This USA Triathlon sanctioned event hosts an olympic distance triathlon, a sprint distance triathon, an olympic distance duathlon and a sprint distance duathlon.
Relay teams are allowed for all 4 events. All 4 races will take place on Sunday, July 13, 2014.
The swim portion of the triathlons will start on the clean waterfront of Lake Michigan. The bike course will take athletes out on scenic Lakeshore Drive and the run will take place on the popular boardwalk along the riverfront. The transition area, finish line, post race awards, raffle picnic and concert will take place at Mulligan's Hollow, adjacent to the Tri Cities Family YMCA.
Athletes will swim in Lake Michigan along the Grand Haven City Beach and State Park shoreline.
Water temps will vary between 60 and 73 degrees.
Wetsuits are allowed.
Athletes will bike along the freshly paved roads past the beach, going out and back on scenic Lakeshore Drive.
Bike course is relatively flat with only 1 or 2 small hills.
The athletes will run along the scenic boardwalk in Grand Haven which goes along the waterfront in Grand Haven, past marinas and retail shops.
Tri-Cities Family YMCA 1 Y Dr Grand Haven, MI 49417