September 16, 2018

7:45am: All Sprint Races Start following Pre-Race Meeting

  • The Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 7:45am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races.  All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
  • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
  • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.


8:15am: Beginner Triathlon Start following Pre-Race Meeting

  • Meet on the Beachfront at 8:15am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races.  All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women. All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.


10:00am: All swimmers must have exited the water.
This will give each racer plenty of time to complete the course for their event.


11:00am: All Cyclists, from all races, must have completed the bike course
This will give each racer plenty of time to complete the course for their event.


1:00pm: Timing Ends

All racers from all races must have completed all courses.

Race Day Schedule


5:30am-8:15am: Packet Pick-up & Race Day Registration (Beach)

Please pick up your packet and register at least 30 minutes before your race. You will need a Photo ID & USAT Membership Card (annual members only). There will also be packet pickup and registration on Saturday at the beach, from 4-6pm. 

5:30am-8:15am: Transition Area Open

Each Zone closes 15 minutes before the start of that distance

6:45am: All 1/3 Iron Races and Open 5k Swim Start following Pre-Race Meeting

  • The Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 6:45am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races.  All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
  • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
  • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.​


7:15am: All Olympic Races & Open 3k Swim Start following Pre-Race Meeting

  • The Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim will start first at the Beach. Meet on the Beachfront at 7:15am. We will conduct a pre-race meeting, and then immediately start the races.  All athletes will start in one wave unless we have over 100 racers in a given race. In that case we will start all men, followed by all women.
  • Duathletes should meet at the Duathlon Start flags immediately after the start of the Triathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon and Open Swim Race. Duathletes will start in the Parking Lot adjacent to the finish line. We will start the races following a brief pre-race meeting. All athletes will start in one wave.
  • All athletes are expected to attend the pre-race meetings, as the races will start immediately following the pre-race meetings.

Alum Creek , Delaware, OH

Columbus Triathlon