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Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon • June 23, 2018

Detail changes for 2018 are coming soon!

Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon

Saturday, June 23 at 7 a.m.

High Cliff State Park
N7630 State Park Rd, Sherwood, WI 54169

Half: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
Aqua Bike: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike 
Sprint: ¼ mile swim, 22 mile bike, 5K run

Swim Course
The swim is in Lake Winnebago along a unique and panoramic shoreline; starting and finishing at the beach.  Plenty of buoys will be available to rest if needed. 
Bike Course
Both courses head out of the park climbing High Cliff.  High Cliff is the signature of the event.  The course flattens with a few undulating hills. The long course heads down scenic Lake Shore Drive.   The sprint course begins the same as the long course then heads east on Faro Springs and finishes on the same long course.
Run Course
The run courses go through High Cliff State Park area including up the hill for a beautiful overview of the Lake Winnebago shoreline which runs mostly through trails. The long course does two loops and also heads down High Cliff to the finish.   
About the Event
Waves go off  every 3 minutes. Half Iron must wear green swim cap and Sprint yellow swim cap.  These are provided.
  (Note: No music is allowed on the bike or run courses, USAT Rule)

2017 Race Winners
Half Iron:
Male-Jacob Rhyner 4:09:14
Female-Jacqueline Godbe 4:53:23
Aqua Bike:
Male-Michael Pierson 3:02:52
Female-Sue Pierson 3:20:26
Male-Mike Gotzler 1:21:55
Female-Amy Cocanour 1:41:14

Aurora Baycare Series

Do 5 DuTriRun events and you receive your 6th one for free!! Plus you can be a part of the overall ranking system which allows you to win prizes and an invitation to the Series Banquet at the end of the year.


Wednesday- June 20
High Cliff State Park-Upper Pavilion
     5:30 p.m. Volunteer Party
Thursday- June 21
High Cliff State Park
     6 p.m. Open Water Swim
                held by Fox Tri Club 
Friday, June 22
High Cliff State Park
      3 - 5:30 p.m. Registration, Packet
      Pick up, Expo
      4 p.m.  Swim Clinic Followed by Course Talk   
Saturday, June 23    
High Cliff State Park
      5:30-6:45 a.m.  Registration, Packet Pick up
      6:50 a.m. Transition closes     
      9:30 a.m. Sprint Awards
      12:45 p.m. Half Iron Awards
       3:30 p.m. Course Closed

Bike and Run Aid Stations are earmarked to comply with the needs of the athletes during their effort.  This is a place of support: ex. water, gatorade, gel, carbs, electrolites, simple medical and reception for the athletes.

This is a USAT Sanctioned event! If you are not a USAT member, add $15 to your registration fee for one-day USAT Insurance.

We provide technically sound, safe, and exciting events.  Participants receive a dri-wick shirt, swim cap, food, and fun after the event. Half Iron receive a medal and water bottles on the bike course.

Bike racks will have your race number and wave you start in.  Each mile on the run courses will be marked. The long bike course will have a 3  bottle exchanges and plenty of aid stations on the run station

Transition area is guarded at all times.


Half  $160 thru TBA, $180 thru day of event
Half Relay $90 thru TBA, $100 thru day of event
Aquabike $90 thru TBA, $100 thru day of event
Sprint $70 thru TBA, $75 thru day of event
Sprint Relay $40 thru TBA, $45 thru day of event

* Non-USAT members will be charged an additional $15.

Get a front row seat as a volunteer!  Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with participant body marking, directing athletes on and off the course, and handing out water and food.  All volunteers receive a t-shirt and a big thank you!!!  To volunteer: or call Mike at:920-419-8936.

Awards given to the overall male/female and traditional age divisions.
This event is part of the Aurora BayCare Series which offers additional prizes.

Please park inside of the park.  Parking on roads adjacent to the park entrance causes traffic congestion impacting local neighbors. If you do not have a 2017 Wisconsin State Park Pass you will need to purchase a pass at regular rates from High Cliff State Park at the entrance when you arrive on Friday or Saturday.  A special event pass for Saturday will be sold on Friday only at the Ranger Station for $5.

Event Links

Wetsuit Rentals

FLEET FEET Fox Valley-Wetsuit Rentals are available at Fleet Feet Fox Valley • 3404 W College Ave, Appleton • 920-830-7867

4-time Ironman finisher and Fleet Feet Sports Owner/Operator Leah Schapiro will be onsite to share tips and tricks for wetsuit use; the ins and outs (literally), how to conserve energy for the bike & run, and avoiding common in-water mistakes when using a wetsuit.


XTERRA-Use Code: R-DUTRIRUN to receive 60% Off selected XTERRA Wetsuits (LAVA Pants/shorts, speed suits, volt, vortex, vector pro).