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Description

Tri Goddess Tri celebrates women of all abilities, inspiring them to reach new heights of health and set new fitness goals by training for and completing a triathlon.  Held just 12 miles west of Chelsea at the Portage Lake Unit of Waterloo State Recreation Area, surrounding our participants in scenery as beautiful and inspiring as themselves.

Tri Goddess Tri features min-sprint, sprint, and Olympic distance events:

All bike distances are on paved roads.
All runs are a mix of road and trail.
See course maps under "Race Details"

Olympic Triathlon — 1500-meter lake swim (64 lengths in a standard metric pool), 24.3-mile bike ride, 6.2-mile run 
Sprint Triathlon — 750-meter lake swim (32 lengths in a standard metric pool), 10.3-mile bike ride, 3-mile run 
Mini-Sprint Triathlon — 400-meter lake swim (16 lengths in a standard metric pool), 10.3-mile bike ride, 1.5-mile run Ideal for women trying their first tri!
Olympic Aquabike (swim bike done) — 1500 meter lake swim (64 lengths in a standard metric pool), 24.3-mile bike ride
Sprint Duathlon (run bike run) — 3-mile run, 10.3-mile bike ride, 1.5-mile run
Olympic Relay — team up with one or two friends to complete our Olympic Triathlon together
Sprint Relay — team up with one or two friends to complete our Sprint Triathlon together
Mini-Sprint Relay — team up with one or two friends to complete our Mini-Sprint Triathlon together

Park Entry
A State Park permit or Recreation Passport is needed to enter Waterloo State Recreation Area. Visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources' website here for pricing and more information.

Certification

This race is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT) therefore all participants must have an annual membership or purchase a one-day membership. These options will be available during the registration process. The annual membership fee is $50 and the one-day fee is $15. To learn more about USAT visit https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon/.

To learn more about USAT, USAT membership, USAT rules, and USAT most violated rules, CLICK HERE.

The race director, Eva Solomon, is a USAT Level 2 Certified Race Director.  This is the highest level available, she is the only Level 2 USAT Certified race director in Michigan and 1 of only 11 in the country. 

Host Club

The Ann Arbor Tri Club will be your host club for this event. We are grateful to them for providing volunteers and bringing sharing their passion, dedication, and spirit to the Tri Goddess Tri!

To learn more about Ann Arbor Tri Club, CLICK HERE.
To learn more about our club sponsorship program, CLICK HERE.

Course

Please note that in the interest of safety, all courses are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the race director. You can view all courses here.

Post-Race Party

Goddesses, stick around post race for food and festivities! Our Epic staff and volunteers will be cooking up pancakes, breakfast burritos, and more for all race participants.

Zero Waste

The event is a Leave No Trace event. See reports from previous years and learn more about our race-day recycling and composting efforts here. Want more information about running a great race and leaving no trace? Visit https://happyplanetrunning.com.

→ Read the 2023 Tri Goddess Tri sustainability report here!

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Directions

The Waterloo Recreation Area is the largest park in the Lower Peninsula. The park is home to rustic, equestrian, and modern campgrounds, cabins/yurts, beaches, picnic areas, fishing lakes, nature trails, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, equestrian trails, and swimming beaches! Oh yeah... and it is BEAUTIFUL!

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