2013 POLSON TRIATHLON RACER GUIDE

KIDS RACE – New for 2013 – This year we are planning to add an informal kids mini triathlon for ages 6-12 that will start around 12:30 or 1:00. The distances will be approximately 50 yard swim (life jackets allowed), 1.5 mi bike, and 0.5 mile run. Bring your families, bikes, and helmets to join […]

Weather forecast

The current weather forecast for Saturday shows lower temps with a high only in the low 80′s and morning lows in the upper 50′s. Also the recent north winds are predicted to shift to the southwest which should lead to fewer waves in the lake and supportive breezes for the last half of the bike […]

Smooth as glass

At 8:40 am this morning (exactly one week before next Saturday’s first wave start), Flathead Lake was as smooth as glass. Of course there have also been some choppy mornings lately so keep your fingers crossed. The water temp has been consistently in the low to mid 70′s and was exactly 70 today after some […]

Aid Stations

One again we are going to have a competition among our six high energy and costume themed run aid stations. Racers can look forward to a new motivational twist every mile to help theme conquer the challenging 10k course. This year, the run aid stations will have ice cold water and single serving Hammer Gel […]

2013 Bike Course

I just posted a link to the new bike course for 2013 on the results page of this website. The only difference from last year’s course is that we are using Forman Road for most of the westbound leg instead of Kerr Dam and Valley View Roads. This eliminates one small climb, four tricky 90 […]

Post race food

The Cove Deli is on board to provide great post race sandwiches again this year. In response too your feedback, we will have a separate express line for racers with pre-made lunches to grab and go. Of course families and other spectators are still welcome to order from the menu.