website:

2014 Terre Haute Triathlon:

Welcome to the Terre Haute Triathlon! Nicknamed Thunder in the Valley.
This modified olympic distance triathlon is now in it's 29th annual year and has featured pros like the famous Dave Scott and Kirk Nelson.
We look forward to continuing to producing one of the oldest triathlons on the state of Indiana and hope you will join us for a triathlon to remember!

Course Information:

The course is considered fast, and safe:
The race will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Pre-race meeting at 7:50 a.m. at the beach house.
Parking is sometimes a bit crowded, so please arrive early with that in mind.

The lake swim will be in a rectangle pattern with the bouys on your right. The race will start with on small Elite wave and then go 2 at a time every 10 seconds based on your estimated swim time. Different color Swim caps will be provided to Elite waves, everyone going 2 at a time will have a red swim cap. The water temperature is usually about 70 - 72 degrees. Wetsuits highly recommended. If you do not own a wetsuit, check out wetsuitrental.com


The bike course is in good shape and should make for a very fast and safe venue. This is an out and back course with a cone turn-around in the middle of the road at the 20k mark. The bike course is open to traffic, but all major intersections have police blocking traffic. The bike course does have several rollers in the middle section so save some energy for those. Also please note that the city has completed construction on the section of the bike course between miles 3 & 4. There is now a round about where the road used to just branch off to the right. the course remains the same but please adjust your speed to accommodate the round about.

The run course will be on park trails, and the Heritage Exercise Trail. The Heritage Trail is flat and fast pavement limited to runners, walkers and cyclist. Atleast two water stations will be on the course. There will be a turn-around cone on the Heritage trail at the 4k mark with the last mile heading behind the park and to the western edge on the lake trail. You will then make a right turn as come up to the park road, for the last 1/4 mile back to the beach house in the front of the park.

Hawthorn Park:
Address: 6067 East Old Maple Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47803
Phone: (812) 462-3225

Directions to the race from the West of Terre Haute:
Take I-70 east to exit 11 (State Road 46).
Turn right traveling north to US 40.
Turn right onto US 40 heading east.
At 2nd stop light turn left (north).
At first intersection turn left (west).
Travel appoximately 3/4 of a mile and park entrance will be on your left.

From the East of Terre Haute:
Take I-70 west to to exit 11 (State Road 46).
Turn right traveling north to US 40.
Turn right onto US 40 heading east.
At 2nd stop light turn left (north).
At first intersection turn left (west).
Travel appoximately 3/4 of a mile and park entrance will be on your left

Hawthorn Park:
6067 East Old Maple Avenue
Terre Haute, IN

Map & Directions

Other Info:

2015 Race Information

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2014 Results:

2014 Results at: cross-roads-events.com
Previous Results:

2013 Results at: cross-roads-events.com or timingiseverything.com 
2012 Results at: timingiseverything.com 
2011 Results at TriFind.com: Overall / Age Group
2010 Results at: trifind.com / Race Report
2009 Results at mattoonmultisport.com: Overall / Age Group / Team / Athena&Clydesdale / Video
2008 Results at: timingiseverything.com / Video
2007 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2006 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2005 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2004 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2003 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2002 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2001 Results at: timingiseverything.com
2000 Results at: timingiseverything.com
1999 Results at: timingiseverything.com
1998 Results at: timingiseverything.com
1997 Results at: timingiseverything.com

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