Why do folks return to the Whidbey Island Triathlon year after year? An incredibly scenic course; friendly volunteers; the fun, small-town feel of our community cheering you on, whether you're first or last; distances suitable for beginner triathletes and still challenging for experienced triathletes.
Course: This course starts with a 0.5 mile swim in a beautiful lake on South Whidbey Island. Leaving the lake on bike, you'll begin the 19 mile ride along paved country roads. The bike course is hilly with views of Saratoga Passage and the North Cascades. You'll finish with a 3.75 mile run through the clear forest trails at Community Park.
Details: Event limit of approximately 275 bikes. Chip timing by BuDu Racing.
Awards: Top male and female overall in the triathlon will receive trophies. Top 3 in 5-year divisions will receive neck medals. Top 3 males and females in King Salmon division will receive neck medals. First place in each relay team division will receive neck medals.
Post Race: After the race enjoy replenishing snacks & drinks during the awards ceremony and race results. Results will be available after the race at BuDu Racing's website.
Registrants will be given the option to donate to the Healthy Island Youth Physical Activity Scholarship Fund (HIYI). HIYI provides needs-based scholarships to local kids whose families are not be able to afford the registration fees or equipment costs of organized physical activities. The South Whidbey Parks & Aquatics Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for the HIYI Scholarship Fund.
Event details and schedule
6:45–8:15AM Day of Race
Day of Race Schedule (subject to change)
7:00AM Packet Pick-Up Begins at Community Park
8:45AM Packet Pick-Up Closes
9:00AM Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting at Lake
9:00AM First Wave Starts Race
12:30PM Awards Ceremony (Approximately)
Please note: race course, schedule and other details are subject to change. The official Race Handbook will be available on the website by June 1st and will include details such as parking and more. http://swparks.org/recreation/whidbey-island-triathlon/