2014 Tri-the-Illini Registration is now open! September 21st, 8 am
T-Shirt for this year!
Individual - $50
Collegiate - $40
Relay Team - $75
Click here to register! (NO REFUNDS)
$10 price increase on 9/10/14 at 11:59 PM
Registration is open until 9/20/2014 at Noon, or until the 700 participant cap. Racers can check their registration and the number of completed registrations if you click here.
New to triathlons? Click here to download a beginners guide to sprint triathlons!
Click on the "Tri-the-Illini" tab for more information.
Race Director: Matt Edinger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Maps are available here
- Exit transition onto 1st Street, southbound
- Left on Curtis Rd, eastbound
- Right onto Race, southbound
- Left on Old Church Road, eastbound
- Turn Around before County Rd 1600 E, westbound on Old Church Road
- Right on Race, northbound
- Left on Windsor, westbound
- Right on first into transition, northbound
- Run out of transition going east on peabody
- North on 4th
- East on Gregory
- South on 6th
- racers enter the University of Illinois quad run through the heart of campus (look on maps to see run course)
- Racers then get back onto Pennsylvania going west
- North on 4th again to a quick finish on Peabody drive into the finish shoot in front of the ARC.
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Tri-the-Illini is a USAT sanctioned sprint triathlon held by the Illinois Triathlon Team. With entry, participants must use their USAT number to register, or buy a $12 one day membership. To become a USAT member please make an account and register at http://www.usatriathlon.org. Collegiate racers are also required to know their MECTC number.
Volunteer meeting will be held Thursday, September 18th, 7:00 PM in the ARC auditorium. Signs will be up to direct volunteers to room location. Volunteers will be given breakfast and a volunteer T-shirt on race morning. To sign up, submit a form under “Volunteer!” Volunteers will be required to check in at 7:00 A.M. race morning, in multipurpose room 7 at the ARC. This is where volunteers will receive their T-shirt and breakfast.
201 East Peabody Drive Champaign, IL 61820
Interactive map of the ARC
Information for viewers:
Information for University parking can be found below. There will not be parking on Peabody drive or at the ARC parking lot.
Packet Pick Up:
Packet pick-up will be Saturday, September 20th from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Body and Sole, located at 1317 N Dunlap St Savoy, IL 61874. ALSO, there will be race-day packet pick-up from 6-7:15 am. Photo ID and USAT card are required. A temporary USAT card can be found at usatriathlon.org. Packets will include bib numbers by Road ID and Greenlayer T-shirts. To be guaranteed a shirt, complete your registration by August 26th at 11:59 P.M. T-shirt sizes can not be switched out on race morning.
Race Morning Check In:
Morning check in will be located in room Gym 3. If racers do not pick up their packet the day before, they are required to pick up their packet during check in. Check in and packet pick up will be open between 6:00 and 7:15.
Located at the ARC. Transition will be open between 6:15 and 7:30 and there will be a pre-race meeting at 7:45 AM. Restrooms for participants will be available on the concourse level of the ARC.
Race will begin at 8:00 AM. Racers will be sent off in wave intervals. The race will consist of a 300 meter swim in the ARC pool. Participants will run out of the ARC pool to transition located on the west side of the ARC. Maps of the Bike and race course are above. Racers will be required to have a legal helmet snapped in before the bike mount line. Award ceremony will be held shortly after the race, while racers enjoy post race food. Awards will be given to the top 3 relays, the top 3 male and female collegiate racers, top 3 in every age group and the top 3 overall male and female. Age groups: 0-19, 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 and up
Bike Course Directions:
Thank you everyone that came out and raced, or volunteered!
The race was a success and we would also like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors.
We hope to have all of you back next year! Below are links to results, photos, and feedback we received this year. Tri-the-Illini for next year will be announced at a later date.