The Chain of Lakes Triathlon is the perfect triathlon to get your season going. Held during the first week of May, it's a great way to get your body out of winter hibernation and back into racing shape. Proceeds raised from the event are used to help fund local recreational organizations.
Going for over ten years strong, the Chain of Lakes is administered by the Swim Coach of the Alexandria Swim Club and a professional team of volunteers through the club, whose goal is to provide you with an enjoyable triathlon experience. Rest assurred that you'll be treated right.
The race will be timed by Pickle Events using MyLaps chip technology.
600 yard swim in 8 lane, 25 yard pool. Individuals will be placed in heats according to their estimated swim time. There will be 2-4 people in each lane. Please bring a person to count your laps, if possible.
The bike course will be 13 miles through the Alexandria area countryside along rolling hills, with 3 miles on the Central Lakes Bike Trail. All cyclists must observe MN traffic laws. Certified hard-shelled bike helmets are required. No listening devices are allowed on the bike course. Drafting is prohibited. Bike course map.
The run course will be 2.8 miles through a residential area and newly paved trail. Listening devices are strongly discouraged on the run course. Run course map.