The 9th Annual, SCHEELS High Cliff Triathlon takes place at High Cliff State Park, one of the most picturesque locations in Northeast Wisconsin. The bike and run both feature a "climb" up High Cliff, the signature of the event!
USAT Certified Event
All participants must have an annual USAT membership or purchase a one-day license for $12. The results will be scored and posted in the annual national rankings.
Registration & Packet Pick-up
Check our website, www.midwestsportsevents.com, often for updates and details regarding registration and packet pick-up times and location and course and clinic talks.
A complete course and clinic talk schedule will be posted on www.midwestsportsevents.com three weeks prior to the event.
Half Iron: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run; Sprint: 1/4 mile swim, 22 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
The swim starts at the beach inside the park on Lake Winnebago. The swim has many buoys for sighting. The sprint and Half Iron courses are triangle layouts, with the marina boulders as the perfect sighting point for the Half Iron. Swim caps are mandatory and will be provided by Midwest Sports Events.
Both courses start by going up the famous "High Cliff" hill. A few rolling hills take you along Lake Winnebago's east shoreline. The Half Iron course has three water/Gatorade hand off stations.
Both run courses go through High Cliff State Park area including going up the hill to start. The runs are mostly on trails with plenty of Gatorade and water. The Half Iron course is a double loop with an ice station and water stations with fruit, Hammergel and carbs.
Overall awards go to the top female and male in each distance, and age group awards go to the top three males and females in the following 5-year age categories: 14 and under to 95 plus. Awards go to the top three in the relay, Athena and Clydesdale divisions. Participation medals go to all Half Ironman finishers.
Midwest Sports Events Amenities
All participants receive a dri-wick shirt and chip timing. Finisher medals go to all Half Ironman finishers. There will be a post-event buffet with healthy foods to refuel.
A State Park Pass is required. You can purchase a one-day pass for $7 . Passes can be purchased at registration on Friday. No dogs allowed in the park.
There will be NO REFUNDS issued for ANY reason. There are absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy.
TRANSFER FROM 2013 TO 2014 EVENT: There will be NO TRANSFERS from this year's event to future year events.
RACE FEE TRANSFER: There will be NO TRANSFER OF FEES from one race to another.
TRANSFER TO ANOTHER ATHLETE: Race fee can be transfered to another individual. However, there is a $10 processing fee to complete the transfer.