Sprint: 1/4 mile swim, 22 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Half: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
The swim is at beautiful Paradise Beach/Chuckie Lundquist Park in Chisago Lake. Plenty of buoys will be available to rest if needed and a balloon arch as the guide for the finish point.
The bike course is new: few rollers, mainly flat. The run goes through charming residential streets with community support and several water stations.
Both run courses follow residential roads. Roads are well kept and flat.
QUICK BIKE SAFETY CHECK CAN BE DONE AT FOREST CYCLE AND SKATE TENT the morning of the event. Fairview Lakes Health Services will be providing excellent medical coverage for the weekend. We will have massage therapists on hand for the Half Ironman.
Don't forget about the
on Saturday July 27.
All participants receive a shirt, goody bag, food and fun after the event.
Awards given to each age.
WHAT MIDWEST SPORTS EVENTS PROVIDES
We provide technically sound, safe, and exciting events. Participants receive a
DRI WICK SHIRT, swim cap, food, ice bath, massage, beer and fun after the event.
Bike racks will have your race number and wave you start in. Each mile on the run courses will be marked. All courses will have highly visible signage for each turn. The long bike course will have aid stations and bottle exchange.
There will also be plenty of aide stations along the course.
We will have wetsuit strippers on the way to transition
from the swim to assist with the removal of wetsuits.
Transition area is guarded at all times.
Plenty of fluids available along the course
Plus other great amenities
The Half Iron bike course
ONLY will have bottle exchanges
Mile 20 - Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer
Mile 32.5- Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer
All Bottle Exchange Stations will have Band-Aids
10 Opportunities for fluids on the Half Iron Run
Course, 4 opportunities on the Sprint Run Course
Mile 1: Water & Gatorade
- Mile 1.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 3.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel &
Mile 5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
- Mile 6.25: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
- Mile 7.5: Water Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 8.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 10: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
- Mile 11.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 12: Water & Gatorade
All Water Stations on the run course will have
Band-Aids and ointment
Results will be posted at
Get a front row seat as a volunteer!
Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with
participant body marking, directing athletes on and off the
course, and handing out water and food. All volunteers
receive a t-shirt and a big thank you!!!
Click Here to Volunteer or call
Mike at: 1-800-429-8044.
Awards will be given to the first overall female and male winners of the Half Ironman.
Over $5500 in prize money awarded to the top F/M winners:
Awards will be given to the top 3 male
and female in 5 year increments: 12 and under, 13 to
99 plus. Awards to the top overall 3 relay teams, Athena and
Clydesdale. Medals are awarded to the Half finishers.
This event is part of the Aurora BayCare Series
which offers additional prizes.
Until 7 p.m. July 26:
Kids Tri $15
Until 5 p.m. July 27:
Sprint $55 Sprint Relay(each) $35
Half $110 Half Relay(each) $50
Day of Event:
Sprint $65 Sprint Relay(each) $40 Half $120 Half Relay(each)
$55 Kids Tri $20
* Non-USAT members will be charged an additional $12.
**Purchase $20 or more at Gear West Bike or Forest Lake Cycle &
take $10 off Half Iron or $5 off Sprint. Offer ends Friday, July 26.
2012 Race Winners
Male David Thompson St Paul, MN
Morrey Brennan, Rochester, MN 4:25:55
Devon Palmer, Minneapolis 1:15:14
Lauren Gross, Mt. Pleasant, 1:19:00