Clydesdale and Athena National Championships

Grand Rapids, Michigan

June 10, 2018 7:30 a.m. (ET)


Clydesdale Athena LogoUSA Triathlon is partnering once again with the Grand Rapids Triathlon, home of the 2018 Clydesdale and Athena National Championships for the fourth consecutive year. The Grand Rapids Triathlon is known for its flat, fast course. It’s ideal for the new and experienced triathlete alike. It was also the location of the 2014 USA Triathlon Long Course Triathlon National Championships. With a beautiful swim in the lake-like Thornapple River with virtually no current, to a flat country-road bike course then on to the scenic, shaded run course with loads of local support. This race offers several free clinics leading up to the event, a pre-race swim and ride at the race site the week before along with an amazing expo. It’s the largest triathlon in Michigan and offers sprint, Olympic and long course distances all with separated transition areas to give you a small race feel. Come experience a world class event in Grand Rapids, Michigan!


READ MORE ON THE GRAND RAPIDS TRIATHLON HERE

Entry Fee: $65 to $250

Website Link: Grand Rapids Triathlon 

Distances: 

  • Sprint: 600M Swim, 20K Bike, 5K Run 
  • Olympic: 1500M Swim, 40K Bike, 10K Run
  • Long Course: 1.2 Mile Swim, 56 Mile Bike, 13.1 Mile Run

*There is no qualification required for this event.*

Sportsmanship

USA Triathlon Sportsmanship Creed

As competitive athletes and members of the triathlon community, you know there is no better feeling than succeeding in your endeavors in sport. As a competitor at USA Triathlon events, you have a responsibility to demonstrate the highest standards of sportsmanship per the USA Triathlon Rulebook (Article III, Sections 3.3 and 3.4, Line b.), and as such, should always show respect for the sport, your fellow athletes, race staff, officials, volunteers and spectators. Each individual athlete shares this responsibility, which includes refraining from the use of improper language and conduct detrimental to the community at large. This rule will be strictly enforced and disrespectful language or conduct will not be tolerated.

For more information on USA Triathlon rules and sportsmanship, please reference the USAT Competitive Rules.  

Results

2018 Results

2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

Hotel Information

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Flight Information 

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