TOUGHMAN Minnesota

TOUGHMAN Minnesota - Chisago

Sunday, July 30, 2017
Paradise Park
11031 Stinson Ave.,
Chisago City, MN (35 min. NE of Minneapolis)

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AQUA BIKE is NEW in 2016
Aqua Bike will follow the first 2 legs of the Half and finish.
Aqua Bike: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike

Half: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
Aqua Bike: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike
Sprint: ¼ mile swim, 22 mile bike, 5K run

Swim Course
The swim is at beautiful Paradise Park in Chisago Lake. Plenty of buoys will be available to rest if needed. (Swim cut-off is 1 hr and 10 minutes after you start)

Bike Course The bike course has a few rollers, mainly flat. The run goes through charming residential streets with community support and several water stations. (Bike cut-off is 4 hrs after you start)

Run Course
Both run courses follow residential roads. Roads are well kept and flat. (Run cut-off is 3.5 hrs after you start)

QUICK BIKE SAFETY CHECK CAN BE DONE AT FOREST CYCLE AND SKATE TENT the morning of the event. Fairview Lakes Health Services will be providing excellent medical coverage for the weekend. We will have massage therapists on hand for the Half Ironman.

There is parking a few blocks from Paradise Park at Fairview Chisago Lakes Clinic, 11725 Stinson Ave. Parking is also available on side streets. Half Ironman participants may park at the Chuckie Lindquist Park across the street from Paradise Park.

Awards will be given to the first overall female and male winners of the Half Iron and Sprint.

Awards given to the overall male/female and traditional age divisions.
This event is part of the Aurora BayCare Series which offers additional prizes.
Medals are awarded to the Half finishers.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Thursday, July 27 - Paradise Park
6 p.m. - Volunteer Party

Fairview Lakes Health Services Expo
Friday, July 28 - Paradise Park
3:30-6 p.m. - Expo, Registration Packet Pick-Up Kids and Adults

Saturday, July 29 - Paradise Park
7:30 - 8:45 a.m. - Kids Tri Packet Pick-Up and Registration only
9 a.m - KIDS Start
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Expo, Adult Registration and Packet Pick-Up opens
1 p.m. - Swim Clinic
2 p.m. - Course Talk

Sunday, July 30 - Paradise Park
4:45-6:45 a.m. - Adult Tri Registration and Packet Pick- Up
6:45 a.m. SHARP - Transition CLOSES
7 a.m. - ADULT START
3:30 p.m. Course Closed

We provide technically sound, safe, and exciting events. Participants receive a Dri-fit SHIRT, swim cap, food and fun after the event.

Bike racks will have your race number and wave you start in. Each mile on the run courses will be marked. All courses will have highly visible signage for each turn. The long bike course will have aid stations and bottle exchange. There will also be plenty of aide stations along the run course.

Transition area is guarded at all times.

Plenty of fluids available along the course

The Half Iron bike course ONLY will have bottle exchanges

Mile 21 - Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer Gel
Mile 44 - Gatorade, Water, Electrolytes, Hammer Gel

10 Opportunities for fluids on the Half Iron Run Course, 4 opportunities on the Sprint Run Course

Mile 1: Water & Gatorade
Mile 1.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 3.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 6.25: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 7.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 8.5: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 10: Water, Gatorade, Hammer Gel & Carbs
Mile 11.5: Water & Gatorade
Mile 12: Water & Gatorade

Results will be posted at
Photos available upon request.

*Non-USAT members will be charged an additional $15.

Get a front row seat as a volunteer! Volunteers are needed throughout the event to help with participant body marking, directing athletes on and off the course, and handing out water and food. All volunteers receive a t-shirt and a big thank you!!! To volunteer: or call Mike at: 920-574-2972

1. Delay the start of the race up to 1:30 hrs.
2. Modify the course
3. Cancel the race (there are no refunds for a canceled race due to weather)

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