Perry's Victory Triathlon will be held on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the majestic island of Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island). This is a great event for first time du/triathletes as well as seasoned veterans aiming to take home gold. The event will offer a Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Duathlon, Kids Super Sprint Duathlon and a Kids FUN Run.
The starting location for all races is at the South Bass Island State Park and the events will take you on a tour of the historic island. All cycling and running will occur on a paved surface & all events will finish on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Erie with the SBI State Park cliffs and Green Island in the background.
Perry's Victory Triathlon
Sprint Triathlon: 400 Meter Swim (.25 miles), Bike 20 Kilometers (12.4 miles), Run 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
The triathlon starts on the state park beach and into the waters of Lake Erie (average water temperature for August 11 is 73 F). From there you will bike all across the island and finish through the SBI State Park followed by a 5k run.
Perry's Victory Duathlon
Sprint Duathlon: Run 3.2 Kilometers (2 miles), Bike 20 Kilometers (12.4 miles), Run 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
The duathlon starts with a 3.2k run followed by a 20k bike all across the island and SBI State Park. The duathlon then commences with a 5k run past vineyards and the Put-in-Bay Airport.
Perry's Victory Kids Duathlon
Kids Super Sprint Duathlon: Run .8 Kilometers (.5 miles), Bike 6 Kilometers (3.75 miles), Run 2.4 Kilometers (1.5 miles)
The Kids Duathlon will start with a run through the SBI State Park. Participants will then a bike around the island before running the last leg of the event where they will finish on the shoreline of Lake Erie with the SBI State Park cliffs and Green Island in the background.
Perry's Victory Kids FUN Run
Kids FUN Run: 1.6 kilometers (1 mile)
The course for the Kids FUN Run will be on a paved surface throughout the South Bass Island State Park and finish near the shoreline at the same location as the other events.
- Post-race drinks and snacks
- T-shirts for tri, du and kids du participants (T-shirts available to purchase for Kids FUN run participants & all spectators)
- Explore the island of Put-in-Bay as you race for the finish line!
- Awards to the top finishers in each group
Pre-registration is encouraged and will be at the South Bass Island State Park on Saturday August 10th from 5-8pm.
Event day registration opens on Sunday August 11th at 7:30am at the event location (South Bass Island State Park).
Events start at 9:00am
An event run sheet with the start times for each event will be posted 3-4 weeks prior to the event.
The first Miller Ferry boat to the island is at 7:30am on Sunday August 11th. If you are not staying the night prior to the event on the island we urge you to be on the 7:30am boat in order to guarantee you get registered and to the event location for the start of the race.