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Carlyle Lake801 Lake Rd Carlyle, IL 62231
YOUR EPIC JOURNEY BEGINS!The finish line may hold the glory - but the start line is where adrenaline lives!! in partnership with Carlyle Lake, the City of Carlyle, Il, and the US Army Corps of Engineers, MSE Racing is proud to return to you the CAPEX Triathlon. In military applications, a CAPEX mission is a Capabilities Exercise - time to show off all YOU are capable of! On race morning, enjoy a swim start every as rare as they come as you load onto a platform and are taken to the epic start of your point-to-point swim, but that isn't all. You'll revel in the famously flat and fast roads of Carlyle, the view over the spillway of the dam, and much, much more!!before have you been escorted to your swim start by the United States Army. A giant bridge comes to shore and you board. You will be taken to your swim start and your adventure begins!! On September 15th an adverture of a lifetime takes place. You will want to be part of it!!
Event details and scheduleIn partnership with Carlyle Lake, the City of Carlyle, Il, and the US Army Corps of Engineers, MSE Racing is proud to bring to you the Carlyle Lake Triathlon. This event replaces the CAPEX Triathlon from last year.
Experience an exciting rolling beach start for the beautiful Carlyle Lake swim, transitioning to a flat, scenic bike course over the planes of Illinois. The run takes you on rolling country roads to finish coming over the spillway at the end with a view of the largest man-made lake in Illinois. With multiple distance options to choose from, there is sure to be an event for every type and skill level of triathlete!
You'll revel in the famously flat and fast roads of Carlyle, the view over the spillway of the dam, and much, much more!! Sprint:
Bike 12.4 miles
Bike 40k (24.8 miles)
Run 10k (6.2 miles)
Swim 1.2 miles
Bike 56 miles
Run 13.1 miles
Same as above but NO RUN.
Participants may choose to do all 3 legs of the event or compete as a single member on a relay team.
All of the details on packet pick up, parking, and more coming SOON!