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Tri The Illini

Sun September 30, 2018 Champaign, IL US 61820 Directions
201 E Peabody Dr
Champaign, IL US 61820

Tri the Illini is a sprint triathlon that consists of a 300 meter pool swim in a 50 meter outdoor pool, a fast and flat 14 mile bike, and a 5k run through the UIUC campus. It will start and end at the Activities and Recreation Center on University of Illinois’s campus, where the swim will be taking place.

To be guaranteed for a race shirt, sign up by September 8th and there will be a shirt reserved for you in the size you specify. Otherwise, shirts are given out on a first come, first serve basis at packet pick up, while supplies lasts.

Race Morning Schedule

6-7:15 AM: Late packet pick up in Gym 3

6:-7:30 AM: Transition open

6:45-7:15 AM: Warm up in ARC outdoor pool

7:40 AM: Mandatory pre-race meeting in Gym 3, immediately followed by athlete corralling

8 AM: Race Start

Additional Information

Tri The Illini is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event and follows USAT rules and regulations. More details can be found here. 

There will be registration on packet pickup day, as well as on race day. Registration will remain online, no cash or checks will be accepted. 

Parking is available at parking lot E-14 located at the intersection of First and Kirby. A map to this lot can be found here. 


Race Contact Info

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Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up will be at Body N Sole on September 29th from 3:00pm- 7:00pm. Although limited race day pick up will be available, prior pick up is strongly encouraged. Racers must pick up their own packet. Please come prepared with an ID and USAT membership card (for those with annual memberships). 


Body N Sole - 1317 N Dunlap Ave, Savoy, IL 61874