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Central Ohio Multisport Festival
TripleTri, Olympic, Sprint, Mini Triathlon & Duathlon, Open Water Swims

NOTICE: Due to road construction on Lewis Center, there is a new bike course. Please review course maps for bike course details and turn-by-turn description.

The Central Ohio Multisport Festival presented by Mount Carmel is not just a bunch of races, its a festival atmosphere. The full weekend of events with a festival that offers: live music, cookout with fresh grilled food, great post-event celebration, latest triathlon gear, open water swims, and more. The Festival will "raise the bar" on multisport in the area and kick-off a great season of multisport adventure.

Weekend Schedule (Note: Times)

  •  Saturday, June 3, 2017
    • 7:30 AM - Open Water Swim - 2.0 miles 
    •                  Stand-up Paddleboard - 3.0 mile challenge
    • 8:00 AM - Triathlon For Hope (all-female only) .25 mi swim+13.9 mi bike+2 mi run
    • 9:45 AM - Open Water Swim - 1.0 mile 
    •                  Stand-up Paddleboard - 1.5 mile challenge
    • 10:30 AM -Open Water Swims - 0.25 mile 
    • 11:00 AM - Open Water Swim - 0.50 mile 
  • Sunday, June 4, 2017

    • 7:15 AM - TripleTri - 1.35 mile swim+41.8 mile bike+9.3 mile run
    • 7:30 AM - Olympic - 0.90 mile swim (1 mile run) +27.8 mile bike+6.2 mile run
    • 7:30 AM - Sprint - 0.45 mile swim (1 mile run) + 13.9 mile bike+3.1 mile run
    • 7:30 AM - Mini - 0.25 mile swim+13.9 mile bike+2 mile run
    • 7:30 AM - SUPathlon - 1.5 mile SUP+13.9 mile bike+2 mile run

Stick around afterwards for a great celebration featuring freshly grilled food, music, exhibitors, awards ceremony, and post-event massages.


Registration fees

Triathlon For Hope Closed

Female Only (June 3)

    1. $55.00
      Dec 1 - Apr 1
    2. $70.00
      Apr 2 - Jun 2


Saturday Morning (June 3)

Open Water Swims - Individual Closed

Individual (June 3)

    1. Registration closed

SUP Races Closed

1.5 or 3 .0 Mile (June 3)

    1. Registration closed

Mini Triathlon Closed

Individual (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Sprint Triathlon Closed

individual (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Sprint Duathlon Closed

Individual (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Olympic Triathlon Closed

individual (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Olympic Duathlon Closed

Individual (June 4)

    1. $70.00
      Dec 1 - Apr 1
    2. $85.00
      Apr 2 - May 28
    3. $105.00
      May 29 - Jun 2

TripleTri Triathlon Closed

Individual (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Aquabike - Olympic Closed

Olympic Distance (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Aquabike - TripleTri Closed

TripleTri Distance (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

SUPathlon Closed

Mini Distance Only (June 4)

    1. Registration closed

Refund,Transfer and Deferral Policy

IMPORTANT - You will be required to acknowledge the policy guideliness during registration.


  1. There are no refunds if the event is cancelled, postponed, rescheduled, or latered, due to events outside our control (weather, water conditions, road construction, police directive, etc).
  2. There are no refunds for job transfers, relocation, job travel, or medical condition or injury.
  3. ANy refund request will be referred to this policy. 


  1. Race entries and/or Race Bibs can be transferred to another individual up to May 15. No transfers will be permitted after May 15.
  2. The individual transfering ("Transferer") must initiate the transfer. This is performed by you (you do not need to contact the race organizer) through the registration system. There is a button located on the main event registration page that initiates the process. Follow the procedures from there. You will need to indicate the individual's email address receiving the transfer.
  3. The individual receiving the race entry or bib ("Transferee") will receive a transfer email and must then within 3 days register themselves online.
  4. The transferee be required to pay the current event entry fee less credit for transferor’s entry fee paid.
  5. Additionally, all transfers are subject to an additional administrative fee of $10, plus any applicable online registration service fees.

Note: If it is your original intent to Gift someone a registration, please use the Gift Registration feature when you initially register.


