Welcome to the 2017 Mercy Health Grand Haven Triathlon & Duathlon:
This premier, long-running, family friendly event offers an Olympic distance triathlon, sprint distance triathlon, Olympic distance duathlon and a sprint distance duathlon. Relay teams are also encouraged for all 4 events. All 4 races take place on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The swim portion of the triathlons take place on the clean waterfront of Lake Michigan. The bike course takes athletes out and back on Lakeshore Drive and the run will take place on the popular boardwalk along the scenic riverfront. The transition area, finish line, post race awards and picnic take place at Mulligan's Hollow, adjacent to the Tri Cities Family YMCA. The Grand Haven Triathlon is also a featured event on the West Michigan Triathlon Series and offers a discount to Series' participants.
A pre-race expo will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Tri Cities Family YMCA. This will run from 1:00PM to 5:00PM. Athletes can pick up their race packet, get body marked, late register, view course maps, and get directions from the race director. Sponsors and vendors will also be there sharing their products and/or services. All participants will receive a drawstring backpack, bike water bottle, "dri-fit" tech shirt, ice cold finishers' towel , post race picnic with burgers and hot dogs and assistance from over 200 enthusiastic volunteers.
Bring the entire family as the Tri Cities area offers something for everyone and is a wonderful vacation getaway. The Grand Haven Triathlon and Duathlon is a fun weekend event for the serious veteran and beginner triathlete.
This event could not be possible without the generous support of the community, professional staff, local agencies, volunteers and sponsors: Mercy Health, Orthopaedic Associates of Muskegon / Grand Haven Bone & Joint, West Michigan Spine Center, Muskegon Surgery Center, Northern Physical Therapy, Breakaway Bicycles & Fitness, Envision Radiology, Muskegon Surgical Associates, Pure Medical Spa, Scholten Fant Attorneys, Home Depot, Emergency Health Partners, Clarke Animal Hospital, Glenpark Animal Hospital, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America & Joseph Masvero, Straight Line Design, Subaru of Muskegon and Weiss Chiropractic. Our friends from Macatawa Bank will be on site with their snack wagon, providing ice cream and water to athletes and spectators.
Best wishes with your training and we look forward to seeing and serving you in Grand Haven, Michigan for this family friendly event.
Be sure to check out another terrific event!