GRAND RAPIDS TRIATHLON PRIZES

Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place overall winners in each event. These athletes will also win the cash prizes listed in the chart below.

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Masters overall to both male and females 40+ (no cash pize).

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place of each age group both males and females (age groups listed below).

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place for both Clydesdales and Athenas in each age group (age groups for Clydesdales/Athenas listed below).

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place overall to both male and female High School State Champions

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Awards for overall for male & female Aquabike finishers. (There are no age group winners for these events. There are no cash prizes for Aquabike events.)

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Awards overall for Relay teams (There are no age group winners for relay teams and gender make up of the teams doesn’t matter. There are no cash prizes for Relay Teams.)

Age Group Awards are as follows:
19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Age Groups for the USAT Clydesdale/Athena National Championships are as follows:
39 and under Clydesdale and Athena
40-59 Clydesdale
40-54 Athena
60+ Clydesdale
55+ Athena.

*Athletes are required to race in the age group respective to their age as of 12/31/2018

Awards will be available for pickup immediately. There will be an awards ceremony following each race. Winners need not wait for the ceremony to pick up their awards. If awards are not claimed on race day, it will be the responsibility of the athlete to pay for shipping & handling. Please contact Jim Vidro jevidro@gmail.com if you have questions about your award.

Cash prizes listed below will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners overall male/female (for triathlon events only):

  • Sprint
  • Olympic
  • 1/2 Iron
  • 1st
    Place

  • $300
  • $300
  • $500
  • 2nd
    Place

  • $200
  • $200
  • $300
  • 3rd
    Place

  • $100
  • $100
  • $200

Cash prizes are awarded to overall winners of Triathlon Events only along with the following items:

  • Free entry to the following year’s event (1st place overall for each event)
  • SLS Tri Gift Certificate

USAT Clydesdale/Athena National Championship

All Clydesdale/Athena USAT National Championship participants will receive a GR Tri finisher medal and an extra gift from us. First place finishers will receive a USAT Jersey. First, second, and third place in each age division and in each distance will also receive a USAT medal, along with a plaque from the Gr Tri. The first place Clydesdale and first place Athena will each receive an inflatable paddle board from XTERRA BOARDS

Michigan High School State Championship

All MI High School State Championship participants will receive a GR Tri finisher medal and an extra gift from us.

Earn the West Michigan Endurance Award

The West Michigan Endurance Challenge award is automatically given to any athlete that completes, in a single year, the 25k Fifth Third River Bank Run or the MSU Gran Fondo, the half-iron or full-iron distance triathlon at the Grand Rapids Triathlon or the MI Titanium Triathlon, and the full marathon at the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon. Find out more about it here.

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