The 33rd Annual Wood River Triathlon, sponsored by the Aquatic Center, starts with a 450 meter swim at the Aquatic Center, followed by a 12 mile bike ride and 4 mile run through the streets of Wood River. The race finishes in Central Park near the bandstand. Professional timers are used and trophies are awarded to each age group.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Check-In – 6:00am
Triathlon (450m swim, 12 miles bike, 4 mile run)* – 7:00am
*There will be a bike safety inspection on the morning of the race at the Bandstand. Regulation helmets are required

Wood River Aquatic Center
670 Whitelaw
Wood River, Illinois

Packet Pick-Up
Participants can pick-up their race packets on…
– Friday, August 11th from 8am-12pm & 1-5pm at Wood River Aquatic Center
– Saturday, August 12th beginning at 6:00am at Wood River Aquatic Center

Register online to participate.

Entry Fees
Individual Triathlon $45
2 Person Team $90
3 Person Team $135
*After July 30th T-Shirts are not guaranteed.

Plaques will be given to Male and Female—Top 3 finishers overall. Age Group Awards for top three male and female finishers in 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 & Over. *USAT Standards for age do apply (you are in the age group for the race per your age as of 12/31/15).

More Information
Your entry fee will include a souvenir T-shirt and complimentary brunch. After the race a fun-filled day at the Aquatic Center pool and water slide for participants and their family.  For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Wood River Park & Recreation Department at (618) 251-3130, or e-mail at Check in time starts at 6:00 am.

Register online HERE for the 2017 Triathlon

Triathlon Route

2017 Triathlon Start Times


Award Results:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011,
2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001,