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 two or three! Registration is available online through September 23rd, and all participants who are registered by August 31 are guaranteed to receive a tech shirt.

Program Date/Time: September 29, 2024
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Early Registration (ends 7/28)- $65/person, $150/team
Regular Registration (ends 9/21)– $70/person, $165/team

Late Registration (ends 9/28)– $75/person, $180/team
Race Day Registration– $80/person, $195/team

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+

Awards are presented to:

  • Overall Male/Female finishers
  • Gender/age group- Top 2

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.