  1. You are permitted to transfer up or down in distance (example: move from Olympic to Sprint distance) through May 15.
  2. If you wish to transfer to another distance you must initiate the transfer. Again, this is performed by (you do not need to contact the race organizer) through the registration system. There is transfer button located on main event page.
  3. Any distance transfers "up" to a longer distance will be required to pay the difference between the entry fee paid and the current entry fee for the longer distance selected.  There is no refund or credit for transfers "down" in distance.
  4. Any distance transfers are subject to an additional administrative fee of $5.00, plus any applicable online registration service fees.


  1. There are no injury deferrals for this event. You are able to Transfer your entry or transfer "down" in distance per the guidelines listed above. There are no refunds.
  2. There are no deferrals for this event.

Advance Packet Pick-up Schedule

Save time and stress on event day by picking up your packets and materials in advance! Below is advance packet pick-up schedule:


Thursday, June 1    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please review event schedule for event day check-in and packet pick-up if you do not pick-up during the above times.

Note: Please Bring Drivers license or proper I.D. If a USAT member please bring your USAT membership ID card.



Mount Carmel Fitness & Health Center
7241 Graphics Way
Lewis Center, OH 43035
(740) 953-4444
NOTE: If use Google Maps for directions, it will take you to vicinity but to the road section prior to the Health Center. The Health Center is located just North of Mennard's on SR 23.

Bike Course

Bike Course Turnaround

Bike Course Elevation

Run Course


Participant Perks

  • Gender Specific Lifestyle event shirt

  • Best triathlon celebration in Central Ohio

  • Outstanding post-race food - the return of the Greenswell Grill is back courtesy of Buckeye Boys BBQ

  • Custom official event finishers medal

  • Official Greenswell amenity

  • Personalized bib (if registered by a certain time)

  • Great swag bag

What's to Eat?

Nothing says "Let's Have a Good Time" like a good-old fashioned BBQ. It's the experience. It's the fun. Outdoor grilling just isn't a way to cook food - it's a social gathering that has brought people together for centuries and continues to do so the weekend of June 4! For the Central Ohio Multisport Festival Celebration, our good friends from Buckeye Boys BBQ will be firing up the grill to serve you your choice of hamburger, chicken or veggie burger!

Have a hot sandwich fresh off the grill, a side of your choice, chocolate milk or drink, listen to great music all the while celebrating your finish, sharing your race stories with a couple hundred of your fellow triathletes and duathletes.


Mount Carmel Partnership

Central Ohio Multisport Festival is partnering with Mount Carmel to provide course support and event services.


The Swim

The Alum Creek Reservoir at Alum Creek State Park provides a fantastic rectangular swim course. The calm waters provide great sighting visibility that will enable you to have a fantastic swim experience.

Water conditions are tested for safe swim conditions.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • Open Water Swims (individual) - 0.25 mile, 0.50 mile, 1.0 mile, and 2.0 miles

 Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • TripleTri - 1.35 miles
  • Olympic - 0.90 miles
  • Aquabike - 0.90 miles
  • Sprint - 0.45 miles
  • Short - 0.25 miles


The Bike - Adjusted Course

Due to road construction on the course we have an adjusted bike course for 2017. Please review Bike Course Maps, turnarounds, and park re-entering details.  The bike course is supported by special duty law enforcement and course marshals.

Saturday, June 3 Triathlon For Hope - New Distance

  • Triathlon For Hope - 13.9 miles

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - New Distances

  • TripleTri - 41.7 miles
  • Olympic - 27.8 miles
  • Aquabike - 27.8 miles
  • Sprint - 13.9 miles
  • Short - 13.9 miles


The Run

Combination of trail and park property  - this trail run showcases those that train for the Central Ohio Multisport Festival and those that just train.  The run course takes you through the woods at Alum Creek State Park, paved levee road, the stairs at Alum Creek Dam, and along side of the reservoir. The fantastic run course will be certain to be the talk at the post-event celebration. 

Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • Triple Tri - 9.3 miles
  • Olympic - 6.2 miles
  • Sprint - 3.1 miles
  • Short - 2 miles

Event Divisions & Awards

Event divisions are available to Olympic and Sprint Triathlon participants:

Age divisions: Male & Female:

  • Under 19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  •  80+


Other: Clydesdale (Over 225 lbs), Athena (165 lbs or greater), and relay teams 
Note: Reference age-up rules for all age division participants. Your age division and event start wave is based on your age as of December 31 of that year. For example, if you are 39 on the day of the race but will be 40 by December 31st, your wave and age divsion is 40-44. Failure to participate and start in the correct wave will cause your time to be inaccurate and impact division results.


