Chennai Triathlon - Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron - Aug 9th 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Open water swimming classes are ongoing twice a week since December and will continue till August. Venue/Timings/Details on Facebook

  • Event: Chennai Triathlon
  • Organizer: Chennai Trekking Club 
  • Web site:
  • Facebook: Chennai Triathlon
  • Objective: non-profit event to promote an active lifestyle through sports
  • Venue: Ottiyambakkam near Chennai
  • Categories: Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron
  • Registration: 500Rs/600Rs/700Rs includes free overnight stay, refreshments, sandwich, medal, certificate, photos

  • Sprint: 750m swim, 20K cycling, 5K running
  • Olympic: 1.5K swim, 45K cycling, 10K running
  • Half Iron: 1.9K swim, 90K cycling, 21K running

  • Swim: open waters, 150m length
  • Cycling: OMR, 22K and 45K U-turns
  • Running: 10K loop near Agni College
  • Aid stations: every 5-6K

  • Entry criteria:
    • Only good open water swimmers will be allowed (safety)
    • Ongoing open water practice sessions every Tue and Thu morning at venue (free of cost)
  • Start timings/Cut off: (eligibility for medal/certificate/finisher tee)
    • Half Iron: 5am - 10 hours (men), 11 hours (women)
    • Olympic: 5:15am - 6 hours (men), 7 hours (women)
    • Sprint: 6:15am - 3 hours (men), 3.5 hours (women)
  • Travel: Venue is 1 hour drive from Thirunvanmyur, Chennai
  • Overnight stay: Agni College of Technology (free)
  • Refreshments: available at swimming, running 5K aid stations, cycle 20/65K point
  • Food: Sandwiches at run start/finish and 20/65K cycle point

  • BIB distribution: Saturday evening/Sunday morning at venue
  • Medal: received at finish line if completing within cut-off time
  • Finisher T-shirt: can be ordered at finish line if completing within cut-off time (250Rs)
  • E-certificate: emailed post-event if completing within cut-off time
  • Awards: 
    • NO price money. 
    • Podium awards for top 3 finishers, all distances, open and veteran age categories, men and women
  • Photos: extensive photo coverage will be shared free immediately after event






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