The 2019 Michigan Titanium has been selected by USAT to host the Ultra-Distance (Full) National Championship. The Ultra-Distance National Championships will have Team USA qualification slots for the 2020 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championship, part for the 2020 ITU Multisport Festival. *No qualification is necessary to compete in this event.* This National Championship event will be held in conjunction with our other distances and other events.
The main venue for the Mi Titanium is Versluis Park (3650 Versluis Park NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525) in Plainfield township. A 1.2 mile loop swim will be in Versluis Lake a very clean and clear lake that does not allow the use of gas motors. The Full Tri will be a double loop swim, the Half Tri will be a single loop and the Olympic will be an out & back. This is a spectator friendly swim. Transition is located in a large paved parking lot adjacent to the park. The Bike will leave the park on Northland drive and quickly turn on Cannonsburg Rd, generally heading east and back with a loop course. The Full Tri will be a double loop 112 mile bike, the Half Tri will be a single loop 56 miles, and the olympic will be an out & back of 24.8 miles. Following transition back at Versluis Park, the run will head south on Northland Drive to Grand River Ave. The out & back run course will go through Plainfield and Ada, remaining east of the Beltline. The Full Tri is a 4 lap course of 26.2 marathon distance, the Half Tri will be two lap at 13.1 miles and the olympic is a single lap of 6.2 miles. The finish line is located at the drive into Versluis Park.