WELCOME TO THE
Real Racine International Triathlon
Welcome to the Real Racine International Triathlon, a multisport celebration in the heart of downtown Racine, Wisconsin. An international field of over 30 professional triathletes and 1500 age group triathletes from 30+ states will be highlighting the inaugural event on July 15th, 2018.
The Real Racine International Triathlon presents a super sprint, sprint and olympic distance triathlons featuring a course in downtown Racine and finishes in the spectacular North Beach Park on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. The race will start off with a swim in the pristine waters of Lake Michigan, followed by an exciting bike ride in and around downtown Racine and the surrounding communities and finishing with a breathtaking run along the shoreline of Lake Michigan and through the prestigious North Bay and Windpoint communities. The race will culminate with a dramatic finish in North Beach Park in the backdrop of sandy beaches, Lake Michigan, and one AWESOME post-race party.
Racine County’s Triathlon History:
Racine County’s natural assets – Lake Michigan beaches, rolling countryside and scenic shoreline – have contributed to hosting international triathlons since 2002. The inaugural Wisconsin’s Dairyland Triathlon boasted a sellout field of 1250 participants and more recently the Ironman 70.3 event with a field of more than 2000 participants. Current and past triathlon superstars have raced in Racine including World Champions Craig Alexander and Miranda Carfrae along with Lisa Bentley, Chris Legh and Andrew Starykowicz. Racine County is a mix of what’s best about Wisconsin and the Midwest. Located in southeastern Wisconsin approximately 30 miles south of Milwaukee and 60 miles north of Chicago. Interstate 94 conveniently links Racine County with Milwaukee, Madison, and Minneapolis to the west, and Chicago and Detroit to the east.