Race Day Schedule
5:15 a.m. Transition Zone Opens
6:30 a.m. Olympic Challenge Course Start
7:06 a.m. Olympic Duathlon Course Start
7:20 a.m. Sprint Course Start
7:41 a.m. Sprint Relay Course Start
10:30 a.m. Kids Beginner Course Start
11 a.m. Kids Intermediate Course Start
Awards Ceremony to follow each wave finish
The transition area will be open and supervised starting at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, July 23. For the safety of all participants, only registered participants will be allowed in the transition area. Participants may leave their personal belongings in this secure area. Please rack your bike on your designated bike rack, which is determined by your race number. Athletes can rack their bikes the morning of the race, or a day early on Saturday, July 22, 2017 for a $10 fee.Event Parking
Parking is not permitted at Seward Park for the Expo or the Triathlon, however participants may park in the surrounding neighborhood. Please be respectful of the residents who share their neighborhood with us and abide by all parking restrictions, keeping noise to a minimum. There will be a "Drop Off - Load/Unload Zone" on Juneau St. directly in front of the park entrance. *Please note: Lake Washington Blvd. closes to traffic at 6 a.m. To access the park via car or on foot please use Juneau St.
Prize Money and Awards
Prize money will be awarded to the top three individuals (male and female) competing in the elite wave of the Olympic Challenge Race. Only individuals competing in the elite wave will be eligible to win prize money. Elite athletes are not eligible to win age group awards. There will be no elite category or prize money for individuals competing in the sprint triathlon.
1st Place - $250
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - Free entry for 2018 Swedish Triathlon
All other awards will not be announced. Winners will receive awards via mail the week following the race.
Individual awards will not be given for the Kids Triathlon because they are all #1 and we want all kids to feel special and accomplished. They will all receive their very own Seafair Kids Triathlon medal at the finish line.
**All athletes will cross at timing mat as they enter the swim start area for their wave. Your race time however will not start until you the gun sounds and you enter the water. Crossing the mat only signifies that you’re in that given wave.
If an athlete DNF’s (does not finish) on the swim course, they can still finish the race and continue to do the bike and the run. If you decided to do this, please alert a race official before proceeding on the course. Also note that all DNF’s will not qualify for age group awards.
Finish Line Participant Zone
All race participants will complete the race and end in the finish line zone. Water and refreshments will be provided. Additionally, please place your timing chip in the bins before exiting the zone. The finish line zone is for participants only.
WAC Relaxation Zone
Seafair Triathletes are invited to stop by the WAC Relaxation Area post-race, to unwindand revel in the sense of accomplishment! The WAC will provide a comfortable sitting area, water and a mini chair massage for Seafair Triathletes from 8 a.m. 10 a.m
Every participant will receive a participant medal at the finish line.
Post Race Festivities and Awards Ceremony
Get in the Seafair summer spirit! Join us after the race at our celebration in the park featuring music, food trucks, vendor booths, the Washington Athletic Club's relaxation lounge and a visit from some of your favorite Seafair personalities! Check out your time at our Rogue Multisport Results Tent just outside the Finish Line secure zone!
To be placed in the elite wave, please send us your past three finish times, race distances and overall placing to Triathlon@seafair.com.