Whether you are a newbie looking to step it up to a longer distance event or a seasoned triathlete looking for an early season half to prime you for an upcoming Ironman, the Liberty Tri is for you! Both of our courses are USAT sanctioned and are sure to provide you with a safe, fun, and challenging race.
Liberty Triathlon and Lake Rebecca Park Reserve offer triathletes and their families more than just two great races. Bring the entire family out and spend the weekend fishing, boating, hiking, biking, paddle boating, canoeing, and more.Whether you're coming for the race and staying for the fun, or the other way around, the Liberty Triathlon is a great race at a spectacular park area.
Amateur-elites will take off in their own wave
Following the races we will again have a BBQ along with other refreshments provided by Final Stretch, Inc..
Participant t-shirts are by BornFit. Men's and Women's sizes.
The Liberty Triathlon is limited to 525 total entries.
Gear West will be giving away a wet suit as well as a Gear West Gear Bag vauled at $625.
Swim: Wetsuits will be allowed (and encouraged) per USAT rules and regulations. Participants will swim in a counter-clockwise direction around a triangular shaped swim course keeping all buoys to your left. Buoys will mark the course and there will be a lead kayak as well as boat and lifeguard support along the way. All participants will receive an official Liberty Triathlon swim cap which must be worn during the swim portion of the event. Participants will exit the water and traverse a short grassy stretch to the transition area where they mount their bikes.
Bike: The Olympic bike course is a challenging and scenic out and back 40K bike ride. (See below course maps and elevations). All bikers must have an ANSI approved helmet to participate and obey all Minnesota State Traffic Laws. Bikers without helmets will not be allowed on to the course. This is a USAT non-draft legal event with race marshals patrolling the entire course. All athletes must provide their own nutrition along the bike course. Course is well marked with road chalk, signs at all corners, volunteers, and Public Safety Officers Run: The race concludes with a 10K. This course is an out and back run.Aid stations will be located approx. every mile along the run course and will be supplied with the following things:
Follow 394 West to US 12. Turn right onto Co Rd 139/?County Line Rd SE. Continue onto County Rd 50/?Rebecca Park Rd
There is plenty of parking at Lake Rebecca Park. Follow the signs and volunteers to help you park. There is no fee to enter the park.