Whether you’re a new triathlete or have several triathlons under your belt, the Last Chance Tri at the Mattoon YMCA is a great event for you!  The swim portion of the race is held in the indoor pool at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA, and the bike and run segments also begin and end at the Y.

Need some support and motivation? Maybe you don’t like to swim or bike? You can enlist the help of a friend and register as a team of 2 or 3! Registration is available online through September 30th, and all participants who are registered by September 15 are guaranteed to receive a tech shirt.

Program Date/Time: October 3, 2021
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Fee: $55/person, $120/team (Fee increases by $10 for race day registration)

This event consists of a:

  • 275 yard indoor pool swim
  • 12 mile bike ride and finishes
  • 3.1 mile run

Participants can register as an individual or a team. Individual divisions are as follows:

14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+, Clydesdale/Athena

Awards are presented to:

  • Overall Male/Female finishers
  • Gender/age group- Top 3
  • Clydesdale and Athena (Men 220 lbs+ and Women 165 lbs+)- Top 3

Rules: Helmets are required! While we are not USAT sanctioned, USAT rules WILL be used as a guideline for this race.

  • Packet pick up: 11:00-12:30 pm
  • New triathlete orientation: 11:30-12:00pm
  • Pool open for swimming: 12:00 pm
  • Pre-race meeting in pool area: 12:45 pm
  • Race start: 1:00 pm
  • Awards: 3:45 pm

For additional information, contact Sarah Dowell at sdowell@mattoonymca.org.