The 8th Annual
Miami University Campus
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 7:00am
Pictures from the 2012 Triathlon
This year marks the 8th running of the Miami University Student Foundation Triathlon. This years race promises to be bigger and better than ever. The triathlon tests contestants in three areas of physical skill: swimming, biking, and running. This race has become one of the premier triathlons offered by a university.
Taking place on the campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The race features a distance short enough for that early-season race. Take on the course alone or team up with friends as a 3-person team. A sprint triathlon is perfect for your first triathlon or just another notch on your fuel belt.
All proceeds benefit student scholarships at Miami University.
Please Note: HELMETS ARE REQUIRED for the bicycle portion of the Triathlon.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a sprint Triathlon?
A sprint Triathlon consists of a 400M Swim (serpentine in the 50m pool), 21.5K Bike and 5K run.
What does the course look like?
The course starts inside at the recreational center pool. The pool is 50 meters long and will be divided into 8 lanes. Swimmers will enter the pool every few seconds in order of 400 meter swim time given during registration and will swim the 8 lanes in a serpentine fashion.
The bike course will be on the the roads in and around the City of Oxford and the running course will be on Miami's beautiful campus. Click here for the bike and run course map.
Can I use any kind of bike?
Yes, however, no road bikes are permitted in the Mountain Bike Division.
What kind of bike do I have?
- Road bikes - these bikes have the traditional skinny smooth tires with moustache handlebars. Bent over seated position by the rider.
- Triathlon bikes - similar road bike frame and tires, but with aerobar handlebars replacing the moustache handlebars.
- Mountain bikes - fat knobby tires, upright seated position by the rider, straight handlebars.
- Cross or Hybrid bikes - upright seated position by the rider, straight handlebars, with tires that are somewhat in width between mountain bike tires and classic road bike tires.
Donations & Sponsorship
All proceeds of the MUSF Triathlon go directly toward Miami University student scholarships.
Sponsors for the 2013 Triathlon include:
If you are interested in corporate sponsorship, please contact Kirsten Graffeo and/or Shawn Hartle at: (513) 529-1247, or via this form.
Want More Information
Be checking this website for constant updates about the event. If you have questions or would like more information about the Triathlon, contact Kirsten Graffeo and/or Shawn Hartle at: (513) 529-1247, or via this form.