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16th Annual Chisago Lakes Triathlon
Sunday, July 28

Paradise Park, 11031 Stinson Ave., Chisago City, MN (35 min. NE of Minneapolis)

Chisago Half Iron and Sprint is Paradise away from home. It is actually held at Paradise Park in Chisago City. This park lives up to its name as it is roomy, has a transition with shady tall trees and perched above the lake for a panoramic view of the swim. It’s also Paradise on your pocketbook because registration fees are definitely affordable.

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, 25 mile bike, 5K run

Swim Course
The swim is at beautiful Paradise Park in Chisago Lake.  Plenty of buoys will be available to rest if needed. (Swim cut-off is 1 hr and 10 minutes after you start)

Bike Course
The bike course has a few rollers, mainly flat. The run goes through charming residential streets with community support and several water stations. (Bike cut-off is 4 hrs after you start)

Run Course
Both run courses follow residential roads.  Roads are well kept and flat. (Run cut-off is 3.5 hrs after you start)

QUICK BIKE SAFETY CHECK CAN BE DONE AT FOREST CYCLE AND SKATE TENT the morning of the event.  Fairview Lakes Health Services will be providing excellent medical coverage for the weekend. We will have massage therapists on hand for the Half Ironman.

There is parking a few blocks from Paradise Park at Fairview Chisago Lakes Clinic, 11725 Stinson Ave.  Parking is also available on side streets.  Half Ironman participants may park at the Chuckie Lindquist Park across the street from Paradise Park.

Awards will be given to the first overall female and male winners of the Half Iron, Aqua and Sprint. 
Awards given to the overall male/female and traditional age divisions.
This event is part of the Aurora BayCare Series which offers additional prizes.
Medals are awarded to the Half finishers.

Contact the Chisago Lakes Chamber for accommodations.


Saturday, July 27- Paradise Park
        Noon  - 3 p.m. - Expo,  Registration and Packet Pick-Up 
        1 p.m. - Swim Clinic
        2 p.m. - Course Talk

Sunday, July 28- Paradise Park
        4:45-6:45 a.m. -  Tri Registration and Packet Pick- Up
        6:45 a.m. SHARP - Transition CLOSES
        7 a.m. -START

We provide technically sound, safe, and exciting events.  Participants receive a DRI WICK SHIRT, swim cap, food and fun after the event.

Bike racks will have your race number and wave you start in.  Each mile on the run courses will be marked.  All courses will have highly visible signage for each turn.  The long bike course will have aid stations and bottle exchange. There will also be plenty of aide stations along the run course.

Transition area is guarded at all times.

Plenty of fluids available along the course

The Half Iron bike course ONLY will have bottle exchanges

Mile 21 - Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer Gel 
Mile 44 - Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer Gel

10 Opportunities for fluids on the Half Iron Run Course, 4 opportunities on the Sprint Run Course

Mile 1: Water & Gatorade
Mile 1.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 3.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 6.25: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 7.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 8.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 10: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 11.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 12: Water & Gatorade

Results will be posted at
Photos available upon request.


Training Rides

The ride will leave Paradise Park 8 a.m.  on July 6th and July 20th. 
Sponsored by Forest Lake Cycle and Skate.



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