The Boilerman: The Purdue Boilerman is one of the last races in the region. Its date allows for racers to train all summer and have their fastest race, while still being early enough to take advantage of fantastic weather. The event is perfect for the seasoned athlete competing for personal bests, or the beginner triathlete wishing for a new challenge!
Boilerman is a traditional Olympic Distance triathlon:
1500 Meter open water swim
40 Kilometer Bike
10 Kilometer Run
The race will take place at Rainy Brook Bay: 1242 W 500 S. Lafayette, IN 47909.
There will be a $5 race day price increase.
This is a USA Triathlon Sanctioned event. At packet pick-up you must show an ID, and if you are a USAT member, you must bring and show your USAT card.
If you are not a USAT member, you must purchase a USAT 1-day membership for $15. Online registration is set up to purchase one for you if you are not a USAT member. If you are a USAT member, but you do not bring your USAT card to packet pickup, you must purchase a 1-day membership to compete. Course:
Swim - The swim is an open water swim held in Rainy Brook Bay. Historically the swim has been wetsuit legal, but this cannot be confirmed until the day before the race. A swim cap will be provided. Bike: The bike course consists of an out and back course through the surrounding area of Lafayette. Run: The run will be a dual loop course around the venue's lake and surrounding neighborhood
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