2022 Motor City Triathlon ~ Results

Events

Olympic Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 22.8 Miles, Run 6.6 Miles
Olympic Aquabike :
Aquabike : Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 22.8 Miles
Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 500 Meters, Bike 11.4 Miles, Run 3.3 Miles
Sprint Duathlon :
Duathlon : Run 1.5 Miles, Bike 11.4 Miles, Run 3.3 Miles
Sprint Aquabike :
Aquabike : Swim 500 Meters, Bike 11.4 Miles
Mini Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 200 Meters, Bike 5.7 Miles, Run 1 Mile
  • Race Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022
  • Start Time: 7:30 AM
  • Location:Belle Isle
  • Address: Casino Way
  • City/State/Zip:Detroit, Michigan 48209
  • Country: USA

_ The 2022 Motor City Triathlon:

Michigan’s newest state park, Belle Isle sets the scene for arguably the fastest triathlon course in the entire country. If you’re looking for a PR, this is the place to do it!

Both Motor City and the Michigan Championship will use the exact same venue and courses.  For Motor City we will always follow 2 weeks after the Grand Prix ensuring the island is clean and the Grand Prix production has vacated.   The new home for the event is  Shelter 1 area, which is located directly behind the flower clock / flag pole when you come on the island.  

You will again have a dedicated closed Bike lane and vehicle lane for the bike portion of the event as well as a lane for the run course making this a closed course for your PR.  Moving to a 7:30 a.m. start time will get the majority of athletes off the island road before the park gets busy.   With the backdrop of the Motor City skyline on the west side and Windsor Ontario Canada on the east side this is truly a perfect multi-sport venue.

Course Information:

Arguably the fastest triathlon course in the country! Dozens of athletes have broken the elusive two-hour barrier over the years for the Olympic Distance, as well as the one-hour barrier for the Sprint course.

The swim is always the question in new athlete’s minds, but it’s also why this event has grown each year, as it has almost produced a PR swim every time. The water in the Detroit River has been tested to be among the cleanest in the state. Because the water is constantly moving, you can see clear to the bottom almost 20 feet down, and you can take advantage of the current to get you your fastest swim ever.

The bike is awesome, featuring a closed course that offers some great scenery, with the large freighters floating through on the Canadian side of the island and the Detroit skyline and Ambassador Bridge on the south end. The course is flat, lightning fast and has been the site for many PR bike splits as well.

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Directions:

2022 Results:

2022 Results at: ChronoTrack / AthLinks / USAT
 

Previous Results:

2021 Results: not available ???
2020 Results: not available ??
2019 Results at: Olympic / Age /  Sprint / Age / Other / Search / USAT 
2018 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2017 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2016 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2015 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2014 Results at: athlinks.com 
2013 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2012 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2011 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT

2010 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2009 Results at: athlinks.com or USAT
2008 Results at: athlinks.com
2007 Results at: athlinks.com
2006 Results at: athlinks.com

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