Professional athletes who have earned enough points to compete in the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup. They will be competing for the richest prize purse in an international distance event. To read about the qualifying process or to follow these athletes click here.
Mandatory briefing is at 3:00 pm Saturday, August 30th at Hy-Vee Hall.
New $620,000 prize purse structure coming soon!
Shuttle Bus Schedule:
To ride the shuttle bus, please find volunteers located at the info booth at the Des Moines International Airport.
Thursday, August 29 - 10:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Friday, August 30 - 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
For other transportation options, please consider the following:
Capitol Cab Company: (515) 282-8111
Yellow Cab Company: (515) 243-1111
Majestic Limousine: (515) 243-4475
A-1 Executive Limousine: (515) 276-0001
Smithson Limousine Service: (515) 285-6346
Gene's Transportation Svc.: (515) 249-1127
Hy-Vee will offer complimentary rooms to the top elite 30 male and top 30 female athletes qualified and entered into the Hy-Vee 5150 Elite Cup. Race Management will provide these rooms at our host hotel for 3 nights each, with only room and tax charges being covered. (Note: Athletes will be required to present a major credit card to cover any incidentals at check-in). Please email Sara or call 515-267-2898 for more information.
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines-On The River
101 East Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
To help us better serve you during the Hy-Vee Triathlon, please communicate your flight arrival date and time including flight number, and flight departure date and time including flight number to Becky. Please include your name and country.
During the Triathlon, the Iowa International Center will be arranging home stays for international elite athletes. If you are interested in home stays, please notify us by August 22, 2013.
For more information: call 515-282-8269 ext 12 or e-mail
The Hy-Vee 5150 US Championship Elite Cup course map will be available soon.
Click here to view bike shipping instructions and details.