For the Olympic and Sprint distance triathlons, the top finisher in each age division, clydesdale, and athena are elgible for awards. Awards will be handed out at the post-event award ceremony. No awards will be mailed. IMPORTANT: It is important that you begin your event in the proper event wave. As example, If you are 39 on the day of the race but will be 40 by December 31st, your wave and age divsion is 40-44.

For the TripleTri, Mini triathlon, Duathlon, SUPathlon, and Aquabike only the Top 3 Overall finishes are eligible for an award commemorating their finish. There are no age division awards.

Important NOTICE: Awards are ordered 10 days in advance of the event. Award divisions not represented will not have an award ordered if no division entrants as of the order date.

Event Rules

Participants must wear assigned number on the front of your shirt or shorts. Your number must be visible to checkpoint recorders at all times. Attach timing chip to your ankle with the provided strap. You will not be scored at the finish line unless your number is visible and your timing chip is attached when you cross the finish.

Bike Helmets are mandatory. No exceptions. If Bike Helmet and bike numbers have been assigned, they must be secured to equipment.

Once the transition closes you will be required to display assigned race number to enter and exit the transition or remove any equipment.

Swim Caps colors and numbers will be assigned and must be worn. You will not be able to start the swim without your swim cap. Non-participants are not permitted in the transition area for any reason. Transition closes promptly at stated time. No entrance into transition will be permitted after stated time.

Directions to Venue

From the Cleveland to host venue - Take Route 71 South Columbus to SR 36/37. Turn RIGHT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.

From Toledo to host venue - Take S.R 23 South to Orange Rd- about 7 miles South of Delaware. Turn Left at Orange Rd. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd - Turn LEFT. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn Right. Take Lewis Center Rd approximately 3 miles to BEACH entrance. Turn Left into Beach entrance.

From Cincinnati to host venue - Take Route 71 North to SR 36/37. Turn LEFT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.

From Dayton to host venue - Take I-70E toward Columbus to I-270 North via Exit 93B to Cleveland. Take I-270N to SR 23 North. Take SR 23 North about 5 miles to Orange Rd. Turn Right. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd. Turn Left. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn RIGHT. Take Lewis Center Rd about 3 miles to Alum Creek State Park. Turn LEFT into Park.

Inclement Weather Policy

Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the Greenswell website and on our Facebook so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary.

The Event Director and Safety Director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race.

Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 30 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments.

If heat is predicted, extra water and hydration stations will be provided to the athletes, both prior to, during and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the high temperatures. If it is felt that it is unsafe for participants to start the race due to severe heat that race may be suspended or cancelled.

Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race due to inclement weather. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so the race personnel, medical staff, fire or police officers.

Event Schedule

  • June 3 7:30 AM EDT - Stand-Up Paddleboard: 3.0 Mile Challenge

  • June 3 7:30 AM EDT - 2.0 Mile Open Water Swim

  • June 3 7:45 AM EDT - SUP YOGA

  • June 3 8:00 AM EDT - Triathlon For Hope - June 3

  • June 3 9:45 AM EDT - Stand-Up Paddleboard: 1.5 Mile Challenge

  • June 3 9:45 AM EDT - 1.0 Mile Open Water Swim

  • June 3 10:30 AM EDT - 0.25 Mile Open Water Swim

  • June 3 11:00 AM EDT - 0.50 Mile Open Water Swim

  • June 4 6:00 AM EDT - Transition Opens

  • June 4 6:00 AM EDT - Race Day Check-in/Packet Pick-ip

  • June 4 6:00 AM EDT - Athlete Check-in

  • June 4 7:15 AM EDT - TripleTri Begins

  • June 4 7:15 AM EDT - Event Formation begins- Mini, Sprint, Oly

  • June 4 7:15 AM EDT - Transition Closes

  • June 4 7:30 AM EDT - Mini, Sprint and Oly Distances begin

  • June 4 7:30 AM EDT - SUPathlon (triathlon)

  • June 4 11:00 AM EDT - Bike Course Closes

  • June 4 12:00 PM EDT - Run Course Closes - No Laps After

Contact Information

Event Location

Lewis Center, OH, United States

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