7th Annual UP Northwoods Triathlon

JUNE 24, 2017

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The Northern Lights YMCA is excited to once again host a local triathlon favorite. The swim will take place in beautiful Lake Antoine, a clear and calm lake; the bike and run will be scenic routes surrounding the lake. There will be three events including a Youth Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon, and an Olympic Distance Triathlon.

Not ready for all three events? Compete as part of a 3-person team in the team division. Awards will be given in several age categories in each course as well as to top teams in both the Sprint and Olympic Events.


Youth Triathlon: Swim 200 Feet, Bike 2 Mi, Run 1/2 Mi
Start Time: 11:30AM CST

Sprint Triathlon: Swim 500 Meters, Bike 17 Mi, Run 5K
Start Time: 8:00AM CST

Olympic Distance Triathlon: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 40K Mi, Run 10K
Start Time: 7:30AM CST


What does the course look like?

Below are links of course maps (PDF):

What is the temperature in Iron Mountain that time of year?

According to Weather.com, the average high is 80 degrees and the average low is 55 degrees. We are starting the events early on Sunday morning in hopes to avoid direct sunlight in the late afternoon.

Where should I park?

Limited parking will be available at Lake Antoine County Park. There will be a $5 admission fee for each vehicle entering the park. The fee is good for the whole season. There is also parking available on the west side of Lake Antoine at the boat launch.

What will I receive for participating?

All participants will receive a dri-wick t-shirt, finisher medal,and swag bag. T-shirt not guaranteed to late registrants.

Will there be awards?

Yes! There will be awards for age group winners as well as top male and female finishers in each event.

When is the last day to register?

The last day to register will be Friday, June 29th.

Where should I stay?

We have two great hotel sponsors:

Comfort Inn
1565 N. Stephenson Ave
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1535 N. Stephenson Ave
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Both hotels are closely located to Lake Antoine County Park where the event will be held. They will be providing early breakfast hours for guests on race day.

Where do I pick-up my race packet?

Packets must be picked up between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM Saturday, June 30th at Lake Antoine County Park. Chip Timers will be distributed prior to the start of your event.

What is the cancellation policy?

Sorry, there are no refunds or deferrals to future years.