29th Annual Warsaw Optimist Sprint Triathlon ?


Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 1/4 Mile, Bike 14 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Kids Triathlon :
Triathlon : Distance Determined by Age
  • Race Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Address: 1590 Park Avenue
  • City/State/Zip:Winona Lake, Indiana 46590
  • Country: USA

_ The 29th Annual Warsaw Optimist Sprint Triathlon:

he Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club is proud to sponsor the 29th Annual Warsaw Optimist Sprint Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2022 The event is held at the spectacular Winona Lake Park located at 1590 Park Ave in Winona Lake, Indiana.

The Warsaw Optimist Sprint Triathlon will consist of the following divisions:

Adult (Age Group), Clydesdale, Athena, Adult Relay, Kayak, Kayak Relay, Physically Challenged, Adult Duathlon, and Youth divisions.

Youth will use the same Swim, Bike and Run racecourse as the adults, but each event will be shortened. Youth waves will launch immediately after all adult waves. We will have over 100 experienced volunteers participating to help make this race THE BEST RACE OF YOUR RACING YEAR!

That is our goal. And when you cross the finish line, you will be treated to the best post-race food you can find at any Triathlon!

We are again expecting well over 200 Athletes this year.

The Optimist Club is a not for profit that donates all proceeds of this race to our youth outreach programs in our community and we are well known in our area for our support of many youth oriented activities. Please feel free to investigate our website for a full list of these events.


The 2022 event will operate under COVID-19 protocols. Our COVID-19 Safe event plan has been developed to manage the risks associated with the transmission of the virus. Central to the event’s COVID-19 safe event plan are the USAT Safe Return to Multisport initiative, which focus on tracing, education, enhanced hygiene, density reduction, touchpoint minimization, athlete self-reliance and screening. We understand some of these changes might impact your athlete experience; however, we ask for your understanding as we strive to mitigate risks so you can keep racing.


We offer a variety of event categories for participants of all abilities to choose form including:

  • Adult Open
  • Adult Relay
  • Athena
  • Clydesdale
  • Duathlon
  • Youth 11-12
  • Youth 13-14
  • PC (including My Team Triumph)
  • Kayak-Bike-Run
  • Kayak-Bike-Run Relay


The event address is 1590 Park Ave., Winona Lake, IN

Warsaw / Winona Lake is in north central Indiana, on US Highway 30, about 40 miles West of Ft. Wayne. Winona Lake Park is located on in the southeast part of the greater Warsaw area on the North East side of Winona Lake at 1590 Park Ave., Winona Lake, IN.


Race Day Parking will be open at 5:30am. The roads will close at 7am; so all athletes must be present by that time. Spectators wishing to leave before 11am must coordinate with the parking crew. Please pay special attention to signs and Marshals upon arrival to make sure you arrive in the appropriate parking lot.

T-shirt not guaranteed if registered after May 30, 2022

Registration closes Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11:59pm or when the limit of 500 entries is reached, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. Registration entries are not transferable to other individuals nor can they be deferred to a subsequent year (some exceptions may apply). Once registered, no refunds are permitted for any race category.


The MINIMUM age for entry in an ADULT age group is 15 years old on or before 12/31/2022. This applies to a solo triathlete or a member of a team.

Age group divisions

Adult: 15-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+ The age group of a Athlete will be determined by age on December 31 of the event year, NOT by age on race day. You will be assigned to an age division according to your age on 12/31/2021.

Chip Timed Race

All Athletes MUST wear an assigned timing chip. You will be responsible for returning your timing chip at the finish line or pay a $30 replacement fee. Teams are only assigned one timing chip (same as Bib Number) and must transfer that chip to succeeding members of the team while at the bike rack in the transition area.


If Natural Disaster, Foul Weather or Community Disaster occurs, our action steps are as follows:

1.Optimist Triathlon Management in concert with local officials will make decisions based on safety first.

2.Courses and/or race segments will be altered as agreed to between Optimist Triathlon Management and local officials

3.Financial: It is not financially feasible for Optimist Triathlon Management to accept the risk of a disaster for everyone. Each registered Athlete needs to accept the risk of his or her entry fee. There will be NO REFUNDS or free entries to future races. The money you paid was spent developing the subject event.

4.The Optimist Club that sponsors the race does not save any money if one of our events has to be canceled for reasons beyond our control. All supplies and services needed for the events are purchased and/or arranged in advance. All event supplies and services associated with that event must be paid for, regardless of the outcome. Entries may NOT be transferred, or exchanged, or deferred. The Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club is a 501c3 charity and all proceeds from this event are donated to charity.

Event details and schedule

29th Anual Warsaw Optimist SPrint Triathlon

Date: June 25, 2022

Time: 8 AM Start

Location: Town Of Winona Lake, Community Center 1590 Park Ave, Winona Lake, IN 46590

Packet Pick-Up - Event Location

  • Friday, June 24, 2022 - 5pm-8pm
  • Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 6am-7:30am






440 Yards

0.25 miles

Triangle course - see map
Time trial start 5-7 sec
USAT rules govern the use of wet suits


~14 miles

Open road course with a few small hills to Pierceton and back.
Bike helmets must be strapped at all times.
You must furnish your own water bottle on the bike course.


3.1 miles

Open road course with a few minor hills, scenic on paved Greenway Trail through a wooded area, along a creek.
Runners must wear their race number in front.
Water stations along the route.


Race Day Parking will be open at 5:30am. The roads will close at 7am; so all athletes must be present by that time. Spectators wishing to leave before 11am must coordinate with the parking crew. Please pay special attention to signs and Marshals upon arrival to make sure you arrive in the appropriate parking lot.


June 25, 2022


Other Info:

-) 2022 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2021 Results at: USAT
2019 Results at: itsyourrace.com or USAT
2018 Results at: itsyourrace.com or USAT
2017 Results at: itsyourrace.com or USAT
2016 Results at: itsyourrace.com or USAT
2015 Results at: onlineraceresults.com or USAT
2014 Results at: onlineraceresults.com or USAT
2013 Results at: onlineraceresults.com or USAT
2012 Results at: onlineraceresults.com or USAT
2011 Results at: onlineraceresults.com or USAT

2010 Results at onlineraceresults.com: Individual / Relay or USAT
2009 Results at: USAT

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