Whaling City Tri & Du 2019

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The Whaling City Tri & Du is one of the most beginner-friendly and spectator-friendly multisport events in New England with a triathlon offering a 0.25 mile swim in the calm waters of Buzzard's Bay, a 12 mile bike course CLOSED TO TRAFFIC, a 3.1 mile flat run dominated by views of the water and a fabulous finish in historic Fort Taber Park. There's also a duathlon and splash & dash! 2019 marks the Whaling City Tri & Du's 10th year!
Event Distances
  • Sprint Tri: Swim: 0.25 miles; Bike 11.4 miles; Run: 3.1 miles
  • Splash & Dash: Swm: 0.25 miles; Run 3.1 miles
  • Duathlon: Run: 1.1 miles; Bike: 11.4 miles; Run: 3.1 miles
Included with your registration
  • Gender-specific T-shirt
  • TYR swim cap
  • Finisher medal
  • Water bottle wrapped in a cold hand towel at the finish
  • Race photos
  • Post race food 
  • Post race drinks: Water and Gatorade
  • Post-race massage from the Marathon Physical Therapy Sports Medicine tent
  • A chance to win valuable giveaways 

We also expect to have BEER, but final approvals are not yet secured.

USAT Sanctioned Event

The Whaling City Tri & Du is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event which means all participants must have a valid USAT membership at the time they register. If you do not have a current annual membership at the time you register you will be given the following options: (1) renew your expired annual membership; (2) purchase a new annual membership; or (3) purchase a 1-day membership.

Athletes age 18 or older (as of 12/31/18) can purchase an annual membership for $50 or a 1-day license for $15. Athletes age 17 and under (as of 12/31/18) only have the option to purchase an annual license for $10.

Families, Friends & Beginners
The Families, Friends and Beginners category is for athletes participating in the triathlon that want to be grouped in the same swim wave so they can start the race together.  Athletes in this category are not eligible for age group awards.
TRI TEAM CHALLENGE
Attention teams!  Designed to build team spirit, facilitate bonding and generate some friendly competition among clubs, the Tri Team Challenge invites clubs to come together and compete to win some terrific prizes including $500 cash, generous race discounts and product from our sponsors. Visit the Sun Multisport website for details.
Triathlon + Camp Combo Offer

Sign up for the Whaling City Triathlon and the Triathlon Skills Training Camp to help you get better prepared for the season. Led by the coaches of Breakthrough Performance Coaching and co-hosted by Sun Multisport Events, the Triathlon Skills Training Camp is Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown, MA,. This training camp includes classroom instruction and active swim, bike & run training and is ideal for any triathlete who wants better results from their training and an opportunity for structured learning from knowledgeable coaches in a fully supported environment.

CLICK HERE to visit the Triathlon Skills Training Camp page of the SME site for complete camp details

More information
For complete details on the Whaling City Tri & Du including the packet pick-up schedule, course maps and cue sheets, on course nutriiton, post-race activities and more visit the Sun Multisport Events website.

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