Event History

Race the River Triathlon was con­ceived out of a deep pas­sion for the sport and the desire for a race that any­one can com­plete. Peo­ple of all ages can par­tic­i­pate in this sprint dis­tance event and in doing so; they take part in a healthy lifestyle. Early in 2007, a group of ath­letes and John Stone (Devel­oper… [Con­tinue Reading]

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Race Rules

SPECTATOR NOTICE: Please inform your spec­ta­tors they must respect pri­vate prop­erty in order for this race to con­tinue. As the race grows, so have inci­dents of spec­ta­tors caus­ing prop­erty dam­age and leav­ing lit­ter. We receive per­mis­sion from pri­vate prop­erty own­ers and the col­lege to hold this event. This course pro­vides ample spec­ta­tor view­points with­out enter­ing pri­vate… [Con­tinue Reading]






Expe­ri­ence Race the River!  Browse race day pho­tographs and videos: We found that pho­tos upload and down­load much faster on Face­book… please check out over 1000 pho­tos we posted there… Videos https://www.facebook.com/pages/Race-the-River-Triathlon/105058567643    


Event Information July 19th 2015

Race the River July 19th 2015   Race the River is a sprint-distance triathlon that takes place in beau­ti­ful Coeur d’Alene Idaho.  It starts with a 0.5 mile swim curv­ing to the right with the mild cur­rent of the Spokane river, just as it leaves crys­tal clear Lake Coeur d’Alene.  Ath­letes tran­si­tion onto their bikes through… [Con­tinue Reading]

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Come out and race with us July 19th 2015 Race the River is built around an amaz­ing group of ath­letes, vol­un­teers, and spon­sors.   Add your voice to the com­mu­nity today! Reg­is­ter Here Now Indi­vid­ual $65 Teams $130  Vol­un­teer Here Now We pro­vide shirts, food at the fin­ish line party, swag and many thanks from our ath­letes Spon­sor any time Our indus­try… [Con­tinue Reading]

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 THANK YOU SPONSORS!! Please con­tact us here if you would like to spon­sor us. North Idaho Col­lege PHYSIO ONE  Ver­ti­cal Earth  Lake­side Holis­tic Health  Advanced Der­ma­tol­ogy  CLEAR BLUE  ATOMIC THREADS  Nomadz Rac­ing  Pack­filler  Newton Shoes  

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Thank you for your inter­est in vol­un­teer­ing!!!   The event can­not go on with­out your help!   Vol­un­teers will receive: Free swag, a cool t-shirt, all food and drink at the fin­ish line, and lot’s of grat­i­tude from the ath­letes!   We still need vol­un­teers for: run course, fin­ish line, ath­lete food, tran­si­tion, body mark­ing, bike course, ath­lete food    … [Con­tinue Reading]


Registration Information

List of reg­is­tered ath­letes as of 2/24/ 2015 Race Day is July 19th 2015   Packet Pick-up will be on Sat­ur­day, July 18, 2015 at North Idaho Col­lege. You must pick up your packet and pro­vide ID. Race the River is a USAT sanc­tioned race that will REQUIRE EVERYONE includ­ing team mem­bers to show pic­ture ID at packet… [Con­tinue Reading]

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Here are some help­ful links to answer com­mon race ques­tions: I’m new to the sport.  Any tips? What gear should I bring? Do I need a wet­suit? Where do I stay? What are the poli­cies for reg­is­tra­tion transfers?


Course Maps

  Tran­si­tion and Fin­ish: Tran­si­tion   Maps: 0.5 mile swim   10.5 mile bike   3.2 mille run  

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