Ice Breaker Triathlon

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 at 6:00am


A new year means a new chance for your personal best self! At the annual Ice Breaker Triathlon, participants beat the cold to run, bike and swim for a cause at the Walnut Creek YMCA! Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Central Iowa and the Walnut Creek Family YMCA Annual Campaign.

Race Day Schedule & Rules

Heat start every 15-25 minutes beginning at 6 a.m. Heat times will be assigned at packet pick-up.

Bike Information- recommended height for youth is 4 ft. 11 in.  Women will participate at gear 10, men gear 12, ages 13-16 gear 8 and gear 6 for 12 and younger.

In order to protect the equipment and to better ensure participant safety, individuals MUST change out of swimsuits and into dry clothes after the swim, prior to exiting the locker room.  Remember, transitions are not factored into time.  Additional race rules will be provided in the race packet.


Held promptly after last heat is completed.

- Individual awards for the top male and female in their age division
- Awards for top team
- Awards for overall top male and top female

Age Categories


60 and over

New: youth category 12 and under-half the distance as full event

Team Relay: 3 participants consisting of any combination of male and/or female participants.

Entry Fee

Before Jan. 11:
Individual - $40
Team - $20 per team member

Jan. 12-23:
Individual - $55
Team - $30 per team member

Fee includes long sleeve performance t-shirt and post-race party. Entries are limited to the first 125 teams and/or individuals because of facility constraints. Lockers and showers are available. Bring your own lock and a towel.

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