2017 Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon

Sunday August 20, 2017 – 8 A.M. Central Time
Russell Sims Aquatic Center
2302 Tomblinson Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Other races included for 2017

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

Aquabike race (400 meter swim, 23K bike)




Kids Triathlon on Saturday August 19th ( 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.


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 19th, 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 20st 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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Sunday August 13th Swim Clinic featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Claire Donahue

Sponsored by WKGG Masters Swim Team

Sunday August 13th, 1-5 pm Bowling Green High School Pool

The Western Kentucky Green Gators Masters Swim Team is sponsoring a 4 hour swim clinic with Olympic gold Medalist  and former WKU swimmer Claire Donahue on Sun August 13th from 1-5 pm at the Bowling High School Pool.  She will cover all four racing strokes, starts and turns and individualized tips on improving your stroke technique. Also racing tips on triathlon swimming will be reviewed Video recording and stroke analysis will also be available.

Cost will be $25 per individual, $30 if you are not a USMS member.

Slots are limited to this clinic and we need to make sure we have enough people for the clinic.

You must RVSP at [email protected] by Monday August 7th 10:00 am if you plan on attending this clinic.





Online Registration

Register online at https://raceroster.com/events/2017/12952/bowling-green-sprint-triathlon

Download Registration and Consent Form HERE.

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 2016 Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon. They are offering a discount on rooms for the weekend of the event at a rate of $95 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 ST4 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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