Event Schedule

Packet Pick-Up

Thursday, September 7 from 4 – 8 pm at Orthology Clinic (3183 Northdale Blvd NW #103, Coon Rapids, MN 55433) OR Friday, September 8 from 3 – 8 pm at Lakeside Commons Park Pavilion (3020 Lakes Parkway 55449).  It is not mandatory, but recommended that you get your Packet the day before the race! All remaining Packets will be available race day at Race Headquarters under the Pavilion at Lakeside Commons Park.

**Parking Change

There will be LIMITED athlete parking at Lakeside Commons Park, once the lot is FULL athletes will be directed to park at Jim Peterson Athletic Complex (12302 Cloud Dr.) and BIKE on trail to Lakeside Commons Park.  Spectators will park at Blaine City Hall (10801 Town Square Dr.) and be bused over to Lakeside Commons Park. Buses will run from 6 – 8 am and then again from 10:30 am – Noon.

Race Day — Saturday, September 9, 2016

6:00 a.m.

Welcome Triathletes! Transition Area Opens.

6:00 to 7:15 a.m.

Packet Pick-Up (if not already picked up on Thursday OR Friday) and Body Marking

6 to 7 a.m.

Swim Warm-Up

7 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Vendor Village Opens – Check out all of our Sponsors and Local Businesses who have helped support the Blaine Triathlon!

7:30 a.m.

Transition Area Closes

7:35 a.m.

Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing at Event Stage near the Beach

7:50 a.m.

National Anthem

8:00 a.m.

Race Begins: Estimate of 10 waves of about 30 racers every 3 minutes

10:30 a.m.

(Estimated) Awards Ceremony & Refreshments