Memphis In May Triathlon Weekend

Sat August 22 - Sun August 23 Memphis, TN 38134 US Directions
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P.R. Event Management is extremely disappointed to announce that the 38th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon that had been rescheduled for August 22 and 23, 2020, is now canceled. Having raced, volunteered and managed the Memphis in May Triathlon for the past 35 years, we at P.R. Event Management must consider the health and safety of our racers, volunteers, sponsors, and staff as our first priorities.

With the state of emergency for COVID-19 now extended to August 29, 2020, by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, it is deemed unsafe to gather large crowds even outdoors. Unfortunately, this decision will also apply to 31st Annual Dragonfly Sprint Triathlon scheduled in Sardis, Mississippi, on August 29, 2020, which, too, is now canceled. Registered participants and all fees for the Memphis in May Triathlons or the Dragonfly Triathlon will automatically be transferred to the 2021 events.

These are unprecedented times for all of us, and P.R. Event Management encourages all of our triathletes, staff, sponsors and volunteers to stay safe and continue to follow the recommendations of health officials; from frequent hand washing and wearing masks, to social distancing as much as your situation allows. Get outside to bike and run (and swim). We will get through this stronger. Stay well!

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Place
6903 Great View Drive North
Memphis, TN US 38134
Description

Memphis in May Triathlon is postponed to Aug. 22 & 23, 2020.

After closely monitoring guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and local health officials, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are following the City of Memphis authorities to not have originally scheduled festival events in May 2020. With the health and safety of our racers, volunteers, sponsors, and staff as our top priorities, we will postpone the May 16 & 17, 2020 Memphis in May Triathlon Race Weekend to Aug. 22 & 23, 2020.

As these are unprecedented times for all of us, Memphis in May Triathlon encourages all of our triathletes, staff, sponsors and volunteers to stay safe and continue to follow the recommendations of health officials; from frequent hand washing and sanitizing, to working from home if possible and social distancing as much as your situation allows.  Get outside to bike and run, walk the dog, do dry land swim exercises, weight train with soup cans. Let's pull together to help our neighbors, we will get through this stronger. Stay well!

On Saturday, Aug.22, 2020 The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon will be held at SHELBY FARMS PARK!!   The 1.5K Swim will take place in Pitt Hyde Lake, The 40 K Bike Route will take you around the park and the surrounding area.  The 10K Run will be on several of Shelby Farms paved trails.  The Memphis In May Sports Expo will be held in conjunction with packet pick up and all of the festivities for the weekend. 

Racers receive the 2020 Custom T shirt ,MIM Tri 2020 Poster, Finishers Medal, and post race party with Flat Hat American Ale  and Memphis made food and FUN!

The 38th Annual Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon would like to thank Edmond Orgill Park in Millington, TN for many fond memories of the races and the participants who have shared their time with us. The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon was first introduced to Edmond Orgill Park in 1991, and has had the privilege to host many dedicated triathletes over the years.  With the likes of Todd Jacobs, Timothy Deboom, Julie Moss, Mike Pigg, Natasha Badmann, Michelle Jones, Andy Potts, and many other professionals, and age groupers like 4 time USA Triathlon Triathlete of the year, Kirsten Sass, who have made The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon rich in history.

The Memphis In May Sprint Triathlon Aug. 23, 2020 is a sprint triathlon that consists of a 1/3 mile swim 12 mile bike, and a 3 mile run.  This event is a great way to get started in the sport of triathlon with its association with the Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon and the Memphis in May Triathlon Weekend.

To enhance your triathlon experience and have a chance to win part of a $5,000 prize purse, you can participate in the Amateur Challenge.

Relay teams are welcome; Female, Male and Mixed. Discounts will show up at the end of registration process.

 

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