2018 Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon

Sunday August 26, 2018 – 8 A.M. Central Time
Russell Sims Aquatic Center
2302 Tomblinson Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Other races included for 2018

Duathlon (1.6K run, 23K Bike, 5K run)

Aquabike race (400 meter swim, 23K bike)



The Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon is now in its 14th year.  In addition to the Triathlon we also have Aquabike and Duathlon races.  Please join us for this year’s event.


Swim Clinic August 8th 5:30 -7:30 pm Bowling Green High School Pool

We are having a video swim clinic on Wednesday August 8th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Bowling Green High School Pool.  It will be run by Dee Wilkins,  current Bowling Green High School and USS SKY Swim Team Coach.  Dee is an outstanding teacher and coach with a long history of success at both the USS and high school level. The clinic is sponsored by the Western Kentucky Green Gator Masters Swim Team.  Cost is $5 for WKGG members and $10 for non members.  Please RVSP at [email protected].  in that we have a cap on the number of participants.


Bike Course Ride and Triathlon Clinic.  August 12th, 8 am

On Sunday August 12th, the T3 Multisport Club will sponsor a bike ride over the Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon bike course followed by a Triathlon Clinic.  This is a great opportunity to review the bike course and then learn and ask questions about technical and strategic aspect of multisport racing.  Come for the ride and clinic, just the ride, or this the clinic.  There is no fee for this event.  Show up at the entrance of Russell Sims Aquatic Center at 8 am for the ride, 9 am for the clinic.

Photos courtesy of the The Daily News, Bowling Green, KY and Bill Harrigan

Click HERE to view our flickr photostream of the 2013 event. - Click to view the triathlon image archive -

Packet Pick-up and Registration

Registration and packet pick up will be from 5-8 pm, Saturday, August 25th, at the Holiday Inn University Plaza, 1021 Wilkerson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 42103

Racers will also be able to pick up their registration packet at the race site on Sunday, August 26th at the Main Pavilion at the Russell Sims Water Park starting at 6:30 am.



Mail in registration forms



Information on BG Kids Triathlon–Click Here



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Kids Triathlon on Saturday August 25th ( 100 yard swim, 2 mile bike, 1 mile run for ages 7-14.  There is a free 1/4 mile run for kids 6 and under).  For more information Click here.

Online Registration

Register online at https://raceroster.com/events/2018/17625/bowling-green-sprint-triathlon

Driving Directions:

From Nashville: Take I-65 north to the Natcher Parkway (exit 20). Take the second exit (exit 5) left onto Russellville Road (68/80). Turn right onto Russellville Road (68E/80E). Turn left onto KY 880 (Veterans Memorials). Park entrance is on the left off Tomblinson Way.

From Louisville: Take I-65 south to the Natcher Parkway (exit 20). Take the second exit (exit 5) left onto Russellville Road (68/80). Turn right onto Russellville Road (68E/80E). Turn left onto KY 880 (Veterans Memorials). Park entrance is on the left off Tomblinson Way.


Click here to sign up to volunteer!

2017 Race Results can be found by CLICKING HERE

2016 Race results can be found at http://onlineraceresults.com/event/view_event.php?event_id=17949.

2015 Race results can be found at http://onlineraceresults.com/event/view_event.php?event_id=15966


University Plaza Hotel

Holiday Inn is an official sponsor of the 2018 Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon. They are offering a discount on rooms for the weekend of the event at a rate of $98 a night. Individuals need simply to identify themselves as being with the Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon to receive this discount. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly (270-745-0088), calling Holiday Inn Reservation line at 1-800-HOLIDAY.   Please mention the Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon and the block code ST3 when making reservations.  For a link to make on line reservations click here.




Refund Policy:

Click HERE to view the refund policy.

Have Questions?

Call us at 1-270-791-9437 or contact us using the form below.

Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon Questions


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