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Thank You!

posted 9/1/2014 1:00:00 AM in News

Thanks to all of the athletes, volunteers, spectators and participants who made this year's events a terrific success. We look forward to seeing you all next year.


A letter from Bill Burke, Race Director

posted 8/29/2014 10:00:00 PM in News

Large amounts of rain falling north of Des Moines caused local rivers to overflow their banks in Water Works Park causing us to lose access to 80% of the 40K bike course distance. Water levels along these roads are not expected to crest until 8:00pm Monday evening (Labor Day) leaving us very few options to keep a 40K bike course in the cards for Sunday morning ...


Heavy Rains Force Hy-Vee Triathlon Course Changes

posted 8/29/2014 5:00:00 PM in Press Releases

Hy-Vee, Inc. and City of Des Moines officials announced start time and course changes to this weekend’s scheduled Hy-Vee Triathlon competitions after heavy rains caused flooding on some designated city streets. Hy-Vee and its event management firm, Premier Event Management, worked with Des Moines city officials Friday to evaluate flooding around Gray’s Lake Park, 2100 Fleur Drive, to determine what course changes were needed to ensure the safety of the Hy-Vee Triathlon’s nearly 2,000 registered participants.


Online Registration is Closed

posted 8/29/2014 12:00:00 PM in News

New Registrations at Packet pickup on Friday during packet pickup hours and Saturday packet pickup hours until 3:00 p.m.


Public Invited to Q&A Session With Top Pro Triathletes

posted 8/28/2014 4:00:00 PM in Press Releases

Six of the top professionals in the Hy-Vee Triathlon’s Elite Cup races this weekend will appear as part of a panel discussion on Saturday afternoon at Hy-Vee Hall.

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