The 33rd Annual Colchester Triathlon

Event Information

  • Event Date: 07/30/2017 (All day)
  • The 33rd Annual Colchester TriathlonSunday, July 30, 2017Bayside Park, 2 West Lakeshore Drive, Colchester, VT 05446The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce its 33rd year hosting the Colchester Triathlon this July. The Colchester Triathlon welcomes over 400 athletes from various locations across the United States and Canada. In addition to the wide array of athletes, the triathlon also attracts thousands of spectators to the Bayside Park area of Colchester.The Triathlon is a tradition in our community that enhances the experience of visiting and residing in Colchester and Chittenden County. Moreover, the revenue of this event provides the Parks & Recreation Department with funding for parks, playgrounds, school improvements, community resources, and youth athletic programs.The 33rd Annual Colchester Triathlon will be held at Bayside Park on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 8:30 AM. This is a sprint triathlon: 500 meter swim OR 1.5 mile kayak, 12 mile bike ride, and three mile run. The race is open to participants ages 12 and up. Athletes may compete as individuals or in relay teams up to three racers. All racers receive chip timing results (five splits), event t-shirt, post-race refreshments, and sponsor goodies in their race packet. Awards are present to the top three racers in each race category.#####Volunteers Needed – This event requires many volunteers to ensure a smooth, organized race for all participants! If you are unable to participate, or just want to come out and be a part of the action, volunteering is one of the best ways to do it! For more information, please contact Mike LaPan at mlapan@colchestervt.gov or visit http://www.colchestertri.com/volunteer.html.For more information about the Colchester Triathlon, and links to register online or by paper form, please visit: http://www.colchestertri.com/