Twin Lakes Triathlon

7718 Twin Lakes Rd
Manson, IA 50563

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Event Description

Welcome to the Twin Lakes Triathlon! The day will feature three events - The Sprint Triathlon, The Super Sprint Triathlon, and the Splash and Dash. 

General Information

  • The Sprint Triathlon is a 500 m swim, 12 mile bike, and 3 mile run. Individuals and teams may participate.
  • The Super Sprint is a 300 m swim, 6 mile bike, and 2.3 mile run. Individuals only.
  • The Splash and Dash is for everyone! There will be a 50 meter swim and 1 mile run.  
  • Cost for registration increases one month before the race. 
  • Update for return racers - Start and transition will now be located at the Bible Camp. 

Triathlon Check-in Information

  • Check-in begins at 6am at Twin Lakes Bible Camp on the Gathering Place Porch. After checking in, getting marked, and getting their chip, participants may enter the transition area to set up equipment. Participants must retrieve all equipment from the transition area following the race. Security personnel will monitor the transition area from 6 a.m. until all equipment has been claimed. Only numbered athletes will be allowed to enter the transition area.
  • Packet pickup will be the evening before the race from 6-8pm at Twin Lakes Bible Camp in the Gathering Place. This will be the last opportunity to register as there is no same-day registration. Cost to register in-person the night before is $80 for individuals and $130 for teams.
  • Packets can also be picked up the morning of the race at Check-in starting at 6am.

Triathlon Race Information

  • Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7:15 am at Twin Lakes State Park. Swimmers starting the sprint, team, and super sprint triathlons will be released in waves beginning at 7:30 am at the Twin Lakes State Park.
  • Twin Lakes Bible Camp provides breakfast for all participants; others may eat with a donation.
  • An award ceremony will be held approximately 20 minutes after the final athlete crosses the finish line. Awards will be presented to the top three overall winners, both male and female, for the Triathlon Individual races, as well as for the top Team Triathlon (overall winners are disqualified from winning their respective age brackets). Medals will be awarded to the winner of each age bracket in the individual events.
  • Both Triathlons will share the same transition areas.
    Both Triathlons will be chip-timed and results available in real time. Timing is provided by TrueTime Racing Services.
  • Past results can be found here
  • Maps: Swim, Bike, 5K Run, 2.3 Mile Run, Transition

Splash and Dash Information

  • The Splash and Dash is a fun event for parents and kids alike!
  • Check-in will begin after the Triathlons at 10 am and begin at 11am
  • Swimmers will be released at the camp's waterfront and run a one mile loop around the camp. 

Lodging Information

  • Twin Lakes Bible Camp offers hotel-style lodging (as available), full RV hookups, and multiple sites for tent camping.
  • Reservations must be made at least one week in advance of the event. Call 712.297.7714 or email for more information.

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