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2020 Race Registration

Celebrate the strength in all women!

Voted Race of the Year in 2012, 2017 and 2019, more than 1,400 girls and women ages 11 – 80+ enjoy competing in a welcoming and supportive environment.

2020 YWCA Women’s Triathlon
Sunday, August 9
Lake Nokomis

2020 Pricing

Early Bird Price: August 11 - December 31

Individual Sprint $99
Individual SuperSprint $99
Relay $199
Aquabike $99

Regular Price: January 1 - May 31

Individual Sprint $109
Individual SuperSprint $109
Relay $225
Aquabike $109

Late Price: June 1 - July 31

Individual Sprint $124
Individual SuperSprint $124
Relay $255
Aquabike $124

Late Donor Registration: August 1 - August 7

Individual Sprint $250
Individual SuperSprint $250
Relay $400
Aquabike $250

Dates subject to change based on registration availability.
This event does sell out - register early to secure your spot!

How to Prepare to Register

As a USA Triathlon sanctioned event, you must either purchase a 1-day pass or provide an annual membership number as part of the registration process. Have your membership number ready if you are an annual member.

  • Start registration by selecting which activity: Sprint, SuperSprint, Aquabike or Relay. For a description of relay vs. buddy vs. family teams, see our FAQ page.
  • Choose which Time Trial Start: Age group or Buddy (time trial starts: 2-4 racers start every 5 seconds). Order of starts: Open/Elite, Relays, Age Group, Buddy, SuperSprint. For a description of buddies, see our FAQ page.
  • Purchase Race Day Packet Pickup (if you need to pick up your packet on race day). Important note: see below for Packet Pickup Policy.
  • Finish line announcement request. Tell us what you want to hear as you are crossing the line. Our great announcers don’t get to every request but they try!
  • Designate a family team* if relevant: mother-daughter, sister-sister, life partner. For a description of relay vs. buddy vs. family teams, see our FAQ page.
  • Options to purchase Training Team package with additional discounts available only through race registration. Training Team package descriptions on our Training page.
  • Shop for fun, exclusive Women’s Tri Merchandise with additional discounts available only through race registration. Merchandise pictures, descriptions, cost, and order form on our Merchandise page.
  • Support the life-changing programs at YWCA Minneapolis through a donation or select that you would like more information about our Fundraising Team.

Registration Protection Plan

Get reimbursed up to 100% for an additional $7.99 per registration if you can’t attend this event for a number of reasons, including covered injury, illness, traffic accidents and more.

If you’re not completely satisfied, you have 10 days (or more, depending on your state of residence) to request a refund, provided you haven’t departed for your event or initiated a claim. Premiums are non-refundable after this period.

Racers may choose to add the protection plan when registering for the triathlon.

USA Triathlon Membership

Please note that USA Triathlon (USAT) determines your age by how old you are at the end of the calendar year. At USAT-sanctioned events, all participants of USAT-sanctioned events must have an annual USAT membership ($50 for adults) or a one-day license ($15 for adults). If you do not have an annual membership, your registration process will include purchasing a 1-day license from for $15. If you will be participating in four or more USAT-sanctioned races in one year, we encourage you to join USA Triathlon.

Going the Extra Mile For You

Your registration price includes features, support and a level of customer service unmatched at other triathlons:

  • We bring participants together through our Buddies, Relays and Family Teams
  • We support athletes of all abilities
  • We provide free clinics and a free beginner training plan
  • Our USA Triathlon certified race team is available for any questions, large or small
  • We ensure a professional USA Triathlon-sanctioned race with 300+ energetic volunteers!
  • We provide extraordinary event communication
  • Race Day goodies: massages, photos, T-shirts, raffle prizes, awards and more!