Are You New to Triathlon?
The Grand Rapids Tri prides itself on being a very beginner friendly event. By offering things like a newbie wave for beginners, free triathlon clinics to prepare you for race day, a practice event before race day, and an athlete forum to connect with other athletes, we hope to help make the sport of triathlon accessible to all. The Grand Rapids Tri and USA Triathlon would like to welcome you the multisport community. Please use the resources below to help you get ready for your first race.
Grand Rapids Tri athletes participating in the Sprint Distance Triathlon have the ability to select the newbie wave during registration. This is the last wave to go off of the Sprint Distance events, it’s a smaller less intense wave that is very beginner friendly.