The North Shore Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event that offers a sprint, super sprint, relays and combo event. The race is based in beautiful Gillson Park, Wilmette, IL. The swim is point to point and takes place in Lake Michigan. The bike travels north through the Villages of Wilmette, Kennilworth and Winnetka. It turns around just north of New Trier High School. The bike course is flat and very fast. The run leaves Gillson Park into the Village of Wilmette passing the Bahai Temple before turning west for an out and back course. It is also very flat and fast.
*There will be an elite and novice wave for the sprint distance event. These are self-seeded waves. If you are competing to win the overall event you are welcome to start in the elite wave. If you are a beginning swimmer or nervous about the open water swim, you are welcome to start in the novice wave. Otherwise, you will start with your age group.