Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place overall winners both male and female in each distance triathlon. These athletes will also receive a cash prize.

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 (39 & Under, 40 & Over).

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+

*Athletes are required to race in the age group respective to their age as of 12/31/2019

The top individual (male & female) in each event (excluding relays) will also receive a complimentary entry to next year’s race.

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 if you have questions about your award.

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 or Full 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.