The JET ~ Jet Express Triathlon, is waiting for you to come and experience a beautiful and challenging Olympic length triathlon in the Midwest. Start your swim as you take the plunge off The Jet Express ferryboat into the cool waters of Lake Erie just 1500 meters off the shore of East Harbor State Park on the North Shore of Ohio. On the 40k bike portion you will ride around the rolling, scenic and historic Marblehead Peninsula. Finally, the run is over the beaches, trails, jetties and fire roads of East Harbor State Park. This run course is the ';Great Equalizer,'; which means, unless it is your first 10k, it will never be the course on which you set a personal record! Challenging, exciting, rewarding, and fun - from the unique start to the tough finish - enter The JET and finish your season on Lake Erie!
Collegiate Triathlon Championship - The JET offers a triathlon collegiate championship for students enrolled in College in September 2013. The top three male and female individuals will be recognized, along with the top three men';s, women';s, and combined teams.
Event Weekend Schedule
Saturday, September 7
REGISTRATION OPEN ~ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
ATHLETE MEETINGS ~ 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm
Sunday, September 8
REGISTRATION OPEN ~ 5:00 am 6:00 am (packet pickup only)
TRANSITION OPENS ~ 5:00 am
1ST BUS FOR SWIM START LEAVES ~ 6:15 am
TRANSITION CLOSES ~ 6:30 am
LAST BUS DEPARTS ~ 6:45 am
FERRY BOAT LOADING ~ 7:15 am
FERRY BOAT DEPARTURE ~ 7:30 am
~ 8:00 am Collegiate Triathlon Men
~ 8:02 am Collegiate Triathlon Women
~ 8:04 am Triathlon Men
~ 8:06 am Triathlon Women
SWIM COURSE CLOSES ~ 9:10 am
BIKE COURSE CLOSES ~ 10:45 am
RUN COURSE CLOSES ~ 12:30 am
AWARD CEREMONY ~ 11:30 (tentative)
Note Inclement weather could alter this timeline and decisions for adjustments will be made on event morning.