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3 Disciplines Last Try Triathlon ~ Results?

Race Details

Last Try Long Course

: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 42 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles

Last Try Short Course

: Swim 500 Meters, Bike 21 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Rend Lake - (South Sandusky Beach)
Address: Route 15 & Route 9
City/State/Zip: Rend Lake, Illinois 62846
Country: USA
Race Website:
Printable Entry:

2013 Last Try Triathlon - Rend Lake:

  • Everyone touts their courses, everyone says their course is great,
  • You would be hard pressed to find a better venue and course for your last event of the year and that folks is the truth.
  • Whether you are training for that end of the season half or full or just want to get that last PR before putting the bike on the trainer this is the place.
  • Another beautiful clean, Army Corp. lake surrounded by rolling, fast, country roads.

  • Course Information:

    If you are looking for the perfect end of the season race or just want a fast training race before a half or full later in the fall this is the place.

  • The swim will be an in the water start due to typical cool mornings this time of year.
  • The water is warmer than the morning air so we will get everyone in before we start each wave.

  • Bike:
  • The bike is new paved rolling fast rural roads basically circling the lake.
  • A 21 mile loop around the lake, long course athletes you have two loops and sprint one loop of the bike course.

  • Run:
  • The run course will utilize existing 8 foot black topped running paths that connect the various camping and picnic areas.
  • This will be an out and back run course simply turning around at your turnaround sign.
  • This terrain will be rolling the entire way but no real climbs to speak of.
  • The run course is surrounded by nature and has shade most of the way.

  • Directions:

    Rend Lake, Benton, Illinois. (South Sandusky Beach/picnic area)
  • About 10 minutes from downtown Rend city and 5 minutes off the interstate.
  • Rend lake is about 85 miles from St. Louis, Missouri,
  • 200 miles from Louisville, Kentucky,
  • 200 miles from Bloomington, Indiana,
  • 290 miles from Chicago,
  • 220 miles from Indianapolis,
  • 225 miles from Memphis, Tenessee
  • and 210 miles from Nashville, Tenessee ...

  • exit 77 off of Interstate 57.
  • Proceed all the way across the lake.
  • Left on Rend City road.
  • past the North Campground,
  • past South Campground,
  • to South Sandusky Beach.

  • Map & Directions <-- <--- this is correct

  • 2013 Results:
    Previous Results:

  • 2012 Results at Olympic Overall / Age Group / Relay
  • 2012 Results at Sprint Overall / Age Group
  • 2011 Results at Olympic OverallRelay 
  • 2011 Results at Sprint Overall
  • 2011 Results at Half Iron Overall  
  • 2011 Results at Duathlon Overall 
  • 2010 Results at Olympic Overall / Age Group / Relay 
  • 2010 Results at Sprint Overall
  • 2010 Results at Half Iron Overall
  • 2010 Results at Duathlon Overall  

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